Yearly Archives / 2014

Foreign Trade University

NU Deepens Partnership with Foreign Trade University

December 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

In 2013, Niagara University and Foreign Trade University signed a memorandum of understanding, the purpose of which was to develop a bilateral relationship between the institutions. As a result of the MOU, two exchange students from FTU will study at NU in the spring semester of 2015. In addition, the two... Read on →

Meio

Father Maher Inks MOU with Meio University

December 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was in Okinawa, Japan, last Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Meio University. The agreement denotes a formal interest between the institutions to collaborate on international student and faculty development initiatives. It is anticipated that students from Meio will... Read on →

Hanna

Niagara University Student Reenlists in U.S. Army

December 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Hanna reenlisted in the United States Army during a ceremony held Dec. 19 at Niagara Falls State Park. Hanna is an instructor in the Army ROTC program at Niagara University, where he is also studying criminal justice. He reenlisted into “indefinite” status, which means that he... Read on →

Maher and Brosmer

Father Maher Presents Turkey Trot Proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul

December 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Chalk up another $1,600 for Heart, Love and Soul, thanks to the athletic acumen of Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M. Father Maher presented a check Wednesday afternoon to Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of the Niagara Falls-based food pantry and dining room. The funds were generated... Read on →

MOS logo

12 Students Successfully Gain Excel Certification

December 18, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Twelve students in MGT 351, Advanced Excel and Business Modeling class successfully gained the industry-recognized Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in Excel 2013 during the fall 2014 semester. This class is designed to both enhance the actual skills in using Excel as a business tool along with learning how... Read on →

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

The Comedy of Errorts

Vote for NU in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s Theatre Awards

December 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s production of The Comedy of Errors has been nominated for Best Play in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s 2014 theatre awards. Niagara University is one of only two colleges included among the professional community in the polling. A number of NU faculty and alumni were also nominated. Voting is now open... Read on →

Nursing

Niagara University Nursing Programs Reaccredited

December 8, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University received notification today that its nursing programs have been reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. CCNE accreditation is a nongovernmental peer review process that operates in accordance with nationally recognized standards established for the practice of accreditation in the United States. The 10-year accreditation (through 2023) pertains to... Read on →

Brian Higgins

Discussion on Buffalo’s ‘Renaissance’ Coming to NU

December 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

How real is the Buffalo “renaissance?” Much has been made about the rebirth of Buffalo, yet questions remain about the scope and timetable of the plan for the city’s revitalization. Niagara University will host a panel discussion addressing those questions at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, in the Gallagher Center’s... Read on →

Giving Tuesday Proclamation

NU Again Participating in #GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second straight year, Niagara University is joining a global movement dedicated to “giving back” in the spirit of the holiday season. NU is participating in #GivingTuesday, scheduled for Dec. 2, in congruence with its mission to make a difference in the community. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the... Read on →

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