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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.
Higgins announces more than $1.17 million for North Tonawanda City School District
Tue, May 12th 2015 04:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined by North Tonawanda City School Superintendent Gregory Woytila and District Director of Student Services Ron Barstys to announce a federal grant totaling $1,171,650. The district will receive $390,550 each year over a three-year period.
Daemen to hold undergraduate, graduate commencement ceremonies May 16
Tue, May 12th 2015 04:30 pm
Daemen College President Gary A. Olson will confer degrees to nearly 850 undergraduate and graduate candidates in the Class of 2015 at the college's 64th annual commencement, which, for the first time, will include two ceremonies scheduled for May 16 at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Caitlin Jones of North Tonawanda honored with 2015 PACES Scholarship
Tue, May 12th 2015 04:20 pm
Caitlin Jones of North Tonawanda was among six SUNY Potsdam students who were recently awarded a 2015 PACES Scholarship by Potsdam Auxiliary and College Educational Services.
Niagara University, Niagara County Bar Association form Niagara Law Center
Mon, May 11th 2015 12:20 pm
On May 1 - Law Day - the provost of Niagara University and the president of the Bar Association of Niagara County met at the Niagara Falls Country Club to officially establish the long-awaited Niagara Law Center.
Kaegebein: Playground committee looking for artists
Fri, May 8th 2015 07:20 pm
The Kaegebein Playground Committee is looking for artists to donate their time and talents to decorate wooden chairs to be auctioned off in June. All proceeds will go to benefit the Kaegebein Playground Committee's mission to build a new playground for the community and students.
NU commencements highlighted by U.S. ambassador, Pulitzer winner
Fri, May 8th 2015 05:50 pm
Niagara University's 2015 slate of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the U.S. ambassador to Canada, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, the U.S. State Department reporter for CBS News and two highly decorated Catholic priests.
Higgins announces winners of Congressional Art Competition
Thu, May 7th 2015 12:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins has announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The top piece from each congressional district is displayed in the Cannon Tunnel to the Capitol Building.
North Tonawanda's Emilie Fose selected for University of Dayton career immersion trip to DC
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:25 pm
Emilie Fose of North Tonawanda was among the 27 students selected to attend this year's University of Dayton career immersion experience to Washington, D.C.
Daemen announces undergraduate, graduate commencement speakers
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:25 pm
For the first-time ever, Daemen College will hold separate undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies, to be held May 16 at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Therapy dogs return to UB Libraries
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:05 pm
The semester is winding down and the stress level is building. That can mean only one thing for University at Buffalo students: Therapy dogs to the rescue.
Niagara Hospice to hold 15th Camp Hope
Sat, May 2nd 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice will hold its 15th Camp Hope for grieving children from June 26-28 at YMCA's Camp Kenan in Barker. Children ages 7 to 13 throughout Western New York who have lost a loved one through death - whether or not they ever received hospice care - are invited to enjoy this free and fun camp weekend.
St. Peter's hosts inaugural 5K
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:45 pm
Looking to forge relationships within the community, St. Peter's R.C. School welcomes readers to participate in its first 5K run and 1-mile walk Saturday, May 16. Beginning at 10 a.m., runners will travel through the historic Village of Lewiston and Artpark. Walkers start 15 minutes later.
Applications available for Sass nursing scholarship
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
Dual degree student from NU recognized at international hospitality conference
Wed, Apr 29th 2015 03:35 pm
Marlen Krause, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from Niagara University and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, was recognized during the 2015 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference, held April 17-18 in Las Vegas.
Children's summer STEM camps returning to Niagara University
Tue, Apr 28th 2015 02:25 pm
Niagara University's College of Education, for several years, has sought to provide access to quality science, technology, engineering and math education for children - especially girls and low-income youths, who studies show enter the STEM fields at the lowest rates.
NU's program for undeclared students receives national advising award
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 04:55 pm
Niagara University's innovative program that helps undeclared students find a major that best suits their needs and talents - while making sure they graduate on time - is being honored by the National Academic Advising Association.
Master Teacher Awards given at Starpoint
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 10:45 am
The Starpoint Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, April 20.
