Monthly Archives / June 2014

Interfaith Leaders’ Breakfast Comes to Niagara

June 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Levesque Institute hosted its first interfaith community leaders’ breakfast at Niagara University on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The purpose of the breakfast was to share information about programs that would be of interest to leaders of the faith community and to extend a dialogue and conversation about opportunities... Read on →

Purple Pet

NU Raises Funds for Local Animal Rescue, Hosts ‘Purple Pet’ Contest

June 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University participated in Pet Sitters International’s “Take Your Dog To Work Day” by hosting a hot dog fundraiser on June 18 for Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue. The university also utilized Twitter to host a pet photo contest to complement the occasion. Thanks to ample participation from the Niagara... Read on →

Germany

Sport Management Majors Gain Industry Experience in Germany

June 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Rachel Madsen and eight Niagara University students recently visited Germany as part of the sport management program’s first-ever study abroad experience. During the trip, which took place May 12-23, the group spent time in Jena, Berlin, and Frankfurt exploring historic and tourist sites while learning about Germany’s unique approach... Read on →

Maher in Turkey

Father Maher Presents Keynote Address, Signs MOUs in Turkey

June 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, presented the keynote address during an interreligious conference held in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 9. “Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Poverty and Wealth in the Sacred Texts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam,” which was held at Fatih University, involved close to... Read on →

Erinn Hill

NU Senior Initiates Enhancements to Soup Kitchen

June 18, 2014

It’s been a couple of years since Niagara University launched a much-needed soup kitchen at the former St. George’s Church on Niagara Falls’ East side. And while the guests may have noticed some of the differences between then and now, much has changed behind the scenes as well. For example,... Read on →

Niagara University, SuOn College Sign Memorandum of Understanding

June 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and SuOn College agreed to a memorandum of understanding on academic exchange during a signing ceremony held in Toronto on May 23, 2014. The MOU was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University; Gary Chen, president of SuOn College; Dr. Xiaobo Yang, SuOn’s... Read on →

Rankings of Colleges of Education: U.S. News and World Report

June 14, 2014

The career success of our graduates in the U.S. and in Ontario speaks to the high quality of teacher and leader preparation at Niagara University. The College of Education takes great pride in the quality of its academic programs, its strong partnerships with P-12 schools and community agencies, and... Read on →

NURT

Niagara University Repertory Theatre Returns for 38th Year this Summer

June 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, NU Theatre’s 38-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues! Here comes Lily with her purple plastic purse! And Alexander, as usual is having a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day…” and Pierre just doesn’t care! Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre (N.U.R.T.) is... Read on →

FRDAT Award

First Responder Disability Awareness Training Program Receives State Award

June 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University First Responder Disability Awareness Training program received the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council 2014 Forging Pathways Award during an awards luncheon on May 29 in Saratoga, N.Y. The purpose of the Forging Pathways Grantee Recognition Program is to recognize and reward extraordinary quality, creativity, innovation,... Read on →

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

June 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized standard for evaluating the performance of green buildings, created by the USGBC. LEED takes... Read on →

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