Category / Graduate Education & Counseling

Stu Auty

Stuart Auty Receives Caritas Medal During 2013 Niagara University BPS Commencement

February 11, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling

Niagara University awarded degrees to 200 graduates during its fifth commencement in Ontario on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. Stuart Auty, the founding president of the Canadian Safe School Network, a nonprofit organization mandated to help make Canadian schools and neighborhoods safer... Read on →

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Niagara University, Niagara Falls Schools Selected for Investing in Innovation Grant Program

November 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling

Niagara University and 12 partners, including the Niagara Falls City School District, have been awarded an Investing in Innovation (or “i3”) grant of $3 million from the U.S. Department of Education. The federally funded program is designed to advance student achievement in high-need schools in grades 3-6 mathematics and... Read on →

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Sophomore Sarah Page Publishes First Novel

October 30, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling, History, Students

Sarah Page is a Niagara University sophomore. Scratch that. Sarah Page is a published Niagara University sophomore. The Amulet, a novel that Page began writing during her freshman year at Frontier Central High School in Hamburg, hit bookshelves in late July. It is described by Page as a historical fantasy novel... Read on →

College of Education Awards Luncheon Scheduled During Alumni Weekend

September 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Campus Events, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling

As it typically does each spring, Niagara University’s College of Education is prepared to honor the contributions of top educational leaders, counselors, teachers and community members from Western New York and Ontario. However, this year, the college will hold its annual professional recognition awards ceremony as part of the university’s... Read on →

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Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project Graduates Second Cohort

September 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling

In January, the first cohort of 10 child care centers graduated from the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project’s professional development certificate program. This past Wednesday (Sept. 26), 10 more joined them, becoming Niagara QIP Ambassador Centers in the process. “Quality care begins with them,” said Lynnette Haley O’Stewart,... Read on →

Troops to Teachers

Retired Army Col. to Speak About Troops to Teachers Program

September 26, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Campus Events, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling, Veterans

Retired Col. Vanessa D. Barron, a 31-year veteran of the United States Army and 1978 Niagara University graduate, will return to her alma mater Oct. 4 to speak about the federally-funded Troops to Teachers program. Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a national program designed to transition eligible military personnel to... Read on →

NU’s College of Education Offering Academic Programs in Community Habilitation

September 7, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, College of Education, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Education & Counseling

Starting this semester, Niagara University’s College of Education is preparing to offer academic degrees and coursework tailored to those working, or seeking to work, in the area of  developmental disabilities and community habilitation. “We know that there are many people interested in working in a profession that truly makes a... Read on →

Assefa Beyene Bassa

NU Awarded Grant to Host Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from Ethiopia

August 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Education, Community Outreach, Graduate Education & Counseling, President's Office

Niagara University is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence grant to host a visiting foreign professor for the fall 2012 semester. Assefa Beyene Bassa, a Ph.D. candidate at Andhra University in India and a lecturer at Dilla University in Ethiopia, will work closely with... Read on →

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NU Adds Master’s and Certificate Programs in TESOL

July 18, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling

Beginning this fall, Niagara University’s College of Education will offer a new master’s degree program for candidates seeking certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). In addition, NU will administer a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in TESOL for practicing teachers who hold initial teaching certification... Read on →

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Institute of Applied Learning Offering STEM Camp for Girls

June 19, 2012  |  by NU Staff
Graduate Education & Counseling

Girls, this one’s for you! Niagara University’s Institute of Applied Learning, an arm of its College of Education, is offering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp for girls in grades 7-9. The camp runs August 13-16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Topics that will be covered... Read on →

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