Category / Graduate Education & Counseling

Dr. McGrath

Dr. Kathleen McGrath Receives Service to Reading Award

April 27, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kathleen McGrath, an assistant professor of education at Niagara University, recently received the Service to Reading Award from the Niagara Frontier Reading Council, a local affiliate of the International Reading Association. The honor is given to “a person involved in literacy education who has made a significant contribution to... Read on →

Graduate School Open House

Annual Graduate School Open House Scheduled for April 13

March 4, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will host its annual Graduate School Open House Saturday, April 13, 2013, on campus in the Castellani Art Museum. The free event begins at 9:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be offered to all attendees. Graduate School Open House is an excellent opportunity for prospective students and their families... Read on →

Stu Auty

Stuart Auty Receives Caritas Medal During 2013 Niagara University BPS Commencement

February 11, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

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 →


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

November 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

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 →


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 →

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