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St. Peter hosts 'An Angelic Evening'
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
St. Peter R.C. School hosts its annual grand gala auction and dinner Saturday, March 22. "An Angelic Evening" will be had by all in attendance at 5 p.m. inside the Four Points By Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. The evening includes a basket raffle, silent and live auctions.
Host families needed at Niagara Catholic
Tue, Mar 4th 2014 01:45 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is seeking host families for foreign exchange students from Vietnam through a program with Niagara University.
Niagara University to host 270 high school students for day of workshops, 'Stock Market Challenge'
Mon, Mar 3rd 2014 10:55 am
More than 270 local high school students will convene at Niagara University on March 4 to take part in workshops on business leadership and etiquette, and compete in a new stock market challenge that's based on real-world results.
Lew-Port kindergarten registration approaching
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District announces the kindergarten registration process for students entering school this fall will be getting underway in coming weeks.
Lew-Port: Roser announces retirement
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Superintendent of Schools Christopher R. Roser will retire at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.
$3,000 'Super Bingo' at Niagara Catholic
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 06:55 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host "Super Bingo" Saturday, March 15, at the school, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls. Admission is $3. Doors will open at noon, and the cash prize games will begin at 2 p.m.
Castellani Art Museum spring art history series debuts with sculptor Susan Geissler
Fri, Feb 28th 2014 05:50 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's popular "Meet Me at the CAM" programs are back this spring with a diverse lineup of presentations. Sculptor Susan Geissler will open the season Wednesday, March 26.
'Sensational Saturday' March 8 at Niagara Power Vista
Fri, Feb 28th 2014 07:00 am
It's fun for kids of all ages Saturday, March 8, at the Power Vista, the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority's Niagara Power Plant in Lewiston.
Grand Island High School students looking to hear 'You're hired!'
Thu, Feb 27th 2014 05:15 pm
Students from Grand Island High School came out to Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa with resumes in hand waiting to hear those very words: "You're hired!"
Niagara University ROTC named top program with MacArthur Award selection
Thu, Feb 27th 2014 04:10 pm
Niagara University's ROTC program will be presented with the prestigious MacArthur Award at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 10, in recognition of its cadets' performance during the 2012-13 school year. The presentation will take place in St. Vincent's Hall (Room 407) on the university's campus.

Only eight schools are chosen from among the 273 senior ROTC units nationwide for the MacArthur Award, which is based on a combination of the achievement of the school's commissioning mission and its cadets' performance and standing on the Cadet Command's National Order of Merit List, and its cadet retention rate.

Register for 'Girls on the Run of Buffalo' spring season
Thu, Feb 27th 2014 02:55 pm
"Girls on the Run of Buffalo," a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum, which creatively integrates running, is now accepting registrations for its spring season.
'Kohl's Cares' scholarship program nomination period ends March 14
Wed, Feb 26th 2014 09:50 am
Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the "Kohl's Cares" scholarship program. Kids ages 6 to 18 who have made a positive impact on their communities can be awarded scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl's gift cards to $10,000 scholarships.
Canisius College endowment exceeds $100 million
Wed, Feb 26th 2014 09:50 am
Canisius College's endowment has exceeded $100 million for the first time in the college's history, President John J. Hurley announced Wednesday. The endowment stands at $103,104,691, more than double its amount before the beginning of the college's last fundraising campaign, "A Legacy of Leadership," which concluded in 2012.

"This is a milestone for us, as we continue our ascent among regional comprehensive universities in the country," Hurley said. "But continued growth of the endowment remains a key priority."

Contemporary Catholicism expert speaking at Niagara University March 12
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 12:30 pm
The Rev. James L. Heft, S.M., founder of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California, will deliver an address at Niagara University March 12 as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World.
'BAND Against Bullying' competition returns to UB, sending abuse-prevention and 'dignity for all' messages
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 12:20 pm
Students from seven area high schools will use their musical and artistic skills to send an anti-bullying message during the second "BAND Against Bullying" school competition to be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in "the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts.
Flanagan, Nguyen, Chiampou named to Niagara University board of trustees
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 04:40 pm
The Rev. Patrick Flanagan, C.M., Ph.D., Class of 1987; the Rev. Michael M. Nguyen, C.M.; and Charles W. Chiampou, C.P.A., J.D., '76, were named to the board of trustees at Niagara University. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university, announced their elections.
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University presents 'Introduction to Ebru: Turkish Paper Marbling'
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 02:00 pm
Join the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 2, for "Introduction to Ebru: Turkish Paper Marbling," a hands-on workshop with Gülen Yilmaz.
House Majority Leader Cantor to speak at Daemen lecture series
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 01:30 pm
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a leading voice on the economy and job creation, will speak at 2 p.m. March 10 in Daemen's College Wick Campus Center Social Room as part of the college's newly established Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series. Congressman Chris Collins will introduce him.
Genesee Community College hosts annual spring health careers job fair
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 01:25 pm
Genesee Community College will host a job fair dedicated to careers in the health industry on Thursday, March 20, from noon until 2 p.m. at the college's centrally located William Stuart Forum.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 11:30 am
Lewiston-Porter High School announces the following students have been named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2013-14 academic year.
Panelists speak out against Common Core
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:30 am
A number of panelists spoke volumes on the Common Core standards, big business and privatization of the educational system in New York state, at an Education Summit held Feb. 13 by Assemblyman John Ceretto at Niagara Falls High School.

