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Errick Road Elementary program is for the birds
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:15 pm
Thanks to a unique program run by the Audubon Society, the fourth-grade classes at Errick Road Elementary School are increasing their environmental awareness.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School conducts open house events
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School recently held its open house events. Perspective students for grades 7 through 12, along with their parents, were able to enjoy a tour of the school conducted by current students and parents of students.
Video: Niagara University cuts ribbon on B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences
Wed, Oct 9th 2013 11:50 pm
"This truly is a historic day at Niagara University, one that will forever change the scientific research and teaching that happens on our campus."
Peter Stansberry recognized as NU's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter
Wed, Oct 9th 2013 07:00 am
Peter Stansberry, shift supervisor in Niagara University's Office of Campus Safety, received NU's Outstanding Employee Award for October-December 2013. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president, recently presented Stansberry, a Cheektowaga resident, with the award.
German exchange students experience Lewiston-Porter, US
Sat, Oct 5th 2013 07:00 am
What do you think of when you think of Germany?
Niagara University welcomes first visitors to Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center
Mon, Sep 30th 2013 09:20 am
Niagara University recently welcomed its first visitors to the newly renovated Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center.
Craig and Lisa Rivera, Father John Sledziona, Judy Willard honored at Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Fri, Sep 27th 2013 07:55 pm
Four individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation. The event, which takes place during the university's celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of NU employees, alumni and community leaders.
LYNC, Leadership Niagara youth program, begins at Camp Kenan
Tue, Sep 24th 2013 10:55 am
Leadership Niagara kicked off a new program year for its eight-month youth leadership development program, LYNC, at Camp Kenan in Barker this weekend. Eighty student leaders from 12 Western New York high schools gathered together for two days of orientation, leadership skills and concepts, high ropes and camping.
International performance at Niagara Catholic
Sat, Sep 21st 2013 07:00 am
Students from the Capital Normal University in Beijing who are training to be teachers in China recently visited Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School. They presented Chinese music, dance and culture to the entire student body, faculty, staff and numerous guests as a part of their Moon Festival Celebration Performance Tour.
Bishop Malone visits NC
Tue, Sep 17th 2013 07:50 am
On Monday, the Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, the 14th Bishop of Buffalo, celebrated Mass at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School. Malone reminded students and faculty that what makes NC different than public schools is its occupants' reliance on Jesus for guidance and strength.
New president, new building, new year: Niagara University welcomes new additions to its campus
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:05 am
Throughout the short summer months, the students at Niagara University have been preparing for their first day of classes. While new and returning students were buying books and finalizing their class schedules, the university's faculty and staff have been busy at work. This fall, Niagara will welcome a new president and a new science building to campus.
Keeping kindergartners safe and secure
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
This fall, many youngsters are getting ready to embark on one of their biggest adventures: starting school.
Huntington Learning Center offers back-to-school tips
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:55 pm
It is back-to-school time, and if your student's summer has been filled with trips to the pool, hanging out with friends, television and video games, and other leisurely activities, now is the time to transition from summer to school mode.

"We always encourage families to relax and enjoy the less structured pace of summertime," said Wayne Sutcliffe of the Kenmore Huntington Learning Center. "However, there are several things you can do toward the end of summer break that are immensely helpful in getting students ready to return to the classroom."

Ready to go back to school? BBB says shop smart
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:55 pm
Getting ready to go back to school? Join the crowd! In 2012, $83.8 billion was spent on back-to-school shopping in the U.S., according to the National Retail Federation. That breaks down to the average person spending around $688.62 on their children in grades K-12.

"It's important to take your time and plan accordingly when it comes to the shopping process," said Warren Clark, president of BBB serving upstate New York. "Knowing what questions to ask and having a plan can save both time and money."

Amberleigh 'packed the bus' for those less fortunate school children
Wed, Aug 21st 2013 01:00 pm
The children are the future, and the residents of Amberleigh Retirement Community went all out to ensure the upcoming school year would be bright for less fortunate students in Western New York.
Monster in the Great Lakes: UB students study plastic pollution
Thu, Aug 8th 2013 12:45 am
When Andrea Martinez opts for the can of juice instead of the plastic bottle at the store, it's apparent that the research she performed on pollution in Lake Ontario has had an effect on her.
'E-Scrap 4 Camp' electronics recycling fundraiser raises $12,643 for Camp Good Days
Mon, Aug 5th 2013 10:35 am
Sunnking,Inc., in partnership with Camp Good Days and Special Times, created a program three years ago titled "E-Scrap 4 Camp," which facilitates the recycling of old electronics from participating locations in the Buffalo and Rochester areas to generate funds for Camp Good Days and Special Times.
Junior Purple Eagles award Gary Hill Memorial Scholarships
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 12:40 pm
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship Committee has announced Mark Grozio, Antonio Guerrucci, Adam Stanczyk and Stephen Zafuto as the 2013 scholarship recipients.
Niagara Catholic celebrates Alumni Weekend
Mon, Jul 22nd 2013 12:25 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School celebrated its legacy, as well as the storied history of St. Mary's, Bishop Duffy and Madonna, as part of Alumni Weekend 2013.
National Grid teams with Niagara Falls City School District, Niagara University for teacher STEM training program, student education camp
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 02:15 pm
National Grid, in partnership with NU and the Niagara Falls City School District, is providing funding for a graduate-level STEM and advance manufacturing professional development course for 45 teachers.
Niagara University students recognized during ROTC leadership training program
Thu, Jul 18th 2013 05:40 pm
Niagara University ROTC cadet Caleb Chin earned the No. 2 ranking among approximately 500 of his peers during a 29-day, leadership-infused training program designed to provide young men and women with the skills to become effective military leaders.
Darlene Jones recognized as Niagara University's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter
Tue, Jul 9th 2013 12:50 am
Darlene Jones, administrative assistant in Niagara University's Admissions Office, received NU's Outstanding Employee Award for July-September 2013. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., Niagara president, presented Jones, a North Tonawanda resident, with the award on Monday.
Niagara Academy graduates 51 students
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:25 pm
Fifty-one students from various school districts in the area proudly walked through the gymnasium to cheers and smiles from their loved ones and the staff at Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Academy.
Lewiston-Porter High School Class of 2013
Sat, Jun 29th 2013 06:55 am
On Friday, June 21, Lewiston-Porter High School held its commencement exercises at Artpark for the Class of 2013.
Congratulations, N-W Class of 2013
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
The list of graduated seniors from Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Moving ahead
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
On Friday, June 14, eighth graders at St. John Lutheran School took their last steps as middle schoolers.
Chris Collins invites engineering students to address Congress about hospital discharge app
Wed, Jun 26th 2013 09:45 am
Dubbed "Discharge Roadmap," the app is a mobile platform designed to help patients and their caregivers more effectively navigate the health care system upon being discharged from a hospital.
HVAC awards given out at BOCES
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
Several students in Tom Destino's heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration program were recently recognized for their hard work and dedication at the end of the year ceremony at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. Kevin Dillion, Michael Greaser, Kyle Hanes and Korey Kelly were awarded scholarships.
Could have danced all night
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:25 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Class of 2013 held its prom on June 7 at Classics V on Niagara Falls Boulevard. Prom king and queen were Anthony Cappuccilli and Kali Ryan.
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.
 


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