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Christine Bacon

NU Grad Receives Award for Study of Jane Porter Relics Found in County Courthouse

May 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Christine Bacon, a recent graduate of Niagara University’s master’s degree program in interdisciplinary studies, received the Best Capstone Award during a brief ceremony on May 11 in the Dining Commons at NU. The Williamsville resident’s capstone examined a facet of the power industry’s history that was, quite literally, hidden away... Read on →

Pictured, from left: Janice Laurie; Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad recipient Kathryn Rose Gould; Dr. Sharon Watkinson, chair of Niagara University’s theatre department; and Donald Laurie.

Kathryn Rose Gould Awarded Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad

May 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Kathryn Rose Gould, a junior theatre major at Niagara University, has been awarded the Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad. Gould, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, was notified of the award today, which will be used toward a study abroad experience this summer at Anglo-American University in London, England. Gould was... Read on →

A research paper co-authored by Niagara University senior Faith Moenich and Dr. Chang Huh, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, was awarded second place during the 2017 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference.

International Tourism Association Awards Paper Co-authored by NU Student, Professor

May 3, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

A research paper co-authored by a Niagara University student and associate professor was awarded second place during the 2017 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference, which was held April 21-22 in Las Vegas. Co-authored by Faith Moenich, an NU senior studying hotel and restaurant management, and Dr. Chang... Read on →

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 →

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