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36th Annual Conference on New York State History to Meet at NU in June

May 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 2015 Conference on New York State History will be offering something for everyone with an interest in New York State history when it meets at Niagara University on June 18-20. Conference highlights include presentations by author and New York Times Urban Affairs Editor Sam Roberts, noted Underground Railroad and... Read on →

Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of Heart, Love and Soul, and NU CEO Club officers Robert Derrett and Jessica Mullane present socks to HLS for their foot care clinic.

CEO Club Continues Fundraising Efforts for Heart, Love and Soul

May 24, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

When CEO Club officers Robert Derrett and Jessica Mullane delivered the proceeds from the 2014 Turkey Trot  to Heart, Love and Soul, a food pantry and dining room in Niagara Falls, N.Y., back in February,  they found out the food pantry was in desperate need of socks for their... Read on →

Students Perform Admirably at Business Research Consortium Conference

May 21, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

The faculty at Niagara University has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a simple research paper to fulfill a course requirement but to look instead to creating research that has value, value to society, value to education and, in this case, value to applied econometrics. Dr. Jay... Read on →

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Ambassador Heyman, Leonhardt, Brennan Highlight Commencement 2015

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated nearly 900 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 14-16, 2015. Commencement 2015 commenced Thursday, May 14, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 247 students, including five who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Bruce Heyman, the United... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning tenure and promotion include, clockwise from top-left, Dr. Shannon Hodges, Ed Hutton, Dr. Anna McNab, Dr. Douglas Tewksbury, Dr. Christopher Wright and Christopher Aquino. Not pictured: Dr. Jinyan Huang, Dr. John Keller, Dr. Shannon Risk and Dr. Joseph Scarcelli.

Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 6, 2015. Shannon Hodges, Ph.D., and Jinyan Huang, Ph.D., both faculty members of Niagara’s College of Education, were promoted to full professor. Dr. Hodges also earned tenure. The following... Read on →

Niagara University's Economics Club visited Washington D.C.

Reinvigorated Economics Club Visits Washington D.C.

May 20, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s Economics Club was officially re-chartered in the spring 2015 semester, in part thanks to economics student Robert Brown. According to Dr. Jay Walker, NUEC moderator and assistant professor of economics, “Robbie approached me about restarting the economics club and he did most of the work, including creating the... Read on →

Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Nursing Department Bestows Pins on 40 Program Graduates

May 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University punctuated the celebration of National Nurses Week with its nursing program’s annual Mass and Blessing Ceremony, held Friday, May 8, 2015, in NU’s Alumni Chapel. Forty men and women participated in the pinning ceremony, which serves as the symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession. Following... Read on →

Bohdan Pikas, professor of marketing, was inducted into the SALUTE honor society by Karl Hinterberger, assistant coordinator of veterans services.

Professor Pikas Inducted into Veterans Honor Society

May 6, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Bohdan Pikas, professor of marketing, was an honorary inductee into the Niagara University chapter of the SALUTE veterans honor society during a ceremony held April 29, 2015. SALUTE is the national society of veterans who have excelled in their academic career and maintained the highest standards as a student, faculty,... Read on →

NYSSCPA award winners Benjamin Dinehart, Shannon Truty and Tyler Popiela.

Accounting Students Receive Awards at NYSSCPA Annual Education Night Dinner

April 28, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Buffalo chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants held its annual Education Night dinner on April 21, 2015, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens in Depew. The primary purpose of the dinner is to honor the outstanding junior, senior and graduate accounting students at local colleges and universities, and... Read on →

STEM Camp

Children’s Summer STEM Camps Returning to NU

April 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education, for several years, has sought to provide access to quality science, technology, engineering, and math education for children – especially girls and low-income youths, who studies show enter the STEM fields at the lowest rates. This summer, the college’s Institute of Applied Learning will offer a... Read on →

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