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Wesleyan professor to speak about religious intolerance during Sept. 30 address at NU
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 09:05 pm
Dr. Peter Gottschalk, a professor of religion at Wesleyan University, will deliver an address Sept. 30 at Niagara University as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World.
Jacobs family makes historic $30 million gift to University at Buffalo medical school
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 04:55 pm
Jeremy M. Jacobs, his wife, Margaret, and their family have given $30 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, a historic gift as the school undergoes an ambitious period of expansion that will enable it to pursue innovative medical education, research and patient care.
Niagara University set to celebrate Vincentian Heritage Week
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 12:05 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. 21-27. Its theme this year is "Living Vincentian Locally & Globally."
Auer: Lew-Port will be ready
Sat, Sep 5th 2015 09:05 am
Lewiston-Porter High School is in the midst of a nearly $26 million district capital improvement project and, with school ready to begin on Sept. 9, rumors have been floating throughout the district that Lewiston-Porter would not be ready to handle the masses come Wednesday.
The more the merrier for animals that synchronize their behavior
Thu, Sep 3rd 2015 04:10 pm
Social interaction could be the mechanism that allows animals living in groups to synchronize their activities, whether it's huddling for warmth or offering protection from predators.
Niagara University junior crowned National American Miss New York
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:10 pm
Niagara University Sarah Volmy was crowned 2015 National American Miss New York at the state pageant held last month in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
College is in session: National Grid offers lessons in saving energy and money as classes resume
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:20 pm
The scent of fresh notebook paper and dry-erase markers in the air signals it's time for "Back to School."
'Teachers' Night Out' at Buffalo History Museum
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:15 pm
On Tuesday, Oct. 6, The Buffalo History Museum will host an open house to introduce new resources and teaching tools for Western New York teachers to explore.
Back to school: Skin Cancer Foundation offers sun-safety tips
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:15 pm
While sun protection is often associated with hot summer days, harmful ultraviolet rays are present year-round and can be just as dangerous on the schoolyard as they are at the beach.
Kaegebein Playground groundbreaking eyed for September
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 01:30 pm
The Kaegebein Playground Committee has reached its funding goal to build a new playground at the elementary school.
Ballet company hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 07:00 am
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's annual family-friendly holiday show, returns Nov. 20-21 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
A partnership for the future: Nitro Martial Arts opens adjacent to Project Future WNY
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:20 pm
For David Prenatt, martial arts gave him everything.
UB Alumni Association elects new president
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:25 pm
Mary Garlick Roll of Williamsville was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association, a group that represents the interests of nearly 240,000 graduates around the world.
Buffalo State named 'Best Bang for the Buck College' by Washington Monthly
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 04:25 pm
Washington Monthly magazine ranked Buffalo State 28th in the "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Northeast" category (out of 402 institutions) in the magazine's 2015 ratings released Monday.
Niagara University accepting registrations for fall continuing education courses
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 03:50 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its fall 2015 schedule of courses. Professional development, certificates and credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Two Daemen programs rank in top 50 for 'Best Value' in nation
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 12:50 pm
Daemen College is the only institution in New York to be selected as one of the top "50 Best Value Small Colleges" in the U.S. for both business administration and biology degrees by Best Value Schools, an online guide to the best values in college education across the country.
Ad Club's 'Big Tip-Off' raises a record $6,000-plus
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 02:15 pm
The Advertising Club of Buffalo is proud to announce more than $6,000 was raised for student scholarships at yesterday's fifth annual "Big Tip-Off" event.
Moving in to a dorm or apartment this month? BBB has tips for a seamless move
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 07:00 am
It's getting to be that time of summer where college students across the country prepare to head back for another school year and move into their new apartments for fall semester.
Niagara County Peach Festival to hold cheerleading competition
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:45 pm
Niagara County Peach Festival Chairman Gerry Gismondi has announced there will be a cheerleading competition Friday, Sept. 11, at Academy Park on Center Street in Lewiston. Competition will be held for high school varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads or youth football and all-star squads.
NU summer camp acclimates international students to English language, WNY, American culture
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:40 pm
Nguyen Hai Anh made her first-ever visit to the U.S. from Vietnam this summer intent on gaining English language proficiency. Le Xuan Son, also from Vietnam, was interested in understanding American culture and ideologies. Meanwhile, Shanghai native Tu Peng Wei simply wanted to see for himself what an American university looked like.
Niagara University: Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni appointed to new leadership positions
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution.
Back-to-school safety: Keep kids safe with simple tips
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 07:00 am
Kids around the country are getting ready to go back to school and their safety is a top priority for parents. In addition to buying school supplies, the beginning of the school year is the perfect time for families to download AlertID, the free safety app that includes simple tips to get the school year off to a safe start.
Niagara University hospitality professors present at major international educators conference
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 05:35 pm
Two Niagara University professors were involved in one of the world's largest annual international hospitality conferences last week.
Soccer stars share stories
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 10:40 am
The dream to play professional soccer starts to materialize around the age of 5 years old. That was the case with these three local soccer players: Julian Ekeze of Rochester, and Andrew and Matt Ferguson of Stoney Creek, Canada. All three started playing at this age and continued to play at the collegiate level at Niagara University.
BBB reminder: Be smart when shopping for back-to-school items
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 03:35 pm
It seems back to school season is starting earlier this year. Retailers in upstate New York are already displaying pens, pencils, electronics and backpacks. The Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York wants to remind those shopping for back to school to be savvy during this, the second busiest shopping time of year.
Niagara University's academics, sustainability again praised by The Princeton Review
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:25 pm
Niagara University is again among the best institutions in the Northeast in terms of both academics and sustainability, according to results released Monday by The Princeton Review.
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.

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