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Fed Challenge

Business Students Partake in College Fed Challenge Competition in NYC

November 17, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Three College of Business Administration students – Alexander Carruthers, Daniel Miller and Allyssa Wadsworth – recently returned from New York City where they competed in the College Fed Challenge on Oct. 31. This was the first round of competition at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Dr. Jay Walker, assistant... Read on →

Adrian Jr.

NU Students Partner with IRS to Investigate Fictional Fraud Cases

November 17, 2014

The “Adrian Jr.” workshop set up its interactive fraud investigation experience on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Dunleavy Hall. The 2.5-hour event – named after the 2002 pilot held at Michigan’s Adrian College – targets accounting, business and criminal justice majors who are interested in forensic accounting, a growing field... Read on →

Daniel Miller and Dr. Tenpao Lee

Finance Student Presents Research Paper at IABE Conference in Las Vegas

October 23, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

While most students were busy preparing for midterm exams, senior finance major Daniel Miller was presenting a research paper at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) conference in Las Vegas, Nev., last week. Dr. Tenpao Lee, professor of economics, accompanied him and co-authored the paper along with Dr.... Read on →

Ockerman Lecture and Award Presentation, Niagara Falls Country Club

College of Business Holds 39th Annual Everett W. Ockerman Lecture and Award Presentation

October 1, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Dr. Everett W. Ockerman retired as chair of the department of commerce from Niagara University in 1975, but his legacy continues to live on and impact students each year in the College of Business Administration. On Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, the 39th annual Everett W. Ockerman Lecture and Awards... Read on →

Meet the Accountants

Students Relish Opportunity to ‘Meet the Accounting and Finance Pros’

September 19, 2014

Students in the College of Business Administration were invited to the annual Meet the Accounting and Finance Professionals Night, held in the Castellani Art Museum on Tuesday, Sept 16. The event gave accounting and finance students the opportunity to meet and network with representatives from local accounting firms, banks, insurance... Read on →

Hutton and Downs

Niagara University Names 2014 Teaching Award Winners

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized this morning for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, while Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., associate professor history, received the Innovation in Teaching Award. Candidates for the honors are nominated by... Read on →

Ed Hutton

Hutton Scales South American Volcano

July 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

While many were reveling in the yearly celebration of America’s birthday, a Niagara University assistant professor was climbing one of the world’s tallest active volcanoes. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance and director of NU’s Financial Services Laboratory, reached the summit of Cotopaxi, a stratovolcano in Ecuador’s Andes Mountains, around... Read on →

Alyssa Fazio, senior marketing major

Business Students Showcase Research at NU Undergraduate Research Conference

May 3, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Three College of Business Administration honors students showcased their research at Niagara University’s Undergraduate Research Conference, held Friday, April 11. The conference, sponsored by the University Honors Program, whose motto is Explore, Investigate, Achieve, is an occasion for honors students to display research in their field of study. Each... Read on →

MBA Beta Gamma Sigma inductees

College of Business Holds Annual Honor Society Inductions

April 18, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello

On April 10, 2014, the College of Business Administration recognized undergraduate and graduate business students for their outstanding academic achievements at the induction ceremony for two honor societies, Beta Gamma Sigma and Omicron Delta Epsilon. The program started with a welcome speech by Dr. Daniel Tompkins, chair of the economics... Read on →

NU Finance

Finance Students Return to Global Asset Management Forum

April 10, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello

This spring, 14 NU_Finance/Economics members, accompanied by Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance and director of NU’s Financial Services Lab, attended the Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) IV Forum. The forum – both educational and advantageous in terms of networking – took place in New York City from... Read on →

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