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Niagara University Professor Donating Book Proceeds To Vietnamese Orphanage

Niagara University Professor Donating Book Proceeds To Vietnamese Orphanage

A disparity in earning power can make it more difficult for an English professor to financially support a cause than, say, a doctor, lawyer or C.E.O.

Nevertheless, Joseph Little, Ph.D., may have found a way to circumvent those economics.

Earth's Daughters at Fourth Friday Series at Dog Ears Bookstore

Earth's Daughters at Fourth Friday Series at Dog Ears Bookstore

 

The editors of Earth's Daughters magazine (Kastle Brill, Jennifer Campbell, Joyce Kessel, Janna Willoughby-Lohr, and ryki zuckerman) will read from their work on Friday, March 27, at 7 pm in the Fourth Friday Reading Series at Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Rd., in South Buffalo. The series is hosted by Fred Whitehead.  Admission is $4. Long time sponsor, Bella Pizza, will provide pizza and beverages will be available.

Earth's Daughters is both name of the magazine, which has been publishing for 44 years, and the name of the collective, comprised of the editors, each of whom is an accomplished poet.  Earth's Daughters magazine is the longest continuously published feminist literary arts periodical in the US.  

Recent NU Honoree Elevated To Catholic Cardinal

Recent NU Honoree Elevated To Catholic Cardinal

Pope Francis elevated 15 new members to the College of Cardinals on Sunday, Jan. 4, one of them a Vincentian archbishop who was honored by Niagara University in November 2013.

The Most Rev. Abune Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., archbishop of Ethiopia, will be formally installed as a cardinal during a ceremony at St. Peter’s Basilica on Feb. 14. He will become only the second Ethiopian bishop to be named a cardinal.

Eagle Scout Project Enhances the Mill Road Scenic Overlook

Eagle Scout Project Enhances the Mill Road Scenic Overlook

 

Thanks to the efforts of Quinn Schwab and members of Boy Scout Troop #238, the Mill Road Scenic Overlook has had a cleanup. For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Schwab led the cleanup of debris that was the last remnant of a long-ago farm dump that had been hidden in a ravine on the property. 

No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company Releases Autobiography by Figure Skating Champion Gary Visconti

No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company Releases Autobiography by Figure Skating Champion Gary Visconti

 

“Falling for the Win,” the autobiography of World Professional Figure Skating Champion, Olympian and skating coach Gary Visconti, has been released by No Frill Buffalo publishing company. Visconti, currently a resident of Sun City West, Arizona, is a native of East Detroit, Michigan.

Niagara University Again Named To President’s Honor Roll For Community Service

Niagara University Again Named To President’s Honor Roll For Community Service

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again.

This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only college or university from Western New York to have made the list every year since it was launched in 2006.