NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

  • Convocation

    Dr. Tim Downs, provost, addresses the audience during Niagara University's 2014 New Student Convocation.

  • Barnwell

    Dr. Michael Barnwell, associate professor of philosophy, encouraged the Class of 2018 to "be interesting" by making the most of a liberal arts-based education.

  • Maher

    The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, instructed the new students to be grateful for and take advantage of the opportunities before them.

  • Convocation

    Freshmen and their families filled the Gallagher Center with energy as the New Student Convocation commenced the 2014-2015 academic year at Niagara University.

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... Read on →

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