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St. Peter R.C. School and Church nears capital campaign goal, gears up for summer construction
Tue, May 24th 2016 06:00 pm
"The Campaign for St. Peter" aims to raise $2,250,000 to address a number of needed repairs, renovations and improvements to both the school and church.
Canisius College hosts 'Be The Light Youth Theology Institute'
Wed, May 18th 2016 02:05 pm
High school students entering their junior and senior years are invited to take up residence at Canisius College, from July 5-10 for the inaugural "Be the Light Youth Theology Institute."
Forced to miss commencement, NU theater grad receives diploma on Kavinoky stage
Tue, May 17th 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University theater major Kathleen Macari made the decision a few months ago that she would forego walking during her undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday in order to play the lead role in her first professional show.
Niagara County Community College receives $500,000 from The John R. Oishei Foundation
Tue, May 17th 2016 11:40 am
A major grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation will help Niagara County Community College complete improvements to the college's current library facility, transforming it into a vibrant and welcoming learning commons space.
LCTV announces scholarship winners
Tue, May 17th 2016 11:40 am
Lockport Community Television, along with the Lockport Community Cable Commission and Time Warner Cable, announced a total of $10,800 in scholarships was disbursed among nine recipients.
University at Buffalo one of three winners in Cuomo's Energy to Lead competition
Mon, May 16th 2016 09:10 pm
A University at Buffalo-backed plan to create 100 megawatts of new, locally produced solar energy within the next four years is among the winners of a clean energy competition for New York colleges and universities.
Ellen Latham tells NCCC graduates 'Believe in the power of change'
Mon, May 16th 2016 10:05 am
"Relentless focus" and "believing in yourself" were the themes of the message given by Niagara County Community College keynote speaker and alumna Ellen Latham at the 52nd annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday at the Seneca Niagara Events Center.
Grand Island: Brian Graham appointed superintendent of schools
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Board of Education has appointed Dr. Brian Graham as its next superintendent of schools.
Dr. Tim Ireland chosen for UAlbany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award
Wed, May 11th 2016 02:40 pm
Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of Niagara University's College of Arts and Sciences, has been chosen as a recipient of the University at Albany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award.
Lewiston Lions Club offers $500 scholarship
Wed, May 11th 2016 02:30 pm
The Lewiston Community Lion's Club is offering a $500 scholarship for a Native American graduating high school senior who resides on the Tuscarora Nation, and displays a commitment and dedication to his or her education.
Niagara University junior chosen for chemistry research fellowship
Wed, May 11th 2016 01:50 pm
Christopher Fritschi, a junior chemistry major at Niagara University, has been selected to receive a summer undergraduate research fellowship from the organic chemistry division of the American Chemical Society.
ECC baking and pastry arts students host, instruct Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
In yet another one of the college's career-focused collaborations with its surrounding community, SUNY ECC and its baking and pastry arts students welcomed area youth from Buffalo's Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo when they gathered in late April for a day of delicious instruction inside the college's city campus kitchens.
Two NU students triumphant at American Chemical Society Research Symposium
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:00 pm
A pair of Niagara University students took home top prizes from the Western New York American Chemical Society's Undergraduate Research Symposium, which was held April 9 at Canisius College.
Island composer's song reflects love of community
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
A love of music and of Grand Island prompted Carolyn Laskay to write "Our Grand Island" in 1990.
Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida headline Niagara University commencement
Fri, May 6th 2016 11:00 am
Niagara University's 2016 slate of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the executive director of patient care services at a prominent cancer hospital, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The Wall Street Journal, and a celebrated Canadian musician and humanitarian.
ECC breaks ground on new nanotechnology annex at north campus
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:00 pm
Erie Community College officials, local representatives and construction personnel joined for a groundbreaking ceremony for the school's $3.1 million nanotechnology building annex at ECC North Campus on Wednesday.
Ortt's bill to improve school emergency plans signed into law
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:00 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, announced Monday a provision of his legislation to require mandatory lockdown drills in school districts across the state has been signed into law as part of the recently enacted $155.6 billion New York state budget.
$50,000 national grant awarded to Niagara University community service initiative
Mon, May 2nd 2016 09:15 am
Niagara University is one of three postsecondary institutions in the country - and one of seven organizations of any kind - to receive a $50,000 grant through NobleCause, a grant competition mobilizing volunteers to address the greatest challenges facing their communities.
