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SkillsUSA students help out shelter dogs for community service project
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 10:15 am
Three SkillsUSA members, who also happen to be in the animal science program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, chose to do a thoughtful community service project for our furry friends.
UB School of Management to offer first STEM MBA in SUNY
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 10:10 am
University at Buffalo School of Management students can now expand their educational and career options through a new STEM pathway in the school's full-time MBA program.
Campus celebration to herald Buffalo State's university designation
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 01:20 pm
SUNY Buffalo State University will celebrate its official university designation on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 12:30 p.m. in the Campbell Student Union Social Hall. It is open to the community.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP reminds parents to pay attention to lifesaving information related to product recalls
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 10:30 am
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection urges parents and caregivers to pay attention to product recalls. In January, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, which issues product recalls across all categories of consumer goods, reissued earlier recalls for two inclined sleep products after additional infant deaths were reported. Inclined sleepers are dangerous for babies and increase the risk of suffocation.
Community remembers Jerry Wolfgang
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 09:05 am
Long-time Lewiston resident Jerald I. Wolfgang, age 84, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at his Lewiston home. He was a prominent face in education, economic development, political and community affairs in Niagara County over past decades.
NCCC nursing licensures exceed state and national rates
Wed, Jan 25th 2023 08:00 pm
Niagara County Community College nursing programs announced today that their students' National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) scores are well above the state and national averages. The 2022 registered nursing program NCLEX scores are 92.5%, and the licensed practical nursing program scores are 100% for the third year in a row.
White House correspondent April Ryan is featured speaker at Niagara University's MLK celebration
Wed, Jan 25th 2023 09:35 am
Niagara University will welcome White House correspondent April Ryan as the featured speaker during its annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy. The presentation takes place at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons on the Niagara University campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Erie County Fair call to artists to apply to create 2023 commemorative art
Tue, Jan 24th 2023 03:45 pm
The Erie County Fair has issued a call for submissions for the inaugural commemorative poster art competition, welcoming artists (ages 18-plus) from across Western New York to submit their vision of the annual event. The chosen design will be the artwork for the 2023 commemorative Erie County Fair poster. The final piece will be unveiled to coincide with the Erie County Fair, which is running Aug. 9-20.
'Jabari Dreams of Freedom' headed to Shea's 710 Theatre
Tue, Jan 24th 2023 02:20 pm
Shea's 710 Theatre announced "Jabari Dreams of Freedom" will be on stage this February.
St. Mary's School for the Deaf receives grant in support of whole-body wellness
Tue, Jan 24th 2023 02:20 pm
Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity is key to immediate and long-term health for children. That is why the American Heart Association, devoted to world of healthier lives for all, the National Football League (NFL) and the Buffalo Bills have awarded a $1,000 grant to St. Mary's School for the Deaf in Buffalo.
Niagara University cuts ribbon on renovated Kiernan Center
Fri, Jan 20th 2023 11:00 am
Niagara University celebrated the completion of an $11.5 million renovation project at its Kiernan Recreation Center on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project was funded through a $1 million grant from the New York State Higher Education Capital (HECap) matching program, as well as other private donations and university investments.
UB awarded $1.5 million NSF grant to boost STEM students
Fri, Jan 20th 2023 10:55 am
Students who are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs are more likely to succeed if they experience positive psychosocial factors such as sense-of-belonging and self-efficacy.
NYS Department of Labor launches campaign educating young workers about their rights in response to a 68% increase in state child labor violations
Tue, Jan 17th 2023 01:10 pm
The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) announced the kickoff of a new public service campaign to inform young New Yorkers of their rights in the workplace after recent increases in child labor violations.
Shea's Performing Arts Center announces 2023 spring & summer camps
Tue, Jan 17th 2023 01:05 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center has announced its 2023 spring and summer camps.
Cardinal O'Hara names new assistant principal
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 03:25 pm
Earl Schunk, athletic director at Cardinal O'Hara High School, has taken on increased responsibility as the new assistant principal. He follows interim Vice Principal Dave Lovering, who will continue his work as Cardinal O'Hara's alumni coordinator.
Tops honors Black History Month with 3rd annual contest for 3rd-8th graders
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 11:40 am
Tops Friendly Markets announced "a unique opportunity for students in grades 3-8 to shine!"
DiNapoli: School district and big city tax levy cap at 2% for second straight year
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 11:30 am
Property tax levy growth for school districts and the state's biggest cities will be capped at 2%, the same as last year, according to data recently released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
Ukrainian National Orchestra to perform at Houghton University
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 10:55 am
Houghton University will host the Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine for a concert on the Western New York campus on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The orchestra is led by principal conductor Theodore Kuchar, who joined the faculty of Houghton's Greatbatch School of Music in fall of 2022 as the professor of orchestral conducting.
Buffalo Seminary Head of School Helen L. Marlette plans to retire in 2024
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 10:55 am
Helen L. Marlette, Buffalo Seminary's head of school for seven years, has announced her plan to retire in June 2024.
UB School of Management students offer free tax preparation services
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 07:00 am
IRS-certified accounting students from the University at Buffalo School of Management will once again provide free tax preparation services to individuals and families with annual income of $60,000 or less.
Castellani Art Museum announces spring public art programs
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 07:00 am
As the Castellani Art Museum (CAM) of Niagara University begins a busy new year filled with dynamic exhibitions, community programs for all ages, public tours, and thought-provoking discussions and lectures, among other initiatives, CAM Director Ellen Owens reflected on the museum's success in 2022.
