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Niagara University College of Business Admininstration faculty members Ian Burt, Ph.D., Anna McNab, Ph.D., and Joseph Winter recently earned awards.

Business Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Research, Service and Teaching

May 20, 2017  |  by Melissa Heidt

The College of Business Administration celebrated the completion of another successful academic year by recognizing the attributes of faculty research, innovative teaching strategies and service to Niagara University and the community. Dr. William Peek, professor of economics, was recognized for his 36 years of teaching at Niagara and wished well... Read on →

Christine Bacon

NU Grad Receives Award for Study of Jane Porter Relics Found in County Courthouse

May 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Christine Bacon, a recent graduate of Niagara University’s master’s degree program in interdisciplinary studies, received the Best Capstone Award during a brief ceremony on May 11 in the Dining Commons at NU. The Williamsville resident’s capstone examined a facet of the power industry’s history that was, quite literally, hidden away... Read on →

A research paper co-authored by Niagara University senior Faith Moenich and Dr. Chang Huh, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, was awarded second place during the 2017 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference.

International Tourism Association Awards Paper Co-authored by NU Student, Professor

May 3, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

A research paper co-authored by a Niagara University student and associate professor was awarded second place during the 2017 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference, which was held April 21-22 in Las Vegas. Co-authored by Faith Moenich, an NU senior studying hotel and restaurant management, and Dr. Chang... Read on →

Joseph Winter, assistant professor of accounting, and adjunct professor William Kennelly, '93, who also serves as an assistant vice president at M&T Bank, presented at the BN 360 Skills for Success session on March 7.

Kennelly and Winter present on Generational Diversity at BN 360 Conference

March 31, 2017

BN 360, a program of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, held its latest Skills for Success session in downtown Buffalo in March. BN 360 is a partnership of young working professionals in the Western New York region and the program is presented by Niagara University. The topic of the March session... Read on →

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart: A Love Story – with History

March 29, 2017

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart sees history in the story of her life. The associate professor of history at Niagara University has spent 20 years in her academic career and has had a passion for history since her childhood. “When I went to college, I took a Middle Eastern course and I said... Read on →

Dr. Carrie Teresa and the staff of the Niagara Wire visit WIVB News Channel 4. From left to right: Dr. Teresa, Gabi Jackson, Ferrah Staley, Matthew Vizzi, James Burns, Jacqueline Dellaneve

Dr. Carrie Teresa Helps Create the Niagara Wire, Despite Uncommon Path to Communications

March 22, 2017

Many people at Niagara University know Dr. Carrie Teresa. A communication studies professor, Dr. Teresa helped start Niagara’s student-run newspaper, the Niagara Wire. Despite her accomplishments in communications, many might be surprised to find out that it wasn’t her original plan to teach, work or study in the field. “I... Read on →

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen

Noted Philosopher Christopher Tollefsen to Speak at Niagara University

March 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen, a specialist in natural law theory and biomedical ethics, will deliver this year’s Albertus Magnus Lecture at Niagara University on April 5. The free event, presented by NU’s philosophy department, will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the university’s Castellani Art Museum. Dr. Tollefsen’s presentation will examine the ways... Read on →

Dr. Amelia Gallagher

Dr. Amelia Gallagher’s Newest Study Focuses on Religion in Niagara Falls

March 20, 2017

Each year, millions of people flock to Niagara Falls, a major tourist attraction, to see what many have unofficially crowned the “Eighth Natural Wonder of the World.” But Niagara Falls has more to offer than its tourism and hospitality. Dr. Amelia Gallagher – a religious studies professor at Niagara University... Read on →

Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and senior economics major Allyssa Wadsworth had their paper published in the Journal of School Choice.

Wadsworth and Walker Paper Published in Peer Reviewed Academic Journal

February 24, 2017  |  by Melissa Heidt

In the fall of 2015, Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and economics student Allyssa Wadsworth presented their paper, “Religiosity and the Impact of Religious Secondary Schooling,” at the Southern Economic Association meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana. The paper has now been published in the Journal of School... Read on →

Pictured are Dr. Peter C. Butera, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Susan B. Anthony Writing Award winner Sara Anderson, Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services, and Dr. Jeanne Laurel, associate professor of English.

Sophomore Sara Anderson Repeats as Susan B. Anthony Writing Award Winner

February 9, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Sophomore Sara Anderson became the first two-time winner of Niagara University’s Susan B. Anthony Writing Award during a celebration held last night in Bisgrove Hall. Anderson’s paper, Diversification of the Literary Canon, argues that the Western literary canon is too limited. She contends that expanding the literary canon to include... Read on →

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