Category / Academic Support

Welcome Back Tent Party

Welcome Back Party Offers Students Plenty of Opportunities to Get Involved

September 5, 2014

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, the front lawn of the Gallagher Center offered students a multitude of employment, internship and volunteer opportunities, both on and off campus. The Welcome Back Tent Party & Part Time Job Fair is an annual event, co-sponsored by the Center for Career and Service Learning and... Read on →

NUOP Potsers

NUOP Students Hold Poster Presentation

July 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On July 29, 2014, the freshmen participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program presented posters showcasing research they conducted this summer on Hurricane Katrina. The poster projects were inspired by the students’ reading of Zeitoun, a nonfiction book that tells the story of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-American who traveled the... Read on →

Experience NU

Boys & Girls Club Students Offered Chance to ‘Experience Niagara University’

May 6, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On six Tuesdays from February to April, 11 middle school students from the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club visited the Niagara University campus. Dubbed “Experience Niagara University,” the program exposes young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to collegiate atmosphere in hopes that they’ll consider attending an institution of higher... Read on →

Undergraduate Research Conference

Outstanding Presentations, Turnout for 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference took place Friday, April 11, with 125 students presenting their findings to the campus community. Morning panel discussions were held in St. Vincent’s Hall, while posters illustrating the students’ work filled the Castellani Art Museum in the afternoon. The event was sponsored by the... Read on →

NUOP Volunteers

NUOP Students Lend Helping Hands to Habitat for Humanity

April 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students, including several members of the Niagara University Opportunity Program, gave up a pair of March Saturdays to volunteer their services with Habitat for Humanity in Niagara Falls. The service project was organized by Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in NU’s Office of Academic Support. Green previously... Read on →

Maher

Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Page and Ireland

Senior Sarah Page Receives 2014 Susan B. Anthony Writing Award

February 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Members of the Niagara University community came together Wednesday, Feb. 12, to celebrate the life of Susan B. Anthony, the famous women’s rights reformer after whom a writing a contest facilitated by NU’s department of women’s studies is named. Senior Sarah Page was named the recipient of the 2014 Susan... Read on →

NUOP Poster Presentation

Poster Presentations Wrap Up Summer 2013 for NUOP Students

July 31, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The 17 incoming freshmen involved in the Niagara University Opportunity Program have been participating in a five-week summer course designed to integrate them into college life, introduce them to college coursework and reading, writing and study skills, and promote personal growth. As part of the program, the students volunteered at... Read on →

NUOP Students at Heart, Love and Soul

NUOP Students Stay Active During the Summer

August 1, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Don’t tell the Niagara University Opportunity Program (NUOP) that July is a time for rest and relaxation. The 19 incoming freshmen who are involved in NUOP have been participating in a five-week summer program designed to integrate them into college life, introduce them to college coursework and reading, writing and... Read on →

Sharon Green

Sharon Green Presents at National Conference

March 6, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Sharon Green, a reading coordinator in Niagara University’s Office of Academic Support, recently presented a poster at the National Association for Developmental Education’s 36th annual conference in Orlando, Fla. The display, titled “Becoming Authorities on their Reading through Public Poster Presentations,” illustrates an assignment that Green’s students complete in her... Read on →

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