Category / Graduate Education & Counseling

STEM Camp

National Grid-Sponsored Camp Opens Girls’ Eyes to STEM Professions

August 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

According to US2020, there will be 1.2 million job openings in the United States in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields by 2018, with a significant shortage of qualified applicants to fill them. Right around that same time, the students currently participating in a STEM Camp offered through Niagara University’s College of... Read on →

Maher in Haiti

Father Maher, NU Faculty Members Visit Haitian School Founded by Alumnus

August 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University alumnus who spearheaded the development of a world-class school in Haiti is receiving reinforcements from his alma mater this week. In 2010, Ed Brennan sought to build a sustainable school complex for the children of Saint Marc, Haiti, an area that was devastated by a catastrophic earthquake... Read on →

Maher PEP Camp

Father Maher Reads Children’s Story to Literacy Program Participants

August 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara Falls City School District students participating in Niagara University’s Primary Enhancement Program got a special treat today when the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, read them Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids. Twenty-five students in grades 1-4 from Harry... Read on →

Scholarship Established in Memory of Two in NU’s Mental Health Counseling Program

July 2, 2014  |  by Lisa McMahon

The Rev. Michael T. Mazurchuk, C.M., and Dr. Morgan C. Brooks made significant contributions to Niagara University’s clinical mental health counseling program. Father Mazurchuk, a student, was a skilled clinician who was quick to befriend everyone he met. Dr. Brooks, a professor, was an innovative educator who fostered deep... Read on →

Niagara University, SuOn College Sign Memorandum of Understanding

June 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and SuOn College agreed to a memorandum of understanding on academic exchange during a signing ceremony held in Toronto on May 23, 2014. The MOU was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University; Gary Chen, president of SuOn College; Dr. Xiaobo Yang, SuOn’s... Read on →

Rankings of Colleges of Education: U.S. News and World Report

June 14, 2014

The career success of our graduates in the U.S. and in Ontario speaks to the high quality of teacher and leader preparation at Niagara University. The College of Education takes great pride in the quality of its academic programs, its strong partnerships with P-12 schools and community agencies, and... Read on →

Graduate Viewbook

Graduate Viewbook Chosen for American Inhouse Design Award

May 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University viewbook developed to recruit graduate students has won a 2014 American Inhouse Design Award. The nationwide competition is held by Graphic Design USA, a news magazine for graphic designers and creative professionals. It is open to corporations, associations and other institutions with in-house design departments and honors... Read on →

Collaborative Work-Readiness Program with Opportunities Unlimited Graduates Nine

May 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On Thursday, May 1, nine adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities were presented with certificates of completion from the Transition Readiness for Employment in the Community (TREC) program, a collaborative initiative between Niagara University’s College of Education and Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara. A luncheon was held on the... Read on →

Kappa Gamma Pi

Downs, Craig & Lisa Rivera Join 27 Students as New Inductees of Graduate Honor Society

May 5, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-seven Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 2, 2014, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Three honorary inductees – Tim Downs, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer; Craig Rivera, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice; and Lisa... Read on →

Dr. Shannon Hodges

Dr. Shannon Hodges Named Chair of American Counseling Association Committee

April 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, an associate professor of counseling at Niagara University, has been named chair of the American Counseling Association’s international committee. His three-year term commences July 1. Along with serving as an associate professor, Dr. Hodges also coordinates NU’s new graduate program in clinical mental health counseling, as... Read on →

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