Monthly Archives / March 2014


Niagara University CMAA Student Chapter Tops in Nation for Fifth Straight Year

March 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America has been named the best in the nation for a fifth consecutive year. The announcement was made during the 87th World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo, held Feb. 8 in Orlando. The recognition indicates that... Read on →

Turkish Studies Workshop

Turkish Studies Workshop Takes Place at Niagara University

March 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

An in-depth discussion of current Turkish issues was held at Niagara University on Saturday, March 29. The Turkish Studies Workshop featured nine speakers who presented research papers pertaining to Turkey. The papers addressed issues ranging from Turkish history and anthropology to philosophy and political science. Talks included the present political struggle... Read on →

ROTC Awards

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2014 Awards Ceremony

March 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, March 27, 2014. View more photos Congratulations to the following cadets: Niagara County American Legion Auxiliary Award: Erica Crane Tonawanda American Legion Auxiliary Unit 264 Award: Caleb Chin Stephen Sikora American Legion Auxiliary Post 1322 Award: Mitchell Willie Frederick F.... Read on →

Catholics at the Capitol

Niagara University Joins ‘Catholics at the Capitol’

March 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Office of Campus Ministry accompanied four students and an NU alumna to the Capitol in Albany on March 19 to participate in Public Policy Day, often referred to as “Catholics at the Capitol.” Representing the Diocese of Buffalo and the New York State Catholic Conference, the NU contingent... Read on →

Castellani Art Museum

Huffington Post Tabs Castellani Art Museum as a Top Art Destination in New York

March 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Western New Yorkers have long known that the Castellani Art Museum is a jewel in the crown of New York’s artistic landscape. Others are catching on as well, as evidenced by the Huffington Post’s recent inclusion of the museum on its list of the best art destinations in the... Read on →

NAPM inductees

Dr. Walker Inducted into Local Chapter of National Association of Purchasing Management

March 27, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello

Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, was inducted to the National Association of Purchasing Management’s Buffalo chapter on Feb. 12, 2014. In addition, two College of Business Administration students, Katy Martin, a senior international management major, and Amanda Donahue, a junior supply chain major, have also recently taken... Read on →


NU Student, Alumnus Performing Together in Two-Person Play in Buffalo

March 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

“I got my first professional job before I graduated!” Niagara University senior P.J. Tighe’s excitement is palpable – and for good reason. The theatre performance major from Buffalo is currently starring in 710 Main Theatre’s production of Red, a 90-minute play by John Logan that captured six Tony Awards. Additionally, he... Read on →


NU Partners with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to Develop New Food Service Experience

March 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is joining forces with Niagara University to deliver an exciting new food service experience for hospital visitors, staff, students and volunteers. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min, president of NU, and Joseph A. Ruffolo, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s president and CEO, announced that... Read on →

Susan Geissler in her Youngstown studio.

Castellani Art Museum Spring Art History Series Debuts with a Talk by Sculptor Susan Geissler

March 24, 2014  |  by Susan Clements

The Castellani Art Museum  of Niagara University’s popular “Meet Me at the CAM” programs are back this spring with a diverse lineup of presentations. Sculptor Susan Geissler  will open the season on Wednesday, March 26, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a talk on “The Bronze Casting Process.” Geissler... Read on →

President's Society

Ten Students Inducted into President’s Society at Niagara University

March 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will officially be inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president on Friday, April 4. Last night, 10 high-achieving students were inducted into a prestigious society bearing his office’s name. The induction ceremony was held in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Click here for... Read on →

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