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Tax breaks for summer day-camp expenses
Tue, Jun 28th 2016 10:35 am
The New York State Tax Department reminds parents and guardians that summer day-camp expenses for a child or dependent may qualify for the child and dependent care credit.
Register now for Artpark summer camps
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 04:25 pm
Artpark's annual summer Art Camp and new Rock Workshop are just around the corner. Experienced artists will guide children and teens through various workshops to help students explore and develop their inner artist.
UB Stadium to get new turf and field design; current turf to be repurposed for student recreational use
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 11:30 am
A new turf will be installed at UB Stadium this summer, and Alumni Arena's basketball court will be refinished - with both playing surfaces prominently featuring the new wordmark and new spirit mark for the University at Buffalo athletics department, as well as the interlocking UB logo.
Junior golf lessons at Niagara Frontier Golf Club
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:50 pm
The Niagara Frontier Golf Club is once again teaming up with the Western New York Chapter of The First Tee to present a junior golf program this summer for youth ages 5-18.
NU theater for young audiences presents Julianne Moore's 'Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical'
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:10 pm
From July 28 through Aug. 6, Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging, delightful theater for young audiences productions with "Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre.
Niagara University Repertory Theatre presents free children's theater at NU, Artpark
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:10 pm
This summer, the Niagara University Theatre Department's 40-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its Niagara University Repertory Theatre storytelling troupe continues.
Niagara University student-vets top $10,000 mark for scholarship fund
Wed, Jun 15th 2016 12:05 pm
The Niagara University Student Veterans Organization raised more than $1,500 during its fourth annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Tournament, which was held May 30 at the Beaver Island State Park Golf Course.
Niagara University named 2016-17 'College of Distinction'
Tue, Jun 14th 2016 03:35 pm
Niagara University is one of only 10 Catholic colleges and universities in New York state - and 76 nationwide - to be selected to the 2016-17 list of top academic institutions by Colleges of Distinction.
Still time to enroll in summer camp at the Y
Tue, Jun 14th 2016 03:30 pm
Whether it's splashing in the pool, exploring nature, learning a new skill, or going on field trips, summer camp at the YMCA provides an opportunity for children ages kindergarten to 17 years old to build meaningful relationships and gain important life skills.
Niagara Career and Technical Education students embark on educational field trip
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:35 am
Niagara Career and Technical Education students in Karen Krull's graphic communications class recently went on an educational field trip to Rochester.
Children's author visits Drake Elementary
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:30 am
Reading Week at North Tonawanda's Drake Elementary School began with a visit from local children's author, poet and writing teacher Amy Ludwig VanDerwater.
Dr. Chandra Foote named dean of education at Niagara University
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:40 pm
Dr. Chandra J. Foote has been appointed dean of the College of Education at Niagara University, effective June 1.
Niagara University offering 'Urban Ministry 2.0'
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:40 pm
The urban ministry certificate is back by popular demand - with a new community and vocational focus.
Buffalo State offering two new scholarships rewarding community service
Fri, May 27th 2016 09:45 am
Frederick Howe, professor emeritus of educational foundations and creator of Buffalo State's Community Service Day, and his wife, retired educator Marilyn Howe, have established two four-year scholarships at Buffalo State College for full-time incoming freshmen.
UB researcher receives $7 million award to study telemedicine as a way to treat HCV-infected drug users
Fri, May 27th 2016 07:00 am
Andrew H. Talal, M.D., professor of medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, will receive a major, $7 million award to address a casualty of the national opioid epidemic: the spread of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among drug users who share needles.
NU professor earns award from Canadian Educational Researchers' Association
Thu, May 26th 2016 07:30 pm
Dr. Kathleen Wong, an adjunct faculty member of Niagara University's College of Education in Ontario, has been selected by the Canadian Educational Researchers' Association (CERA) to receive the 2016 R.W.B. Jackson Award.
UB bear geneticist to appear on Animal Planet's 'Monster Week' special, 'Yeti Or Not'
Wed, May 25th 2016 03:55 pm
Among scientists, not much is known about the evolutionary history of brown bears in the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau. These rugged creatures, which represent two subspecies of the world's brown bears, are critically endangered and rarely sighted in the wild.
Volunteers needed for Chamber of Commerce welcome center
Wed, May 25th 2016 03:05 pm
As the summer approaches, the welcome center sees an increase in walk-in visitors requesting maps and general information on the region. Accordingly, the chamber is seeking volunteers to help staff the office in the evenings and weekends.
St. Peter R.C. School and Church nears capital campaign goal, gears up for summer construction
Tue, May 24th 2016 06:00 pm
"The Campaign for St. Peter" aims to raise $2,250,000 to address a number of needed repairs, renovations and improvements to both the school and church.
