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Sheriff's deputies help early childhood education students learn role of law enforcement
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 04:35 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center's school resource officer, deputy Michelle Ohar, made a guest appearance in the early childhood education class.
Daemen College dean's list
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 03:55 pm
Students who made Daemen College's dean's list for the 2021 fall semester include:
LPUEE donates to Care-N-Share
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 09:00 pm
Lewiston-Porter United Educational Employees announce the successful completion of its second annual fundraiser raffle to support Inter Community Service's Care-N-Share. The food pantry helps to support families struggling with food insecurity in Lewiston, Youngstown, Ransomville and Wilson, overlapping Lew-Port's footprint.
'When Providers Face Bias' symposium to be sponsored by UB, VA Western New York Healthcare System
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 01:10 pm
Archana Mishra, M.D., is an accomplished faculty member in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo. As a pulmonologist and critical care doctor, she has cared for patients internationally and in the U.S. Throughout the pandemic, she has been a frontline worker at the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center, tending to patients in the intensive care unit.
Averting targeted school violence the focus of upcoming school safety seminar
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 12:40 pm
Educators, parents and other professionals are invited to attend the 18th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar to discuss multidisciplinary approaches to quickly identify, assess and intervene with students exhibiting concerning or threatening behaviors.
Photo exhibit tells soldiers' stories & challenges of coming home after war
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 12:40 pm
The photo exhibit at the Central Library in downtown Buffalo is part of the UB research project "Developing a Sense of Meaningful Belonging among Veterans." In addition to the exhibit's March 15 opening, the project will also host a panel discussion with local veterans on April 3.
NCCC Film & Animation Festival returns to campus
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 10:35 am
Niagara County Community College's 2022 Film & Animation Festival will take place in-person from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the school's Sanborn campus, located at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road. The festival, which features a number of fun and informative activities, is open to the public. Admission is free.
Castellani Art Museum is celebrating powerful women in art
Thu, Mar 3rd 2022 10:15 am
In honor of Women's History Month, the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will open two exhibitions on Saturday, March 19: "Dorothy Gillespie: Works from the Radford University Collection," and "Iron Butterfly & Gates to Times Square: The Chryssa and Nicholas Krushenick Portfolios."
Greater Niagara Ballet Company auditioning for spring show
Wed, Mar 2nd 2022 04:35 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company will hold auditions for its spring performance, "Scenes of Spring," on Sunday, March 13. Auditions begin at 10 a.m. for dancers ages 7-11, and 11 a.m. for dancers ages 12 to adult. More information about auditions can be found at greaterniagaraballetcompany.org.
William Mattar launches new driver awareness campaign
Wed, Mar 2nd 2022 04:05 pm
On Tuesday, William Mattar law offices launched their safety awareness campaign dedicated to new drivers.
UB scientist co-authors NEJM paper demonstrating how an oral microbiome therapy prevents recurrent C. difficile infections
Wed, Mar 2nd 2022 04:00 pm
People who develop colitis with the virulent bacterium C. difficile, usually after a course of antibiotics or chemotherapy, experience severe diarrhea, inflammation of the colon and abdominal pain. Each year, nearly half a million Americans suffer from it. About 1 in 6 will go on to experience a relapse, and sometimes it continues to recur. C. difficile infections (CDI) are responsible for approximately 20,000 deaths annually.
UB to lift mask mandate effective March 5
Wed, Mar 2nd 2022 03:00 pm
University at Buffalo Provost A. Scott Weber announced via email to campus this morning that UB will lift its mask mandate effective March 5.
ECDOH shares update to school masking requirements & new CDC community guidance
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 12:35 pm
Following Gov. Kathy Hochul's announcement on Sunday related to mask requirements in New York state schools, as of Wednesday, March 2, students and school staff will not be required to wear masks in school settings.
Niagara University receives $569,100 grant to 'reinvigorate' youth athletic programs in Western New York
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 11:50 am
A $569,100 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr., Foundation will support Niagara University's efforts to establish a qualified cadre of coaches to serve all youth populations throughout the region's eight counties, with a special focus on marginalized communities historically not able to participate in youth sport programs.
Hochul plans to end mask requirement in schools March 2; decision to be left with counties
Sun, Feb 27th 2022 05:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Sunday announced plans to end the state mask requirement in schools starting on Wednesday, March 2.
New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence acknowledges February as Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 04:05 pm
The NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) recognizes February as Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month in New York state. In an effort to curb the issue of teen dating abuse, OPDV is running a monthlong campaign to provide teens with a positive framework for building healthy relationships.
Steve Stoute named 25th president of Canisius College
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 02:00 pm
The Canisius College board of trustees on Friday announced Steve K. Stoute, J.D., vice president for strategic initiatives and chief of staff at DePaul University in Chicago, was named the institution's 25th president. He will begin his tenure on July 1.
Security & law enforcement teacher celebrates successful grads
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
Many teachers in the career and technical education programs at Orleans/Niagara BOCES fondly look back at the students who have graced their classrooms and gone on to be success stories.
Gliding Stars presents ice show, 'Thank Goodness We're Back!'
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
The Gliding Stars of Western New York will present the return of their annual ice show, "Thank Goodness We're Back!" at the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Manor Drive in Williamsville, at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26.
