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Collins announces 2016 congressional art competition
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 05:05 pm
Congressman Chris Collins released the following statement announcing this year's Congressional Art Competition, encouraging local high school students in New York's 27th district to participate:
Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops announces 2016 scholarships for foodservice and hospitality students
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 04:50 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program to support Western New York-area high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the foodservice and hospitality industries.
Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship applications available
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Nomination/application forms for the Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship award are now available for Niagara-Wheatfield High School seniors.
NCCC to offer free financial aid seminar
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Do you have questions about applying for financial aid for college? Niagara County Community College will offer a free financial aid seminar for current and prospective students from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 20, as part of the State University of New York Statewide Student Financial Aid Day.
Grand Island's Judith Nolan Powell receives Bishop's Medal
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:00 am
Judith A. Nolan Powell, a retired executive from HSBC Bank and a long-time supporter of Catholic schools, received the Bishop's Medal Jan. 28 for her dedication to Catholic education.
HARBORCENTER announces Elite springtime hockey league
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 04:50 pm
HARBORCENTER Vice President and Director of Hockey Nik Fattey today announced the Buffalo Elite Hockey League, which will begin play this April at HARBORCENTER. The youth league will offer participants elite springtime competition under the guidance of high-level coaching instruction.
'Give Kids a Smile Day' bringing healthy grins to Buffalo youth for 15th year
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:55 pm
Tooth fairies and life-sized teddy bears can mean only one thing: the return of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine's "Give Kids a Smile Day."
The Fairgrounds to award $20,000 in scholarships
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 07:10 pm
The Erie County Fairgrounds continues to seek ways to foster education in local students. From the award-winning "Farm 2 Table" program to the Erie County Fair, the events held on The Fairgrounds strive to connect students with agriculture, business and volunteerism.
U.S. News ranks UB's education, nursing online programs among best
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:25 am
Online degree programs offered by the University at Buffalo's Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing were named among the best online programs by U.S. News & World Report.
A B.A.S.I.C. winter recess at NU: Serving those in need
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 09:35 am
When college students travel during the winter semester break, it's rare they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless - unless said college students attend Niagara University.
Bengal Pride: Buffalo State launches alumni legacy scholarship
Fri, Jan 22nd 2016 10:00 am
Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner announced details Thursday about the college's new legacy scholarship, which aims to bring children of alumni living outside of New York back to Buffalo State and Western New York.
HARBORCENTER announces 2016 spring showcase tournaments
Thu, Jan 21st 2016 03:45 pm
HARBORCENTER Vice President and Director of Hockey Nik Fattey today announced the schedule for the 2016 HARBORCENTER Spring Showcase youth hockey tournaments.
Niagara University faculty member appointed distinguished professor at Chinese University
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:15 pm
Dr. Tenpao Lee, a professor of economics and finance at Niagara University, has been appointed a Distinguished Overseas Professor of the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce in China.
Applications available for 2016 student registrar and office assistant summer positions
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara History Center is taking applications to fill two student positions funded by the Grigg Lewis Foundation Workership Program at the museum this summer. The grant will support the student positions of a registrar assistant and an office assistant. Both staff will work from late May to mid-August, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
NU's Cathleen Anderson appointed to National Catholic College Admission Association board
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
Cathleen Anderson, assistant vice president for enrollment management at Niagara University, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for the National Catholic College Admission Association.
Academy of Hockey announces spring programing
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:25 am
Kevyn Adams, HARBORCENTER vice president and director of the Academy of Hockey, today announced the lineup for the academy's 2016 spring programs.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service announces more help for student loan borrowers
Wed, Jan 13th 2016 12:30 pm
As 2016 unfolds, student loans continue to be a source of angst for many area residents. A report released last week by Generation Progress stated student debt continues to climb and millions more have defaulted, with no solution in sight.
Niagara University accepting registrations for winter/spring 2016 continuing education courses
Tue, Jan 12th 2016 04:50 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its winter/spring 2016 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
ECC student takes ophthalmic dispensing skills to Jamaica
Mon, Jan 11th 2016 10:35 am
Erie Community College students don't spend all their time on the college's three campuses. And often times, their education takes them well outside county lines.
Canisius College to host professional development conference for mathematics teachers
Mon, Jan 11th 2016 10:35 am
Canisius College will host a professional development conference for mathematics teachers from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, in Science Hall. The conference, titled "Mathematics: Making Connections," is for mathematics teachers working with students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Castellani Art Museum TopSpin Series features 'Robert Harris: Painting in Progress'
Thu, Jan 7th 2016 05:25 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University continues its TopSpin Series of exhibitions of emerging regional artists with "Robert Harris: Painting in Progress," which opens with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, on the Niagara University campus.
