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Dr. Paul Vermette, professor of education, is presented with Leadership Niagara’s Lifetime Achievement Award by Liz Zulawski, president and CEO of Leadership Niagara.

Dr. Paul Vermette Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Leadership Niagara

April 19, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Paul Vermette, a professor of education at Niagara University, received Leadership Niagara’s Lifetime Achievement Award during the organization’s annual awards luncheon, held today at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Dr. Vermette was presented with the award by Liz Zulawski, president and CEO of Leadership Niagara. A professional educator since 1971,... 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. 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. Joseph Little Holding Book Launch Event March 20

March 3, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Joseph Little, associate professor of English at Niagara University, is hosting an event March 20 to unveil his new book, Letters from the Other Side of Silence. The event, which is open to the public, will take place 5-6 p.m. in Dunleavy Hall, Room 127, on NU’s campus. All author... Read on →

Niagara University criminal justice professors Timothy Lauger, Ph.D., and Craig Rivera, Ph.D., are pictured in front of a shooting network map they created as part of a study funded through the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

Niagara University Professors Researching Gun-Related Crime Trends

February 9, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Having conducted several interviews with both victims and perpetrators of gun-involved violence in Niagara Falls, Drs. Timothy Lauger and Craig Rivera say that they are startled by how casually these individuals recount their experiences. “There are a few individuals in Niagara Falls who have been involved in 10-11 shootings. Sometimes... Read on →

Freshman Kayla Reumann tries on a musician's jacket over a waistcoat she made as part of a Costume Construction course at Niagara University. Old Fort Niagara Music Director Suzannah Emerson is holding up pants that complement the 1770s British 8th Regiment uniforms.

Old Fort Niagara and Niagara University Partner to Make Historic Clothing

December 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Old Fort Niagara Association and Niagara University have partnered on a creative project to produce 18th century men’s waistcoats, which theatre department students are sewing and donating to the fort’s fife and drum corps. Five university students in associate professor Marilyn Deighton’s Costume Construction class have spent 20-25 hours... Read on →

Drs. Vince Rinaldo, Thomas Sheeran and Maritza Branker authored academic papers that will be presented during the American Educational Research Association's annual meeting.

Niagara University Professors to Present Three Papers at International Conference

November 29, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Entering its second century in existence, the American Educational Research Association is one of the world’s foremost academic research societies. Its annual meeting draws more than 15,000 international scholars to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. Having one paper accepted for presentation at... Read on →

NU Accounting Students Attend Erie County Budget Commission Meeting

November 7, 2016

Niagara University accounting students helped the Erie County Citizens’ Budget Review Commission have one of its largest audiences in recent memory on Thursday, Oct. 27. The commission was established by local law and has been a formal body since 2012. Its purpose is to advise the Erie County Legislature in the... Read on →

Discussion, Photo Exhibit Highlight Celebration of Cuba at Niagara University

November 4, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Last spring, 22 Niagara University students and three faculty members engaged in an intensive field-based research course in Havana, Cuba. On Nov. 3, several of the participants shared stories, reflections, photographs and research from their experience. The event, which was hosted by NU’s Office of International Relations and department of political... Read on →

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