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Ceretto announces scholarship opportunities for Italian-American students
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 02:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto is again accepting applications in his district office for New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators scholarships. The group will award four $1,500 scholarships - two academic and two athletic - to student applicants from around New York state.
NU students shaving heads to raise money for cancer patients
Tue, Apr 23rd 2013 07:00 am
Eight Niagara University students - three women and five men - will be shaving their heads this Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the student union to raise awareness and financial support for young adults with cancer.
11 Niagara University students inducted into communication honor society
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 04:35 pm
Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held Saturday, April 20, in St. Vincent's Hall.
German NU student earns best paper award at KAHTEA Conference
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 09:25 am
Isa Witte, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from Niagara University and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, received the Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award at the 2013 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association (KAHTEA) Conference.
ECC, Poloncarz honor community leaders at Advisory Council Partner and Community Appreciation Breakfast
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 09:25 am
On Friday, Erie Community College and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz joined educators and local officials to honor community leaders as part of the college's annual Advisory Council Partner and Community Appreciation Breakfast event inside its North Campus Spring Center Café.
Tech Night in Wheatfield
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 07:00 am
On Tuesday, April 30, the Niagara-Wheatfield Honor Society will run its third annual Technology Night from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Niagara-Wheatfield High School Room E101. Students will provide free computer instruction and assistance to senior citizens or other community members who would like to update their technology skills.
Lew-Port reveals budget figures
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
More than 100 concerned Lewiston-Porter School District residents showed up at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night to show their support for the various programs and positions that are facing the chopping block in the 2013-14 budget.
What's all the buzz about? Spelling bee Saturday
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 06:50 pm
The Niagara Region PTA is sponsoring the annual fourth- and fifth-grade spelling bee on Saturday, April 20, at the Lockport High School Auditorium, 250 Lincoln Ave.
Dr. Doug Tewksbury awarded Fulbright Scholar grant to study in Canada
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 08:30 am
Dr. Doug Tewksbury, an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research at the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) in the fall of 2013.
N-W students and staff go Bald for Bucks
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 07:00 am
Fourteen students and several teachers from Niagara Wheatfield's Edward Town Middle School recently decided to shed their locks for Roswell Park's Bald for Bucks fundraiser.
Ireland appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at NU
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 04:15 pm
Dr. Timothy Ireland has been appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Niagara University, effective June 1.
Culinary students help out at convention
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 03:10 pm
Culinary arts students from the BOCES Niagara Career and Technical Education Center lent a hand and learned a thing or two at the US Foods Show at the Niagara Falls Convention Center recently.
Recognizing National Infant Immunization Week
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 03:05 pm
National Infant Immunization Week is being held April 20 through 27. This is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.
Petitions due Monday for school board elections
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 03:00 pm
Petitions for candidates interested in running for the two open seats on the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education are due by 5 p.m. Monday, April 22, in the school district's Business Office.
NU challenging students, alumni, public to B.A.S.I.C. competition
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 12:15 pm
It may not yet be a "Tough Mudder" or even a "Spartan Race," but an upcoming physical challenge at Niagara University is anything but basic.

Well, come to think of it, it is.

