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ReNU Niagara moves downtown, Institute for Civic Engagement named after Levesque
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 11:15 pm
ReNU Niagara is moving its offices downtown - and the institute that oversees the community-minded program has a new name.
Student business helps fight diabetes
Fri, Jun 7th 2013 09:20 pm
At Niagara-Wheatfield High School, Kevin Schucker's fifth period advanced marketing class organized its own business through the Junior Achievement program.
NWTA winners
Fri, Jun 7th 2013 02:55 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Teachers Association has announced its three scholarship winners for 2013.
Kojm becomes First Niagara University student to write parallel program
Tue, Jun 4th 2013 12:00 pm
Sarah Kojm recently became the first Niagara University student to write a parallel program for a class project.
UB's literacy center celebrates golden anniversary with two-day reunion and literacy conference
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 12:20 pm
The University at Buffalo's Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction, or CLaRI, will mark its 50th year of helping children read, write and gain confidence in their academic skills with a conference and alumni gathering that celebrates its timeless theme of literacy.

The anniversary weekend will open with a reunion of current literacy students and alumni from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 28, in the Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst.

Connor Middle School: Students go Bald for Bucks
Fri, May 31st 2013 02:00 pm
Bald for Bucks fundraising leaders Sarah and Chris Swagler recently took part in their final event at Connor Middle School.
Lockport students visit SAL the Surgical Robot
Fri, May 24th 2013 07:00 pm
Robotics students from Lockport's Emmet Belknap Intermediate School traveled to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for a visit with SAL the Surgical Robot.
Holy Angels holds final commencement
Fri, May 24th 2013 03:00 pm
Sunday, May 19, marked the end of an era for Holy Angels Academy in Buffalo as the all-girls private Catholic high school held its 152nd and final commencement exercises for the Class of 2013 at St. Louis R.C. Church in downtown Buffalo.
Niagara University reaches exchange agreement with Ireland's Mary Immaculate College
Tue, May 21st 2013 09:50 am
Holly Cowman, the international relations officer from Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, Ireland, visited Niagara University Monday to mark the establishment of a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions.
Niagara University's Army ROTC program commissions 23 officers
Wed, May 15th 2013 11:35 am
Twenty-three Niagara University Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 10 in NU's Gallagher Center. It marked the 72nd consecutive year that members of NU's Purple Eagle Battalion have taken the oath of office.
Cornerstone CFCU provides scholarships to 10 high school members
Mon, May 13th 2013 05:40 pm
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Lockport, has announced its award of scholarships to 10 high school student members of the credit union in the amount of $350 each.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates its 55th class at Niagara University
Thu, May 9th 2013 09:10 am
Twelve brave men and one brave woman accepted diplomas Wednesday evening at Niagara University. They are the 55th graduating class of the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy, Niagara County's only approved training program for law enforcement officers.
Two Niagara University students, one alumna participating in 4K for Cancer
Tue, May 7th 2013 01:15 pm
Vince Schiano set off on a 4,000-mile bike ride last summer to raise money and awareness for young adults suffering from cancer.

Little did he know that his cross-country venture would also inspire three young women back "home" on Monteagle Ridge to join the cause this year.

