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Alberti Center's annual conference to address bullying and persons with disabilities
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:15 pm
UB's acclaimed Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention takes on the challenges of bullying abuse and people with disabilities, as well as the opportunities for education and awareness, at its annual daylong conference on Thursday, Sept. 29.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Clarence outlasts Niagara Falls, 26-16
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 04:30 pm
In front of a large Cataract City crowd on Saturday, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines in the latter's homecoming game, 26-16.
BOCES to hold open house
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center will hold an open house/information night from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Athletic complex to be named for H. David Myers
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
A dedication honoring the "Father of Viking Athletics" will take place during halftime of the Grand Island High School Homecoming football game.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to speak at UB School of Law event in downtown Buffalo
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:35 pm
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. will speak in Buffalo. The University at Buffalo School of Law is hosting Alito's Oct. 20 appearance at Shea's Performing Arts Center.
Cub Scout Pack 829's 'Recruitment Night' at Porter-on-the-Lake
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:30 pm
Youngstown Cub Scout Pack 829 invites boys in first- through fifth-grade and their families to learn more about the group and its activities at a free information and recruitment gathering at Porter-on-the-Lake on Dietz Road in the Town of Porter. The event runs from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25.
Hilbert College announces theme to commemorate 60th anniversary
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:25 pm
Hilbert College, founded in 1957, will celebrate its 60th anniversary this academic year and throughout 2017. The "Celebrate 60" theme will be prevalent in many college-wide initiatives, as well as at a number of college events throughout the year.
Niagara University announces 2016 teaching award winners
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 03:20 pm
Niagara University's Office of Academic Affairs announced the selection of two distinguished faculty teaching award winners during an event held Sept. 8.
White House cites Buffalo State program in 'Computer Science for All' report
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 11:30 am
A program directed by Buffalo State's computer information systems department was cited by the White House for its commitment to advance President Barack Obama's "Computer Science for All" initiative.
Open house set for Lewiston Police Explorers
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
The primary mission of the Lewiston Police Explorers program is to mentor and expose young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 to leadership, community service, and the field of law enforcement.
Niagara University Theatre announces 53rd season
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:15 pm
From October through May, Niagara University Theatre's 53rd season of productions promises a diverse collection of entertainment options to a variety of tastes.
'Plunge' exposes new Niagara University students to Vincentian mission
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:20 pm
Days before their classmates arrived on campus, 32 Niagara University freshmen dove headfirst into exploring the institution's Catholic and Vincentian identity.
Rose Chiropractic offering wellness exams for children this month at no cost
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:55 pm
Doctors Glenda R. Rose and Thomas Barba of Rose Chiropractic, P.C., say, "Children of all ages can benefit from chiropractic's safe and effective care." For this reason, their Lewiston-based practice is offering complimentary chiropractic and wellness exams for all students under the age of 18 for the entire month of September.
ECC announces webpage, admissions assistance for WNY's displaced ITT students
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 11:30 am
In order to aid the nearly 300 Western New York students displaced by the recent nationwide closing of ITT Technical Institute and its Getzville location, SUNY Erie Community College will offer additional admissions assistance for those looking to continue their college education through ECC programs similar to those at ITT.
Money magazine: Niagara University offers best return on investment in Buffalo-Niagara Region
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 12:15 am
Money magazine has ranked Niagara University as the best college or university in the Buffalo-Niagara region when it comes to delivering the most value for a student's educational dollar.
The Washington Center Honors SUNY Buffalo State with prestigious Civic Engagement Award
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 12:15 am
Five colleges and universities from across the country were chosen this year to share in the 2016 Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards presented by The Washington Center. SUNY Buffalo State is among those honored.
Bingo moving to Niagara Catholic
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 03:25 pm
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 10, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host an all-paper bingo to benefit students. Bingo will be held in the Niagara Catholic cafeteria at 520 66th St.
UB's enrollment is trending upward
Wed, Sep 7th 2016 11:45 am
It's tough to characterize a whole class of nearly 4,000 students with attributes like ambitious, intellectually curious and driven. Suffice it to say that the University at Buffalo's incoming freshman class is all of those - and more. These students are record-breakers.
Niagara University develops student mentorship program with Niagara Falls High School
Tue, Sep 6th 2016 04:25 pm
The first week of school brings with it many things. For Niagara University and Niagara Falls High School, the 2016-17 year will begin with a new mentorship program.
