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NU students Bryan Smiley, Michael Brass, Allyssa Wadsworth and Cory Piper at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

NU Team Competes at Federal Reserve Challenge in NYC

November 13, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University was one of over 40 teams that competed at the preliminary rounds of the 2015 College Fed Challenge in New York City. The College Fed Challenge is a competition designed to bring real-world economics into the classroom. Teams play the role of monetary policymakers by analyzing economic conditions... Read on →


Networking Event Allows Students to Rub Elbows with Accounting & Finance Pros

September 17, 2015

The excitement in the Castellani Art Museum was palpable. The front lobby was filled with more than 30 companies, each intent on scouting potential job candidates. The Meet the Accounting and Finance Professionals event that took place Tuesday was loud, energetic and exactly what Niagara University is all about: professionalism. Students... Read on →

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Professor Christopher P. Aquino, center, received Niagara University's 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award during this morning’s Faculty Welcome Back Brunch. Aquino is pictured with his wife, MaryBeth , and Dr. Timothy Downs, NU provost.

Chris Aquino Receives NU’s 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Christopher P. Aquino, ’85, MBA’94, associate professor of accounting, received Niagara University’s 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award during this morning’s Faculty Welcome Back Brunch. Candidates for the honor are nominated by their peers and then chosen from a committee comprised of the award’s last three recipients. As this year’s awardee,... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

Participants of Niagara University's Global Trade Mission are welcomed to Vietnam by representatives from Dong Nai Technology University.

NU Students Experience ‘Life-Changing’ Global Trade Mission to Vietnam

June 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve Niagara University graduate students recently participated in a 13-day international experience that reinforced their MBA curriculum and furnished them with knowledge of another country’s business practices, customs and culture. The 2015 MBA Global Trade Mission brought participants to Vietnam this May 15-27, the first time the annual venture had... 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 →

Beta Alpha Psi Executive Board Members Alicia Sowinski, Caton Charleston, Brian Meindl and Matthew Peterson, with Prof. Aquino, Dr. Shawn Daly, dean, and Prof. Joe Winter

Twenty Inducted into Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society

April 24, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Twenty students were inducted into Niagara University’s Lambda Chi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honor society and service organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students, on April 21, 2015, at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi provides opportunities for the development of technical... Read on →

Pictured are Anthony Casilio, of IMA, NU professor Chris Aquino, Brian Krauss, IMA, and Phil Anthony, of CPAexcel CPAReview.

Accounting Students Attend Certified Management Accountants Information Session

March 31, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Lisa Beaudoin, CMA, director of educational partnerships for the Institute of Management Accountants, presented an informational session on discussing the CMA designation and the importance of what it can mean to a career in business to Niagara University Beta Alpha Psi and Accounting Society members on March 25, 2015. The... Read on →

Business Banquet

College of Business Presents Awards Banquet, Healthcare Symposium

March 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will be taking care of a lot of important business at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 21. The AACSB-accredited college hosts its 25th Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at 5:30 p.m., during which four business leaders and organizations are set to... Read on →

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