"The governor acknowledges that things are messed up," commented Douglas Regan, director of the Partnership for Smarter Schools and an educator for 42 years. He defined his group's four cornerstones: smarter school assessment; smarter teacher evaluation; smarter professional development and, smarter use of data.

Awards bestowed, new program announced during NU's 24th annual Business Banquet
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:10 am
Niagara University's College of Business Administration presented awards to four area business leaders and alumni during its 24th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held Feb. 19 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls.
Just imagine
Fri, Feb 21st 2014 07:00 am
Colonial Village Elementary School held its annual Invention Convention earlier this month.
Counties call on state lawmakers to include all kids in universal pre-K program
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 02:15 pm
Counties yesterday called on state lawmakers to include all preschool children in any effort to expand universal pre kindergarten in New York state.
Two new programs launched at NU
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 02:10 pm
Niagara University's College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences are partnering to offer a new dual-degree program designed to train the next generation of mental health practitioners.
UB to host 11th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar March 17
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 12:00 pm
The University at Buffalo will host the 11th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar for law enforcement and schools on Monday, March 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus. The event is free, but registration is required.

This year's seminar - "The Role of Leadership in Making our Schools Safe" - will be led by retired U.S. Army Col. Danny R. McKnight, a distinguished and highly decorated veteran who served 28 1/2 years as a U.S. Army Ranger.

McKnight's presentation will highlight the unparalleled commitment and leadership required to be successful when executing operations in the most difficult and severe situations.

Catholic Academy to host basket auction fundraising event
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:10 pm
Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls will host its annual basket raffle Saturday, March 8, at the school, 1055 Military Road. Doors open at 10 a.m. Drawings for the baskets begin at 7 p.m.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:05 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center.
NU: Faculty-student research findings accepted for presentation at international writing conference
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:00 pm
A study conducted by a Niagara University professor and five of his students has been accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Writing Research, one of the foremost writing conferences in Europe.
'Bye Bye Birdie' opens Feb. 21
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 07:00 am
Rehearsals continue for the St. Stephen's Parish Players performances of "Bye Bye Birdie" in the St. Stephen School cafetorium.
Dr. Gary Praetzel stepping aside after 35 years at Niagara University
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 09:45 am
Dr. Gary D. Praetzel, the man responsible for establishing Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management and forging NU's reputation as a worldwide leader in hospitality training, will retire at the conclusion of the academic year.
Niagara Catholic's drama club presents 'Annie'
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 09:15 am
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School drama club presents "Annie." The beloved musical highlights the struggles of an orphaned girl and her quest to find a family.
'GRoW House' lands UB a spot in national Solar Decathlon
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 09:10 am
University at Buffalo students and professors will build a 1,400-square-foot solar-powered home as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy's elite Solar Decathlon competition.
LPD: Stafford visits St. Peter School in Lewiston
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston Police Department officer Scott Stafford and his K-9, Radar, recently visited Miss Lemke's pre-kindergarten class at St. Peter R.C. School. The students learned about making healthy choices, and were excited to see Radar so well-trained.
NU's 24th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet slated for Feb. 19
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara University's College of Business Administration will present awards to four area business leaders and alumni during its 24th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet Feb. 19.
Niagara Catholic's Mardi Gras auction is a huge success
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:35 pm
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School's 2014 Mardi Gras dinner and auction recently held at Antonio's Banquet Center was a huge success, raising more than $60,000 for the school. The event included a basket auction (pictured), silent auction, live auction and a dinner.
Maziarz and Grisanti release joint letter in support of keeping St. Francis of Assisi open
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 09:00 pm
On Wednesday, State Sen. George Maziarz and State Sen. Mark Grisanti released a joint letter to The Most Rev. Carlo Maria Viganò, the Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S., in support of keeping St. Francis of Assisi open.
NFHS Class of 1964 reunion
Tue, Feb 11th 2014 03:00 pm
The Niagara Falls High School Class of 1964 will discuss plans for its 50th year reunion at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the administrative boardroom of Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St.
Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops now accepting scholarship applications
Tue, Feb 11th 2014 03:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program, which supports local high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the foodservice and hospitality industries. The scholarship awards up to five winners with $1,000 each to be applied toward college education.
 


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