Monthly Archives / November 2013

The Philadelphia Story

NU Theatre Presents ‘The Philadelphia Story’

November 26, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

This December, NU Theatre will present Philip Barry’s sparkling romantic comedy, The Philadelphia Story, which inspired the 1940 film of the same name starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart. This charming production will be directed by Steve Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre. Set in 1939, the story... Read on →

Santa and Monte

Holiday-Themed Community Open House Comes to Niagara University Dec. 6

November 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Santa Claus, meet Monte the Eagle. Jolly Old St. Nick is coming to Monteagle Ridge on Friday, Dec. 6 – St. Nicholas Day, no less – for a holiday-themed community open house. The free event commences at 3 p.m. but festivities will continue throughout the evening. Prospective Niagara University students are... Read on →

Men's Soccer

Men’s Soccer Earns NSCAA Academic Honors

November 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara men’s soccer program was recently honored with a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for the 2012-13 season. To earn an NSCAA Team Academic Award, a team must combine for a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. The NSCAA honored 864 soccer teams... Read on →

Maley - Peru

NU Junior Reflects on Summer Working Abroad in Peru

November 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

One of the primary reasons that Erin Maley decided to attend Niagara University was so that she could study in Peru. Yes, we’re talking about the Niagara University, the Catholic and Vincentian institution that resides on Monteagle Ridge, just less than 4,000 miles away from Lima, Peru’s capital city. Truth be... Read on →

Niagara Reaches Out

Niagara University Holds Summit Commemorating Global Commitment to Service

November 23, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University held a day-long summit Nov. 21, 2013, to showcase the good work being done by its students, faculty, staff, and alumni around the world. Niagara Reaches Out to the World featured panel discussions, refreshments and entertainment. Representatives from local and global organizations were available to discuss internship and... Read on →

Club Rugby Champs

Niagara University Men’s Club Rugby Claims First State Championship

November 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The feeling was all too familiar to Niagara University junior Dennis Virtuoso. The heretofore suppressed memory of losing a heartbreaker to Colgate University in last year’s Division II club rugby playoffs had returned, dictated by the circumstances. On Saturday in the 2013 title match, Niagara jumped out to an early... Read on →


Five NU Representatives to be Honored During Main Street Business Association’s Awards Dinner

November 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Five individuals with ties to Niagara University are being honored during the Main Street Business and Professional Association’s Annual Awards Dinner on Nov. 15. Dr. David Taylor, executive director of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., Institute for Civic Engagement, will receive the President’s Distinguished Service Award. After 12 years... Read on →

Turkish Cultural Center’s Friendship Dinner Coming to Niagara University

November 14, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Peace Islands Institute and the Turkish Cultural Center at Buffalo are holding the Fifth Annual Friendship Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum on Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will deliver the opening address while Ori Z. Soltes, a professor... Read on →

Mary Wall

NU Students Gather Insight from Buffalo Native and ‘The Office’ Veteran

November 13, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University communications studies students joined together on Tuesday, Oct. 29, to hear director and writer Mary Wall talk about her experience in the film industry. Wall spoke about her time working on The Office and Parks and Recreation, while giving students that are looking for future careers in... Read on →

NU Alumnus Featured in Mohawk Global Logistics Newsletter

November 13, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

Chris Lindstrand, a 2010 graduate of Niagara University’s supply chain management program, was featured in the Mohawk Global Logistics summer/fall 2013 employee newsletter. Below is the information on Lindstrand as it appears in the newsletter. Chris Lindstrand was born 25 years ago in Queensbury, N.Y. Queensbury is in the eastern portion of NY,... Read on →

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