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Niagara Catholic welcomes two new employees
Mon, Aug 3rd 2015 05:20 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School has added two new staff members to the family.
Old Falls Street's annual 'Touch-a-Truck' family event includes food drive
Thu, Jul 30th 2015 07:00 am
Fire trucks and police cars and buses, oh my! It's time for Old Falls Street USA's annual "Touch-a-Truck" event, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8.
Nolan named director of sponsored programs and foundation relations at Niagara University
Wed, Jul 29th 2015 04:20 pm
Valerie C. Nolan has been named director of sponsored programs and foundation relations at Niagara University, effective today.
Play, discover, learn at Niagara County Fair
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 12:40 pm
Niagara County Fair organizers expect children and families to have a blast Aug. 5-9 with this schedule of events and activities:
Disney Channel, Disney XD series and movie casting directors to hold online casting call
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 11:10 am
For the first time ever, Disney Channel is hosting an online casting call enabling actors ages 10-17 to audition via video for casting directors working on upcoming movie and series to be presented on Disney Channel and Disney XD.
Part of their world: In Good Company brings theater experience to WNY kids
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:20 am
On a recent summer evening at North Tonawanda's Fishermen's Park, there were no fishermen in sight - but there were many "fish."
Royalty crowned at Canal Fest pageants
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:05 am
Cara Porto of North Tonawanda is the new Canal Fest queen.
Revealed: NU Theatre presents 'The True Story of The Three Little Pigs'
Mon, Jul 13th 2015 03:10 pm
From July 23-Aug. 1, Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging, delightful theater for young audiences productions with "The True Story of The Three Little Pigs," presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre.
Niagara University welcomes Vietnamese Catholic youth movement to campus
Mon, Jul 13th 2015 12:20 pm
Approximately 250 members of a Vietnamese Eucharistic youth movement spent July 2-5 at Niagara University, utilizing campus facilities for a major convention focused on bringing young people closer to God.
ECC to aid region's incoming industries with semiconductor manufacturing courses in fall 2015
Thu, Jul 9th 2015 12:40 pm
Erie Community College will offer training essential for careers inside new nanotechnology-focused companies and industries opening across Western New York with a one-semester course sequence in semiconductor manufacturing, starting in fall of 2015 at the college's north campus in Williamsville.
NCCC only state college to have 100 percent pass rate on PTA exam
Thu, Jul 9th 2015 12:40 pm
The 2015 graduates of the Niagara County Community College physical therapy assistant program earned a 100 percent pass rate on the national physical therapy assistant examination. NCCC is the only college in New York with 100 percent pass rate on the national exam.
Enhanced partnership with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to help NU expand nursing program
Wed, Jul 8th 2015 04:00 pm
With interest in Niagara University's nursing programs booming, the institution is turning to one of its longtime partners to help it increase enrollment by offering additional clinical placements for accelerated students.
Scholarship opportunities for Artpark summer camps
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 03:20 pm
Artpark announced scholarship opportunities exist for select sessions of its weeklong summer camps.
Niagara County Lions Clubs Junior Golf Tournament set
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 01:15 pm
The third annual Niagara County Lions Clubs Junior Golf Tournament will take place July 14 at Willowbrook Golf Course, 4200 Lake Ave., Lockport.
Steve Tasker's Self-Leadership Experience to be held at Canisius College
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 07:00 pm
The Canisius Center for Professional Development and School of Education and Human Services present Steve Tasker's Self-Leadership Experience. The three-day leadership program for high school students will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 4-6, on the Canisius campus.
UPDATED: Niagara Catholic hosts Alumni Weekend July 17-20
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 04:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Junior/Senior High School has announced plans for its 2015 Alumni Weekend, set to take place July 17-20.
Niagara University launches partnership with De La Salle College 'Oaklands' in Ontario
Mon, Jun 29th 2015 11:20 am
Niagara University has entered into a new partnership with De La Salle College "Oaklands" to offer its bachelor of professional studies program in teacher education in the Province of Ontario.
Feder School of Ballet students receive Cecchetti certificates
Sat, Jun 27th 2015 08:00 am
Seven groups of Feder School of Classical Ballet students received certificates Wednesday signifying their advancement in the Cecchetti method.
NU students experience 'life-changing' global trade mission to Vietnam
Wed, Jun 24th 2015 10:30 pm
Twelve Niagara University graduate students recently participated in a 13-day international experience that reinforced their MBA curriculum and furnished them with knowledge of another country's business practices, customs and culture.
NU Theatre presents free children's stories this summer at Leary Theatre, Artpark
Tue, Jun 23rd 2015 12:00 pm
Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre is back and better than ever with fast, furious and fantastically funny children's tales brought to life by trained actors.
