Category / Graduate Education & Counseling

Niagara University Hosts Career Expo 2016

April 4, 2016

Niagara University’s Office of Career Services hosted its annual Career Expo inside the university’s Gallagher Center on March 31, 2016. Ninety-one employers were involved with the event and more than 400 students were in attendance, the most in 14 years. The event served as an opportunity for students to make face-to-face... Read on →

Niagara University Offering Children’s Summer STEM Camps

April 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education, for several years, has sought to provide access to quality science, technology, engineering, and math education for children – especially girls and low-income youths, who studies show enter the STEM fields at the lowest rates. This summer, the college’s Institute of Applied Learning will offer three... Read on →

ESL Camp Coming to Niagara University This Summer

April 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education is offering a summer camp designed to teach non-English speaking children in grades K-5 the fundamentals of writing and speaking the language. The camp takes place July 18-21, with sessions running 9 a.m.-12 p.m. each day. A $25 registration fee covers camp materials and snacks. Transportation... Read on →

Niagara University senior Emma Pullano administers a math test to students in Mrs. Nancy Scirto's first grade class at Maple Avenue Elementary School. Pullano will teach in Holyoke, Mass., next year through the Teach For America program.

Emma Pullano to ‘Teach For America’ After Graduation

March 8, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Emma Pullano, a Niagara University senior, has been accepted into the Teach For America program. Teach For America is a national nonprofit working to expand educational opportunities for low-income students. Corps members commit to teach for two years in high-need urban or rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in... Read on →

Accepting the AILACTE's Model of Excellence Award in Las Vegas on Feb. 22 are members of Niagara University's College of Education: Dr. Kathleen McGrath, Dr. Mary Ellen Bardsley, Dr. Chandra Foote, Ms. Patti Wrobel, Dr. Sylvia Valentin, and Carol Beebe.

NU’s Partnership with Niagara Falls Schools Chosen for Model of Excellence Award

February 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s longstanding partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District has been chosen for the Model of Excellence Award from the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education. NU’s College of Education was presented with a plaque commemorating the achievement at the AILACTE Annual Conference, which was held... Read on →

Niagara University's Academic Complex will serve as the site for a new children's book club developed by the College of Education's Family Literacy Center.

NU’s Family Literacy Center Presenting Free Children’s Book Club

February 23, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Research confirms that student motivation is a key factor in successful reading. Book clubs can be an excellent venue for building excitement and friendship over good books. To that end, the Family Literacy Center at Niagara University is presenting an Enrichment Book Club for children in grades 2-8, which begins... Read on →

Alisha Marie Battaglia

Alisha Battaglia Recognized by cIcu for Community Service

February 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Alisha Marie Battaglia, a Niagara University alumna and current graduate student, has been selected as one of 10 recipients of a 2016 Independent Sector Student Community Service Award and a $500 H.D. Paley Scholarship. The award, presented by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, honors outstanding Tuition Assistance Program... Read on →

Graduate Studies Fireside Chat & Info Session Set for Jan. 12

December 14, 2015  |  by Amanda Werth

Niagara University is hosting a Graduate Studies Open House on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, for students interested in learning how a graduate degree can help them advance their career or start on an entirely new path. The event takes place from 5-7 p.m. in the Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center. While enjoying hot chocolate and... Read on →

Pictured with winter items collected for Niagara Falls City School District families are NU Kappa Delta Pi officers Emily Kaufman, Zoe Pelletieri, Andrea Nicolia, Caitlin Riegel and Kelly Mayer.

NU Students Collect Winter Items for Abate School Families

November 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 80 sets of winter clothing items collected by Niagara University students were delivered today to Harry F. Abate Elementary School in Niagara Falls. The hats, gloves and scarves were collected by members of NU’s Alpha Alpha Beta chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education. Most... Read on →

Dr. Shannon Hodges Publishing Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual for Grad Students

November 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, a professor of counseling at Niagara University, will soon publish the second edition of a best-selling guide to the practicum and internship experience, written expressly for graduate counseling students. The Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual, Second Edition, is set to be released in November. It is... Read on →

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