Category / Graduate Education & Counseling


Sophomore Sarah Page Publishes First Novel

October 30, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

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

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 →


Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project Graduates Second Cohort

September 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

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

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

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

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 →


NU Adds Master’s and Certificate Programs in TESOL

July 18, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

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 →


Institute of Applied Learning Offering STEM Camp for Girls

June 19, 2012  |  by NU Staff

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 →

Eleven participants in the Transition Readiness for Employment in the Community (TREC) program received completion certificates during an event at Niagara University on Monday. Pictured are the participants with administrators from Niagara University and Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.

Eleven Participants Complete Work-readiness Program Offered through NU and Opportunities Unlimited

May 9, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University held a graduation ceremony Monday afternoon. It didn’t come with the pomp and circumstance that this weekend’s exercises will entail, but it was no less important. NU’s Bisgrove Hall provided the scene where 11 participants of the Transition Readiness for Employment in the Community (TREC) program received completion... Read on →

Niagara University junior John Curtin makes a presentation on bullying to more than 200 students in grades 6-9.

Niagara University Leadership Conference Addresses Bullying, Cyberbullying

May 3, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Type “cyberbullying” into a Microsoft Word document and it becomes underlined in red, denoting that the ubiquitous software program doesn’t recognize the term. The expression is so new that it has been included in the Oxford English Dictionary for less than a year. Niagara University’s College of Education wants to... Read on →

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