Canisius College hosts 'Be The Light Youth Theology Institute'
Wed, May 18th 2016 02:05 pm
High school students entering their junior and senior years are invited to take up residence at Canisius College, from July 5-10 for the inaugural "Be the Light Youth Theology Institute."
Forced to miss commencement, NU theater grad receives diploma on Kavinoky stage
Tue, May 17th 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University theater major Kathleen Macari made the decision a few months ago that she would forego walking during her undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday in order to play the lead role in her first professional show.
Niagara County Community College receives $500,000 from The John R. Oishei Foundation
Tue, May 17th 2016 11:40 am
A major grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation will help Niagara County Community College complete improvements to the college's current library facility, transforming it into a vibrant and welcoming learning commons space.
LCTV announces scholarship winners
Tue, May 17th 2016 11:40 am
Lockport Community Television, along with the Lockport Community Cable Commission and Time Warner Cable, announced a total of $10,800 in scholarships was disbursed among nine recipients.
University at Buffalo one of three winners in Cuomo's Energy to Lead competition
Mon, May 16th 2016 09:10 pm
A University at Buffalo-backed plan to create 100 megawatts of new, locally produced solar energy within the next four years is among the winners of a clean energy competition for New York colleges and universities.
Ellen Latham tells NCCC graduates 'Believe in the power of change'
Mon, May 16th 2016 10:05 am
"Relentless focus" and "believing in yourself" were the themes of the message given by Niagara County Community College keynote speaker and alumna Ellen Latham at the 52nd annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday at the Seneca Niagara Events Center.
Grand Island: Brian Graham appointed superintendent of schools
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Board of Education has appointed Dr. Brian Graham as its next superintendent of schools.
Dr. Tim Ireland chosen for UAlbany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award
Wed, May 11th 2016 02:40 pm
Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of Niagara University's College of Arts and Sciences, has been chosen as a recipient of the University at Albany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award.
Lewiston Lions Club offers $500 scholarship
Wed, May 11th 2016 02:30 pm
The Lewiston Community Lion's Club is offering a $500 scholarship for a Native American graduating high school senior who resides on the Tuscarora Nation, and displays a commitment and dedication to his or her education.
Niagara University junior chosen for chemistry research fellowship
Wed, May 11th 2016 01:50 pm
Christopher Fritschi, a junior chemistry major at Niagara University, has been selected to receive a summer undergraduate research fellowship from the organic chemistry division of the American Chemical Society.
ECC baking and pastry arts students host, instruct Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
In yet another one of the college's career-focused collaborations with its surrounding community, SUNY ECC and its baking and pastry arts students welcomed area youth from Buffalo's Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo when they gathered in late April for a day of delicious instruction inside the college's city campus kitchens.
Two NU students triumphant at American Chemical Society Research Symposium
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:00 pm
A pair of Niagara University students took home top prizes from the Western New York American Chemical Society's Undergraduate Research Symposium, which was held April 9 at Canisius College.
Island composer's song reflects love of community
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
A love of music and of Grand Island prompted Carolyn Laskay to write "Our Grand Island" in 1990.
Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida headline Niagara University commencement
Fri, May 6th 2016 11:00 am
Niagara University's 2016 slate of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the executive director of patient care services at a prominent cancer hospital, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The Wall Street Journal, and a celebrated Canadian musician and humanitarian.
ECC breaks ground on new nanotechnology annex at north campus
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:00 pm
Erie Community College officials, local representatives and construction personnel joined for a groundbreaking ceremony for the school's $3.1 million nanotechnology building annex at ECC North Campus on Wednesday.
Ortt's bill to improve school emergency plans signed into law
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:00 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, announced Monday a provision of his legislation to require mandatory lockdown drills in school districts across the state has been signed into law as part of the recently enacted $155.6 billion New York state budget.
$50,000 national grant awarded to Niagara University community service initiative
Mon, May 2nd 2016 09:15 am
Niagara University is one of three postsecondary institutions in the country - and one of seven organizations of any kind - to receive a $50,000 grant through NobleCause, a grant competition mobilizing volunteers to address the greatest challenges facing their communities.
2016 Rain Barrel Painting Contest showcases creativity, conservation
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 10:25 am
The fourth annual contest included entries from 57 schools and organizations throughout Erie and Niagara counties, an increase of five entries from 2015, with each group painting a retrofitted syrup concentrate barrel provided by Coca-Cola.
Niagara University honored by Heart, Love and Soul
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:00 pm
Niagara University was presented with the Frances Ficorilli Volunteer Award by Heart, Love and Soul during the food pantry and dining room's annual recognition dinner on April 21.
NYSERDA recognizes UB among higher ed. leaders in New York
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 03:45 pm
For the second day in a row, the University at Buffalo has been recognized as a sustainability leader in higher education.
 

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