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Niagara University hosted a Kindergarten Transition Summit May 25 in its Dining Commons.

Kindergarten Transition Summit Focuses on Improving School-Readiness of Children

June 23, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University brought together local school administrators and teachers, state officials and prominent funding organizations on May 25 to discuss the most effective methods to prepare children and families for the transition from childcare or preschool into kindergarten. The Kindergarten Transition Summit, which took place in the university’s Dining Commons,... Read on →

Niagara University Repertory Theatre Presents Free Children’s Theatre

June 6, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, Niagara University Theatre’s 40-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues! Here comes Lily with her purple plastic purse! And Alexander, as usual, is having a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day…” and Pierre just doesn’t care! Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre... Read on →

Jamie McKeon, vice president of marketing for Rich Products Corp., speaks during the Niagara University Food Marketing Center of Excellence's Innovation Summit on April 20.

Niagara University’s Inaugural Innovation Summit Is A Success

June 6, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

On Thursday, April 20, Niagara University’s Food Marketing Center of Excellence hosted its inaugural event, “Innovations and Strategies for Food and Consumer Packaged Goods,” for regional leaders in the food marketing industry. Held at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls (N.Y.), the summit was a sellout, with more than... Read on →

Niagara University senior Adam Stumpf is pictured with his faculty advisor, Dr. Deborah Curtis, following his research proposal for the Peggy & John Day Honors Thesis Travel Grant. Stumpf was awarded the grant to compare the tourism industries in Niagara Falls and other U.S. destinations.

New Grant Allows NU Senior to Compare Niagara Falls Tourism Industry to Others

June 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

A new research grant will allow a Niagara University senior to determine why Niagara Falls may lag behind comparable stateside tourist destinations when it comes to eradicating poverty and growing its tourism economy. As the first recipient of the Peggy & John Day Honors Thesis Travel Grant, Adam Stumpf will... Read on →

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International.

Niagara University Extends Prestigious AACSB International Accreditation

May 31, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International, a hallmark of excellence in business education earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business schools. Having first received AACSB accreditation in 2001, Niagara has continued to expand the quality of its teaching environment... Read on →

Tom Donovan, the longtime director of Niagara University's campus in Ontario, delivered the keynote address during Tuesday night's commencement at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Niagara University Holds 10th BPS Commencement in Ontario

May 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University awarded degrees to 125 graduates during its 10th commencement in Ontario on Tuesday, May 23, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. Fittingly, Tom Donovan, who served as director of Niagara’s campus in Ontario from 2006-2016, delivered the commencement address and was awarded the university’s... Read on →

Niagara University College of Business Admininstration faculty members Ian Burt, Ph.D., Anna McNab, Ph.D., and Joseph Winter recently earned awards.

Business Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Research, Service and Teaching

May 20, 2017  |  by Melissa Heidt

The College of Business Administration celebrated the completion of another successful academic year by recognizing the attributes of faculty research, innovative teaching strategies and service to Niagara University and the community. Dr. William Peek, professor of economics, was recognized for his 36 years of teaching at Niagara and wished well... Read on →

Niagara University Receives Estate Gift Totaling More Than $4 Million

May 18, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a gift from the estate of the late Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko. The gift, which will exceed $4.1 million, will be used for several university projects and initiatives. “We are incredibly humbled and thankful for the gift that Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko has left for Niagara... Read on →

Niagara University Commencement

‘Hamilton’ Writer, Pro Football HOFer, Nat’l Teacher of the Year Headline Commencement 2017 at NU

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in the fall of 2013, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., shook hands with hundreds of doe-eyed freshmen, the first class of students that he welcomed to campus as the newly minted president of Niagara University. Last week, Father Maher shook hands with them again, this time to congratulate... Read on →

Amber Galloway Gallego holds an ASL workshop at Niagara University.

YouTube Sensation Brings Music Sign Language Interpretation Workshop to NU

May 13, 2017

Amber Galloway Gallego, the pink-haired YouTube sensation who brought American Sign Language music interpretation into the mainstream, presented a free workshop April 19 at Niagara University. More than 200 people attended the public event, which took place in the Dining Commons and was sponsored by the university’s ASL and Deaf... Read on →

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