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2 Lewiston-Porter students honored at luncheon
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 06:20 pm
On Friday, Oct. 14, Empower held a lunch at the Four Points by Sheraton in Niagara Falls. Seven individuals/organizations/businesses were honored, including two Lewiston-Porter students, for their work on behalf of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Niagara University social work majors receive Zonta Club Award
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 06:15 pm
Two Niagara University social work majors have been selected for the 2016 Safe at Home Conference Award by the Zonta Club of Niagara Falls.
Niagara University receives highest federal honor for community service
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 06:00 pm
For the 10th consecutive year, Niagara University has achieved the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement.
Communications Career Expo set for Nov. 1 at Hilbert College
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 10:00 am
Hilbert College will host a Communications Career Expo at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in West Herr Atrium on campus.
Niagara University reintroduces minor in Africana/black studies
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 10:00 am
A reconfigured academic minor at Niagara University focuses on the study of the diaspora of African-descended people and cultures.
NFP High School Game of the Week: North Tonawanda survives in a playoff thriller versus Iroquois
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 06:00 pm
On a cold, damp Friday night at George Vetter Stadium in North Tonawanda, the Lumberjacks survived a fight from the Iroquois Chiefs, defeating them 20-16.
'Roam the Region' with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:30 am
"Roam the Region," siring on the Our Schools Channel (OSC-TV 21), features Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce members and to bring awareness to the area.
'Vaticanologist' to speak at Niagara University on Pope Francis & Catholicism
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 10:50 am
Well-known "Vaticanologist" John L. Allen Jr. will deliver an address Nov. 9 at Niagara University as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World.
West Side Rowing Club hosts Head of the Niagara and Wright Regatta
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:10 pm
On Sunday, the West Side Rowing Club of Buffalo hosted the annual Head of the Niagara and Wright Regatta in Buffalo. This year's two-mile headrace was the biggest in the event's history, drawing more than 150 entries and 23 teams from the Northeastern U.S., and Southern Ontario.
Niagara University honors Russell Salvatore, Huynh Trung Nam
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:05 pm
Niagara University recognized the contributions of two national and international leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry during a special convocation on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Lew-Port to present 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
In the spirit of Halloween, the Lewiston-Porter Drama Club presents "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a ghost story adapted by Lindsay Price from the original work by Washington Irving.
Kim Heffler earns outstanding employee award at Niagara University
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 05:25 pm
Kim Heffler, administrative assistant in Niagara University's Office of Human Resources, was presented with NU's outstanding employee award Wednesday by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president.
Grant from First Niagara Bank to allow special program to continue at D'Youville
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:45 am
D'Youville College has received a $10,500 grant from the First Niagara Bank Foundation in support of a federal student aid completion project that assists city high school students in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Cheektowaga shows dominance in win over Lew-Port
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 11:15 am
In front of a loud crowd celebrating senior night, the Cheektowaga Warriors defeated the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 62-0, under the lights at Lew-Port on Friday night.
In his honor: H. David Myers Athletic Complex dedicated at homecoming ceremony
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Father of Viking Athletics now has a lighted welcome sign in his honor at the school district fields he designed.
Niagara University students perform community service in McKoon neighborhood
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 05:00 pm
Approximately 60 Niagara University students help picked up trash and debris in the McKoon Avenue neighborhood of Niagara Falls on Saturday.
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2016 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 05:00 pm
Niagara University's College of Education recognized the contributions of educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday.
UB sports law expert: Supreme Court's O'Bannon ruling another step toward changing how college athletes are compensated
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
This week's U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals in the O'Bannon v. NCAA case concerning the treatment of college athletes is another sign the NCAA must abide by federal antitrust laws when implementing rules about the ability of athletes to earn compensation, a University at Buffalo School of Law expert said Thursday.
Ford Driving Skills for Life visits Darien Lake Theme Park
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:10 pm
Ford Driving Skills for Life, a free hands-on training program for newly permitted and licensed drivers, is taking place at Darien Lake Theme Park this weekend.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls spoils Niagara-Wheatfield's homecoming
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:10 pm
In front of a large away crowd, the Niagara Falls Wolverines spoiled the Falcons' homecoming festivities with a 28-0 win over rival Niagara-Wheatfield at Terry Harvey Field on Saturday.
