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Glenn Colton returns for Huth Road School show
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 08:00 pm
Glenn Colton said that he started his career as a musician "with an idea in 1985." He became a full time performer in 1993, taking his show to libraries, elementary schools, and town-sponsored concert series. In 2012, Colton retired from his performing career.
New Stella program integrates outdoor experience into every class
Sat, Jan 30th 2016 07:00 am
Unlike previous generations, today's children are growing up connected to technology that they use for learning, entertainment and communication. While advancements in digital communications have brought them closer to information and people, some behavioral experts fear they are becoming disconnected from the real world.
Niagara University establishes Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 04:10 pm
Niagara University announced today the creation of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership, which will endeavor to meet the needs of international families and students, and serve English language learners within the global community.
NU partners with new hospitality and tourism training center in Vietnam
Thu, Jan 21st 2016 03:35 pm
Niagara University has entered into a formal international partnership with a new Vietnamese hospitality and tourism training center that's aligned with the five-star Imperial Hotel in Vung Tau.
Niagara University students build home for impoverished family in Nicaragua
Mon, Jan 11th 2016 10:50 am
Six Niagara University students recently returned from El Sauce, Nicaragua, where they spent a week during winter recess constructing a home for an impoverished family.
Students helping students at St. Peter's R.C. School
Sat, Jan 2nd 2016 01:10 pm
Fourth-graders at St. Peter's R.C. School had an opportunity to practice their reading skills while also spreading holiday cheer when they read Christmas stories to the school's pre-K 4 class. Fourth-grade teacher Ann Yarussi led her class in the activity.
NU student from Germany wins photo contest for Maid of the Mist selfie
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 10:00 am
A Niagara University graduate student from Fichtenberg, Germany, recently won a statewide photo contest for a selfie he took while riding the Maid of the Mist in August.
Playground sign dedicated: Kaegebein facility goes from plans to reality in 5 years
Sat, Dec 19th 2015 10:45 am
Five years ago, when the Kaegebein Playground Committee formed, the idea of a playground for Kaegebein Elementary School seemed like a distant dream
UB takes a bite out of the Empire State
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 10:20 am
Campus Dining and Shops rolled out four new Pride of New York vending machines at the start of the fall semester, each stocked with items made or produced in New York.
Tech expert offers suggestions on growing WNY tourism industry during NU lecture
Wed, Dec 9th 2015 07:20 pm
Smart technology presents a major opportunity to bolster economic development in Western New York, according to a prolific urbanist and technology expert who spoke at Niagara University on Nov. 19.
All Saints Day celebration at St. Peter's features 'Students as Saints'
Mon, Nov 30th 2015 07:00 am
All Saints Day is the day on which Catholics celebrate all the saints. In recognition, eighth-graders from St. Peter R.C. School researched and dressed up as a favorite saint.
Niagara Global Tourism Institute using tourism initiatives to better community
Sat, Nov 28th 2015 07:00 am
In an effort to keep tourism dollars in the U.S., the Niagara Global Tourism Institute is working to develop the whole community in Niagara Falls to make it a more tourist-friendly area.
Niagara University praised for bringing 'Help Me Grow' child development program to WNY
Mon, Nov 23rd 2015 11:10 am
Shortly after Niagara University became the first higher education institution to serve as a Help Me Grow organizing entity, its College of Education was praised by program founder Dr. Paul Dworkin as an "inspiring example of strengthening town-gown ties in support of childhood system building."
St. Peter R.C. School students experience Colonial times at Fort Niagara
Mon, Nov 23rd 2015 07:00 am
What was life like on the Niagara Frontier during the Colonial era? Students from St. Peter R.C. School were able to get an inside look during a recent visit to Old Fort Niagara as part of "Fridays on the Frontier."
Students at St. Peter R.C. School learn about fire safety
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 07:00 am
Did you know roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. - when most people are asleep? Students at St. Peter R.C. School were taught this valuable lesson - and told smoke alarms save lives. They learned these and other lessons relating to fire safety during Fire Safety Month.
'The Nutcracker' comes to life in annual GNBC production
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara County's favorite family production is back, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "The Nutcracker." The 38th annual holiday presentation is on stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road.
Above and Beyond: Students ride to Sidway in fire truck
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
Eight lucky Sidway Elementary School students had a unique ride to school last Thursday. Despite the heavy winds, firefighters and students arrived to school in style as part of the Ride to School in a Fire Truck contest.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company presents annual 'Breakfast with the Sugarplum Fairy'
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Antonio's Banquet and Conference Center will be transformed into a magical wonderland Sunday, Nov. 8, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. once again presents its "Breakfast with the Sugarplum Fairy."