Higgins announces Veterans Education Flexibility Act
Mon, Jun 22nd 2015 05:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, was joined by veterans in the Canisius College Office of Veterans Services in Buffalo to announce the Veterans' Education Flexibility Act. The bill would remove the time limits veterans have to use the education benefits earned from their service.
Niagara University to offer B.A. in economics starting this fall
Mon, Jun 22nd 2015 11:40 am
Niagara University will soon be offering an undergraduate economics curriculum for students seeking to study the theory of business in the context of a broader liberal arts education.
Good golf, better values taught at First Tee
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:30 pm
The Niagara Frontier Country Club is teaming up with the Western New York Chapter of The First Tee to present a junior golf program this summer for youth ages 5-18. Over the course of seven consecutive Fridays (June 26 through Aug. 14), participants will receive instruction from PGA golf professionals Daniel Antonucci, Matt Clark and Frank Garcia, while also learning valuable life lessons.
UB researchers take important steps toward understanding how animals make sense of the auditory world
Thu, Jun 18th 2015 06:15 pm
Sit down with a friend in a quiet restaurant and begin talking, just before the dinner crowd's arrival. Business is slow at first, but picks up quickly - just like the sound level. Music plays, glasses clink, servers discuss specials. Discussions are everywhere, colliding and competing with the other noises.
Niagara University joins SALT to help students and alumni tackle debt head on
Mon, Jun 15th 2015 02:30 pm
Niagara University has teamed up with SALT, a financial education resource created by the nonprofit American Student Assistance.
Space Bulls place third at NASA Mars rover contest
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:10 am
The Space Bulls placed third - their best finish yet - at the RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops Competition June 4-5.
Economy booming for KidBiz event
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
There is no recession or even a slow recovery in the economy at KidBiz this year.
Niagara University CMAA student chapter applauded by Cuomo
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
New York's top governmental office has taken notice of the Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, which has been named the best in the nation for six years running.
Higgins invites students to participate in the Congressional Award program
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting young people across the district to participate in the Congressional Award program. Those who qualify have an opportunity to receive honors for dedicating time and effort to public service, personal development, physical fitness and exploration.
U.S. Veterans Magazine salutes NU's commitment to service members
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
Niagara University's commitment to embracing America's military service members as students has been recognized once again, this time via inclusion on U.S. Veterans Magazine's list of "Top Veteran-Friendly Schools."
Hochul calls Buffalo's economic growth a model for other cities
Wed, Jun 3rd 2015 02:00 pm
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul cited Buffalo's remarkable economic resurgence as a model for how to transform a city into a vibrant, growing urban area as part of her discussion at the Daemen College Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series event held May 29.
Artpark summer camp registration open
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 01:05 pm
Registration is underway for Artpark's annual summer day camps for children and teens throughout July and August. Visit www.artpark.net for more information on camps, to register online, or to print a registration form.
N-W Class of 1975 reunion
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 12:25 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield High School Class of 1975 will hold a 40th reunion Aug. 7-8. The events are open to all alumni from previous years and staff and include:
Working artist residency program to launch at Artpark this summer
Fri, May 22nd 2015 05:55 pm
Artpark has selected five cutting-edge MFA students from five different universities to complete a three-week working artists residency. It will run May 30-June 20, with the five artists living in the community and crafting their art experiences on the Artpark grounds.
Faculty members at Niagara University granted tenure, promotion
Wed, May 20th 2015 07:00 pm
Niagara University's board of trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 6.
Ceretto votes to push back Common Core start date
Wed, May 20th 2015 06:55 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto joined a bipartisan effort Wednesday to extend the deadline for the adoption of teacher and principal evaluation regulations until Nov. 17. The bill (A.7303), which Ceretto is a multi-sponsor on, also seeks to enhance the evaluation and testing process school districts must implement.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Mon, May 18th 2015 01:40 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Suite 34, Cheektowaga.
Sign up and save for summer camp at YMCA
Mon, May 18th 2015 09:30 am
YMCA summer camps provide a variety of activities and adventures beyond traditional day camp with specialty camps such as arts as theater, gymnastics, mountain biking, outdoor adventure Camp Tahigwa, and overnight resident camp at YMCA Camp Weona.
Mark Kelso headlines youth football symposium
Thu, May 14th 2015 05:30 pm
Former Buffalo Bill Mark Kelso and the Niagara Erie Youth Sports Association will host a youth football symposium at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at LaSalle Preparatory, 7436 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
To protect college education, Collins and Farenthold introduce PACT Act
Wed, May 13th 2015 10:25 pm
Congressmen Chris Collins, R-NY-27, and Blake Farenthold (Texas) released the following statements after introducing the Protecting All College Tuition Act.