Monthly Archives / March 2016

NU pre-law students, from left, Molly Smarr, Carley McMullen, Tabita Saraj, and Crystal Borynski are pictured outside of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

Pre-Law Students Experience Sites of Nation’s Capital

March 30, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Pre-Law Student Association recently returned from its annual trip to Washington, D.C., to attend oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court. After attending oral arguments in Wittman v. Personhuballah and RJR Nabisco Inc. v. The European Community, pre-law students Crystal Borynski, Carley McMullen, Tabita Saraj, and Molly Smarr took a behind-the-scenes tour of the... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, recently spent time in Vietnam with Catholic Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon and the Rev. Gérard Tran Cong Du, C.M., a member of the Vincentian Vice Province of Vietnam and seminary professor.

Father Maher Discusses Higher Education Opportunities for Vietnamese Students with Catholic Cardinal in Vietnam

March 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, met with Vietnamese Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon during a trip to Hanoi this week. The discussion between Father Maher, a Catholic and Vincentian priest, and Catholic Cardinal Nguyen, who was appointed to his position by Pope Francis in January... Read on →

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David Whalen Named Advocate of the Year by Deaf Access Services

March 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

David Whalen, director of Niagara University’s First Responders Disability Awareness Training program, has been named Advocate of the Year for 2016 by Deaf Access Services of Buffalo. Whalen will receive the award during the organization’s Spring Gala on April 15 at Grapevine Banquet Hall in Depew. “We recognize and appreciate your... Read on →

R&B artist Jeremih headlines an NU Ridgefest performance at the Rapids Theatre on April 22.

Ridgefest Concert at Rapids Theatre Features Jeremih with Special Guest Pia Mia

March 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association and the Campus Programming Board have booked R&B artist Jeremih with special guest Pia Mia for an April 22 performance at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The show begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. The event is part of... Read on →

Michael Jeswald, MBA’09, has been named director of NU's Center for Conferences & Events.

Niagara University Restructures Center, Appoints Jeswald Director

March 23, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Center for Events and Management Development is now known as the Center for Conferences & Events. Additionally, Michael Jeswald has been promoted to director of the center. The office restructuring is intended to enhance the university’s efforts to attract audiences composed of undergraduate and graduate students, business leaders,... Read on →

St. Vincent Seat Program Provides Purple Eagles Tickets to Nonprofits

March 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

For the 2015-2016 Niagara University athletics season, the seats were full and the Gallagher Center was loud in support of the Purple Eagles men’s basketball and hockey teams as they played at home against various opponents. This season, there were special guests among the crowd thanks to the St. Vincent... Read on →

Niagara University Hosts ‘Women in STEM’ Panel

March 21, 2016

Niagara University hosted a “Women in STEM” panel Saturday, March 19, in Dunleavy Hall. The panel, led by both students and professors, discussed the challenges and successes of young women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It was the final of three events held at the... Read on →

NU’s Annual Business Awards Banquet Slated for April 25

March 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will hold its 26th Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 25. The AACSB-accredited college will honor Acosta Sales & Marketing (Corporate Leadership Award); West Herr Automotive Group (Family Business of the Year); Dominic C. Pino, ’70... Read on →

Storyteller Laura Packer addresses the legacy of Sojourner Truth during a March 16 event at Niagara University that was held in conjunction with Women's History Month.

Laura Packer Performs ‘Conversations with Sojourner Truth’ at Castellani Art Museum

March 21, 2016

Faculty and students at Niagara University were in for a treat Wednesday night at the Castellani Art Museum as Laura Packer told the story of abolitionist and suffragist Sojourner Truth. The event was sponsored by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, the Castellani Art Museum and Niagara University’s history, communication... Read on →

NU Theatre Presents ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’

March 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

From March 31-April 4, NU Theatre will present Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde, directed by Steve Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre. Determined not to trust her husband when circumstances suggest he has been unfaithful, the winsome yet independent Lady Windermere resolves to leave him for another. But the... Read on →

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