Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

  • New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

    New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

  • Nicholas Palisano, '16, president of the Niagara University Student Government Association, speaks during Friday's convocation.

    Nicholas Palisano, '16, president of the Niagara University Student Government Association, speaks during Friday's convocation.

  • Dr. Timothy Downs, provost, served as the event's master of ceremonies.

    Dr. Timothy Downs, provost, served as the event's master of ceremonies.

  • This year's faculty address was presented by Ed Hutton, associate professor of finance and economics and the recipient of NU’s 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award.

    This year's faculty address was presented by Ed Hutton, associate professor of finance and economics and the recipient of NU’s 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award.

  • The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president, challenged the new students to use their education and talents to serve the poor and oppressed.

    The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president, challenged the new students to use their education and talents to serve the poor and oppressed.

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

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