5 honored during Niagara University's 2016 Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Five individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Thursday.
Canisius receives $1 million NSF grant
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
Canisius College is the recipient of a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
NU launches 'Powerful' new branding campaign
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:10 pm
A powerful new brand message has been unveiled by Niagara University.
Alberti Center's annual conference to address bullying and persons with disabilities
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:15 pm
UB's acclaimed Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention takes on the challenges of bullying abuse and people with disabilities, as well as the opportunities for education and awareness, at its annual daylong conference on Thursday, Sept. 29.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Clarence outlasts Niagara Falls, 26-16
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 04:30 pm
In front of a large Cataract City crowd on Saturday, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines in the latter's homecoming game, 26-16.
BOCES to hold open house
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center will hold an open house/information night from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Athletic complex to be named for H. David Myers
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
A dedication honoring the "Father of Viking Athletics" will take place during halftime of the Grand Island High School Homecoming football game.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to speak at UB School of Law event in downtown Buffalo
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:35 pm
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. will speak in Buffalo. The University at Buffalo School of Law is hosting Alito's Oct. 20 appearance at Shea's Performing Arts Center.
Cub Scout Pack 829's 'Recruitment Night' at Porter-on-the-Lake
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:30 pm
Youngstown Cub Scout Pack 829 invites boys in first- through fifth-grade and their families to learn more about the group and its activities at a free information and recruitment gathering at Porter-on-the-Lake on Dietz Road in the Town of Porter. The event runs from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25.
Hilbert College announces theme to commemorate 60th anniversary
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:25 pm
Hilbert College, founded in 1957, will celebrate its 60th anniversary this academic year and throughout 2017. The "Celebrate 60" theme will be prevalent in many college-wide initiatives, as well as at a number of college events throughout the year.
Niagara University announces 2016 teaching award winners
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 03:20 pm
Niagara University's Office of Academic Affairs announced the selection of two distinguished faculty teaching award winners during an event held Sept. 8.
White House cites Buffalo State program in 'Computer Science for All' report
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 11:30 am
A program directed by Buffalo State's computer information systems department was cited by the White House for its commitment to advance President Barack Obama's "Computer Science for All" initiative.
Open house set for Lewiston Police Explorers
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
The primary mission of the Lewiston Police Explorers program is to mentor and expose young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 to leadership, community service, and the field of law enforcement.
Niagara University Theatre announces 53rd season
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:15 pm
From October through May, Niagara University Theatre's 53rd season of productions promises a diverse collection of entertainment options to a variety of tastes.
'Plunge' exposes new Niagara University students to Vincentian mission
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:20 pm
Days before their classmates arrived on campus, 32 Niagara University freshmen dove headfirst into exploring the institution's Catholic and Vincentian identity.
Rose Chiropractic offering wellness exams for children this month at no cost
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:55 pm
Doctors Glenda R. Rose and Thomas Barba of Rose Chiropractic, P.C., say, "Children of all ages can benefit from chiropractic's safe and effective care." For this reason, their Lewiston-based practice is offering complimentary chiropractic and wellness exams for all students under the age of 18 for the entire month of September.
ECC announces webpage, admissions assistance for WNY's displaced ITT students
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 11:30 am
In order to aid the nearly 300 Western New York students displaced by the recent nationwide closing of ITT Technical Institute and its Getzville location, SUNY Erie Community College will offer additional admissions assistance for those looking to continue their college education through ECC programs similar to those at ITT.
Money magazine: Niagara University offers best return on investment in Buffalo-Niagara Region
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 12:15 am
Money magazine has ranked Niagara University as the best college or university in the Buffalo-Niagara region when it comes to delivering the most value for a student's educational dollar.
The Washington Center Honors SUNY Buffalo State with prestigious Civic Engagement Award
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 12:15 am
Five colleges and universities from across the country were chosen this year to share in the 2016 Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards presented by The Washington Center. SUNY Buffalo State is among those honored.
Bingo moving to Niagara Catholic
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 03:25 pm
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 10, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host an all-paper bingo to benefit students. Bingo will be held in the Niagara Catholic cafeteria at 520 66th St.