Friday, August 30, 2013

NU one of the Best of the Northeast

In case you missed it, since Niagara University's website posted it in the middle of August, kind of a dead time for people looking for this sort of stuff:

NU AGAIN AMONG ‘BEST IN THE NORTHEAST’ The Princeton Review has once again placed Niagara University among the best colleges in the Northeast. Niagara is one of 226 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” that posted Aug. 5, 2013, on Niagara joins SUNY Buffalo as the only colleges from the Buffalo-Niagara region to appear on the list. More on the great news at

Why is this relevant to those hitting the pavement in search of a job? Because you can tell employers that you come from one of the best colleges in the western New York area -- heck, in the country -- and make the claim stick with documentation!

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Job Fair fare

Who says there is no free lunch?  Not only is lunch free, but a record number of employers want to meet our students!

12th Annual Welcome Back Tent Party, Part-time Job/Internship Fair, and Student Activity Expo, Wednesday, September 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in front of the Gallagher Center.

Hosted by Career Services, Campus Activities, and Learn & Serve Niagara, this year’s fair features a record number of employers, student clubs and organizations, and community groups.  The event includes lunch, samples from local food vendors, music, games and activities, and lots of free giveaways.  A sample of employers includes:

Adidas Outlet
Care and Share Food Pantry
NU Center for Events
Community Missions
Four Points Sheraton
Gap Outlet
Holiday Inn
Ingram Micro
Just for Kids
Lewiston Village Pub
Toys R Us
US Air Force Reserve (medical and flight officer training)
US Customs and Border Protection

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Cheap Textbooks!

I've been thinking about taking an investing class at Niagara University. (Hi, mom!) Textbook sticker shock--if I want to make money, why would I pay this much for a book? This site seems to be legit; found me a near 80% cheaper copy after searching through assorted vendors. 

As with anything online, be sure to double-check the results by looking for "reviews [vendor name]" online before dealing with the companies selling books.