• Walk to Whirlpool

    The freshman class Walk to Whirlpool State Park is a staple of NU's New Student Orientation.

  • Convocation

    Recitation of the NU Creed is one of the major components of the New Student Convocation.

  • SPIN

    New this year, 'SPIN sessions' are faculty-led, thought-provoking presentations. Dr. Mark Gallo, pictured, will speak about the evolution of viruses.

  • Wayans Brothers

    The Wayans Brothers will deliver a comedic performance as part of a full schedule of events NU is presenting students as they return to campus.

  • Lorde

    Lorde will perform at Artpark on Sept. 7, an event that's part of Niagara University's FirstFest. (Photo credit: Andrew Whitton)

Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure that its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time. The institution is rolling out the purple carpet beginning Aug. 29 with a full slate of activities that includes a comedic performance by the Wayans... Read on →

Recent News


New Cupola Installed Atop Clet Hall

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Clet Hall cupola, a familiar identifier of Niagara University since its inception in 1856, was returned to its perch high above Monteagle Ridge Friday morning. The previous dome-like structure... Read on →

Hutton and Downs

Niagara University Names 2014 Teaching Award Winners

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized this morning for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching... Read on →

ROTC - American Legion - Summer 2014

ROTC Cadets Assist American Legion Boys State Program

August 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Eight individuals affiliated with Niagara University’s ROTC program, including six cadets, spent a week in June assisting the American Legion Boys State program at SUNY Morrisville. Cadets Jake Cary (of... Read on →

Alegre and Taylor Present at Regional Teaching Conference

August 22, 2014

Mitchell Alegre and David Taylor, Ph.D., presented a concurrent session at SUNY Fredonia’s 8th annual Teaching and Learning Conference, held Aug. 18. The theme of the conference, “Framing the Future:... Read on →