Faculty

Department Chair: Dr. Suzanne Wagner

Dr. Laurence Boxer

Professor

Phone:
716.286.8447
Fax:
716.286.8445
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall, Room 118
Fax:
716.286.8445

Dr. Boxer has taught computer programming, computer applications, and mathematics at Niagara and other universities. He was chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences from 1992 to 2004. Many students have recognized Dr. Boxer's contribution to their success in professional life and in post-graduate studies. In 1993, Dr. Boxer...

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Valerie Devine

Instructor

Phone:
716.286.8040
Fax:
716.286.8045
Office Location:
St. Vincent's Annex
Office Hours:
N/A
Fax:
716.286.8045

Professor Devine teaches Web design, Web programming and applications. She is a web application developer for the Information Technology Department.

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Sheryl Garippo

Instructor

Phone:
716.286.8444
Fax:
716.286.8445
Fax:
716.286.8445

Professor Garippo has an M.B.A. in Management Information Systems and teaches computer literacy and applications courses. She has extensive experience as a management and planning consultant for small businesses and nonprofit organizations.  

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Deborah Gromek

Instructor

Phone:
716.286.8444
Fax:
716.286.8445
Fax:
716.286.8445

Professor Gromek teaches computer literacy courses. She is the technology coordinator of education in the Frontier Central School District in Hamburg, N.Y.

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Edmond J. Inomoto

Instructor

Phone:
716.286.8444
Fax:
716.286.8445
Fax:
716.286.8445

Professor Inomoto teaches COBOL programming and systems analysis. He works full time as a supervisor in Management Information Systems at Washington Mills Electro Minerals.

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Dr. Petter Lovaas, ACE

Associate Professor

Phone:
716.285.8463
Office Location:
DePaul 102

Petter Lovaas, a native of Sandefjord, Norway, served a mandatory year in the military after high school. He took general education courses at the American College of Norway in Moss, then studied at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks before transferring to the University of Minnesota-Crookston.  There, he...

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Glenn Papp

Instructor

Phone:
716.286.8444
Office Location:
DePaul Hall 102
 

David M. Schoen

Instructor

Phone:
716.286.8001
Office Location:
Library

Professor Schoen teaches the Microsoft Office Suite including hybrid and online courses for the CIS department.  

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Dr. Yonghong Tong

Assistant Professor

Phone:
(716) 286-8450
Fax:
(716) 286-8298
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall 119
Office Hours:
MW 12:20pm-2:20pm T 10:00am-12:00pm, or by appointment
Fax:
(716) 286-8298

My research interests include mobile computing, mobile and web application, Web-GIS based application, big data analysis and visualization. I love teaching. Teaching at Niagara University is my great honor because of the great people here. I will establish a productive Student Research Center to provide opportunities to self-motivated students who...

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Dr. Suzanne C. Wagner

Department Chair, Professor

Phone:
716.286.8446
Fax:
716.286.8445
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall, Room 121
Fax:
716.286.8445

Dr. Wagner teaches business applications, databases, and computer programming. She was the principal designer of the Computer Crime minor program. Her research interests are in areas such as software piracy and computer ethics, business simulations, and the impact of computer technology on business. Dr. Wagner was recognized for Excellence in...

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