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Turkey Trot

Niagara University Community Trots for Charity

November 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot on Sunday, Nov. 16, to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry. Fifty-one registered runners and walkers participated in the 5K fun run or one-mile walk, which took place on... Read on →

Adrian Jr.

NU Students Partner with IRS to Investigate Fictional Fraud Cases

November 17, 2014

The “Adrian Jr.” workshop set up its interactive fraud investigation experience on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Dunleavy Hall. The 2.5-hour event – named after the 2002 pilot held at Michigan’s Adrian College – targets accounting, business and criminal justice majors who are interested in forensic accounting, a growing field... Read on →

Falbo

Niagara University Alumnus Elected NYSSCPA President

November 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Joseph M. Falbo Jr., a 1991 graduate of Niagara University, was recently elected president of the 28,000-member New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He becomes the first NU alumnus – and only the second member from the Buffalo chapter – to chair the association since it was... Read on →

Brennan and Students

Business, Marketing Students Learn Commodification on Farm of NU Alumnus

October 30, 2014

A group of Niagara University MBA students joined members of the Niagara University Marketing Association (NUMA) for a “field trip” to the family farm of 1978 alumnus Ed Brennan on Oct. 24. Brennan, the retired CEO of DFS Group and founder of Hand in Hand for Haiti, manages the farm... Read on →

Accounting Students

Accounting Society, Alumni and Faculty Promote Accounting Careers to Local High School Students

October 28, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Accounting Society, led by Dr. Lei Han, assistant professor of accounting, has taken on a new task this semester in its endeavor to visit local high schools to provide students with a better understanding of the availability of careers in the field of accounting. There is an expected 15.7 percent growth for... Read on →

Hungary

In Hungary, Father Maher Presents Caritas Medal, Establishes Alumni Chapter

October 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar. The young, Hungarian-born medical doctor had been practicing ophthalmology in Buffalo for years yet remained concerned about his birth country’s capacity to establish an effective democratic government. In 1994, Dr. Forgách and... Read on →

Kelso

Remarks by Former Buffalo Bill Kelso Highlight ‘Rally in Gally’

October 1, 2014

On Sept. 24, the College of Business Administration hosted its first ever “Rally in Gally,” which was held in the upper level of Gallagher Center. There were more than 400 attending undergraduate students from the college at the event, which featured remarks by former Buffalo Bill and current radio... Read on →

Meet the Accountants

Students Relish Opportunity to ‘Meet the Accounting and Finance Pros’

September 19, 2014

Students in the College of Business Administration were invited to the annual Meet the Accounting and Finance Professionals Night, held in the Castellani Art Museum on Tuesday, Sept 16. The event gave accounting and finance students the opportunity to meet and network with representatives from local accounting firms, banks, insurance... Read on →

Hutton and Downs

Niagara University Names 2014 Teaching Award Winners

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized this morning for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, while Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., associate professor history, received the Innovation in Teaching Award. Candidates for the honors are nominated by... Read on →

Ed Hutton

Hutton Scales South American Volcano

July 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

While many were reveling in the yearly celebration of America’s birthday, a Niagara University assistant professor was climbing one of the world’s tallest active volcanoes. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance and director of NU’s Financial Services Laboratory, reached the summit of Cotopaxi, a stratovolcano in Ecuador’s Andes Mountains, around... Read on →

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