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Errick Road Girls on the Run Program a huge success
Fri, May 15th 2015 07:00 am
Errick Road Elementary School Counselor Jennifer Henry and teacher Brooke Harris started the "Girls on the Run" afterschool program because of the positive impact it has made on girls' lives in other schools that participate in the nationwide program.
'Making of a Dancer' takes stage Saturday
Thu, May 14th 2015 05:05 pm
The Feder School of Classical Ballet presents a ballet demonstration, "Making of a Dancer," at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center auditorium (second floor), 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
St. Francis Guild awards $1,000 scholarship
Fri, May 8th 2015 05:50 pm
Lindsey Bradigan, a nursing attendant, was presented with a $1,000 scholarship by the St. Francis Guild to advance her education in nursing. The presentation was part of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center's celebration of national Nurses' Week.
Scouts clean park
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:25 pm
Last Saturday, Boy Scout Troop 824 and Cub Scout Troop 824 from Sanborn Fire Co. held a park cleanup at Sanborn Park behind the Sanborn Fire Co. The event was held to commemorate Earth Day.
Children's summer STEM camps returning to Niagara University
Tue, Apr 28th 2015 02:25 pm
Niagara University's College of Education, for several years, has sought to provide access to quality science, technology, engineering and math education for children - especially girls and low-income youths, who studies show enter the STEM fields at the lowest rates.
NU's program for undeclared students receives national advising award
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 04:55 pm
Niagara University's innovative program that helps undeclared students find a major that best suits their needs and talents - while making sure they graduate on time - is being honored by the National Academic Advising Association.
NU places two teams in six-team national safety technology design competition
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 06:00 pm
Two teams from Niagara University were among six student-teams nationwide chosen to participate in the North American regional competition of the Bi-Annual Student Safety Technology Design Competition.
Everyday People performing at Niagara Catholic's spring 'Duffy Dance'
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:20 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School welcomes Everyday People to its spring "Duffy Dance" at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Admission is $7. The school is located at 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Lewiston's Aniko Nagy working with Bolshoi Ballet Academy
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 09:00 am
Lewiston dancer Aniko Nagy will serve as a counselor this summer at the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive CT program on the campus of Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut.
NU education students selected to facilitate leadership training at Harvard, UCLA
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 09:50 am
Two Niagara University graduate students are among eight selected by Kappa Delta Pi to facilitate leadership training this summer to students in grades 6-12 from 140 countries.
NCCC horticulture earns best in show at Plantasia
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 06:00 pm
The Niagara County Community College horticulture program, in partnership with the McKinley High School and Adult Continuing Education horticulture programs, earned the Overall Best in Show award at Plantasia.
Girl Scouts earn Silver Award
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
NICOWE Girl Scout Cadette Troop 258 earned its Silver Award by assisting the Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry in Niagara Falls. Heart, Love and Soul offers many services to those in need, including a food pantry, dining hall, health services and day camps for children.
Adell's School of Dance hosts basket auction
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 07:00 am
Adell's School of Dance will host a basket auction from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the studio, 2420 Military Road, Niagara Falls. All proceeds will benefit the ASD performance competition team.
Tuscarora Native American School dares to make good decisions
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 07:45 am
The fifth-graders at Niagara-Wheatfield's Tuscarora Native American School recently accepted their D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) diplomas from members of the Lewiston Police Department and Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey.
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor, Mayor Brown unveil new reading program for early childhood development
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:45 am
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor has unveiled its new Read 2 Dream program with the help of City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.
Four area Scouts achieve rank of Eagle Scout
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:05 am
Boy Scout Troop 824 announced that four members of their Troop recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.
Ceretto shows appreciation for seniors with fourth annual 'Valentines for Seniors' program
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto recently continued his "Valentines for Seniors" program for the fourth straight year.
Grand Island High School: 'Shrek the Musical' is ogre the top
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:35 pm
Grand Island High School will present a more modern musical when it stages "Shrek the Musical" for three performances Feb. 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the new Grand Viking Theater at GIHS, 1100 Ransom Road.
Starpoint Board of Education votes 'no' on veterans exemption
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:45 pm
Veterans and community members filled the conference room of the Starpoint Central School District Monday to hear the Board of Education vote on the adoption of the Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption.
Ndaba Mandela visits NU to reflect on grandfather's legacy
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 01:55 pm
A standing-room-only crowd welcomed the grandson of Nelson Mandela to Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum Tuesday.
Five things families with college-bound students should consider
Mon, Jan 19th 2015 12:50 pm
Transitioning to college life can be difficult on both students and families. From new expenses to a new lifestyle, being prepared for what lies ahead can help you avoid common bumps in the road.
NCCC holds 18th annual Tech Wars
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 07:15 pm
Niagara County Community College held its 18th annual Tech Wars competition for middle and high school students Wednesday at the college, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
K-9 search at Lewiston-Porter High School
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 07:00 am
Seven K-9 units from area law enforcement agencies recently participated in a random drug search at Lewiston-Porter High School. Dogs from Lewiston, Niagara County, State Police, North Tonawanda, Town of Tonawanda and Amherst participated in this search.
Carnegie Foundation cites Niagara University for outstanding community engagement
Wed, Jan 7th 2015 03:05 pm
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification.
St. Stephen's Mission Club sends cards to elderly
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
St. Stephen's Mission Club students were recently busily preparing Christmas greeting cards for the elderly residents at Our Lady of Peace Skilled Nursing Facility.
Maher presents Turkey Trot proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
Chalk up another $1,600 for Heart, Love and Soul, thanks to the athletic acumen of Niagara University's president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.
Jacobs awarded Sass Scholarship
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
Taraneh Jacobs was awarded the 2014 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Scholarship.
Duke to fill Lew-Port BOE vacancy
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston Porter Board of Education has appointed Cindy Duke to fill a vacancy on the board, left when longtime board member Keith Fox died in July.
Niagara-Wheatfield High School September graduates
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School students Christopher Schimshack and Elizabeth Whittle stood proudly in front of their families, friends, school administrators and the Board of Education as they accepted their diplomas.
Niagara University named to Victory Media's 2015 'Military Friendly Schools' list
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara University has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.
ECC awarded $5.75 million through NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program
Thu, Sep 18th 2014 10:50 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced an additional $55 million in funding for five innovative economic development projects as part of the third round of the competitive NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program. One of those projects belonged to Erie Community College, which secured $5.75 million in grant funding for its planned Bretschger Building renovation/AAS nanotechnology degree program at college's North Campus in Williamsville.