Niagara County Community College announces fall 2022 scholarships
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
The Niagara County Community College Foundation is offering scholarships for incoming and current students for the fall 2022 semester.
MHANYS calls for public policy response to 'mental health crisis in higher education'
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
The Mental Health Association in New York State Inc. (MHANYS) has released a white paper calling for a public policy response to what it called a "mental health crisis in higher education."
Josh Allen autographed helmet among items for bid at Chrysalis Auction
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
Mount St. Mary Academy will host its annual Chrysalis Auction, presented by Casella on Saturday, March 12. In honor of the event going back to being in-person, the glittering celebration will be held at The Historic Wurlitzer Building in North Tonawanda. The theme for this year is "Together Again: Red Carpet Style."
Researchers call for a patient-centered approach to treating obesity
Thu, Feb 24th 2022 07:40 pm
It's one of the most polarizing questions among clinicians: Is treating obesity while also reducing weight stigma and eating disorder risk mutually exclusive?
UB's medical school implements anti-racism as a core principle of its curriculum
Thu, Feb 24th 2022 07:00 pm
A new medical curriculum with anti-racism at its core is being designed and implemented at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
Niagara SBDC offers free entrepreneurship classes
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 03:55 pm
The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a series of free entrepreneurship classes aimed at those looking to enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business. The series will run Thursdays, from 6-8 p.m., starting March 24 and ending May 12.
Niagara County Youth Bureau seeking Governor's Youth Council representative
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 03:00 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau is seeking a new representative for the New York State Governor's Youth Council, which is to be made up of one young person ages 13-21 from each of 62 counties. Members are chosen through an online selection process.
Lisa Arnet named vice president of human resources at Niagara University
Mon, Feb 21st 2022 03:50 pm
Lisa Arnet, a human resource leader with a 25-year history of evaluating and leading for-profit and not-for-profit organizations through all phases of growth, culture building, and HR development, has been named vice president of human resources at Niagara University.
UB receives $500,000 to build life science entrepreneurship in New York
Mon, Feb 21st 2022 01:50 pm
Empire State Development recently awarded the University at Buffalo a $500,000 grant to implement two new programs that will cross-train science and management students to develop life science innovation across New York state.
Wilson Central School District honor, commendable achievement rolls
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 05:30 pm
The Wilson Central School District announced the following high school and middle students were named to its high honor, honor and commendable achievement rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2021-22 academic year.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 05:30 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2021-22 academic year.
NCCC Workforce trains National Guard members to be EMTs
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:50 pm
The New York State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services requested Niagara County Community College (NCCC) Workforce Development conduct a pilot educational program to help train part of the 500-600 new emergency medical technicians in order to help relieve the current burden on health care facilities across the state.
Simiele & Yager receive SUNY Chancellor's Award
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:40 pm
A virtual recognition ceremony was held to honor faculty and staff at Niagara County Community College (NCCC) on Thursday, Feb. 3.
Niagara Wheatfield High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:30 pm
Niagara Wheatfield High School announced the following students were named to its high honor and honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2021-22 academic year.
D'Youville College becomes D'Youville University
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:10 pm
D'Youville President Lorrie A. Clemo, Ph.D., and the board of trustees on Friday announced an extraordinary milestone in the 113-year-old history of the institution. D'Youville has been granted university status by the New York State Board of Regents and is now designated as D'Youville University. Touro College and Utica College were also approved for university designation.
First Black woman in space to share her story at Buffalo State March 1
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:05 pm
Mae Jemison, the first Black women to travel in space, will share her trailblazing story on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in Buffalo State College's Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall. Jemison was invited to campus as its 2022 Diversity Speaker in honor of the college's 150th anniversary and Women's History Month. The ticketed event is open to the public.
NT class reunion
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 02:50 pm
The North Tonawanda Class of 1971 is planning its 50 (plus 1) reunion for Saturday, July 16, at the Wurlitzer Towers. This is going to be a full weekend, including a Friday night meet and greet, a 9-hole golf tournament and, of course, the Sunday NTHS reunion picnic.
Niagara University receives $400,000 grant to grow & strengthen nursing workforce in Western New York
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 02:50 pm
Niagara University has received a $400,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation that will support the critical profession of nursing through innovation in education, funded research, and community partnerships to advance public health in the City of Niagara Falls, in Niagara County, and throughout Western New York.
Hochul announces new #VaxForKids sites
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced 29 new #VaxForKids pop-up vaccination sites to increase vaccination rates among children and adolescents. The new sites support the state's goal of ensuring New York children 5 years and older get vaccinated and keep up with all recommended coronavirus vaccine doses, including the booster.
Communication skills predict who emerge as team leaders at work
Tue, Feb 15th 2022 05:20 pm
If you want to be seen as a leader, work on your public speaking skills - that's the takeaway from a new University at Buffalo School of Management study, which found strong communication skills reliably predict leadership emergence in teams.
Hochul announces expansion of SUNY microcredentials for in-demand job fields
Tue, Feb 15th 2022 03:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday announced the expansion of fast and flexible learning options with more than 400 microcredentials across 31 SUNY campuses to help everyone from current students to working professionals gain skills, knowledge and experience that employers are looking for.
 

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