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NCCC Honored Veterans

SANBORN, N.Y. — Niagara County Community College hosted its annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony Nov 10, at 11 a.m. at the NCCC’s Veterans Park. The annual ceremony was led by Sgt Derek Hornung, currently serving in the US Army Reserves having completed a tour in Iraq. Sgt Hornung is a graduate of NCCC’s Criminal Justice Department and is currently working on a second degree in Emergency Management.

NCCC to Honor Veterans, Wednesday, November 10

Niagara County Community College will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov 10th, 11 am at the NCCC’s Veterans Park (located new Route 31 entrance).The annual ceremony will be led by Sgt Derek Hornung, currently serving in the US Army Reserves having completed a tour in Iraq. Sgt Hornung is a graduate of NCCC’s Criminal Justice Department and is currently working on a second degree in Emergency Management.

NCCC to Hold Open House November 4th

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Niagara County Community College will hold its annual fall Open House on Thursday, November 4th from 5:30-7:30pm. This is an opportunity for prospective students to tour the campus, attend workshops like ‘Financial Aid 101’, ‘Transferring from NCCC to a four year college or university’ and ‘Tips for Success’ presented by NCCC administrators, faculty and students.

Visitors should enter the lobby of the Notar Building at the far left entrance of the front of the campus complex. There they can pick up information on the 70 degree and certificate programs now available at NCCC as well as visit the beautiful on-campus housing.

For information go to the NCCC website.

 

Niagara Falls' Mayor Visits St. Dominic's Students

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Niagara Falls' Mayor Paul Dyster spoke at Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls, St. Dominic Savio Middle School Campus on October 28, 2010. 

Seventh grade Social Studies students studied the history of Niagara Falls and did projects on Niagara Falls Revitalization. They took field trips to look at different areas of the city. Students worked in groups and learned about development and planning. 

Mayor Dyster looked at each of the students' projects and commented on their plans. He discussed the history of the city and upcoming plans and took questions from the students.  Mayor Dyster told students that the main task of society is to provide for the future of our young people. He complimented the students on their projects and said he could see that our city's future is in good hands!

ASD: Social Interventions for Home and School

Presenter Jennifer A. Toomey, Ph.D., Summit Educational Resources, will discus the social challenges that ASD presents in both children and adults in a presentation titled "Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Social Interventions for Home and School." Discover several new strategies to use at home, in school and within the community.


Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Niagara University Invites Prospective Students to Fall Open House

Niagara University is pleased to announce that its annual Open House for prospective students and their families will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 from 12 to 4 p.m.

Open House is an excellent opportunity for prospective students and their families to take guided tours of the university and attend presentations on admissions and academic policies, as well as to speak with Niagara faculty and staff about financial aid and course offerings.

Attendees are encouraged to park in the Castellani and Dwyer parking lots and register on the lower level of the Gallagher Center.

For more information, please contact Niagara University’s Admissions Office at 716-286-8710 or admissions@niagara.edu.

Students Dress Down for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls, St. Dominic Savio Middle School Campus students dressed in pink on October 13, 2010 in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Students enjoyed showing their support with pink shirts, pants, skirts and even fuzzy pink slippers!  All donations received from the dress down day went to Roswell Park Cancer Institute. 

Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls students participate in many charitable works and community mission projects throughout the school year including donations of goods and monies to charities that assist areas ravaged by natural disaster and donations to Ronald McDonald House.  Students also complete service hours as part of their curriculum.