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Pictured are accounting department faculty and student honorees.

Business Seniors Celebrated at 41st Annual Ockerman Award Presentation

September 28, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Niagara Falls Country Club was the beautiful setting for the College of Business Administration’s  41st annual Everett W. Ockerman Lecture and Award Presentation on Saturday, Sept. 24. Business faculty, staff and parents celebrated the success of seniors who have achieved a 3.5 overall GPA and are planning to graduate... Read on →

Dr. Anna McNab is pictured with business students from her class on E-Commerce Essentials.

E-commerce Course Provides Transformative Student Experience

May 13, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

During the spring 2016 semester, students in Dr. Anna McNab’s MGT 308 E-Commerce Essentials class were challenged to start an online business or help an existing business create an online presence. The emphasis of the course is to understand the opportunities, challenges and initial steps required to establish an... Read on →

The IRS presents awards to Al Oddo and Niagara University's VITA program.

IRS Honors Al Oddo and Niagara University’s VITA Program

May 8, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University has been providing free income tax service (both federal and New York state) to low and moderate income individuals under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for 40 years. This service directly supports the mission of Niagara and is an important part of the university’s Learn... Read on →

The Niagara University economics club visited the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C.

Economics Club Connects With Alumni While Exploring Washington D.C.

April 25, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s economics club recently enjoyed a two-day visit to Washington, D.C., as part of its second annual trip. Accompanied by Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, the group of seven students – Tohme Abounader, Adam Barnes, Heather Burley, Bridgette Ehrmann, Christian Lemke, Cory Piper, and Allyssa Wadsworth – made... Read on →


NU Offers Supply Chain Courses for Professionals

April 22, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s Center for Supply Chain Excellence (NCSCE) was established in 2000 and is dedicated to satisfying the educational needs of the regional business community in the professional fields of logistics, transportation, and management.  In recent years, the center has developed a strong reputation for helping managers grow their understanding... Read on →

Dr. Kris Principe

Economics Professor Interviewed by the Wall Street Journal

January 5, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Dr. Kris Principe, assistant professor of economics, was interviewed by Josh Zumbrun of The Wall Street Journal on Dec. 23, 2015, about her article, “Gift-giving and Deadweight Loss,” written with Joseph G. Eisenhauer, dean of the College of Business Administration at University of Detroit Mercy, and originally published in... Read on →

Joe Winter, assistant accounting professor, and Emily Seeley, a sophomore accounting major, recently spoke with students at North Tonawanda High School.

NU Professor, Student Discuss Accounting Careers at Local High School

December 22, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Between 2010 and 2020, the accounting profession is expected to have a growth rate of 15.7 percent, according to the 2015 Salary Guide published by Robert Half, one of the largest international recruiting agencies. With an anticipated 190,000 accounting and auditing jobs to be filled during that time, this... Read on →

Great Turnout for KPMG Presentation

December 10, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Beta Alpha Psi, a very active honor society on campus for accounting, finance and computer science majors, offered its members and interested accounting students an opportunity to attend a presentation on campus by KPMG. KMPG is one of the largest audit, tax and advisory firms in the world. Dr. Ian Burt,... Read on →

NU junior Allyssa Wadsworth presented a research paper at the SEA conference in New Orleans with Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics.

Analytical Course Inspires Student Research and Confidence

December 8, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a paper for a class and, instead, with faculty collaboration, turn an idea for a paper into a conference worthy presentation. Allyssa Wadsworth, a junior working towards a double degree in economics and mathematics, and... Read on →

New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Emeritus Robert M. Bennett and Dr. Debra Colley, Niagara University executive vice president (formerly dean of the College of Education), are joined by Dr. Paul Dworkin, founder and president of Help Me Grow, and Amber Slichta, vice president of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York.

NU Praised for Bringing ‘Help Me Grow’ Child Development Program to WNY

November 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Shortly after Niagara University became the first higher education institution to serve as a Help Me Grow organizing entity, its College of Education was praised by program founder Dr. Paul Dworkin as an “inspiring example of strengthening town-gown ties in support of childhood system building.” Niagara’s incubation of the Help... Read on →

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