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Niagara-Wheatfield changes October meeting dates
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 06:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District has announced two new board meeting dates for the month of October: Wednesday, Oct. 9, and Wednesday, Oct. 23.
NCCC named military friendly school for 2014
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College has been named a "military-friendly school" for the fourth consecutive year.
Biomedical engineer Jonathan Lovell receives prestigious National Institutes of Health grant to improve cancer treatment
Wed, Oct 2nd 2013 01:30 pm
University at Buffalo researcher Jonathan Lovell will receive a five-year, $1.9 million grant to work on a new nanotechnology that could greatly improve how doctors treat and understand cancer, the National Institutes of Health announced Monday.
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.
Collins invites high school students and parents to military academy information night
Mon, Sep 30th 2013 07:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins has announced there will be an information night for local high school students interested in applying to a U.S. military academy. Representatives from each of the academies will brief attendees on the nomination process, provide information on the academies, and be available to answer any questions.
'Art Express' workshops return to Castellani Art Museum
Sat, Sep 28th 2013 01:10 pm
Join in the family-fun as you hop aboard the "Art Express" on Saturdays at 2 p.m. at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. "Art Express" family workshops begin with storytelling in the galleries, followed by a tour of selected artworks, and finally a trip to the classroom for art projects.
NU's Michael Freedman named 'Spotlight Professional' by Buffalo Niagara 360
Sat, Sep 28th 2013 12:35 pm
Michael Freedman, Niagara University's associate director of public relations and manager of online content, has been chosen as a "Spotlight Professional" by Buffalo Niagara 360, a program for young professionals that's coordinated by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.

Freedman was recognized during the Buffalo Niagara 360 Kickoff Celebration, which was held Thursday at Shea's Performing Arts Center.

"This is a well-deserved honor for Mike and his family," said Tom Burns, Niagara's associate vice president for PR, communications and marketing.

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.
Lew-Port Alumni Association announces 2013 class
Fri, Sep 27th 2013 07:20 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association announces four area residents will be inducted into its 2013 class of Distinguished Alumni. The ceremony will take place during Lew-Port Spirit Week, on Thursday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the high school auditorium on the Creek Road campus. The program is open to the public.
Sculpture of folded steel rises in the shadow of Buffalo's grain elevators
Fri, Sep 27th 2013 07:00 am
University at Buffalo architecture faculty members Nick Bruscia and Chris Romano commute to a studio in an awe-inspiring location: Silo City, where iconic grain elevators rise like giants on the banks of the Buffalo River.
Niagara University Students hosting third annual 'Play Day' for area children
Wed, Sep 25th 2013 12:40 pm
Niagara University students are once again inviting children in grades 3-6 to take part in a day full of fun and games this Saturday, Sept. 28, on the playing fields outside of the Kiernan Recreation Center. Events and activities will include kickball, soccer, street hockey, arts and crafts, and much more.
UB and Canisius: A new approach to managing hazardous waste sites
Wed, Sep 25th 2013 07:00 am
An engineer, a philosopher, a sociologist and an oral historian walk into a room.
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.
Niagara University celebrates Vincentian Heritage Week
Mon, Sep 23rd 2013 05:45 pm
Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University's rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 24-28.
Niagara University receives $30,000 grant in support of nursing programs
Mon, Sep 23rd 2013 05:15 pm
Niagara University has a received a $30,000 grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York in support of its nursing programs.
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.
Lew-Port teacher honored, board receives capital project update
Fri, Sep 20th 2013 09:35 pm
Lewiston-Porter Superintendent Christopher Roser made a surprise announcement to the Board of Education Tuesday, when he announced Ashli Dreher was selected as the 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year.
Earn a GED
Fri, Sep 20th 2013 07:00 am
Free GED classes are being offered by the Orleans Niagara BOCES at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
St. John remembers 9/11
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 07:00 pm
St. John Lutheran School commemorated Patriots Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, which honor those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
NCCC offers free business workshops
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center and the North Tonawanda Library are sponsoring free business workshops for local business owners.
Columbus Day pirate and privateer program for children at Niagara History Center
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 11:10 am
Children ages 7-12 are invited to celebrate Columbus Day at the History Center of Niagara County on Monday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year's program will highlight the life of a pirate and the lesser-known privateer.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 11:00 am
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga, on:
UB rises significantly in ranking of world universities
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 11:00 am
QS World University Rankings, one of the most influential and widely observed international university indicators, has ranked the University at Buffalo as 302 out of the 800 top world universities considered in its 2013-14 rankings.
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.
UB to celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend
Tue, Sep 17th 2013 07:00 am
The University at Buffalo will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6 with a variety of activities to be held on the North Campus.
Niagara University designated as a 'Military Friendly School' for 2014
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 04:10 pm
Victory Media ranks Niagara University among the top 20 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans and spouses as students, and ensure their success on campus.
Visit Edward Town Middle School
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 07:00 am
Edward Town Middle School on Saunders Settlement Road will host its annual open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19.
Starpoint seeks alumni nominations
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 07:00 am
The Starpoint Central School District is accepting nominations for the Alumni Walls of Fame for the 2013-14 school year.
UB engineer awarded $300K National Science Foundation grant for protein research
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 07:00 am
Thanks to efforts like the Human Genome Project, scientists are unraveling the role that genes play in the development of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's.
Katie Kocsis named director of financial aid at Niagara University
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 07:00 am
After a lengthy search, Niagara University has announced Katie Kocsis as its new director of financial aid.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, NU team for hospitality and tourism academy
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 11:35 pm
Niagara Catholic, in collaboration with the College of Hospitality and Tourism at Niagara University, is has announced the establishment of a hospitality and tourism academy at the Niagara Falls junior/senior high school.
UB to celebrate with WNY alumni and friends
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:15 pm
More than 1,000 University at Buffalo alumni are expected to celebrate their alma mater on Thursday, Sept. 12, during a function in The Buffalo Pierce-Arrow Transportation Museum on Michigan Avenue. The guests will also be among the first to tour the new Frank Lloyd Wright-designed filling station.
Niagara University accepting registrations for fall 2013 continuing education courses
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:10 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its fall 2013 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Niagara University establishes undergraduate program in gerontology
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:00 pm
A new bachelor's degree program at Niagara University will train students to serve society's elderly population.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum takes part in annual Smithsonian Museum Day
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:00 pm
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is a proud participant in the ninth annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine. A celebration of culture, learning and the dissemination of knowledge, Museum Day helps make museums more accessible to visitors across the country.
Grisanti offers facts on maintaining Basic STAR exemption
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:00 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti offered the following on Monday:
Send kids back to school with healthy meals, snacks
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 09:30 pm
You've got the kids' backpacks ready with notebooks, pencils and paper, but what's your plan for packing healthy back-to-school lunches?
NCCC Foundation announces board of directors
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
The Niagara County Community College Foundation Inc. has elected its 2013-14 board of directors.
A.G. Schneiderman issues consumer alert on concussion risks in youth football
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 03:25 pm
With football season set to begin, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert on the risk of concussions to young football players. Head injuries, including concussions, can happen at any time on the field of play, regardless of the type of helmet being worn.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School appoints director of special events
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School has announced the appointment of a new director of special events: Kristin R. Hall.