Monthly Archives / January 2013

NU Offering Courses for Healthcare Professionals

January 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Office of Continuing Education is offering a trio of new courses tailored for current and future healthcare professionals. All classes begin in March. Those who may be interested in enrolling are invited to an information night, which will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 5:30 p.m. in Bisgrove... Read on →

Eight Students Inducted into NU President’s Society

January 24, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., announced Tuesday that he will resign from his position as president of Niagara University at the conclusion of the academic year. On Wednesday, eight high-achieving students were inducted into a prestigious society bearing his office’s name. The induction ceremony was held in the Statler... Read on →

Castellani Art Museum Announces Competition for Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls Collector’s Pin Design

January 24, 2013  |  by Susan Clements

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University has been chosen to partner with Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls for the company’s 2013 Charity Pin Project. The Castellani Art Museum will receive a portion of the proceeds from sales of the pin. “The Castellani Art Museum is a good fit for... Read on →

Innovative Teaching Approaches of NU Faculty Highlighted in Forthcoming Book

January 24, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will be well represented in a new resource intended to illustrate best practices for incorporating learning technologies into higher education instruction. The first chapter of Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration, set to be released in February, features six case studies of professors who have... Read on →

NU Accepting Applications for Certificate Program in Applied Urban Ministry

January 23, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The fourth cohort of a community outreach program leading to a Certificate of Applied Urban Ministry will be offered at Niagara University this spring. Designed by representatives of faith communities in Niagara Falls and Buffalo in cooperation with the university, the interdenominational program is intended to help pastors and... Read on →

Father Levesque to Step Down as Niagara University President

January 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., announced today that he will resign from his position as president of Niagara University at the conclusion of the current academic year. Father Levesque will remain at NU, however, as the university’s Board of Trustees has voted to confer on him the title of... Read on →

ROTC Cadets Lauded for Academics, Fitness & Leadership

January 17, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The results are in, and Niagara University’s ROTC program is still outstanding. As part of the Second ROTC Brigade Senior Leader Conference held Jan. 7-10, 2013, the Purple Eagle Battalion was recognized for achieving the highest overall average ranking on the 2012 National Accessions Order of Merit List within the... Read on →

Guest Speakers, Community Service Activities, Youth Programming Highlight MLK Week

January 16, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will present a full slate of service and awareness activities beginning Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event schedule, which includes community service projects, voter registration services and lectures on social justice, is highlighted... Read on →

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Niagara University’s Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society Earns Three-peat

January 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

For the third consecutive year, Niagara University’s American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter has been recognized by the ACS Committee on Education. Dr. Christopher S. Stoj, chair of Niagara’s biochemistry/chemistry department, received a letter from the society notifying him that the student chapter had been selected for a Commendable Award... Read on →

NU Theatre Gears Up for Annual Short Play Festival

January 14, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

From Jan. 18 through Jan. 26, NU Theatre’s annual Short Play Festival makes for a fascinating dose of theater — and a great entertainment bargain. Three cycles of 10-minute plays written by various playwrights will be presented over two consecutive weekends. Comedies, dramas and everything in between—our debut of 23... Read on →

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