Monthly Archives / November 2010

Dr. John J. Hughes, ’67

NU Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Alumnus to Establish First Endowed Chair

November 29, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, President's Office, Research

Niagara University has received a $1.5 million estate gift from alumnus Dr. John J. Hughes to establish the first endowed chair at the university. The John J. Hughes, ’67 Endowed Chair in Biology will be reserved to support the research, teaching and scholarly activities of a distinguished scientist and serve... Read on →

Dr. Debra Colley

NU’s College of Education Earns National Accreditation

November 22, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, College of Education, Faculty, Graduate Education & Counseling, President's Office, Students

Niagara University’s commitment to hold itself to the highest national and international standards in education has reached a historic milestone. The university is pleased to announce that its College of Education has received unconditional continuing accreditation from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The college first... Read on →

Chris Zukas

NU Student Government Association Announces Endowed Scholarship

November 17, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Students

The Niagara University Student Government Association is pleased to announce that, as of Oct. 22, 2010, an endowed scholarship has been established in its name. The Niagara University Student Government Association (NUSGA) Scholarship will assist an undergraduate student who is a demonstrated leader in his or her community and/or... Read on →

Father Levesque

Gacioch and Williams Families, Father Levesque Honored at 2010 President’s Dinner

November 16, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Board of Trustees, Campus Events, Community Outreach, President's Office, Students

A jubilant, record-setting crowd converged upon the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y. on Nov. 13, 2010 to attend Niagara University’s annual President’s Dinner. The event was headlined by the celebration of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque’s 10th anniversary as president of NU and... Read on →

NU Awarded Grant from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

November 11, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Community Outreach, Criminal Justice

Niagara University is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $193,270 grant from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC) to develop and conduct a statewide disability awareness and sensitivity curriculum and the corresponding training tools for first responders. Niagara faculty and students will work to... Read on →