Niagara Falls Community Center coming along nicely
Wed, Jan 6th 2016 10:20 am
Back in September, Niagara Catholic Jr. / Sr. High School, along with the Niagara Falls Boys and Girls Club and Niagara University, broke ground on a new community center for Niagara Falls.
Niagara University makes first appointment to endowed pre-health program director position
Tue, Jan 5th 2016 05:20 pm
Niagara University has appointed Dr. William Cliff to its first-ever endowed faculty position.
NCCC a top school in Military Advanced Education & Transition's Guide to Colleges and Universities
Mon, Jan 4th 2016 07:35 pm
Military Advanced Education & Transition has awarded Niagara County Community College the designation of a Top School in its 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities, which measures best practices in military and veteran education.
Celebrate Benjamin Franklin's birthday with Martin Luther King Day children's program
Tue, Dec 29th 2015 01:00 pm
Children can celebrate the 310th birthday of American patriot Benjamin Franklin with a special program Monday, Jan. 18, at The History Center (Niagara County Historical Society), 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
Save on taxes while saving for college: NYS Tax Department highlights benefits of New York's 529 College Savings Program
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 10:45 am
New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Jerry Boone recently encouraged New Yorkers to open a New York State 529 College Savings Plan.
NCCC: Driver's education class open to community
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 10:45 am
Niagara County Community College, in partnership with AAA of Western New York, is offering driver's education classes to young adults in the community who would like to learn to drive.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service informs student loan borrowers about new repayment option
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 11:30 am
Beginning this month, student loan borrowers have a new repayment option to consider, and it could lead to significant relief for an estimated 5 million borrowers.
Empire State Development: New York once again No. 1 In Northeast for attracting world's best and brightest students
Fri, Dec 18th 2015 02:20 pm
Empire State Development today announced New York ranked first in the Northeast region and second in the nation in attracting international students to its colleges and universities, according to the "Open Doors Report" for 2015.
NCCC ranked No.1 for online degree program
Fri, Dec 18th 2015 09:30 am
Niagara County Community College was recently ranked No. 1 amongst competitors for its online associate's degree in information technology by onlinecolleges.net.
Canisius, Dent Neurologic Institute partner to investigate neuromarketing
Thu, Dec 17th 2015 01:55 pm
The Canisius College Center for Professional Development and Dent Neurologic Institute have partnered to investigate consumer research using neuroimaging techniques, particularly electroencephalology (EEG)
Presentation by 'Selma' co-author, service projects, trip to Washington highlight NU's MLK celebration
Wed, Dec 16th 2015 05:30 pm
A presentation by Sheyann Webb, co-author of the memoir-turned-Disney movie "Selma, Lord, Selma," underscores a week's worth of activities coordinated by Niagara University's Office of Multicultural Affairs in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Turkey Trot raises funds for Niagara Hospice
Wed, Dec 16th 2015 04:55 pm
For the fifth year in a row, teachers, students and families from the Primary Education Center participated in The Lew-Port Turkey Trot. This year's event raised $927 for Niagara Hospice.
Niagara University criminal justice professor wins Paper of the Year Award
Tue, Dec 15th 2015 03:30 pm
Dr. Timothy Lauger, an assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice at Niagara University, was named the recipient of the James L. Maddex Jr. Paper of the Year Award for 2014.
Police chiefs request governor pass SUNY police pension bill
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 07:25 pm
University at Buffalo Police Chief Gerald W. Schoenle Jr. is leading a call by the State University of New York Police Chiefs Association asking Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to sign a bill that would help university police departments retain campus police officers.
Whalen facilitates first responder disability awareness training for FBI special agents
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 07:25 pm
The Niagara University first responders disability awareness training program held a seminar Thursday for special agents affiliated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Buffalo office.
Sabres announce 'Report Card Nights' ticket promotion
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 07:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will host "Sabres Report Card Nights" for Buffalo's games on Tuesday, Dec. 15, against the New Jersey Devils and Thursday, Dec. 17, against the Anaheim Ducks. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m.
McCarthy School of Irish Dance presents 'A Celtic Christmas'
Tue, Dec 8th 2015 02:40 pm
McCarthy School of Irish Dance presents "A Celtic Christmas" at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Grand Island High School Auditorium, 1100 Ransom Road. Enjoy a celebration of the holiday season combined with Irish dance and festive music featuring members of The Blarney Bunch.
Erie County Legislature invests additional funds into ECC for 2016
Mon, Dec 7th 2015 12:50 pm
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announced the Erie County Legislature approved an additional $254,317 for Erie Community College in the 2016 budget. The additional funding brings the county's total investment to $16.2 million for ECC next year.
3 WNY colleges working on Great Lakes Ecosystem Projects
Mon, Dec 7th 2015 12:50 pm
The Great Lakes Research Consortium has announced innovative projects underway by three Western New York colleges to help protect and restore the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem.
 

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