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For the children
Sat, May 28th 2011 06:40 am
Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education President Bill Conrad is shown speaking on the steps of Buffalo City Hall on Friday, April 29. His family was the "spokes-family" for the Citizen's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect.
Niagara Catholic celebrates graduation
Thu, May 26th 2011 11:15 am
The Niagara Catholic High School administration, faculty, staff and the Class of 2011 announce the 36th commencement exercises will take place Friday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Historic Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office, NU to host specialized K-9 tactical training seminar
Wed, May 25th 2011 11:50 am
Niagara University, in conjunction with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy and the Connecticut Police Working Dog Association, will host a four-day canine support team and tactical training seminar from May 31 through June 3.
Monica Romeo elevated to director of counseling services at NU
Tue, May 24th 2011 08:35 am
Niagara University is pleased to announce that Monica Romeo has been promoted to director of counseling services following a national search.
Five in a row: Niagara University again named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service
Mon, May 23rd 2011 10:35 am
For the fifth consecutive year, Niagara University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service to the community. The honor roll, established in 2006 by the Corporation for National and Community Service, is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Niagara University students place third in national competition held by media watchdog organization
Mon, May 23rd 2011 10:30 am
Uncovering one of the year's underreported national news stories will, ironically, heap significant exposure upon a team of Niagara University students.
NU Theatre awards fourth Julie Burdick Memorial Scholarship
Thu, May 19th 2011 02:45 pm
Theater design/technology junior Jayson D. Clark of North Tonawanda was selected by the faculty of Niagara University's department of theater and fine arts as the recipient of the Julie Burdick Memorial Scholarship for academic year 2011-12. The scholarship is named after NU alumna Julie Burdick, '03. Prior recipients have included Preston Cuer, '09, Jessica Bill, '10, and Casey Lynn Moyer, '11.
Niagara University adding solar panels to roof of Dwyer Ice Arena
Wed, May 18th 2011 01:30 pm
Niagara University is taking its sustainability efforts to the rooftops - but it's not to exult about again being named to the Princeton Review's register of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges.
NU to high school juniors & seniors: Earn college credits by taking one week of summer classes
Tue, May 17th 2011 12:15 pm
High school juniors and seniors looking for a way to earn college credits outside of the Advanced Placement curriculum can look no further.
Niagara University Theatre to present free children's theater shows this summer
Mon, May 16th 2011 03:25 pm
A grand tradition of family-friendly entertainment is about to be revived. Niagara University Theatre's repertory troupe, N.U.R.T., will present a rotating repertoire of free children's stories outdoors in the Village of Lewiston at the Academy Park bandshell from July 18 through Aug. 26. The troupe hasn't performed on a regular basis in Lewiston since it last performed at Artpark in the 1990s.
SUNY Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information session
Mon, May 16th 2011 03:20 pm
The State University of New York at Empire State College will hold public information session(s) about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga, on the following dates:
Niagara University again makes Princeton Review's 'Green Colleges' list
Mon, May 16th 2011 03:15 pm
For the second consecutive year, students headed to college can select where to go to school based on the question: How green is it?
Lewiston-Porter Middle School honor, merit rolls
Mon, May 16th 2011 02:55 pm
Lewiston-Porter Middle School announces the following have been named to its honor rolls for the third quarter marking period.
Wilson student eyes return to Carnegie
Mon, May 16th 2011 02:45 pm
Kelly Moje, a member of the Praise Band at Ransomville United Methodist Church, is shown in a recent solo audition at the church, under the direction of Ellie Seib, conductor of the Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus.
L-P BOE candidates answer student questions
Mon, May 16th 2011 02:40 pm
Two very familiar Lewiston-Porter residents are running for two positions on the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education. They were questioned on their intentions as board members at a Candidates Night Wednesday evening.
N-W voters to choose 4 school board members
Thu, May 12th 2011 12:30 pm
Ten candidates will be on the ballot Tuesday, May 17, seeking election to the four open seats on the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education.
N-W budget goes to voters May 17
Thu, May 12th 2011 12:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's $62.9 million 2011-12 budget goes to the voters on Tuesday, May 17.
UBCFA offers technical theater program
Tue, May 10th 2011 03:00 pm
The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will once again present its technical theater program. The program is scheduled from Aug. 15-17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Center for the Arts, North Campus. Registration and fee are required.
Nineteen K-12 classrooms in WNY awarded placement in summer residential program through NU
Tue, May 10th 2011 02:30 pm
When Dr. Thomas Chambers sent out a February request for K-12 teachers nationwide to apply for a summer residential program that will investigate the storied history of Old Fort Niagara, he was uncertain of what type of response he would receive.
Lew-Port Community Ambassador Program hosts final reception, celebration
Mon, May 9th 2011 01:40 pm
The board of directors of the Lewiston Porter Community Ambassador Program announced earlier this year that, after 56 years in existence, the Community Ambassador Program has been discontinued.
