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College of Business Recognizes Faculty Excellence

May 21, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

The College of Business Administration recently celebrated the end of another academic year that was full of faculty research, successful teaching strategies and service to Niagara University and the community. In addition, three faculty members were recognized for excellence in research, service and teaching. According to Dr. Shawn Daly, dean... Read on →

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Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

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Economic Development Forum Held as Part of Inauguration Week at NU

April 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Although the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has yet to be formally inaugurated as the 26th president of Niagara University, the campus community has been cognizant of his focus on increasing the university’s role as an economic development incubator since he assumed the President’s Office last August. Fittingly, as part... Read on →

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Awards Bestowed, New Program Announced During NU’s 24th Annual Business Banquet

February 20, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration presented awards to four area business leaders and alumni during its 24th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held Feb. 19 at the at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. In addition, Dr. Shawn Daly, dean of the College of Business Administration, announced that a new master’s program... Read on →

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Awards Bestowed, News Shared During 23rd Annual Business Banquet

April 29, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration presented awards to five business leaders, alumni and students during its 23rd Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 25 at the at the Buffalo Marriott. More than 230 people attended the event, which was emceed by WGRZ-TV anchor and 1986 NU graduate... Read on →

Niagara Procurement Technical Assistance Center Coming to Niagara University

November 4, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

A new resource aimed at helping small businesses secure federal contracts will be housed at Niagara University. Thanks to a $299,955 federal grant secured by the World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, the Niagara Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will provide mentoring, training and technical assistance to help small businesses in... Read on →

2011 Family Business of the Year

May 23, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Necessity is the mother of invention. No one knows this better than Joe Calato, who revolutionized the drumstick industry in 1958. That’s when Joe, a professional drummer and woodworker, stepped in. He decided to try to make a stick that would last longer and would offer a new, cutting-edge... Read on →

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Delaware North Companies Named 2010 Family Business of the Year

December 10, 2010  |  by NU Staff

Lou Jacobs, Delaware North Companies, accepts the 2010 Niagara University Family Business Center of the Year Award from Vincent Agnello, director of the center and Fr. Joseph Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University. Niagara University’s Family Business Center is committed to strengthening the viability and enhancing the value of private... Read on →

Speaker Gerry Murak Helps Raise $700 for Food Bank of WNY

July 1, 2009  |  by NU Staff

On March 3, 2009 Gerry Murak of Murak & Associates, LLC gave his presention entitled “Keeping Your Business Afloat in a Tough Economy… a candid perspective from a Turnaround Specialist.” After his presentation he offered attendees autographed copies of his book “Our Fathers Who Art in Heaven…and What They... Read on →

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Rodale, Inc. Wins 2009 Family Business of the Year

April 21, 2009  |  by NU Staff

On April 21, 2009, the Niagara University Family Business Center honored Rodale, Inc. as the 2009 Family Business of the Year at Niagara’s annual College of Business Administration Awards Dinner.  Vincent Agnello, the Director of the Center said, “Today, we honor a company that has become an integral part... Read on →