Niagara University students, faculty present at international chemistry conference
Mon, Sep 5th 2016 07:05 am
Thirteen Niagara University chemistry and biochemistry majors showcased research findings at the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition. Three NU faculty members also presented at the international conference, which took place Aug. 21-25 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
Buffalo State receives Insight into Diversity Award for 4th year
Thu, Sep 1st 2016 02:40 pm
Buffalo State College has received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
State Transportation Department announces GEICO sponsorship of 'Text Stops'
Thu, Sep 1st 2016 02:40 pm
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew J. Driscoll announced GEICO is sponsoring "Text Stops" along state highways operated by the department, helping to discourage texting while driving and providing nearly $1.3 million in revenue to New York over the next five years.
Buffalo State earns top 30 national ranking from Washington Monthly Magazine
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 11:35 am
SUNY Buffalo State ranks 26th nationally in Washington Monthly magazine's 2016 master's universities rankings released Monday.
Canisius presents 'Poland and the EU in Wake of Brexit'
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 02:55 pm
Canisius College presents "Poland and the EU in the Wake of Brexit," a lecture by Slawomir Józefowicz, Ph.D., at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Regis Room North on the second floor of the Richard E. Winter '42 Student Center.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 01:25 pm
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Co.'s annual family-friendly holiday show, returns Dec. 9-10 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
Grand Island Board of Education: Cardone appointed interim high school principal
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 07:00 pm
Cheryl Cardone will serve as interim principal at Grand Island High School.
9-year-old to hold annual sale to raise charitable funds
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 10:45 am
Nine-year-old Samantha Tierney of the Town of Niagara will sell lemonade, hot dogs and baked goods to raise money for both the SPCA of Niagara and Niagara Hospice from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at 3714 Rhode Island Ave., Niagara Falls.
RIA seminars address smoking, drinking, violence, addiction treatment
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 02:20 pm
National experts on heavy drinking in young adults, dating violence, financing addiction treatment and tobacco use will visit the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions during a fall seminar series beginning Sept. 16.
Dental professor takes 12th trip to Syrian refugee camps, treats more than 1,000 children
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 02:20 pm
Every few months, Othman Shibly performs what some consider to be a miracle.
Niagara University students offering helping hands to impoverished children in Haiti
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 10:40 am
Five Niagara University students are spending a portion of the summer in Haiti, deploying the knowledge they've ascertained during their collegiate studies to assist children in one of the world's most impoverished countries.
Niagara University camp enhances literacy skills of children in Niagara Falls
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 02:40 pm
The Primary Enhancement Program is a collaborative effort between NU's College of Education and the Niagara Falls City School District.
Phillips, Breen awarded Lewiston Lions scholarship
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 01:15 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions awarded two scholarships for the fall semester.
'Help Me Grow' child development program receives federal funding
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 10:10 am
The state's Council on Children and Families will partner with the New York State Department of Health and local agencies on the projects to ultimately develop a statewide model for screening children earlier for developmental delays, screening their mothers for depression, and to provide needed services sooner to promote long-term success.
GSE urges undergraduates to think about teaching
Mon, Aug 8th 2016 12:25 pm
The Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo has one word for college graduates looking to find a career with good job prospects and high job satisfaction, and that at the same time leaves the world a better place: Teaching.
NCCC to offer NFHS students classes at NF Culinary Institute
Fri, Aug 5th 2016 10:05 am
In partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District, Niagara County Community College will offer programs in three fields of study within the hospitality and tourism field: baking and pastry arts; culinary arts; and hospitality management.
UB nursing receives $2.2 million to address WNY nursing shortage
Thu, Aug 4th 2016 02:20 pm
The U.S. can't hire enough nurses to fill staffing shortages in both the workforce and among university instructors. To help meet the growing need, the University at Buffalo School of Nursing has received two grants for a total of nearly $2.2 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Local leaders presenting Niagara University continuing ed. course on urban leadership
Thu, Aug 4th 2016 02:20 pm
Several well-known local city leaders are coming together to present a Niagara University Continuing Education offering on transformational urban leadership.
A protein is found to regulate cocaine-craving after withdrawal
Mon, Aug 1st 2016 03:05 pm
Neuroscientists know cocaine addiction and withdrawal rewire the brain. But figuring out how to disrupt those changes to treat addiction requires an extremely detailed understanding of how those changes occur.
NCCC to offer noncredit course on drones
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 10:10 am
The Federal Aviation Administration recently released regulations that pave the way for expanded commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems, commonly called drones. As part of the new guidelines, drone pilots are now required to pass the FAA's initial aeronautical knowledge test.
Pegula Sports and Entertainment announces One Buffalo Community Library Card
Wed, Jul 27th 2016 04:15 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment, together with the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System, announces the creation of the One Buffalo Community Library Card.
 

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