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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."
Easter giving in Lewiston
Sat, Mar 23rd 2013 10:35 am
Sharing their time and talents, St. Peter R.C. School students, under the direction of art teacher Erika Conti, created 116 Easter baskets in art class. The pre-K through grade 8 students donated the filled baskets to Heart & Soul.
Automotive students win Ohio College scholarships
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:55 pm
Orleans-Niagara BOCES auto tech seniors Kyle Jung and Daniel Ruble know what they will be doing this fall: attending classes at Ohio Technical College.
Grand Island High School: DECA students strike gold at states
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:15 pm
"Striking Gold" was the theme as 56 Grand Island High School DECA students traveled to Rochester last week in search of success in the business world.
NU: Dr. Nancy McGlen recognized during reception for student-curated exhibition
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 08:40 am
Laura Brownlie is a liberal arts major. Gina DelGreco is mere months away from graduating with a degree in history.

So why were the two Niagara University seniors hosting a reception Wednesday evening for an art exhibit they curated?

Summer Academy helps high school students, incoming freshmen get head start on college
Tue, Mar 19th 2013 10:25 am
Niagara University is presenting high school students and incoming NU freshmen with an opportunity to begin working on their college degrees early.
SUNY facing a critical crossroads
Sat, Mar 16th 2013 07:00 am
The State University of New York is facing a critical crossroads, a choice between fulfilling its mission and failing to live up to its promise.
Castellani Art Museum to host opening reception for student-curated exhibition
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 06:45 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host an opening reception for "Chromatic Dynamism: Color and Motion" from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20. The exhibition is curated by Niagara University students.