GIHS: Teams rebuild after numerous graduations
Fri, Jan 13th 2023 06:45 pm
Several high school teams are in a rebuilding mode after a number of graduations, said Grand Island Athletic Director Jon Roth in his roundup of fall sports at the Jan. 9 Board of Education meeting.
Niagara University's College of Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management restructures for the future
Fri, Jan 13th 2023 06:30 pm
Niagara University's College of Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management welcomes Brandi Guerinot as assistant dean for strategic initiatives, and Alicia Sammarco as director of events and experiential operations.
D'Youville University responds to Hamlin incident by offering community training
Fri, Jan 13th 2023 04:50 pm
Following the on-the-field cardiac arrest in the Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals game that left Damar Hamlin fighting for his life in an intensive care unit, D'Youville University has partnered with Sports Medicine Concepts to offer Core4 simulated training to local athletic trainers and coaches at the high school, college and university levels. The associated cost is $3, in recognition of Hamlin's jersey number.
New York state's 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fine Arts and Essay Exhibition features work of 3,930 young artists & writers
Thu, Jan 12th 2023 10:35 am
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) and Office of General Services (OGS) announced the opening of the 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fine Arts and Essay Exhibition.
Buffalo State formally recognized as a university
Tue, Jan 10th 2023 04:05 pm
SUNY Buffalo State on Tuesday announced it will formally change its name from Buffalo State College to Buffalo State University, effective Jan. 15. The institution's official State Education Department title will change from State University College at Buffalo to SUNY Buffalo State University.
Explore & More Children's Museum, BankOnBuffalo partner for winter clothing drive, reduced MLK Day admission
Tue, Jan 10th 2023 04:05 pm
In recognition of the National Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 16, which also commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum and BankOnBuffalo have to launch the collection of needed winter clothing items (new hats, mittens and socks) for the adults and families residing at Gerard Place. This fundraiser will be held for the fourth consecutive year.
University & community collaborations are the focus of second presentation in Niagara University community lecture series
Tue, Jan 10th 2023 04:05 pm
Community organizer and engagement specialist Dr. Keith Caldwell will give the second presentation in Niagara University's community lecture series on Thursday, Jan. 19.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo scholarship process now open
Tue, Jan 10th 2023 10:50 am
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo scholarship application process for the 2023-24 academic year is now open. Applications are due by May 1, and must be submitted online.
UB awarded $20 million grant to establish national institute that creates AI technologies to help children with speech, language disorders
Tue, Jan 10th 2023 10:50 am
The University at Buffalo has been awarded a highly competitive grant by the National Science Foundation to establish a national institute that develops artificial intelligence systems that identify and assist young children with speech and/or language processing challenges.
Celebrate Black History Month with New York Sea Grant's recommended reading lists
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 04:00 pm
An environmental justice comic book. ... A book about the winner of the first NAACP Springarn Medal, pioneering cell biologist Ernest Everett Just. ... A biography of mathematician Katherine Johnson and the NASA Apollo 11 mission. ... Stories of Harriet Tubman and freedom seekers along the Underground Railroad - all are among 2023 Black History Month reading suggestions from New York Sea Grant.
Educational Conference Board calls on state lawmakers to keep promise of full Foundation Aid funding
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 04:00 pm
New York's major statewide education organizations released a report detailing the need for the state to keep its promise of full Foundation Aid funding in the 2023-24 state budget, along with other legislative priorities.
Community meeting regarding Niagara student housing
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:05 pm
Mayor Robert Restaino, representatives from Niagara University and members of the City of Niagara Falls administration will hold a community meeting with DeVeaux residents at Maple Avenue School at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11. The meeting will focus on student housing in the DeVeaux area.
Lewiston-Porter High School art students are looking for your photos
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
New this school year, the "Gallery Project" course allows students to design exhibitions and programming for Lew-Port's new Level Art Gallery. Students are currently preparing an exhibition about Artpark. Each student is researching a specific aspect of Artpark after learning about the park's history through reading, viewing an artist-created documentary, and participating in a guided tour of the park led by regional curator Albert Chao.
Girl Scouts of Western New York kicks off 2023 cookie season
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:20 pm
Girl Scouts in Western New York are now selling the exclusively online, berry-blasted Raspberry Rally cookie alongside the iconic cookie lineup, powering amazing experiences in outdoors, STEM, and beyond.
Niagara University professor publishes Himalayan travel piece on presence
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 08:25 pm
Dr. Joseph Little, associate professor of English at Niagara University, had been backpacking in the western Himalayas one January when Balrum took him in, graciously providing lodging in a nearby cabin and unforgettable conversations around the campfire as the quiet farmer, with remarkable grace and presence, said farewell to his family.
NYS Department of Labor establishes process to expedite employment certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 01:25 pm
The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) recently announced it has put enforcement measures in place to avert employment certification delays for those applying for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). This program allows eligible full-time public service and nonprofit workers to apply to have the remainder of their federal student loan debt forgiven after 120 qualifying payments.
Excelsior Scholarship application open for new applicants for spring 2023
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 12:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced the application for the Excelsior Scholarship for new applicants for the spring 2023 term is open here. The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student financial aid, allows eligible full-time students to attend a SUNY or CUNY two-year or four-year college tuition-free.
Lewiston-Porter Middle School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Tue, Dec 20th 2022 03:30 pm
Lewiston-Porter Middle School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.
Edward Town Middle School honor rolls
Tue, Dec 20th 2022 03:25 pm
Edward Town Middle School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.

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