Niagara University to honor four, raise scholarship dollars at President's Dinner
Wed, Oct 21st 2015 01:10 pm
Niagara University's annual economic impact on the Western New York region is estimated to exceed $227 million. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is among Niagara County's largest employers and graduates nearly 1,000 well-qualified individuals into the workforce each spring.
Theatre in the Mist's 'Hairspray' coming to Falls
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:00 am
Theatre in the Mist will open its run of the Tony Award-winning musical "Hairspray" on Oct. 23, at Niagara Falls High School.
Niagara University discussion looks at Love Canal 37 years later
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 05:10 pm
In the wake of Pope Francis' encyclical, Niagara University hosted a star-studded cast of environmental activists to speak about Love Canal at a panel discussion Thursday.
For love of the game: Madeline Catalano makes mark on golf team
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
High school sports have always been an outlet for young adults to develop a love and appreciation for the games. Since Title V originated, girls sports have received equal funding and opportunities. However, some high school sports do not generate enough interest to field a female team. This leaves student athletes - like Madeline Catalano - to try out for a boys team.
BNSME's 20th annual golf tournament donates $10,000 to Junior Achievement of WNY
Tue, Oct 6th 2015 06:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives has announced the proceeds from its 20th annual golf tournament, in the amount of $10,000, were donated to Junior Achievement of WNY.
ECC women's basketball team helps beautify Buffalo's Fireman's Park
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:00 pm
Earlier this month, Erie Community College's Women's basketball squad spent a preseason afternoon beautifying Buffalo's Fireman's Park, a neglected downtown greenspace near the team's Burt Flickinger Athletic Center home court.
NCCC recognizes Distinguished Student Scholars
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
Six new Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Oct. 17 at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
A dream come true: Partnership breaks ground on The Niagara community center
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 03:10 pm
When he was a child, Gary Hall spent a lot of time playing with his friends at parks, schools and other facilities in Niagara Falls, taking advantage of the Boys & Girls Club on 17th Street and other programs. But there wasn't a dedicated recreation site for them to attend.
Education leader visits O/N BOCES
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 10:55 pm
The state's top education official returned to her Western New York roots last week with a visit to a number of local school districts - capped off with a stop at Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center in Sanborn.
Chris Aquino receives NU's 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 03:05 pm
Christopher P. Aquino, '85, MBA'94, associate professor of accounting, received Niagara University's 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award during this morning's Faculty Welcome Back Brunch.
Pieces of the Past: Porter Historical Society Museum
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:00 am
The Town of Porter Historical Society Museum is just four rooms (and their connected hallways), but there's a lot of history packed into those walls.
Niagara Catholic lends a helping hand
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:15 pm
Members of the Niagara Catholic campus ministry team recently assisted the Lion's Club International District 20-N with its Recycle for Sight program.
Rainbow Garden inspires students at Errick Road School
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 03:15 pm
More than 100 fourth-grade students from four classrooms at Errick Road Elementary worked together this year to plant an organic vegetable garden that they dubbed "The Rainbow Garden."
Grati awarded Sass Scholarship
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 07:25 pm
Andrei Grati, R.N., has been awarded the 2015 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Scholarship.
Niagara University president reads children's story to literacy camp participants
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 04:00 pm
One of the students participating in Niagara University's Primary Enhancement Program raised her hand and, when called upon, asked Monday's special guest, "What's your favorite color?"
Science under the sky and stars at Cradle Beach
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 07:05 pm
About 15 years ago, University at Buffalo chemistry professor Joseph Gardella and his wife sent their daughter, Claire, who is physically disabled and cannot speak, to a summer camp at Cradle Beach in Angola.
Wings Flights of Hope fundraiser planned
Fri, Jul 10th 2015 03:50 pm
Every year, the incumbent Niagara County Peach Queen, sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, chooses an organization that has special meaning to her and hosts a fundraiser for the group.
Niagara University students begin new internship in Haitian school founded by alumnus
Wed, Jul 8th 2015 05:35 pm
Six Niagara University students commenced a seven-week internship July 5 at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable, a world-class educational facility in Haiti established by an NU alumnus.
Contestants sought for Canal Fest pageants
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:00 pm
The various Canal Fest pageants have been taking place for most of the festival's 26 years -- but the allure of that once-prized crown and sash might be slipping.
NU students experience 'life-changing' global trade mission to Vietnam
Wed, Jun 24th 2015 10:30 pm
Twelve Niagara University graduate students recently participated in a 13-day international experience that reinforced their MBA curriculum and furnished them with knowledge of another country's business practices, customs and culture.
Artpark is putting the art back in the park
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:30 pm
For the past three weeks, five grad students from five colleges have been working on the installation of five different outdoor art projects around the Village of Lewiston's state park.
Students graduate from Lew-Port Academy
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:30 am
Lewiston-Porter High School has announced the graduation of its third cohort of students from the Academy of International Business & Finance.