N-W students check out careers
Fri, May 3rd 2013 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield High School held a safety day showcasing careers in law enforcement, military branches and first responder fields.
Pass an award winner
Thu, May 2nd 2013 05:45 pm
Lindsay Pass of Sanborn was recently awarded the Dr. Glen Jones Radiology Award for 2013 in the radiologic technology program at Niagara County Community College.
NU: Awards bestowed, news shared during annual business banquet
Mon, Apr 29th 2013 12:25 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration presented awards to five business leaders, alumni and students during its 23rd annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 25 at the at the Buffalo Marriott.
Lewiston-Porter student performs in All-Eastern Band
Sat, Apr 27th 2013 11:00 am
Collin Kemeny, inset, a senior alto saxophone student at Lewiston-Porter High School, was honored with a seat in the 2013 All-Eastern Band.
11 Niagara University students inducted into communication honor society
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 04:35 pm
Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held Saturday, April 20, in St. Vincent's Hall.
German NU student earns best paper award at KAHTEA Conference
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 09:25 am
Isa Witte, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from Niagara University and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, received the Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award at the 2013 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association (KAHTEA) Conference.
Dr. Doug Tewksbury awarded Fulbright Scholar grant to study in Canada
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 08:30 am
Dr. Doug Tewksbury, an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research at the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) in the fall of 2013.
Culinary students help out at convention
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 03:10 pm
Culinary arts students from the BOCES Niagara Career and Technical Education Center lent a hand and learned a thing or two at the US Foods Show at the Niagara Falls Convention Center recently.
Buggs takes over at Niagara Catholic
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 05:10 pm
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School board of trustees announced Tuesday Ronald K. Buggs has officially taken on the role of president/principal of the school. He replaces Robert DiFrancesco, who retired in March.
Niagara University College of Business Administration presents awards banquet, health care symposium
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 04:55 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration will be taking care of a lot of important business at the Buffalo Marriott on April 25.
Student project benefits Alzheimer's Association
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Haley Maier, a 10-year-old Barker student, put her creative talents to good use recently by crocheting necklaces out of brightly colored ribbon yarn, which she then sold to her classmates, teachers and faculty at Barker Central School.
Stella eighth-graders awarded Sacred Heart scholarships
Fri, Apr 12th 2013 11:15 pm
Camille Bennett and Angelica Priest, eighth-grade students at Stella Niagara Education Park, were honored at the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart annual Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, March 23.
Niagara University flash mob surprises, entertains Walden Galleria patrons
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 11:55 am
Moments before halftime of a Jan. 31 home basketball game versus Iona, a small group of Niagara University students broke out into an unexpected dance routine, or what's become commonly known as a flash mob.
BOCES students place at regional SkillsUSA competition
Fri, Mar 29th 2013 04:25 pm
Forty-four students from Orleans/Niagara BOCES' career and technical education centers had a successful showing at the SkillsUSA Region 1 Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics held this month at SUNY Alfred.
First Niagara provides land for new UB medical school project
Thu, Mar 28th 2013 10:10 am
The University at Buffalo announces First Niagara has given to UB a parcel of land to be used in the construction of the university's new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Sabres launch anti-bullying campaign
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 09:10 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced a new campaign aimed at preventing bullying by educating and spreading awareness of its harmful effects to children and young adults in Western New York. The campaign, which is a partnership between the Sabres and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children/New York Regional Office, is comprised of a series of anti-bullying videos featuring Sabres players, and two educational events in April and May that will further spread the anti-bullying message of the campaign.
Automotive students win Ohio College scholarships
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:55 pm
Orleans-Niagara BOCES auto tech seniors Kyle Jung and Daniel Ruble know what they will be doing this fall: attending classes at Ohio Technical College.
NU: Dr. Nancy McGlen recognized during reception for student-curated exhibition
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 08:40 am
Laura Brownlie is a liberal arts major. Gina DelGreco is mere months away from graduating with a degree in history.

So why were the two Niagara University seniors hosting a reception Wednesday evening for an art exhibit they curated?

Niagara University students eager to get to know new president
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 11:55 pm
In front of an impressive number of Niagara University faculty, staff, students and community members, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was announced as the school's 26th president at a community meeting on Wednesday.
Father James J. Maher, C.M., named 26th president of Niagara University
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 12:45 pm
The 26th president of Niagara University will be the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min.

The Catholic and Vincentian institution announced Maher, currently the executive vice president for mission and student services at St. John's University, would succeed the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M.

Niagara University secures Pittcon grant to bolster equipment, programs in new Golisano science center
Mon, Mar 11th 2013 10:20 pm
As the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences takes shape on the south side of campus, Niagara University faculty members continue to investigate ways to furnish the state-of-the-art facility with the latest in scientific instrumentation.
Niagara University names Dr. Thomas Chambers associate vice president for academic affairs
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 09:40 am
Niagara University has announced that Thomas A. Chambers, Ph.D., has been promoted to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs.
Carrousel Museum introduces new program for homeschooled students
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is excited to offer its first annual "Home School Day," designed specifically for home-educated children and their families.
Local businesses support Niagara University student callers
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 10:15 am
More than 40 Niagara University students worked the phones to raise almost $100,000 during the college's recent fundraising campaign.
Sanborn resident studies abroad in Cuba
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 10:05 am
Sanborn resident Stephanie E. Petrie was among a contingent of Canisius students who did something that very few Americans are permitted to do legally: She spent five weeks living and learning in the Republic of Cuba.
Lewiston-Porter sports teams raise money for Niagara Hospice
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 09:25 am
Players and coaches at Lewiston-Porter middle and high schools worked together to raise money for their schools while also collecting donations for Niagara Hospice. Players from the winter sports teams took part in Niagara Hospice's "The Mighty Niagara" Discount Card fundraiser.
Niagara University Family Business Center marks 10th anniversary, hosts next breakfast forum
Fri, Feb 1st 2013 07:00 am
Niagara University's Family Business Center will hold its February breakfast forum Tuesday, from 7 to 9:30 a.m., at the Sonoma Grille, 5010 Main St., Snyder. William Wadsworth of Planned Futures Financial Group will speak on "The New Healthcare Laws and Changes that Business Owners Need to Know."
 


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