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Ceretto announces Italian-American scholarships for students
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators will be awarding academic and athletic scholarships to current or future college students.
Higgins announces deadline extension for congressional art competition
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins HAS announced an extension of the deadline for submissions to the congressional art competition. All artwork submitted from students in Higgins' district will be featured in a public gallery and available for viewing online. The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol.
Brother Emmanuel of Taizé visiting Niagara University April 9
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
Brother Emmanuel, a member of the ecumenical monastic community in Taizé, France, will visit classes, offer lectures during lunch and dinner, and present a three-hour retreat April 9 at Niagara University.
UB basketball sends out 'Thank you' video to fans
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
With March Madness in the rear-view mirror for the University at Buffalo men's and women's basketball teams, both squads took some time to thank a key contributor to their success this season: The fans.
The Community Kitchen wins NU's $10,000 entrepreneurship competition
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 03:55 pm
The winner of Niagara University's first-ever poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition is The Community Kitchen.
Canisius announces agreement with ESPN
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 11:30 am
Canisius College has entered into a new agreement with ESPN under which its students will produce live Canisius athletic events for ESPN3. As a result, the college will offer a new program in sports broadcast journalism beginning in the fall semester. Enrolled students will staff the Golden Griffin Sports Broadcast Center.
NU student overcomes adversity to win national fellowship award in gerontology
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 11:25 am
"Nontraditional" doesn't even begin to describe Niagara University student Kimberly Kennedy. The 32-year-old senior has already withstood more trials than many people endure in a lifetime.
N-W student advocates against Common Core
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 07:00 am
Amidst tense budget discussions, a Niagara-Wheatfield student approached the district's Board of Education to discuss another controversial topic: the Common Core.
St. Joe's principal to return to Niagara-Wheatfield
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 06:00 pm
St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute principal Jeffery Hazel has been named director of instructional technology and learning for the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District. The district's Board of Education approved his hiring at its regular meeting March 16.
Niagara-Wheatfield principal named Elementary Principal of the Year
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 06:00 pm
Charles Smilinich, principal at Colonial Village Elementary School in the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District, was selected as the 2015 New York State Elementary Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State and the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Higgins announces application period for five Department of Agriculture grants
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the opening of the application period for five U.S. Department of Agriculture grants on Tuesday, National Agriculture Day.
Niagara University seeking youth camp counselors
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 02:40 pm
Niagara University is looking for motivated, dynamic individuals to help with its summer youth camps, held June 29-Aug. 14.
Wendt Foundation awards $150,000 to NU nursing simulation center
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 02:40 pm
Niagara University has received a $150,000 grant from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation to assist in funding construction of a nursing simulation center on its campus.
Niagara University students win marketing association competition
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:20 am
A team of Niagara University students won the top prize in a case study competition held by the Rochester chapter of the American Marketing Association.
Starpoint transportation requests due
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:00 am
April 1 is the deadline for transportation requests to non-public schools for the 2015-16 school year. If you are contemplating sending your child/children to a non-public school this fall, submit your request before April 1.
Vincentian seminarian spends month at NU, serves local community
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:30 pm
If you blinked, you probably missed David Serrano. The quiet-but-affable Vincentian seminarian wrapped up a 33-day stay at Niagara University March 2.
Grant funding available to state businesses that utilize the services of UB engineering students
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
Ttarp Co.'s two-year development of a cutting press hit a snag a few months ago.
Keeping doctors in Western New York: New scholarship fund pays tuition for local medical students
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:00 pm
Alarmed by the steady decline in the number of physicians practicing in Western New York, local physicians and community leaders have created a new organization designed to train and keep more doctors in the area.
Adell's School of Dance hosts basket auction
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 07:00 am
Adell's School of Dance will host a basket auction from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the studio, 2420 Military Road, Niagara Falls. All proceeds will benefit the ASD performance competition team.
Buffalo Bills, M&T Bank to honor outstanding educators with seventh annual 'Touchdown for Teachers' contest
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank recently announced their seventh annual "Touchdown for Teachers" program, which honors local teachers for their outstanding service to their schools and communities.
