Monthly Archives / January 2014

Big Canoe, Maher

Retired Canadian Air Force Captain Receives Caritas Medal During BPS Commencement

January 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education held its seventh commencement in Ontario on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, conferred the degree of bachelor of professional studies in education on 177 graduates during the... Read on →

Barbara Malinowski and her husband, Bob.

Barbara Malinowski Receives Community Leader Award from NFJC

January 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York presented a Community Leader Award to Barbara Malinowski, ’59, during a luncheon held Jan. 29, 2014, at the Buffalo Convention Center. The event honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the area of sisterhood and brotherhood in the community. Malinowski... Read on →

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Niagara University Launches Free Mobile Application

January 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has launched a free mobile application to help iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices connect to campus from anywhere in the world. The app is currently available for download in the Apple iTunes Store and the Google Play Store (Android Market), and can be accessed by visiting App... Read on →

Sharaud Moore

Niagara University Embraces Weeklong Celebration of MLK

January 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Last week at Niagara University was one full of remembrance and thought-provoking discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The weeklong celebration focused on keeping alive the memory of Dr. King and his mission of service and equality. View additional photos here. The week kicked off with a service activity sponsored... Read on →

Kendra Faustin

Faustin Receives Contract Extension

January 21, 2014  |  by Andrew Houle

Niagara University women’s basketball head coach Kendra Faustin has received a contract extension through the 2017-18 season, announced today by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president. Faustin, who is in her seventh season as head coach, was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in... Read on →


NU Students Spend Christmas Break Performing Community Service Stateside and Abroad

January 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

In its simplest sense, Niagara University’s Brothers and Sisters in Christ program is a mission in support of the mission. B.A.S.I.C., as it’s more commonly known, requires students to abdicate their typically restful winter or spring breaks in order to work side-by-side with the poor in urban or rural areas... Read on →

ReNU Niagara

NU Outreach Office Sets Town Hall Meetings to Gather Community Input

January 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

ReNU Niagara, a community outreach arm of Niagara University, seeks resident input to identify priorities that will help shape the future of the program. To be better prepared and informed for their next endeavor, the ReNU Niagara staff will be hosting a series of five “town hall” style meetings geared... Read on →

VITA Program

NU’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Returns for 2014

January 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

If being taxed is one of life’s only certainties, receiving free tax preparation assistance from Niagara University isn’t far behind. For a 33rd year, students from NU’s College of Business Administration will help members of the Niagara Falls community file their state and federal income taxes this spring. In 2013, student... Read on →

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Vincentian Mission Inspires Business Students to Service

January 9, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello

During the fall 2013 semester, students enrolled in Dr. Anna McNab’s Operations and Information Management classes not only learned about the importance of information systems for the world of business, they also had an opportunity to practice helping those in need. The students participated in a service-learning project that... Read on →

Short Play Festival

NU Theatre’s Short Play Festival Onstage Jan. 17-19

January 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

From Jan. 17 through Jan. 19, NU Theatre’s annual Short Play Festival makes for a fascinating dose of theater – and a great entertainment bargain. Two cycles of 10-minute plays written by various playwrights will be presented over one weekend. Comedies, dramas and everything in between – our debut... Read on →

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