Buggs takes over at Niagara Catholic
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 05:10 pm
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School board of trustees announced Tuesday Ronald K. Buggs has officially taken on the role of president/principal of the school. He replaces Robert DiFrancesco, who retired in March.
Niagara University College of Business Administration presents awards banquet, health care symposium
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 04:55 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration will be taking care of a lot of important business at the Buffalo Marriott on April 25.
Applications available for Sass nursing scholarship
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 09:05 am
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
Student project benefits Alzheimer's Association
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Haley Maier, a 10-year-old Barker student, put her creative talents to good use recently by crocheting necklaces out of brightly colored ribbon yarn, which she then sold to her classmates, teachers and faculty at Barker Central School.
Stella eighth-graders awarded Sacred Heart scholarships
Fri, Apr 12th 2013 11:15 pm
Camille Bennett and Angelica Priest, eighth-grade students at Stella Niagara Education Park, were honored at the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart annual Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, March 23.
'Great Guatemalan Challenge' information session set for April 17
Fri, Apr 12th 2013 10:15 pm
Ordinarily, it wouldn't raise eyebrows for a Niagara University program description to state that "everything you bring must fit into a backpack." When the program takes place in Central America, it presents a different challenge.
Cosmetology students show off creative hairstyles
Fri, Apr 12th 2013 07:00 am
The cosmetology students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently held a hair show at the center in Sanborn.
Dr. Abdiweli Ali to reflect on time as Somali prime minister at April 22 event
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 12:35 pm
Dr. Abdiweli Ali, the Niagara University economics professor turned Somali prime minster, will reflect on his time as the leader of the impoverished, war-torn East African nation during a special event on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum.
Illusions cheer at nationals
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 12:15 pm
The 2013 Town of Niagara Illusions Cheerleaders went to national competition in Erie, Pa., and took first place in their team category and the national championship award for the recreation division.
NCCC horticulture program wins three awards at Plantasia
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 12:10 pm
The Niagara County Community College horticulture program received three awards at the Western New York State Nursery & Landscape Association annual garden and landscape show, Plantasia.
Niagara University flash mob surprises, entertains Walden Galleria patrons
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 11:55 am
Moments before halftime of a Jan. 31 home basketball game versus Iona, a small group of Niagara University students broke out into an unexpected dance routine, or what's become commonly known as a flash mob.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy holding info session April 10
Wed, Apr 10th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy is holding an information session at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10. The event will take place in Dunleavy Hall, Room 127, on the campus of Niagara University.
CoBank's Robert Engel named to Niagara University board of trustees
Tue, Apr 9th 2013 06:45 pm
Robert B. Engel, president and chief executive officer of CoBank, has been named to the board of trustees of Niagara University. His election was announced by the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of the university.
New Directions Youth & Family Services to host Wyndham Lawn Home for Children job fair at Henrietta G. Lewis Campus School
Mon, Apr 8th 2013 09:05 am
New Directions Youth and Family Services, a Western New York leader in providing services for at-risk children and families, will host a Wyndham Lawn Home for Children job fair on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m.until 2 p.m. at Henrietta G. Lewis Campus School, 6395 Old Niagara Road, Lockport.
NU plans graduate school open house
Fri, Apr 5th 2013 10:45 am
Niagara University will host its annual Graduate School Open House on Saturday, April 13, in the Castellani Art Museum on campus.
NU College of Business Administration presents awards banquet, health care symposium
Tue, Apr 2nd 2013 03:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration will be taking care of a lot of important business at the Buffalo Marriott on April 25.
NCCC to host annual spring job fair
Mon, Apr 1st 2013 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will host a spring 2013 job fair on Tuesday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Main Cafeteria, G-Building, on the campus at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. The job fair is free and open to the public.
BOCES students place at regional SkillsUSA competition
Fri, Mar 29th 2013 04:25 pm
Forty-four students from Orleans/Niagara BOCES' career and technical education centers had a successful showing at the SkillsUSA Region 1 Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics held this month at SUNY Alfred.
Grisanti delivers increased school aid for districts
Thu, Mar 28th 2013 10:05 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti was successful in fighting for increased school aid for school districts located in the 60th Senate District. The New York State Legislature passed its third consecutive on-time budget, which included an increase for every school district located in Grisanti's district.
First Niagara provides land for new UB medical school project
Thu, Mar 28th 2013 10:10 am
The University at Buffalo announces First Niagara has given to UB a parcel of land to be used in the construction of the university's new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Castellani Art Museum closed for Niagara University Easter recess
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 12:35 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will be closed to the public during Niagara University's holiday recess, Thursday, March 28 through Monday, April 1. The museum reopens with regular hours on Tuesday, April 2.
Tuition waiver offered at Niagara Catholic
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School faculty and staff have donated a $1,000 tuition waiver, which will benefit an incoming seventh grade student for the 2013-14 school year.
NU's Gary Praetzel named to Darwin Martin House board of directors
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 05:25 pm
Dr. Gary Praetzel, dean of Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, has been elected to the board of directors of the Darwin Martin House.
Sabres launch anti-bullying campaign
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 09:10 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced a new campaign aimed at preventing bullying by educating and spreading awareness of its harmful effects to children and young adults in Western New York. The campaign, which is a partnership between the Sabres and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children/New York Regional Office, is comprised of a series of anti-bullying videos featuring Sabres players, and two educational events in April and May that will further spread the anti-bullying message of the campaign.
Higgins invites students to submit artwork
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 08:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting students to participate in the annual congressional art competition, "An Artistic Discovery."
 


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