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Andrew Hayes, '18

Andrew Hayes Voted Student Body President

April 14, 2017

Niagara University opened the polls March 22-24 for students to place their vote for their next student body president. By Saturday morning, news was shared that Andrew Hayes, a rising senior theatre design and production major, would be the Niagara University Student Government Association’s president for 2017-2018. Hayes is no... Read on →

Ashley Groll

NU Junior Ashley Groll Receives NYCLSA’s Promising Student Award

April 12, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Ashley Groll, a junior elementary education major at Niagara University, is the 2017 recipient of the New York College Learning Skill Association’s Promising Student Award. The Niagara Falls, N.Y., resident, who maintains a 3.56 grade point average, hopes to teach in an inner-city school after graduation to “help children who... Read on →

Amber Thiel

Niagara University Sophomore Amber Thiel Named Newman Civic Fellow

April 3, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Amber Thiel, a sophomore marketing major at Niagara University, has been named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating outstanding leadership and civic engagement. The Springville native is among 273 students in the country – 23 from New York – to receive the award. Campus Compact is... Read on →

Sabrina Kahwaty, '17

Theatre Major Sabrina Kahwaty Takes a Seat in the Director’s Chair

March 28, 2017

The Niagara University theatre department presented its student-produced show, The Effect of Gamma Rays on The Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds, Feb. 24-26. The Niagara University Players show was also student-directed, a position fulfilled this year by senior Sabrina Kahwaty. “The process was incredible,” Kahwaty explained. “Getting to work with an all-student cast... Read on →

Niagara University senior Rachael Ruszkowski recently published a novel that draws from her experiences coping with the death of a loved one and the bond with her sisters.

Niagara University Senior Authors Novel Based on Personal Experiences

February 27, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Rachael Ruszkowski will graduate from Niagara University in May with degrees in marketing and communication studies – and a published novel. The Grand Island native authored Roses from Angels, a young adult fiction novel that she describes as “a paranormal/supernatural love story.” The novel is about coping with death, both... Read on →

Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and senior economics major Allyssa Wadsworth had their paper published in the Journal of School Choice.

Wadsworth and Walker Paper Published in Peer Reviewed Academic Journal

February 24, 2017  |  by Melissa Heidt

In the fall of 2015, Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and economics student Allyssa Wadsworth presented their paper, “Religiosity and the Impact of Religious Secondary Schooling,” at the Southern Economic Association meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana. The paper has now been published in the Journal of School... Read on →

Qundray Gray

Niagara University Alumnus Earns Award from Institute of Management Accountants

February 7, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Recent Niagara University graduate Qundray Gray is one of eight individuals from all over the world chosen for a prestigious leadership award by the Institute of Management Accountants. IMA is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals in business. It was founded in 1919 in Buffalo, N.Y. Gray, as part... Read on →

Niagara Universisty senior communication studies major Dominic Hannon is pictured in front of a new history wall he helped design at Family & Children’s Service of Niagara. Hannon is accompanied by Jennifer Tresch, the agency's director of development, and Kenneth A. Sass, president and CEO.

Niagara University Senior Completes History Wall Project for Family & Children’s Service

December 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The dedication of a new history wall at Family & Children’s Service of Niagara this past Wednesday, Dec. 7, resulted principally through the tireless work of Niagara University communication studies major Dominic Hannon. Hannon, a senior from Buffalo, was tasked with developing a visual display to showcase the nonprofit’s 121... Read on →

Niagara University student Jennifer Gallo, right, smiles with Dr. Joseph M. Sirianni, associate professor of communication studies, after receiving the May C. Randazzo Memorial Scholarship.

Niagara University Senior Jennifer Gallo Earns PRSA Scholarship

November 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Jennifer Gallo, a senior communication studies major at Niagara University, received the May C. Randazzo Memorial Scholarship from the Buffalo/Niagara chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Gallo was presented with the award during the organization’s annual meeting held Nov. 16 at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Buffalo. “Jennifer has... Read on →

Senior economics and mathematics major Allyssa Wadsworth and Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, attended the New York State Economics Association Conference earlier this month.

Niagara University Professor, Student Present Research at NYSEA Conference

October 18, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and Allyssa Wadsworth, a senior in the College of Business Administration, attended the 69th Annual New York State Economics Association Conference  Oct. 7-8 at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, N.Y. Wadsworth’s presentation was the culmination of research she worked on during the summer for Dr.... Read on →

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