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Vople named to post at Niagara Catholic
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic has named a new director of advancement/alumni relations.
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2015 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 05:10 pm
Niagara University's College of Education recognized the contributions of educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday.
St. Stephen's hosts Christian Laettner
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:20 pm
Christian Laettner's three-day weekend on the Island brought the former Duke University All-America basketball player and National Basketball Association All-Star back to his roots.
Senior leadership and dedication willing Niagara Falls football in a winning direction
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 11:25 am
With five games complete and two remaining, the Niagara Falls High School football team is looking to finish strong and start a run into the sectional playoffs. With a record of 3-2, the Wolverines have put together a surprising season after being predicted to finish near the bottom of the AA North Division.
Lt. Gov. Hochul visits NU to address 'Enough is Enough' sexual assault legislation
Tue, Oct 6th 2015 05:15 pm
Nineteen percent of women and 6 percent of men in college will be victims of attempted or completed sexual assault in the course of their undergraduate careers, according to a study funded by the National Institute of Justice.
Niagara Catholic awards Teresa Marie Coppola Memorial Scholarship Fund
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:40 am
On Friday, Sept. 25, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School and Howard Pirong awarded the Teresa Marie Coppola Memorial Scholarship Fund to students Venasija Lewis and Maya Gandy.
Canisius to host Syracuse University professor as part of Archives Speakers Series
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:35 am
Gladys I. McCormick, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Maxwell School of Public Affairs, Syracuse University, will speak at Canisius College as part of the fall 2015 Archives Speaker Series at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library, first floor.
Niagara University to recognize eight educational leaders during awards dinner
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:30 am
Niagara University's College of Education will recognize the contributions of eight educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 8.
Higgins, Villa Maria College announce $1.98 million U.S. Department of Education grant
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Villa Maria College have announced a federal grant totaling more than $1.984 million for the college, provided through the U.S. Department of Education.
NU president reflects on papal visit following role as national media correspondent
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 09:05 am
With the papal visit to the U.S. now part of history, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, who served as an expert correspondent for several national media outlets during the visit, offered reflections on the messages Pope Francis delivered during his time in the U.S.
HARBORCENTER announces learn to skate program
Mon, Sep 28th 2015 10:55 am
HARBORCENTER Vice President and Director of Hockey Nik Fattey recently announced plans for HARBORCENTER's Youth Development Partnership learn to skate program, presented by BlueCross BlueShield.
L-P Builders Club at rainy (but still fun) Peach Festival
Sat, Sep 26th 2015 07:00 am
At the recent Peach Festival, it was pouring, but nobody let the rain ruin their fun. There was plenty to do. Things like trying to win fish at the Lewiston Service Guild fishpond booth and getting food at the Kiwanis Peach Festival food tent.
Six honored during Niagara University Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 09:50 pm
Six individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Thursday.
Fricano Primary School cited for 'exemplary reading program'
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
The staff and students of the Fricano Primary School in the Starpoint Central School District have received the International Literacy Association's Exemplary Reading Program Award.
Celebrate Catholic education in Niagara
Wed, Sep 23rd 2015 11:55 am
On Monday, Oct. 26, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host the second annual "Celebrating Catholic Education in Niagara" dinner at Antonio's Banquet Center, 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls. Doors will open at 5:30 pm. Dinner and the awards presentation will begin at 6:30 pm.
KeyBank donates books to Buffalo nonprofit The Teacher's Desk
Mon, Sep 21st 2015 03:45 pm
The KeyBank Foundation announced it has donated 180 copies of the anti-bullying-themed children's book "Thank You Mr. Falker" to the nonprofit organization The Teacher's Desk in Buffalo. A copy of the book will be given to every WNY school served by The Teacher's Desk.
College fair set at NCCC
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 03:00 pm
Niagara County Community College and the Niagara Orleans Counselors Association will host the 21st annual college fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at NCCC's Building G, second floor cafeteria. There will be more than 75 two- and four-year colleges and universities in attendance.
GIHS to hold open house Sept. 24
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 10:50 am
Grand Island High School will hold its annual open house from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.
M&T Bank to accept school taxes
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 10:05 am
Taxpayers in the Starpoint Central School District may find it more convenient to pay their school taxes again this year as a result of an agreement between the district and M&T Bank.
