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Niagara University students collect winter items for Abate School families
Wed, Nov 25th 2015 07:55 am
More than 80 sets of winter clothing items collected by Niagara University students were delivered Tuesday to Harry F. Abate Elementary School in Niagara Falls. The hats, gloves and scarves were collected by members of NU's Alpha Alpha Beta chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education.
N-W helps out those in need with coat drive
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 02:25 pm
The gift of giving is in the air at the Niagara-Wheatfield Senior High School. Students, faculty and staff are participating in "Warmth of Veterans" that serves the Homeless Veterans Center of WNY. Donations of children's coats will be presented to "Coats for Kids" in conjunction with Capitol Cleaners.
Castellani Art Museum holiday happenings: Holiday Bash, Museum Shop sale
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25, Thanksgiving Day and Friday, Nov. 27. The museum will be open over Thanksgiving weekend, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday.
Niagara University President's Dinner honors four, raises student scholarship dollars
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 04:20 pm
More than 540 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution's 2015 President's Dinner, held Nov. 13 at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center.
First Niagara fills funding gap for at-risk college students
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 03:55 pm
The First Niagara Foundation is partnering with Buffalo State to ensure first-generation, low-income students, and students with disabilities are able to get the support they need to achieve academic success.
Niagara University student group traveling to Nicaragua to build home for impoverished family
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:50 pm
A Niagara University student group is fundraising for a service trip it plans to make to Nicaragua this December to build a home for a poor family.
Niagara University students earn top honors at inaugural Smith Travel Research competition
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 01:45 pm
Four students from Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management captured first place at Smith Travel Research's inaugural Market Study Competition.
NU students apply classroom learning to assist children's center in Niagara Falls
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
Niagara University students have many opportunities to help the community while receiving their education. This semester, students in Professor Mitchell Alegre's management principles course (MGT271A) have been doing just that.
Lew-Port senior class hosts first Halloween Dash 5K
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The Lewiston-Porter Class of 2016 hosted a 1K Kids Run/Walk along with a competitive 5K-race Halloween morning at the high school.
Grand Island Central School District lauded for STEM commitment
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
At its second annual "Celebration of STEM," (science, technology, engineering, and math), event on Oct. 15, the WNY STEM Hub honored 14 school districts and one charter school as an Emerging STEM School System.
First Niagara partners with Canisius to support women entrepreneurs
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 03:00 pm
The Women's Business Center at Canisius College received a $26,300 grant from the First Niagara Foundation to fund programs in its Forum Series, which supports women entrepreneurs through the steps of new business establishment and expansion.
Niagara University, New York Power Authority program receives national literacy award
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
A Halloween-themed children's literacy program organized by Niagara University students and the New York Power Authority has been honored with one of five national Literacy Alive! gold awards from Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education.
Niagara University professor elected president of national chemistry honor society
Mon, Nov 2nd 2015 11:10 am
Dr. Luis Sanchez, an assistant professor of chemistry at Niagara University, has been appointed president-elect of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, a national chemistry honor society founded in 1919.
Ortt delivers $50,000 to Orleans/Niagara BOCES
Fri, Oct 30th 2015 09:45 am
State Sen. Rob Ortt presented a ceremonial check to Orleans/Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services Thursday in the amount of $50,000.
Erie County, partners announce expansion of mental health services in Buffalo Public Schools
Thu, Oct 29th 2015 02:25 pm
Fifteen new clinics will be opening across the Buffalo school system this fall, bringing the total number of schools that now provide students access to mental health services to 42.
Niagara University ROTC program places in top 20 percent on Order of Merit List
Wed, Oct 28th 2015 02:50 pm
The ROTC program at Niagara University continues to prove why it's considered one of the best in the nation.
Niagara University inks memorandum of understanding with Niagara College
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 10:20 am
Niagara University and Niagara College (Ontario, Canada) held a signing ceremony Oct. 16 to enter into a formal memorandum of understanding.
State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia visits Niagara University
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:20 am
Niagara University was pleased to welcome New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia to campus on Wednesday.
Vietnam vet Bob Wieland to speak at Niagara University on Veterans Day
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:20 pm
Niagara University will celebrate Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, through a series of activities, punctuated by a keynote address from Vietnam War veteran Bob "Mr. Inspiration" Wieland.
Gerald Mead Collection on display at NCCC
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
Works from the Gerald Mead Collection will be on view at the Niagara County Community College Dolce Valvo Art Center from Oct. 22 to Nov. 20.