2016 Rain Barrel Painting Contest showcases creativity, conservation
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 10:25 am
The fourth annual contest included entries from 57 schools and organizations throughout Erie and Niagara counties, an increase of five entries from 2015, with each group painting a retrofitted syrup concentrate barrel provided by Coca-Cola.
Niagara University honored by Heart, Love and Soul
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:00 pm
Niagara University was presented with the Frances Ficorilli Volunteer Award by Heart, Love and Soul during the food pantry and dining room's annual recognition dinner on April 21.
NYSERDA recognizes UB among higher ed. leaders in New York
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 03:45 pm
For the second day in a row, the University at Buffalo has been recognized as a sustainability leader in higher education.
'Picture Yourself on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus' attracts hundreds of students, families
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 12:15 pm
Hundreds of middle and high school students and their parents took part in the second annual "Picture Yourself on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Powered by AT&T" event Saturday.
Tire Rack Street Survival class coming
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 07:00 am
Car crashes are the leading killer of American teens from ages 15 to 20, with more than 5,000 teens involved in a fatal crash each year, nearly 2,000 teen drivers killed and an additional 180,000 teens injured.
Niagara University's Clet Dining Hall undergoing multimillion-dollar expansion
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University has recently begun work on an $8 million expansion and renovation of Clet Dining Hall, the main dining hall for students on campus.
Niagara Day Camp welcomes applicants
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 07:00 am
Looking for the best day camp in Western New York? Send your child(ren) to an educational day filled with fun-filled activities courtesy of Niagara Jet Adventures, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Aquarium of Niagara and Hard Rock Cafe.
Niagara University hosts social justice conference, announces new diversity initiatives
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice.
NU grad student earns honorable mention prize from American Alliance of Museums
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 12:35 pm
Christine Bacon, a graduate student at Niagara University, has been awarded an honorable mention designation by the nation's top professional museum association, the American Alliance of Museums.
Niagara County Police Academy holding information session April 28
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 01:10 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will hold an information session for interested individuals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in Dunleavy Hall (Room 127) on the Niagara University campus.
Camp Hope helps heal through fun
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:15 pm
Camp Hope, Niagara Hospice's free bereavement camp, helps children cope with grief.
Entry deadline approaching for 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Competition
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 03:10 pm
The regular deadline to submit entries for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is 2:59 a.m. ET Tuesday, April 19. In November, as many as five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded to emerging screenwriters.
Kindness matters at Lockport CARES homeless shelter
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:55 pm
6-year-old Violet, the granddaughter of one of the Lockport CARES volunteers, wanted to help the children at the shelter.
2016 Scotty Bowman Showcase rosters announced
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the rosters for the 12th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place Sunday, April 10, at First Niagara Center in Buffalo.
'Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!' heads to UB
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. Tickets are $17 to $37 and are on sale now.
Lewiston Lions offers $500 scholarship
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:55 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club is offering a $500 scholarship for a graduating 2016 senior from Lewiston-Porter High School. Interested students are instructed to go to their guidance office for an application.
Collins to host art competition reception, awards ceremony
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:00 am
U.S. Rep. Chris Collins will host the 2016 Congressional Art Competition Reception and Awards Ceremony at Genesee Community College at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9. Collins will meet with all of the participating NY-27 students and their families before selecting this year's winner.
Changes in U.S.-Cuba relations prompt Niagara University students to explore Havana
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:00 am
A new course on Cuban politics and society at Niagara University includes an intensive two-week research program in Havana and its surrounding areas.
Niagara University offering children's summer STEM camps
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Niagara University's College of Education, for several years, has sought to provide access to quality science, technology, engineering and math education for children - especially girls and low-income youths, who studies show enter the STEM fields at the lowest rates.
Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program now accepting applications for semester scholarship awards
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:10 pm
The Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from students interested in applying for fall 2016/spring 2017 scholarships.
Applications available for Ruth and William O. Sass nursing scholarship
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 04:10 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
ESL camp coming to Niagara University this summer
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 12:05 pm
Niagara University's College of Education is offering a summer camp designed to teach non-English-speaking children in grades K-5 the fundamentals of writing and speaking the language.
 

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