NU teams with Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara to showcase Artisans Unlimited
Fri, May 6th 2011 03:25 pm
On most days, the Glynn Family Atrium of Bisgrove Hall serves as a beautiful entry point for Niagara University students making their way to business or education classes. However, for one two-hour span Thursday this space was transformed into a very special art exhibit, thanks to a unique partnership between Niagara University and Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
Niagara University offering free leadership program to Niagara Falls adults
Thu, May 5th 2011 04:15 pm
On the verge of graduating its first class of youth participants, ReNU Niagara, a community outreach program of Niagara University, is now offering its new GreenRoots Leadership Development Program to Niagara Falls residents over the age of 20. The free, eight-week program is made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
Meet the candidates at N-W
Thu, May 5th 2011 02:15 pm
A Meet the Candidates Night for the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District will be held at 7 p.m. today, Thursday, May 5, in the Adult Learning Center at N-W High School.
Niagara University teams with Opportunities Unlimited to showcase Artisans Unlimited
Wed, May 4th 2011 12:25 pm
On Thursday, May 5, Niagara University and Opportunities Unlimited will host a very special art exhibit from 10 a.m. to noon in the Glynn Family Atrium of Bisgrove Hall. The exhibit is a reflection of work by the Artisans Unlimited participants from the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara day habilitation programs throughout Niagara County.
NU Theatre presents sixth annual Tara Laurie Memorial Award
Tue, May 3rd 2011 02:25 pm
Niagara University theater studies junior Callie Bush, Class of 2012, has been awarded the sixth Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship to assist with her NU theater program study abroad experience at Anglo-American University in London this summer. She is one of nine theater studies students who will travel to London this summer with Dr. Sharon Watkinson, chair of Niagara's department of theater and fine arts, and other NU students and faculty.
Stars of 'Billy Elliot: The Musical' dance into Niagara University
Tue, May 3rd 2011 01:55 pm
Armand Schultz, a 1981 graduate of Niagara University playing the role of the dad in the touring production of "Billy Elliot: The Musical," returned to his alma mater on Monday with Ryan Kasprzak, the show's dance captain and a popular former contestant on FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" television series. The duo attended theater classes before holding an afternoon question-and-answer session with students during their day off from the 10-time Tony Award-winning musical, which is on tour in Toronto through Sept. 3.
Edward Town announces top students for third quarter
Thu, Apr 28th 2011 04:00 pm
The high honor, honor and merit rolls for the third marking period for grades six through eight at Edward Town Middle School have been annouced.
Ceretto announces scholarship opportunities
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 03:00 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto announces the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for scholarships that will be awarded in June at their annual conference weekend.
N-W 11th in teacher pay
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 02:40 pm
The Williamsville Central School District has Western New York's most generous pay scale for teachers, according to rankings issued recently by Business First. Niagara-Wheatfield ranked 11th for the second year.
Penn Dixie site open to public
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 02:00 pm
The Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg will be open to the public to collect fossils over spring break (April 16-23).
Niagara University maintains prestigious AACSB international accreditation
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 01:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration received notification this week that it has maintained its prestigious business accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
NBCU's Emmy-winning 'The More You Know' campaign unveils new logo, new faces, new look
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 01:40 pm
NBCUniversal's "The More You Know" public service campaign is kicking off its new season with a redesigned look. "The More You Know's" iconic star, musical notes and powerful messages continue to be the centerpiece of the campaign.
Lew-Port announces universal pre-kindergarten registration
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 09:15 am
The Lewiston-Porter Central School District and YMCA Buffalo Niagara are conducting their annual universal pre-kindergarten application process for students who will be 4 years old on or before Dec. 1, and who are not eligible for kindergarten. There is no charge to enroll a child in this program.
Niagara Catholic to hold Alumni Awards Dinner
Mon, Apr 11th 2011 01:30 pm
The Niagara Catholic Alumni Association will hold its annual Alumni Awards Dinner on Saturday, April 30, at Niagara Catholic High School, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara University U.S. Army ROTC recognized for excellence
Mon, Apr 11th 2011 01:25 pm
Niagara University announced this week that its U.S. Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps - 2nd Brigade, Purple Eagle Battalion - was recognized for excellence during the 2009-10 school year.
Lew-Port seniors make academic team
Mon, Apr 11th 2011 12:15 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School has announced that two members of the Class of 2011 have been named to the Business First 2011 All-Western New York Academic Team.
Native American Round Dance and Social at NACC
Sat, Apr 9th 2011 12:10 am
OAHIIO of the WNY Independent Living Inc. Family of Agencies, in collaboration with The NACC and The Spirit Lake Foundation, invites the Western New York community to their Round Dance and Social on April 9.
NCCC spring health fair open to public
Sat, Apr 9th 2011 12:05 am
Niagara County Community College will host its spring 2011 health fair on Monday, April 11.
NU 21st annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet
Fri, Apr 8th 2011 02:40 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration will honor three businesses, two current students and an alumnus at its 21st Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet on April 19.

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