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Canisius College names new dean of Wehle School of Business
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:00 am
Canisius Vice President for Academic Affairs Margaret C. McCarthy, Ph.D., has appointed Daniel J. Borgia, Ph.D., the next dean of the Richard J. Wehle School of Business.
ECC one of eight SUNY schools to share $1 million in state-funded career center support
Tue, Mar 1st 2016 11:55 am
In late February, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and New York State Department of Labor Acting Commissioner Roberta Reardon announced Erie Community College submitted one of eight projects involving 15 SUNY community colleges that will receive a portion of $1 million (provided by the 2015-16 state budget).
From classroom to community: NU students helping Habitat for Humanity, Buffalo Center for Arts & Technology
Tue, Mar 1st 2016 11:30 am
Students taking a management principles course at Niagara University are being presented with an opportunity to make a major difference in the community.
NGO aimed at improving health & education in Niger established by NU professor
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 12:55 pm
A nongovernmental organization founded by a Niagara University professor to assist women and children in Africa with health and education concerns celebrated its first anniversary Feb. 17.
Pre-registration open for squirt and pee wee Buffalo Jr. Sabres tryouts
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 12:40 pm
Pre-registration is now open for all Buffalo Jr. Sabres squirt and pee wee team tryouts. Players interested in trying out are encouraged to click the below link to register:
Deaf Access Services receives First Niagara Foundation grant to teach American Sign Language to deaf children
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:40 pm
Deaf Access Services has received a $2,500 "Quality of Life" grant from the First Niagara Foundation.
Buffalo Jr. Sabres announce remaining coaches for 2016-17 season
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 08:25 pm
The Buffalo Jr. Sabres Youth Hockey Organization has announced the head coaches of its bantam, 15U, 16U and 18U teams for the 2016-17 season.
Ortt Honors Orleans/Niagara BOCES with legislative resolution
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:15 pm
The New York State Senate honored Orleans/Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Thursday for 60 years of academic excellence with a resolution put forth by Sen. Rob Ortt.
Super Monday Championships scheduled for Feb. 29
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 04:05 pm
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the Super Monday High School Federation Hockey Championships, scheduled to occur on Monday, Feb. 29, at First Niagara Center.
UB grad aces physics subject test of GRE
Wed, Feb 24th 2016 02:35 pm
University at Buffalo graduate Geoffrey Fatin has achieved something that his UB faculty mentors say they've never seen before: He scored a maximum 990 points on the physics subject test of the Graduate Record Examination.
NU's Family Literacy Center presenting free children's book club
Wed, Feb 24th 2016 11:10 am
The Family Literacy Center at Niagara University is presenting an enrichment book club for children in grades 2-8. It begins March 17.
Jeannine Suk named director of counseling services at Niagara University
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 03:05 pm
Jeannine D. Suk has been appointed as Niagara University's new director of counseling services. She joins NU on Feb. 29.
Buffalo PS97 students to participate in astronomical Q&A
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 03:05 pm
In an extremely rare and once-in-a lifetime opportunity, Buffalo public school students will make contact with astronauts on the International Space Station.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service announces partnership with National Foundation for Credit Counseling student loan counseling program
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 01:55 pm
Last month, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling announced the launch of its national student loan-counseling program. This service will help deliver relief to the millions of borrowers throughout America who have been struggling to repay the money they borrowed to finance a college education.
ESD announces new post-production fellowship program to bolster talent pool for fast-growing industry
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:10 pm
Empire State Development today announced the New York State Post-Production Fellowship Program - a new initiative that will increase the size and quality of New York's post-production talent pool for this rapidly growing industry.
Collins announces U.S. Naval Academy's summer programs
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:50 am
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement announcing the U.S. Naval Academy's summer programs and encouraging all eligible high school students in New York's 27th Congressional District to apply:
NCCC ranks second for online learning
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am, a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information, ranked Niagara County Community College second in New York state for online learning.
UB nursing students first to gain hands-on experience in delivery rooms, ICUs in Buffalo
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:15 am
Delivery rooms and intensive care units are now open to students seeking clinical experience within the University at Buffalo School of Nursing, the first program in Buffalo to offer the specialties to students.
Girl Scouts celebrate Gold Award Centennial
Mon, Feb 15th 2016 11:10 am
Since 1916, Girl Scouts have been making meaningful, sustainable change in their communities and around the world.
Explore & More announces family programming lineup for break week
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Beginning Monday, Feb. 15, Explore & More Children's Museum will offer drop-in, themed, family activities every day during the school break week. Activities will be free to visitors with their membership or admission thanks to the sponsorship of M&T Bank.
Niagara Catholic hosts Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 07:10 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, along with co-chairs Rich and Paula Wright and Giulio and Elizabeth Colangelo, is hosting its annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction on Saturday, Feb. 27. The event will be held at Niagara Catholic, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara University student recognized for community service
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 10:25 am
Alisha Marie Battaglia, a Niagara University alumna and current graduate student, was selected as one of 10 recipients of a 2016 Independent Sector Student Community Service Award and a $500 H.D. Paley Scholarship.
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.