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Florencia Yuvero (right)  and Kelly Fitzpatrick during a poster presentation in the Castellani Art Museum.

Fulbright Teaching Assistant Shares Culture With Students

April 29, 2015  |  by Lisa McMahon

On a sunny April afternoon, students in Dr. Esteban Mayorga’s Introduction to Latin American Studies class participated in a discussion about Che Guevara. What made this particular discussion unique was the guest lecturer: Florencia Yuvero, an Argentinian who spent the spring semester at Niagara University as a Fulbright Foreign... Read on →

NU student Marlen Krause smiles with the award she received during this year's Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference.

Dual Degree Student from NU Recognized at International Hospitality Conference

April 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Marlen Krause, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from Niagara University and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, was recognized during the 2015 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference, held April 17-18 in Las Vegas, Nev. Krause won second place in the Undergraduate Student Research Forum... Read on →

Kurt Stahura, Ph.D.

Dr. Kurt Stahura Named Dean of NU’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Management

April 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kurt A. Stahura has been appointed dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Stahura succeeds Dr. Gary D. Praetzel, who retired last May after 35 years at Niagara, including 13 as dean of its world-renowned College of Hospitality and Tourism... Read on →

Brother Emmanuel

Brother Emmanuel of Taizé Visiting NU April 9

April 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Brother Emmanuel, a member of the ecumenical monastic community in Taizé, France, will visit classes, offer lectures during lunch and dinner, and present a three-hour retreat on April 9 at Niagara University. Founded in the 1940s, the Taizé community consists of permanent brothers from various Christian denominations who live and... Read on →

Friendship Village

NU Community Raises Funds to Cover Tutoring Costs for Vietnamese Orphan

March 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A fundraising team at Niagara University recently raised enough money – $1,150 – to cover one year of tutoring costs for a 12-year-old Vietnamese orphan named Tan. The tutoring will help Tan, currently a resident of Vietnam’s Friendship Village organization, achieve his goal of returning to the mainstream classroom at... Read on →

Dr. Joseph Little

Dr. Little Donating Book Proceeds to Vietnamese Orphanage

March 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A disparity in earning power can make it more difficult for an English professor to financially support a cause than, say, a doctor, lawyer or C.E.O. Nevertheless, Joseph Little, Ph.D., may have found a way to circumvent those economics. The associate professor of English at Niagara University will donate all of... Read on →

‘International Bites and Delites’ Fundraiser Set for April 9

March 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The annual fundraiser for Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management –“International Bites and Delites” – is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens (6461 Transit Rd., Depew). The event helps fund experiential learning opportunities for NU students. The College of Hospitality and Tourism Management... Read on →

Zeki Saritoprak, Ph.D.

Islamic Studies Expert Offers Public Lecture at NU

February 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Islamic studies expert Zeki Saritoprak, Ph.D., examined the place of Jesus in the Qur’an and Hadith during a public lecture at Niagara University on Wednesday, Feb. 4. The presentation, titled Islam’s Jesus, took place in Dunleavy Hall, Room 127. It was organized by NU’s Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. “Today,... Read on →

myNU

Redesigned myNU Launches Feb. 2

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A redesigned myNU will be unveiled to Niagara University students and employees this Monday, Feb. 2. The platform has been significantly enhanced to improve usability and organization, and provide a better overall user experience. Users will notice many requested updates, perhaps most importantly the new drop-down navigation menu that replaces the... Read on →

Best Campus

Niagara University Receives a ‘Best Campus in New York’ Rating

January 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The quality of Niagara University’s campus is among the top 2 percent in New York state, according to student rankings compiled by Niche.com. NU placed 20th out of the 943 colleges ranked – the highest ranking for any private institution in Western New York – based on nearly 795,000 student... Read on →

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