Torn ACL doesn't tear NU junior from biking cross-country for cancer
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:20 am
Jake Pandolfi is rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament by riding a bicycle 4,000 miles across the U.S.
Lew-Port names three candidates in superintendent search
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 11:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Central School District Board of Education announced its selection of three candidates for Lew-Port superintendent of schools this week.
Parents, teachers, students rally against Cuomo's education budget
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 05:35 pm
Much has been said of Gov. Andrew Cuomo holding the state education budget "hostage" in an attempt to enact his education reform. Now, Niagara and Erie counties have responded.
Canisius, HARBORCENTER announce playoff plans
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 05:15 pm
Canisius College director of athletics Bill Maher and HARBORCENTER president John Koelmel have announced plans for the Golden Griffins' Atlantic Hockey quarterfinal series at HARBORCENTER.
New York State Youth Hockey Championships come to Northtown Center in Amherst
Wed, Mar 4th 2015 07:00 am
Hundreds of budding hockey stars will converge on the Northtown Center in Amherst for the New York State Youth Hockey Championships March 6-8. A total of 43 teams from across New York will compete in the tournament, including the boys' 16U and 18U tiers I and II and the girls' 16U tiers I and II.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' announces its sixth annual 'Top Teacher Week'
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 07:25 pm
This morning, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced "LIVE's" sixth annual "Top Teacher Week," which recognizes standout educators from across the nation. From May 4-8, "LIVE" will honor teachers who go above and beyond for their schools, communities and students.
Oscar winner, UB grad Curley thanks media study professors for important career lessons
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:30 pm
Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA Class of 2001, knew coming to the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly after transferring from a community college in upstate New York. Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet rewarding program he was looking for at UB.
Paid summer internships offered by NYPA foundation
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 07:00 am
The New York Press Association Foundation reminds students that the application deadline is fast approaching for its paid summer internship program. The program gives qualified college students the opportunity to hone their skill sets in preparation for a career in community journalism.
Four area Scouts achieve rank of Eagle Scout
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:05 am
Boy Scout Troop 824 announced that four members of their Troop recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.
Niagara-Wheatfield searches for new superintendent
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:05 am
The staff of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District met in the Adult Learning Center at Niagara-Wheatfield High School Wednesday, Feb. 12, to discuss the search for the new superintendent.
Niagara-Wheatfield discusses music program
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:00 am
Teachers, students and members of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District gathered in the Adult Learning Center at Niagara-Wheatfield High School Feb. 11 for a Board of Education meeting.
Collins announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:40 am
Congressman Chris Collins released the following statement encouraging local high school students in New York's 27th district to participate in this year's Congressional Art Competition.
Buffalo State named twice to 5+ Club for physics teacher prep
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:40 am
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition gave Buffalo State the 5+ Club Award for the number of highly qualified physics teachers who graduated from the college.
Niagara University vice president named to 'Irish Education 100'
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., Niagara University's vice president for university mission and ministry, has been named to the "Irish Education 100" by the Irish Voice newspaper.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park.
Niagara County Police Academy holding information session April 14
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will hold an information session for interested individuals at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in Dunleavy Hall (Room 127) on the Niagara University campus.
BOCES cosmetology students give lifeskill students a day of pampering
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Nothing quite shakes off the winter doldrums than getting a makeover. So Kristina Miles, an Orleans/Niagara BOCES lifeskills teacher at North Tonawanda High School, asked Pauline Carney if her cosmetology class at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center would be willing to help her students out with some new looks.
New York launches new social media campaign to raise awareness of teen dating violence
Thu, Feb 12th 2015 03:45 pm
New York has announced a new social media campaign designed to educate teens, young adults and others about teen dating violence, which national research has shown affects one in four teens, regardless of their gender.
$20,000 in scholarships available from Erie County Fairgrounds
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
As part of the Erie County Fairgrounds' effort to foster education and success in students, the Erie County Agricultural Society and the Erie County Fair will award $20,000 in scholarships to high school seniors and college students.
Hewitt Award celebrates 50th year of service and recognition of scholar-athletes
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
The Hewitt Award Scholarship Program is celebrating its 50th year of providing scholarships in recognition of excellence of high school student-athletes.