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Lewiston-Porter focuses on bullying
Fri, Oct 21st 2011 06:25 pm
On the minds of most school administrators, teachers and parents are incidents both locally and nationally involving bullying.

Lewiston-Porter School District residents were told at Tuesday evening's Board of Education session that Lew-Port officials take reported incidents of bullying and harassment seriously, and that those incidents are fully investigated and appropriate actions are taken.
Lewiston Public Library November programs
Fri, Oct 21st 2011 06:25 pm
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of November.
Gehrisch, Jacobs, Delaware North to be honored at NU Convocation
Thu, Oct 20th 2011 01:20 pm
Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management hosts its annual convocation.
Niagara University student published in marketing journal
Wed, Oct 19th 2011 02:05 pm
Candice Lymburner, a 2011 Niagara University graduate currently pursuing an MBA at her alma mater, recently had an article published in the Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness. The paper, "The Future of the Music Industry," appears in Volume 5 of the peer-reviewed journal, which covers the marketing arena and the interface between marketing and firm competitiveness.

Lymburner, a Niagara Falls native and current Buffalo resident, completed the paper as an undergrad, along with Bohdan Pikas, a professor of marketing in NU's College of Business Administration and chair of its commerce department, and visiting professor, Anastasia Pikas.

Noted philosopher Peter van Inwagen to speak at Niagara University
Mon, Oct 17th 2011 12:05 pm
Niagara University announced Peter van Inwagen, one of the world's leading philosophers, will deliver this year's Albertus Magnus Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 20. The free event, presented by NU's philosophy department, will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the university's Castellani Art Museum.

