Category / Graduate Education & Counseling

Family Literacy Center

Niagara University Unveils Family Literacy Center

April 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education held an event Wednesday, April 23, to officially unveil the Family Literacy Center. The center, which is housed in the university’s Academic Complex, is an on-campus educational opportunity for graduate students to demonstrate teaching while enhancing the literacy performance of at-risk readers and their families.... Read on →

STEM

Institute of Applied Learning Offering Pair of Summer STEM Camps

April 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

According to US2020, by 2018, there will be 1.2 million job openings in the United States in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with a significant shortage of qualified applicants to fill them. President Barack Obama has gone on record numerous times to stress the importance of STEM education, saying, “Leadership... Read on →

Maher

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 →

NU Establishes Dual Degree Program in Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling

February 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences are partnering to offer a new dual-degree program designed to train the next generation of mental health practitioners. The 4+2 program allows individuals pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology to take graduate courses in clinical mental health counseling during... Read on →

Big Canoe, Maher

Retired Canadian Air Force Captain Receives Caritas Medal During BPS Commencement

January 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education held its seventh commencement in Ontario on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, conferred the degree of bachelor of professional studies in education on 177 graduates during the... Read on →

Niagara University and SuOn College

College of Education Facilitating Training Program for Chinese Delegates in Ontario

November 5, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education and SuOn College are co-hosting a training program for 24 Chinese university administrators from Oct. 28 through Nov. 11. Constructed by the Ontario division of NU’s College of Education, the program is intended to offer an overview of Canada’s publicly funded educational institutions, including school... Read on →

Dr. John D. Schneider Jr.

College of Education Honors Seven at Annual Recognition Dinner

October 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education hosted its annual professional recognition ceremony Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at the Castellani Art Museum. The event honored the contributions of educational leaders, counselors, teachers and community members from Western New York and Ontario. This year’s award recipients were: Dean’s Award John P. Gleason, ’73 President/Principal of E.D.A./Gleason Chief... Read on →

Dr. Stephen Cook

Dr. Stephen Cook Addresses Childhood Obesity During Lecture at NU

October 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Stephen Cook, a member of NU’s Class of 1992 and pediatric physician at Strong Memorial Hospital, addressed the topic of childhood obesity during a presentation held Oct. 10 in the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre at Niagara University. The event was held in conjunction with Niagara’s celebration of... Read on →

Monster Reader

NU’s College of Education Hosting Halloween-Themed Literacy Event for Kids

October 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education is inviting the community to participate in its annual “Trick r’ Treat Monster Reader” program on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. The event will link literacy skills to various Halloween activities such as a spooky story writing center, a Halloween read aloud, arts and crafts stations,... Read on →

Grad Student Orientation

First-Ever Graduate Student Orientation Draws More Than 90 Attendees

September 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Generations X and Y were both in attendance. Some came in suits, others in tank tops and shorts. Such was the scene at Niagara University’s New Graduate Student Orientation, a first-year initiative that was held in the Castellani Art Museum on Aug. 29. The purpose of the event was to... Read on →

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