"On behalf of the faculty, staff and students of ECC, I'd like to thank Gov. Cuomo, Chancellor Zimpher and leaders of the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program," said ECC President Jack Quinn.

Higgins, UB announce $1.2 million grant to help high schools prepare students for careers in genetics, genomics
Tue, Sep 16th 2014 04:40 pm
Students from groups that are underrepresented in science and technology fields can become proficient in genomics and genetics, thanks to a five-year, $1.2 million grant to the University at Buffalo from the National Institutes of Health, said Rep. Brian Higgins, who announced the grant at UB's South Campus.
Stella Niagara students take science projects to New York State Fair
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 09:15 am
Stella Niagara Education Park sixth grade students Lucy Ebbole and Ella Colbus entered their science fair projects in the Niagara County Fair held July 30 through Aug. 3. They both received blue ribbons for their projects and were recommended for the New York State Fair, which was held in Syracuse in early September.
Lewiston-Porter students begin school year
Sat, Sep 6th 2014 07:00 am
On a sunny, warm Wednesday morning, students from Lewiston-Porter joined thousands of others from public and parochial schools across Niagara County to mark the start of the 2014-15 school year.
Niagara-Wheatfield: Back to school
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield area students headed back to school Wednesday morning. Aside from an accident involving an N-W school bus, opening day in local public and private schools seemed to go smoothly.
NCCC Foundation to recognize distinguished student scholars at annual gala
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 11:30 pm
Five new distinguished student scholarship recipients will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.

This award is the most prestigious scholarship offered by the NCCC Foundation to incoming freshman.

Niagara University president completes 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'
Tue, Sep 2nd 2014 02:10 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, completed the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge," along with a couple hundred NU students, at Niagara Field.
Niagara University names 2014 teaching award winners
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, while Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., associate professor history, received the Innovation in Teaching Award.
Convocation, concert, comedians, talks on tap for NU's new student orientation
Wed, Aug 27th 2014 11:35 pm
Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time.
Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarships awarded
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:00 pm
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship committee has announced John Conti, Joseph Corio, Thomas Corrao, Joseph Dobmeier, Lucus Hurtt, Joseph Langer, Michael Laurendi and Jake Schoelles as the 2014 scholarship recipients.
 

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