Monthly Archives / September 2009

Rev. Thomas F. McKenna, C.M.

Rev. Thomas McKenna, C.M. Joins NU as Assistant to the President for Mission Development

September 28, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Thomas F. McKenna, C.M., former provincial superior of the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission, has been named as assistant to the president for mission development at Niagara University. In this position, Father McKenna will resource the universitywide efforts to better understand and fulfill Niagara’s... Read on →

TopSpin Series Continues with Tom Highes: We All Know the Words

September 21, 2009  |  by Susan Clements

Tom Hughes describes himself as an “artist who works concept-first. A medium is, for me, quite simply whatever I find to be appropriate…you will see various manifestations of my ideas in the works, ranging from custom shirts, sculptural firecrackers, video installations, and motorized mechanical assemblages.” His installation for the Castellani... Read on →


NU Salutes Four at Annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation

September 21, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Two alumni of Niagara University were inducted into the third class of “Niagara Legacy–Alumni of Distinction” on Sept. 24 as part of a convocation celebrating Vincentian Heritage Week.  Inductees included renowned baseball manager Joseph V. McCarthy, who led the New York Yankees to seven World Series titles from 1931... Read on →

Highland Greenfields Project

NU to Hold Dedication Ceremony for Highland Greenfields Project

September 21, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, in partnership with Highland Community Revitalizaton Committee Inc. and the Henry J. Kalfas Magnet Elementary School, will hold a dedication and recognition ceremony on Sept. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 1800 Beech Ave., Niagara Falls. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., Niagara University president, and... Read on →

Niagara University Receives Grant to Enhance Campus Safety

September 1, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received an 18-month, $398,000 Emergency Management for Higher Education program grant to improve its effectiveness in responding to emergencies and disasters. This grant will enable the university to update and strengthen its current campus emergency response and crisis management plan as well as to finalize plans... Read on →