Monthly Archives / May 2017

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International.

Niagara University Extends Prestigious AACSB International Accreditation

May 31, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International, a hallmark of excellence in business education earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business schools. Having first received AACSB accreditation in 2001, Niagara has continued to expand the quality of its teaching environment... Read on →

NU Award Winners 2017

Niagara University Receives Director’s Award from Community Missions

May 25, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was presented with the Director’s Award from Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. during the organization’s 25th Annual Awards Brunch on May 24 at the LaSalle Yacht Club. Numerous partnerships exist between Niagara University and CMI. Among them are many programs that encourage students to gain practical experience... Read on →

NU Students Find Success After Graduation

May 25, 2017  |  by Lisa McMahon

Ninety-seven percent of Niagara University students find employment or enroll in graduate school after they graduate because they receive an education that delivers exactly what employers and the world are looking for. Students who have earned their degrees in the College of Business Administration, like Chanelle Ward, for example, often... Read on →

Coming Attractions – NU’s Baseball, Softball Fields Undergoing Renovation

May 25, 2017  |  by Lisa McMahon

Niagara University’s Bobo Field (baseball) and its softball field are undergoing a renovation that will transform these facilities and improve the player and fan experience. Highlights of the project include: Improved playing surface, synthetic turf for baseball Brick backstop with netting New scoreboard Expansion of seating areas with improved sightlines “The... Read on →

Tom Donovan, the longtime director of Niagara University's campus in Ontario, delivered the keynote address during Tuesday night's commencement at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Niagara University Holds 10th BPS Commencement in Ontario

May 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University awarded degrees to 125 graduates during its 10th commencement in Ontario on Tuesday, May 23, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. Fittingly, Tom Donovan, who served as director of Niagara’s campus in Ontario from 2006-2016, delivered the commencement address and was awarded the university’s... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, is presented with a gift by Tong Xiaojiao, president of China's Hunan First Normal University during a meeting at NU on May 3.

Officials from China’s Hunan First Normal University Visit NU

May 22, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Officials from Hunan First Normal University, a prestigious institution located in Changsha, China, met with administrators and faculty at Niagara University earlier this month. The colleges signed an academic collaboration agreement in China in December 2016, which signified a mutual desire to work together on undergraduate and graduate educational exchange... Read on →

Niagara University College of Business Admininstration faculty members Ian Burt, Ph.D., Anna McNab, Ph.D., and Joseph Winter recently earned awards.

Business Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Research, Service and Teaching

May 20, 2017  |  by Melissa Heidt

The College of Business Administration celebrated the completion of another successful academic year by recognizing the attributes of faculty research, innovative teaching strategies and service to Niagara University and the community. Dr. William Peek, professor of economics, was recognized for his 36 years of teaching at Niagara and wished well... Read on →

Niagara University Receives Estate Gift Totaling More Than $4 Million

May 18, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a gift from the estate of the late Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko. The gift, which will exceed $4.1 million, will be used for several university projects and initiatives. “We are incredibly humbled and thankful for the gift that Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko has left for Niagara... Read on →

A special Mass was held in Niagara University's Alumni Chapel on May 6 to commemorate the golden jubilee of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president emeritus.

Father Levesque Celebrates 50 Years of Vincentian Priesthood

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University community celebrated the golden jubilee of the priesthood of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president emeritus, during a special Mass on May 6, 2017, in the Alumni Chapel. There were 24 concelebrating priests for the Mass, 15 of whom were Vincentians, including Father Levesque and the... Read on →

Niagara University Commencement

‘Hamilton’ Writer, Pro Football HOFer, Nat’l Teacher of the Year Headline Commencement 2017 at NU

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in the fall of 2013, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., shook hands with hundreds of doe-eyed freshmen, the first class of students that he welcomed to campus as the newly minted president of Niagara University. Last week, Father Maher shook hands with them again, this time to congratulate... Read on →

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