Niagara-Wheatfield: Fusco acknowledges first responders
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 10:45 am
In an emotional statement to members of the Niagara-Wheatfield School District, Superintendent Lynn Fusco thanked the first responders, especially Niagara County Deputy Sheriff Joe Tortorella, and the staff for the way they kept students at Errick Road Elementary School safe during Friday's shooting incident.
Niagara University, New York Power Authority celebrate new main campus entrance
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 09:50 am
Niagara University and the New York Power Authority held an event today to celebrate the official grand opening of Campus Parkway, the university's reconfigured entrance from Witmer Road.
What (and where) do you want to be when you grow up?
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 09:40 am
It's a question that many teenagers dread: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Niagara University accepting registrations for summer 2015 continuing education courses
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 04:50 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its summer schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
NU featured in 'Princeton Review's 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges'
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara University is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features NU in the 2015 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which was released this week.
Impossible? It's possible! N-W to perform 'Cinderella'
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield High School is dusting off the glass slippers and ball gowns for a performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein's take on the classic tale of "Cinderella." Students will perform for five shows between April 23 and April 26.
NCCC: Niagara County to examine 'Learning Commons' proposal
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 06:40 pm
A pair of Niagara County legislators said the county government would give full consideration to a proposed "Learning Commons" project at Niagara County Community College announced today by State Sen. Robert G. Ortt and NCCC President James P. Klyczek.
NU professor honored by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 04:55 pm
William D. Frye, Ph.D., associate professor of hospitality and tourism management at Niagara University, is the 2015 recipient of the Anthony Marshall Award, presented by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
'Runway' to dazzle with innovative student designs
Tue, Apr 14th 2015 03:40 pm
See the cutting-edge designs of Buffalo State fashion students and alumni during "Runway," the college's annual fashion extravaganza, at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the Campbell Student Union Social Hall.
NU professor tallies third award from American Journalism Historians Association
Tue, Apr 14th 2015 03:00 pm
Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., will soon complete her second semester as an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University. When she does, Teresa will have already won three prestigious awards from the American Journalism Historians Association, following Thursday's announcement she was selected for the 2015 Margaret A. Blanchard Doctoral Dissertation Prize.
Canisius receives $1.15 million gift from Leising estate
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 05:10 pm
Canisius College President John J. Hurley announced today the college has received a $1.15 million gift from the estate of William E. Leising, Class of 1972.
Casseri takes over at Lew-Port
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 08:00 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education has announced the appointment of Paul J. Casseri as the next Lewiston-Porter superintendent of schools, effective July 1.
Sabres help launch scholarship fund in memory of Steve Montador
Thu, Apr 9th 2015 09:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team would be taking part in launching a scholarship fund in memory of former Sabres player and nine-year NHL veteran Steve Montador, who passed away suddenly in February at the age of 35.
Daemen festival to celebrate academic, creative excellence
Thu, Apr 9th 2015 07:00 am
Daemen College will present its 15th annual academic festival, a campus-wide celebration of academic and creative achievements showcased through presentations, performances and other activities, on April 15.
Erie County Fair seeks musicians for Pepsi-Cola Marching Band
Wed, Apr 8th 2015 01:20 pm
Every summer, the Erie County Fair searches Western New York for the most talented high school students to participate in the Pepsi- Cola Marching Band.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Auxiliary awards scholarships for 2015
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:05 pm
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical has awarded Esther L. Werner & Helene Barter Scholarships to two employees for 2015. The $750 scholarship recipients are Diane Milbrand and Darren Vukovic.
Dr. Kurt Stahura named dean of NU's College of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:45 pm
Dr. Kurt A. Stahura has been appointed dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University, effective June 1.
Ceretto announces Italian-American scholarships for students
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators will be awarding academic and athletic scholarships to current or future college students.
Higgins announces deadline extension for congressional art competition
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins HAS announced an extension of the deadline for submissions to the congressional art competition. All artwork submitted from students in Higgins' district will be featured in a public gallery and available for viewing online. The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol.
Brother Emmanuel of Taizé visiting Niagara University April 9
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
Brother Emmanuel, a member of the ecumenical monastic community in Taizé, France, will visit classes, offer lectures during lunch and dinner, and present a three-hour retreat April 9 at Niagara University.
UB basketball sends out 'Thank you' video to fans
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
With March Madness in the rear-view mirror for the University at Buffalo men's and women's basketball teams, both squads took some time to thank a key contributor to their success this season: The fans.