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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 →

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Niagara Athletics Ties Highest Graduation Success Rate

October 29, 2014

The Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of Niagara University student-athletes is seven percent higher than the Division I national average, according to figures released Tuesday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for the 2004-07 cohort. Niagara posted a cumulative GSR of 91 percent, which is tied for its highest... Read on →

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Car Crash Simulation Illustrates Consequences of Driving While Impaired

October 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Impaired drivers are involved in nearly 60 percent of all Halloween highway fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration. To illustrate the seriousness of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a group of Niagara University students coordinated a DUI car crash simulation on campus Oct. 27. The... 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 →

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Finance Student Presents Research Paper at IABE Conference in Las Vegas

October 23, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

While most students were busy preparing for midterm exams, senior finance major Daniel Miller was presenting a research paper at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) conference in Las Vegas, Nev., last week. Dr. Tenpao Lee, professor of economics, accompanied him and co-authored the paper along with Dr.... Read on →

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NU Students Walk to Support Breast Cancer Research

October 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Nearly 200 Niagara University students participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk in downtown Buffalo this past Saturday. Participants for the event included members of the Campus Programming Board, Niagara University Student Government Association, Greek organizations Alpha Sigma Alpha and Phi Sigma Sigma, the Student Nurses Association,... Read on →

Residence Life

Residence Life Building Community at NU

October 21, 2014

At most colleges, Residence Life staff members are referred to as resident assistants, or RAs for short. Here at Niagara University, these critical employees are known as community advisors because, as supervisor Kim Fenton said, “We want to focus on the community-building piece and getting to know every individual... Read on →

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NU Students Participate in Respect Life Mass

October 17, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen Niagara University students participated in the Diocese of Buffalo’s Respect Life Mass, which was held Sunday, Oct. 5, at St. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo. Bishop Richard J. Malone was the main celebrant and homilist for the Mass, during which NU students Rachel Ziarnowski, Matthew Carman and Veronica Grande served... Read on →

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EntrepreNU Competition Exceeds 100 Participants and 30 Teams

October 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students truly care about the challenges related to food, hunger and nutrition faced by so many residents of the City of Niagara Falls. They have responded in almost overwhelming numbers to the opportunity to find new and innovative ways to aid these residents. Registration for EntrepreNU2015 has closed... Read on →

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Learn and Serve Niagara Celebrates 20 Years of Service Learning

October 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara University’s flagship service-learning program, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Castellani Art Museum Learn and Serve Niagara was established at NU in 1994 through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The university was one of 64 campuses... Read on →

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