The address will be focused on the coherence of the Judeo-Christian and Islamic doctrine of the resurrection of the body.
Niagara Career and Tech Ed Center inducts 10 into honor society
Sat, Oct 15th 2011 02:40 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently held an induction ceremony for 10 students invited into the National Technical Honor Society.
NWHS: 'Did Someone Say, Murder?'
Thu, Oct 13th 2011 03:25 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School will present the play "Did Someone Say, Murder?" by David J. LeMaster at 7 p.m. Oct. 20, 21 and 22. Directed by English teacher Tammy Dobe, it is a murder-mystery comedy involving 25 students who will be acting, assistant directing and helping out backstage.
Braddock, Dwyer take lead roles in Niagara University Theatre Department
Thu, Oct 13th 2011 01:15 pm
Steve Braddock admits it's a good thing that he's fond of puzzles. As Niagara University's new director of theater, he'll be responsible for ensuring that the classical and contemporary performances he selects are compatible with and challenging to his students. Braddock will also have to make sure that the quality of the shows live up to the expectations of the university's loyal theater audience and appeal to a wider demographic.
NU participating in nationwide 'Roll Call' for Veterans Day
Wed, Oct 12th 2011 01:15 pm
Niagara University is joining more than 100 colleges and universities across the U.S. to honor the 6,200-plus American servicemen and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Niagara University accepting reservations for fall 'Student Chef Series'
Wed, Oct 12th 2011 01:00 pm
Niagara University is now accepting reservations for this fall's edition of its highly popular "Student Chef Series," which showcases the culinary skills of student managers in the university's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
NU expands nursing program to include B.S., accelerated B.S.
Tue, Oct 11th 2011 10:25 am
Nursing is back in a big way at Niagara University.
NU's Student Veterans Association -- service to country and community
Tue, Oct 11th 2011 06:55 am
On Saturday evening Oct. 1, a group of veterans gathered at Dave's Last Chance Saloon on Saunders Settlement Road in Lewiston for a meet and greet. They are members of the Niagara University Student Veterans Association, which formed in 2010.
Villa Maria College to host 2nd annual 'Portfolio Day' Oct 20
Mon, Oct 10th 2011 02:45 pm
Villa Maria College will be host its second annual "Portfolio Day" on Thursday, Oct. 20, beginning at 10 a.m. The event will take place in the Student Center on its campus located at 240 Pine Ridge Road, between Walden and Genesee streets.
'Being American Essay Contest' under way
Mon, Oct 10th 2011 07:00 am
Area high school students and their teachers are invited to participate in the Bill of Rights Institute's sixth annual "Being an American Essay Contest."
Lew-Port students named All-State musicians
Sat, Oct 8th 2011 07:00 am
Three students from Lewiston-Porter High School have been named All-State musicians, and will participate in the New York State School Music Association Conference in Rochester from Dec. 1-4. The weekend honors the best high school musicians from all of New York.
Lew-Port teacher recognized with Office Max reward
Fri, Oct 7th 2011 09:25 pm
"It's like Christmas for the teacher," said one student at Lewiston Porter Middle School as Office Max brought in $1,000 worth of school supplies to his classroom.
NU co-hosts social networking conference for law enforcement officers
Fri, Oct 7th 2011 01:25 pm
A two-day seminar that will teach law enforcement officers how to use social networking websites as a tool in identifying and investigating criminals is being offered Oct. 13-14 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls.
Four distinguished community members to be honored at NU's President's Dinner
Thu, Oct 6th 2011 02:50 pm
Four distinguished members of the Western New York community will be honored during Niagara University's President's Dinner, which will take place Friday, Nov. 11, at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center.
Niagara University's College of Education to honor eight at annual recognition dinner
Thu, Oct 6th 2011 02:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Education will host its annual professional recognition ceremony Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Niagara Falls Country Club. The event honors the contributions of educational leaders, counselors, teachers and community members from Western New York and Ontario.
Brother Stephen J. Kennedy passes away
Thu, Oct 6th 2011 02:45 pm
Brother Stephen J. Kennedy, C.M., longtime Niagara University postmaster and former director of the St. Vincent de Paul Center in Niagara Falls, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at St. Catherine's Infirmary. He was 84.
Trace your family tree
Mon, Oct 3rd 2011 07:00 am
A three-part adult education program at Niagara-Wheatfield is being offered starting Oct. 13 on the tricks of the trade in gathering research into family history.
Annual student art contest at ECDC
Mon, Oct 3rd 2011 07:00 am
The 186th anniversary of the opening of the Erie Canal will be celebrated at the Discovery Center and the all-new Penney Gallery on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ECDC is located at 24 Church St., Lockport. Various events and entertainment will be showcased throughout the day.
Ballard, Carroll, Heuer and McDermott honored at Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Fri, Sep 30th 2011 06:15 pm
Four individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Sept. 29.
St. Peter's Lutheran hosts fundraiser
Thu, Sep 29th 2011 01:45 pm
St. Peter's Lutheran School's annual fundraiser auction will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St.
Niagara University unveils Institute for Civic Engagement
Wed, Sep 28th 2011 11:15 am
The grand opening and blessing of Niagara University's new Institute for Civic Engagement was held on Tuesday.
Lew-Port board talks International Business Academy
Mon, Sep 26th 2011 09:15 am
The Lewiston Porter Board of Education has taken the school colors to heart and went green at its latest meeting on Tuesday.
Lewiston Library October programs, events and activities
Sat, Sep 24th 2011 06:00 am
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of October.
NU unveils Institute for Civic Engagement, recognizes four during Vincentian Heritage Week
Fri, Sep 23rd 2011 09:05 pm
Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University's rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 26-30.
N-W grad seeing the world, singing on TV with the YellowJackets
Fri, Sep 23rd 2011 01:00 pm
There was a familiar face on the opening of Season 3 of NBC's show "The Sing-Off" on Monday night. Michael Pittman, a 2009 Niagara-Wheatfield graduate, is now a junior at the University of Rochester and a member of it's a cappella group the YellowJackets. The group opened the show, and was not one of the two groups voted off, so local fans can catch them (and Michael) again on the Oct. 3 show. The Sept. 26 show features the second half of the competitors.
Taming the college fair: 7 tips for making the most of your college fair visit by the NYS Higher Education Services Corp.
Fri, Sep 23rd 2011 01:00 pm
College-bound juniors and seniors know that fall is college fair season.
Don't walk alone: A bullying prevention primer
Fri, Sep 23rd 2011 01:00 pm
Understanding the line between harmless teasing and abusive bullying can mean the difference between interfering parents and those who help their children overcome painful child abuse, according to the newly appointed director of the University at Buffalo's Dr. Jean Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying Abuse and School Violence.
'Pantheon of Warriors' event highlights Niagara University's Alumni Weekend
Wed, Sep 21st 2011 12:20 pm
The "Pantheon of Warriors," a new offering meant to recognize Niagara University graduates called to duty during times of war, highlights a 2011 Alumni Weekend schedule that includes more than 25 events. All Niagara University alumni, particularly those from class years ending in 1s and 6s, are invited to reunite the weekend of Oct. 7-9 so that they may rediscover Monteagle Ridge and relive their days as Purple Eagles.
Niagara University student receives scholarship from Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
Tue, Sep 20th 2011 10:35 am
Elizabeth Berger, a Niagara University student from Mount Morris, N.Y., has been selected as the recipient of a $2,500 scholarship from the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.
National Statler Center presents Dr. Deborah Curtis with award for excellence in education
Mon, Sep 19th 2011 01:10 pm
Dr. Deborah T. Curtis, director of the Hospitality Training & Research Center at Niagara University, received the National Statler Center's Leadership Toward Excellence Award during a ceremony held on Sept. 15.
Prime minister of Somalia to speak at Niagara University Monday afternoon
Mon, Sep 19th 2011 09:35 am
Dr. Abdiweli Ali, an associate professor of economics at Niagara University on leave to serve as Somalia's prime minster, returns to Monteagle Ridge this afternoon to provide an update on the challenges facing his native country.
Lew-Port sculpture has character
Fri, Sep 16th 2011 11:00 pm
Lewiston-Porter Middle School dedicated a new student sculpture this past Wednesday, Sept. 14. The work is a culmination of a yearlong collaboration with the Ashford Hallow Foundation and funded through a Target: Arts in Education Grant called "Sculpting Character."
Bishop Kmiec to close 50th anniversary celebrations at Villa Maria College
Fri, Sep 16th 2011 04:35 pm
Villa Maria College announces Bishop Edward Kmiec of the Diocese of Buffalo will celebrate a Mass on Sunday, Sept. 25, at 4 p.m. in the Villa Maria Convent Chapel located at 600 Doat St. The Mass will mark the college's final event in its yearlong 50th anniversary celebrations. Following the event, a celebratory banquet will be held at Salvatore's Italian Gardens in Buffalo.
Niagara Career and Tech Center hears the thunder
Thu, Sep 15th 2011 01:20 pm
Students and staff at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently played host to the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
 


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