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Niagara University’s Food Marketing Center of Excellence Hosting Innovation Summit

April 18, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will host “Innovation Summit: Innovations and Strategies for Food and Consumer Packaged Goods” on Thursday, April 20, at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. The summit, which is being presented by NU’s Food Marketing Center of Excellence, will feature presentations from industry leaders in food marketing and consumer packaged... Read on →

Niagara University theatre students were treated to a workshop with famed puppeteer Mike Peterson.

Acclaimed Puppeteer Presents Workshop for NU Theatre Students

April 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University theatre students were treated to a puppetry workshop April 8 featuring special guest artist Mike Peterson. Peterson regaled NU students with stories derived from a lifetime’s worth of prominent puppetry experience, including work on Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock and Labyrinth with David Bowie and George Lucas. Other credits include Audrey... Read on →

Amber Galloway

YouTube Sensation Bringing Music Sign Language Interpretation Workshop to NU

April 10, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Amber Galloway Gallego, the pink-haired YouTube sensation who brought American Sign Language music interpretation into the mainstream, will present a free workshop at 6 p.m. April 19 at Niagara University. Sponsored by the university’s ASL and Deaf studies program and ASL club, the event, which will be held in the... Read on →

NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent spoke about leadership and responsibility April 4 at Niagara University.

NFL’s Troy Vincent Brings Message of Leadership, Accountability to Niagara University

April 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Early on in his presentation Tuesday night at Niagara University, NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent asked attendees to put their phones away. His intention was to create a safe space for dialogue to take place on a topic that he’s dedicated much of his adult... Read on →

Panelists at the Diversity in Action event at NU

Niagara University Holds Panel Discussion on ‘Diversity in Action’

February 21, 2017

On Feb. 16, students, faculty and alumni gathered to discuss the relationship between diversity and campus relations in “Diversity in Action: A Discussion of Student Activism at Niagara University.” “When I arrived here (Niagara) in 1969, I saw that there was work that needed to be done,” said Bill Bradberry,... Read on →

Gina Lehe, senior director of communications and brand management for the College Football Playoff, Allen Greene, director of athletics at the University at Buffalo, and Jeremy Darlow, director of brand marketing for football and baseball at Adidas, will present keynote addresses during Niagara University’s Sport, Recreation & Tourism Summit on Feb. 25.

Adidas, College Football Playoff Execs Headline Niagara University Summit

February 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

When Jeremy Darlow was in college, he set a goal to be the head of brand marketing for football at Adidas or Nike. It was a lofty ambition, for sure, but one that he has since realized, as he’s now the director of brand marketing for Adidas. Less than a... Read on →

Moderator Michael Gentile, J.D., is pictured with Athletic Director Roundtable participants, from left, Allen Greene (University at Buffalo), Simon Gray (Niagara University), Peter Bothner (Nazareth College), Bridget Niland (Daemen College), and Robert McKeown (Niagara County Community College).

Area Athletic Directors Participate in Roundtable Discussion at Niagara University

November 16, 2016

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, in conjunction with its Sport Management Association, hosted an Athletic Director Roundtable Nov. 10. The special event allowed students of all majors to listen in on some of the area’s highest-profile leaders in collegiate athletics as they discussed their duties and... Read on →

Dr. David Holmes, clinical associate professor of family medicine and director of global health education at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, was the first speaker in a new healthcare series at NU that's sponsored by the Dr. John J. Hughes, ’67 Endowment.

Physician’s Lecture at Niagara University Addresses ‘Underserved Medicine’

November 15, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The first lecture in a new Niagara University series on healthcare took place Nov. 3 in the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences. The presentation by well-known physician Dr. David Holmes, titled “Underserved Medicine: Globally and Locally,” kicked off a series that’s sponsored by the Dr. John J.... Read on →

‘Vaticanologist’ John Allen Addresses Popularity and Philosophy of Pope Francis During NU Talk

November 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

One of the world’s foremost scholars on the Vatican and Catholic Church delivered an address at Niagara University Nov. 9 focused on Pope Francis’ fundamental inclination to mercy and servant-leadership. Nearly 300 students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members assembled in the Castellani Art Museum’s main gallery to listen to... Read on →

Jeff Streb, senior director of human resources for Ingram Micro, explained the company's business strategy to attendees of the Oct. 20 presentation.

Ingram Micro Holds Informative Panel Session at Niagara University

November 3, 2016

Niagara University’s Office of Career Services, supported by the College of Business Administration, hosted an Oct. 20 campus visit by Ingram Micro, No. 64 on the Fortune 500 list of largest U.S. companies. Ingram Micro was represented by several executives, recruiters and Niagara University alumni. Forty-seven students attended the session... Read on →

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