Vople named to post at Niagara Catholic
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic has named a new director of advancement/alumni relations.
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2015 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 05:10 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.
St. Stephen's hosts Christian Laettner
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:20 pm
Christian Laettner's three-day weekend on the Island brought the former Duke University All-America basketball player and National Basketball Association All-Star back to his roots.
Senior leadership and dedication willing Niagara Falls football in a winning direction
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 11:25 am
With five games complete and two remaining, the Niagara Falls High School football team is looking to finish strong and start a run into the sectional playoffs. With a record of 3-2, the Wolverines have put together a surprising season after being predicted to finish near the bottom of the AA North Division.
Lt. Gov. Hochul visits NU to address 'Enough is Enough' sexual assault legislation
Tue, Oct 6th 2015 05:15 pm
Nineteen percent of women and 6 percent of men in college will be victims of attempted or completed sexual assault in the course of their undergraduate careers, according to a study funded by the National Institute of Justice.
Niagara Catholic awards Teresa Marie Coppola Memorial Scholarship Fund
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:40 am
On Friday, Sept. 25, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School and Howard Pirong awarded the Teresa Marie Coppola Memorial Scholarship Fund to students Venasija Lewis and Maya Gandy.
Canisius to host Syracuse University professor as part of Archives Speakers Series
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:35 am
Gladys I. McCormick, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Maxwell School of Public Affairs, Syracuse University, will speak at Canisius College as part of the fall 2015 Archives Speaker Series at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library, first floor.
Niagara University to recognize eight educational leaders during awards dinner
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:30 am
Niagara University's College of Education will recognize the contributions of eight educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 8.
Higgins, Villa Maria College announce $1.98 million U.S. Department of Education grant
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Villa Maria College have announced a federal grant totaling more than $1.984 million for the college, provided through the U.S. Department of Education.
NU president reflects on papal visit following role as national media correspondent
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 09:05 am
With the papal visit to the U.S. now part of history, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, who served as an expert correspondent for several national media outlets during the visit, offered reflections on the messages Pope Francis delivered during his time in the U.S.
HARBORCENTER announces learn to skate program
Mon, Sep 28th 2015 10:55 am
HARBORCENTER Vice President and Director of Hockey Nik Fattey recently announced plans for HARBORCENTER's Youth Development Partnership learn to skate program, presented by BlueCross BlueShield.
L-P Builders Club at rainy (but still fun) Peach Festival
Sat, Sep 26th 2015 07:00 am
At the recent Peach Festival, it was pouring, but nobody let the rain ruin their fun. There was plenty to do. Things like trying to win fish at the Lewiston Service Guild fishpond booth and getting food at the Kiwanis Peach Festival food tent.
Six honored during Niagara University Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 09:50 pm
Six individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Thursday.
Fricano Primary School cited for 'exemplary reading program'
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
The staff and students of the Fricano Primary School in the Starpoint Central School District have received the International Literacy Association's Exemplary Reading Program Award.
Celebrate Catholic education in Niagara
Wed, Sep 23rd 2015 11:55 am
On Monday, Oct. 26, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host the second annual "Celebrating Catholic Education in Niagara" dinner at Antonio's Banquet Center, 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls. Doors will open at 5:30 pm. Dinner and the awards presentation will begin at 6:30 pm.
KeyBank donates books to Buffalo nonprofit The Teacher's Desk
Mon, Sep 21st 2015 03:45 pm
The KeyBank Foundation announced it has donated 180 copies of the anti-bullying-themed children's book "Thank You Mr. Falker" to the nonprofit organization The Teacher's Desk in Buffalo. A copy of the book will be given to every WNY school served by The Teacher's Desk.
College fair set at NCCC
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 03:00 pm
Niagara County Community College and the Niagara Orleans Counselors Association will host the 21st annual college fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at NCCC's Building G, second floor cafeteria. There will be more than 75 two- and four-year colleges and universities in attendance.
GIHS to hold open house Sept. 24
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 10:50 am
Grand Island High School will hold its annual open house from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.
M&T Bank to accept school taxes
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 10:05 am
Taxpayers in the Starpoint Central School District may find it more convenient to pay their school taxes again this year as a result of an agreement between the district and M&T Bank.
Buffalo State receives Insight into Diversity Award
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 09:20 pm
For the third straight year, Buffalo State College has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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