On the Ridge

Al Oddo Named Professor Emeritus of Accounting at Niagara University

When Al Oddo retired in June, members of the Niagara University community agreed it would be difficult to imagine a faculty roster that didn’t include the accounting professor of 38 years. Now they won’t have to, as ...

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NHL'er Willie O'Ree Attends Purple Eagles Game

National Hockey League pioneer Willie O’Ree took part in a ceremonial puck drop at the Feb. 16 Niagara men’s hockey game vs. Canisius as part of a celebration of Black History Month. Willie became the first black ...

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Niagara's Four-Year Graduation Rates Is Highest in Western New York

Niagara University’s four-year graduation rate of 61.1 percent topped all public and private colleges or universities in Western New York, according to a 2010 graduation-tracking website produced by The Chronicle of ...

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Dr. Roselind Gullo Bogner Receives Career Achievement Award

Dr. Roselind Gullo Bogner, associate professor of school counseling, received the Career Achievement Award from the New York State School Counselor Association at the Statewide Conference of the New York State School ...

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Class of 1980 Establishes Scholarship for Military Veterans

With the advent of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill and recent drawdown of forces deployed overseas, the number of veterans choosing to pursue degrees at Niagara University has more than doubled over the past two years. While ...

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Bill Newton Named Campus Event Planner of the Year

Bill Newton, assistant director of campus activities, has been named Campus Event Planner of the Year by Power Performers Inc., a national speakers and entertainment bureau. Chosen for the honor from among more than ...

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Shawn P. Daly, Ph.D., P.E., Named Dean of Niagara University’s College of Business Administration

Shawn P. Daly, Ph.D., P.E., has been named dean of its College of Business Administration following a nationwide search. Dr. Daly comes to Niagara from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. He ...

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Club Managers Association of America Selects NU Student Chapter as Chapter of the Year

For the third straight year, the Club Managers Association of America’s Student Chapter of the Year resides on Monteagle Ridge. Niagara University’s student chapter of the CMAA topped 56 other colleges and ...

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Graduate Students Present Educational Research at National Conference

Every two years, Kappa Delta Pi, a prestigious honor society for educators around the country, hosts its Biannual Convocation, where students, teachers and professionals meet to discuss and celebrate all fields of ...

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Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M., Passes Away at Age 89

Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M., who served in a variety of capacities at Niagara University over the course of 42 years, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, at St. Catherine's Infirmary in Philadelphia, Pa. He was 89. Born ...

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Students Settle Soda/Pop Debate in Support of Foundation Run by Blind Teen

Pop or soda, the generic term for carbonated beverages has been a source of friendly debate between soft drink aficionados for decades, depending on the geographic region they call home. Niagara University students have ...

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Arnold Wins the Battle

It was a day he will surely remember for the rest of his life. And happily, it should be a long and healthy life. It was late last August when Scott Arnold, terrified but still positive, had recently undergone surgery ...

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