Monthly Archives / May 2015

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, is pictured with the Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, and the Rev. Joseph C. Gatto, president-rector of Christ the King Seminary.

Father Maher Delivers Commencement Address at Christ the King Seminary

May 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min., president of Niagara University, delivered the commencement address at Christ the King Seminary on Friday, May 8. Thirteen graduates received master’s degrees and three received certificates at the event, which was held in the Seminary’s St. John Vianney Chapel. In addition, Father Maher received... Read on →

36th Annual Conference on New York State History to Meet at NU in June

May 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 2015 Conference on New York State History will be offering something for everyone with an interest in New York State history when it meets at Niagara University on June 18-20. Conference highlights include presentations by author and New York Times Urban Affairs Editor Sam Roberts, noted Underground Railroad and... Read on →

CEO Club Continues Fundraising Efforts for Heart, Love and Soul

May 24, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

When CEO Club officers Robert Derrett and Jessica Mullane delivered the proceeds from the 2014 Turkey Trot  to Heart, Love and Soul, a food pantry and dining room in Niagara Falls, N.Y., back in February,  they found out the food pantry was in desperate need of socks for their... Read on →

Four Athletic Programs Recognized in NCAA’s Academic Progress Report

May 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Four Niagara University athletic programs were recognized in the 2015 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program (APP) for ranking in the top 10 percent in their respective sport announced on Wednesday. Each year, the NCAA honors selected Division I sports teams by publicly recognizing their latest multiyear NCAA Division I... Read on →

Students Perform Admirably at Business Research Consortium Conference

May 21, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

The faculty at Niagara University has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a simple research paper to fulfill a course requirement but to look instead to creating research that has value, value to society, value to education and, in this case, value to applied econometrics. Dr. Jay... Read on →

Ambassador Heyman, Leonhardt, Brennan Highlight Commencement 2015

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated nearly 900 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 14-16, 2015. Commencement 2015 commenced Thursday, May 14, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 247 students, including five who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Bruce Heyman, the United... Read on →

Kevin Macaulay receives his associate's degree from the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, and Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Fifty Years Later, Vietnam Veteran Earns Niagara University Degree

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The straight line that Kevin Macaulay walked across stage to receive his associate’s degree from Niagara University last Saturday was in stark contrast to the long and winding road that led him to that moment. Macaulay’s journey – beset with hope, heartbreak and heroism – began in 1965 when the Long... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning tenure and promotion include, clockwise from top-left, Dr. Shannon Hodges, Ed Hutton, Dr. Anna McNab, Dr. Douglas Tewksbury, Dr. Christopher Wright and Christopher Aquino. Not pictured: Dr. Jinyan Huang, Dr. John Keller, Dr. Shannon Risk and Dr. Joseph Scarcelli.

Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 6, 2015. Shannon Hodges, Ph.D., and Jinyan Huang, Ph.D., both faculty members of Niagara’s College of Education, were promoted to full professor. Dr. Hodges also earned tenure. The following... Read on →

Niagara University's Economics Club visited Washington D.C.

Reinvigorated Economics Club Visits Washington D.C.

May 20, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s Economics Club was officially re-chartered in the spring 2015 semester, in part thanks to economics student Robert Brown. According to Dr. Jay Walker, NUEC moderator and assistant professor of economics, “Robbie approached me about restarting the economics club and he did most of the work, including creating the... Read on →

ROTC

ROTC Ceremony Commissions 15 Officers

May 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Fifteen Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 15, 2015, in NU’s Gallagher Center. This marks the 74th consecutive year that members of NU’s Purple Eagle Battalion have taken the oath of... Read on →

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