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'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.
Artpark summer camp registration under way
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 06:45 pm
Registration is now under way for Artpark's annual summer camps for children and teens, held throughout July and August. Returning sessions include three week-long sessions of "Art Camp," "Rock Camp" and "Advanced Rock Camp," as well as the "Advanced Art Camp" for high school students.
Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship available
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:15 pm
The 14th annual Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship award nomination and application forms are now available for Niagara-Wheatfield seniors in the school guidance office.
Scholarships available in food service/hospitality
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:15 pm
In an effort to support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships. Up to five scholarship winners will each receive $1,000 to be applied toward their college education.
BOCES students prep for culinary competition
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Students from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Orleans Career and Technical Education Center and the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are sharpening their knives and skills to get ready to compete in the ninth annual ProStart Student Invitational on March 22 and 23.
Credit Unions to hold annual 'Breakfast with Bunny'
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Kids of area credit union members are in for a treat when the Easter Bunny hosts them for breakfast.
Niagara University students eager to get to know new president
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 11:55 pm
In front of an impressive number of Niagara University faculty, staff, students and community members, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was announced as the school's 26th president at a community meeting on Wednesday.
Father James J. Maher, C.M., named 26th president of Niagara University
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 12:45 pm
The 26th president of Niagara University will be the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min.

The Catholic and Vincentian institution announced Maher, currently the executive vice president for mission and student services at St. John's University, would succeed the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M.

Niagara University secures Pittcon grant to bolster equipment, programs in new Golisano science center
Mon, Mar 11th 2013 10:20 pm
As the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences takes shape on the south side of campus, Niagara University faculty members continue to investigate ways to furnish the state-of-the-art facility with the latest in scientific instrumentation.
Sabres Youth Hockey Clinic returns to First Niagara Center
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced Friday that Buffalo Sabres Alumni members will conduct eight separate hockey clinic sessions for children playing at the instructional, mite, squirt, peewee and girls 14-and-under levels on Tuesday, April 2, at First Niagara Center.
Crowley Webb wins national award for Niagara University campaign
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 08:30 am
Crowley Webb, a full-service marketing communications agency in Buffalo, won a silver award in the Collegiate Advertising Awards, a national competition of college and university marketing materials, for the Niagara University "What's On Your Mind" campaign.
Apply for Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 07:00 am
Applications for the 2013 Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship are now available from the Zonta Club of Niagara Falls.
'Top Teacher Week' returns to 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 01:50 pm
Hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan have announced the return of "Top Teacher Week" to "LIVE with Kelly and Michael." Each day during the week of April 29 through May 3, "LIVE" will honor the nation's best educators for being outstanding mentors to their students in and out of the classroom, for making their schools better, and for going above and beyond to serve their communities.
Higher Education Marketing Report praises NU for recruitment materials
Wed, Mar 6th 2013 08:55 am
It's awards season - well, at least it is at Niagara University.