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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 →

Joan Mitchell (American, 1925–1992), Begonia, 1982, Oil on canvas, 111 1/2 x 80 inches, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Armand J. Castellani, 1991

Museum-wide Exhibition Highlights Distinguished Castellani Collection, Celebrates First Collection Publication

November 13, 2015  |  by Susan Clements

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host a public reception for “Highlights: The Castellani Collection,” from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22. This museum-wide exhibition, which fills all of its eight galleries, celebrates the release of the first collection publication in the history of the CAM, as well... Read on →

Cadet Pakula with dog tag resized

Long-lost Dog Tag Returned

November 2, 2015  |  by Lisa McMahon

While in Vietnam this summer with his family, ROTC Cadet Jesse Pakula, a sophomore criminal justice major from Upper Saddle, N.J., visited several souvenir shops hoping to find an authentic United States military dog tag. Although the majority of the tags he saw were imitation, he found a genuine... Read on →

Photo of Curassow with Pipe on Canoe, possibly tad ulu¸ the Canoe of Souls, n.d. Photo by Edward Millar.

Castellani Art Museum Teams Up with NU Library to Present Folk Arts Exhibit

August 26, 2015  |  by Susan Clements

The folk arts program of the Castellani Art Museum is partnering with the Niagara University Library to present an exhibition of molagana donated to the library by Frank J. Zampatori Jr., ’63. The exhibition of Molagana is located at the south end of the Niagara University Library, basement level. The... Read on →

Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of Heart, Love and Soul, and NU CEO Club officers Robert Derrett and Jessica Mullane present socks to HLS for their foot care clinic.

CEO Club Continues Fundraising Efforts for Heart, Love and Soul

May 24, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

When CEO Club officers Robert Derrett and Jessica Mullane delivered the proceeds from the 2014 Turkey Trot  to Heart, Love and Soul, a food pantry and dining room in Niagara Falls, N.Y., back in February,  they found out the food pantry was in desperate need of socks for their... Read on →

Students Perform Admirably at Business Research Consortium Conference

May 21, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

The faculty at Niagara University has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a simple research paper to fulfill a course requirement but to look instead to creating research that has value, value to society, value to education and, in this case, value to applied econometrics. Dr. Jay... Read on →

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