Category / Graduate Education & Counseling

Addie Richburg receives Niagara University's Caritas Medal from the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., NU president.

Addie Richburg Receives Caritas Medal at Niagara University Commencement in Toronto

January 20, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University awarded degrees to 217 graduates at its fourth commencement in Ontario on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. Addie Richburg, a lifelong advocate for people from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented populations who now serves as a consultant to President Barack Obama’s... Read on →

Marie Cannon, right, director of the Ready to Grow Learning Center in Niagara Falls, explains the positive impact that the Niagara QIP has had on her child care center to Nancy Orsi, a Niagara Area Foundation board member.

Niagara County Child Care Centers Celebrate Successes in NU’s Quality Improvement Program

January 18, 2012  |  by NU Staff

The Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project (QIP), an initiative launched in August 2010 to enhance the kindergarten readiness skills of young children in Niagara County, graduated its first cohort of child care centers Wednesday evening. Ten child care centers in Niagara Falls and Lockport completed the QIP... Read on →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., addresses the audience during a press conference that was held Nov. 9, 2011, to update the progress of the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project.

Niagara County Quality Improvement Program Preparing Pre-K Children for Success in School

November 9, 2011  |  by NU Staff

The Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project (QIP), an initiative launched in August 2010 to enhance the kindergarten readiness skills of young children in Niagara County, is set to graduate its first cohort of child care centers. Over 400 children ages three and four in Niagara County and... Read on →

Dr. Roselind Gullo Bogner has been awarded the Career Achievement Award from the New York State School Counselor Association.

Dr. Roselind Gullo Bogner Receives Career Achievement Award

October 28, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University is pleased to announce that Dr. Roselind Gullo Bogner, associate professor of school counseling, is receiving the Career Achievement Award from the New York State School Counselor Association. The award is being presented to Dr. Bogner at the Statewide Conference of the New York State School Counselor... Read on →

One-on-one interaction will be an integral component to the College of Education's new M.S. program in Early Childhood Education and Students with Disabilities from birth through grade 2.

NU’s College of Education Receives Approval for New Graduate Program in Early Childhood and Special Education

August 19, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University’s College of Education received approval to offer a new master’s degree in Early Childhood and Special Education (birth – grade 2). The new M.S. Ed. program leads to initial and professional New York state teacher certification in both Early Childhood Education and Students with Disabilities from birth... Read on →

Niagara University, Samaritan Counseling Center Offer Course on Spirituality in Counseling

July 25, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University’s College of Education and the Samaritan Counseling Center of Western New York are pleased to announce a new graduate course designed to integrate training for “faith-based” healing in counseling education. The course, Spirituality in Counseling and Vocation, will commence this fall and take place at Niagara University’s... Read on →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University, reads a story to children participating in the Primary Enhancement Program.

PEP Campers Celebrate Reading Achievement at Niagara University

July 21, 2011  |  by NU Staff

The Academic Complex is noisy on this warm July morning. A group of 32 children, ranging from six to eight years old, is having a party. When they’re not exchanging high fives or having their pictures taken with Monte the Eagle, they’re nibbling on pastries and gulping down orange... Read on →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University, reads a story to children participating in the Primary Enhancement Program.

Father Levesque Reads Children’s Story to Literacy Program Participants

July 5, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

The young Niagara Falls City School District students participating in Niagara University’s Primary Enhancement Program (PEP) have been read to by several members of NU’s faculty and staff since the course began on June 27. Today, it was the Rev. Joseph Levesque’s turn, as the university president shared the... Read on →

Patricia Wrobel Selected as a Woman of Distinction for 2011 by the Niagara Gazette

April 28, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Patricia Wrobel, the Assistant Dean for External Relations in Niagara University’s College of Education, has been selected as a Woman of Distinction for 2011 by the Niagara Gazette. Wrobel, a 15-year veteran of NU, joins eight other honorees from across the county who are being recognized for their work in... Read on →

NU to Offer Ph.D. in Leadership & Policy

December 15, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to announce that, beginning August 2011, its internationally-accredited College of Education will be offering a doctoral degree in leadership and policy. The Ph.D. program, which will start accepting applications in January, will prepare leaders to implement systemic change in an effort to further community goals... Read on →

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