Buffalo State receives Insight into Diversity Award
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 09:20 pm
For the third straight year, Buffalo State College has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
Wesleyan professor to speak about religious intolerance during Sept. 30 address at NU
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 09:05 pm
Dr. Peter Gottschalk, a professor of religion at Wesleyan University, will deliver an address Sept. 30 at Niagara University as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World.
Jacobs family makes historic $30 million gift to University at Buffalo medical school
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 04:55 pm
Jeremy M. Jacobs, his wife, Margaret, and their family have given $30 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, a historic gift as the school undergoes an ambitious period of expansion that will enable it to pursue innovative medical education, research and patient care.
Niagara University set to celebrate Vincentian Heritage Week
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 12:05 pm
Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University's rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 21-27. Its theme this year is "Living Vincentian Locally & Globally."
Auer: Lew-Port will be ready
Sat, Sep 5th 2015 09:05 am
Lewiston-Porter High School is in the midst of a nearly $26 million district capital improvement project and, with school ready to begin on Sept. 9, rumors have been floating throughout the district that Lewiston-Porter would not be ready to handle the masses come Wednesday.
The more the merrier for animals that synchronize their behavior
Thu, Sep 3rd 2015 04:10 pm
Social interaction could be the mechanism that allows animals living in groups to synchronize their activities, whether it's huddling for warmth or offering protection from predators.
Niagara University junior crowned National American Miss New York
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:10 pm
Niagara University Sarah Volmy was crowned 2015 National American Miss New York at the state pageant held last month in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
College is in session: National Grid offers lessons in saving energy and money as classes resume
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:20 pm
The scent of fresh notebook paper and dry-erase markers in the air signals it's time for "Back to School."
'Teachers' Night Out' at Buffalo History Museum
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:15 pm
On Tuesday, Oct. 6, The Buffalo History Museum will host an open house to introduce new resources and teaching tools for Western New York teachers to explore.
Back to school: Skin Cancer Foundation offers sun-safety tips
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:15 pm
While sun protection is often associated with hot summer days, harmful ultraviolet rays are present year-round and can be just as dangerous on the schoolyard as they are at the beach.
Kaegebein Playground groundbreaking eyed for September
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 01:30 pm
The Kaegebein Playground Committee has reached its funding goal to build a new playground at the elementary school.
Ballet company hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 07:00 am
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's annual family-friendly holiday show, returns Nov. 20-21 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
A partnership for the future: Nitro Martial Arts opens adjacent to Project Future WNY
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:20 pm
For David Prenatt, martial arts gave him everything.
UB Alumni Association elects new president
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:25 pm
Mary Garlick Roll of Williamsville was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association, a group that represents the interests of nearly 240,000 graduates around the world.
Buffalo State named 'Best Bang for the Buck College' by Washington Monthly
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 04:25 pm
Washington Monthly magazine ranked Buffalo State 28th in the "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Northeast" category (out of 402 institutions) in the magazine's 2015 ratings released Monday.
Niagara University accepting registrations for fall continuing education courses
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 03:50 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its fall 2015 schedule of courses. Professional development, certificates and credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Two Daemen programs rank in top 50 for 'Best Value' in nation
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 12:50 pm
Daemen College is the only institution in New York to be selected as one of the top "50 Best Value Small Colleges" in the U.S. for both business administration and biology degrees by Best Value Schools, an online guide to the best values in college education across the country.
Ad Club's 'Big Tip-Off' raises a record $6,000-plus
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 02:15 pm
The Advertising Club of Buffalo is proud to announce more than $6,000 was raised for student scholarships at yesterday's fifth annual "Big Tip-Off" event.
Moving in to a dorm or apartment this month? BBB has tips for a seamless move
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 07:00 am
It's getting to be that time of summer where college students across the country prepare to head back for another school year and move into their new apartments for fall semester.
Niagara County Peach Festival to hold cheerleading competition
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:45 pm
Niagara County Peach Festival Chairman Gerry Gismondi has announced there will be a cheerleading competition Friday, Sept. 11, at Academy Park on Center Street in Lewiston. Competition will be held for high school varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads or youth football and all-star squads.
NU summer camp acclimates international students to English language, WNY, American culture
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:40 pm
Nguyen Hai Anh made her first-ever visit to the U.S. from Vietnam this summer intent on gaining English language proficiency. Le Xuan Son, also from Vietnam, was interested in understanding American culture and ideologies. Meanwhile, Shanghai native Tu Peng Wei simply wanted to see for himself what an American university looked like.