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The NUOP Constance E. Mathews Character and Leadership Award is presented by its namesake to Enuel Caraballo.

NUOP Holds 2017 Graduation Celebration and Awards Ceremony

May 4, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

A graduation celebration and awards ceremony was held May 2 to highlight the accomplishments of students participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program. Receiving the NUOP Highest GPA Award was Akeva Bolt, a criminology and criminal justice major who has been accepted at SUNY Albany to pursue graduate degrees in... Read on →

The Niagara University Lions Club received its official charter from the Lions Club International.

Niagara University Lions Club Receives Official Charter

May 2, 2017

The Niagara University Lions Club received its official charter from the Lions Club International during an event held April 28, 2017, at the Brickyard Pub & BBQ in Lewiston, N.Y. The NU Lions Club, which was approved by the Office of Campus Activities in November 2015 as a new club... Read on →

Ashley Groll

NU Junior Ashley Groll Receives NYCLSA’s Promising Student Award

April 12, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Ashley Groll, a junior elementary education major at Niagara University, is the 2017 recipient of the New York College Learning Skill Association’s Promising Student Award. The Niagara Falls, N.Y., resident, who maintains a 3.56 grade point average, hopes to teach in an inner-city school after graduation to “help children who... Read on →

Sharon Green

Sharon Green Honored by National Association for Developmental Education

March 3, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in Niagara University’s Office of Academic Support, is the 2017 recipient of National Association for Developmental Education’s (NADE) Gladys Shaw Outstanding Service to Developmental Students Award. Green was presented with the award, which recognizes long-term service to developmental education students, during NADE’s March 2... Read on →

Pictured are Dr. Peter C. Butera, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Susan B. Anthony Writing Award winner Sara Anderson, Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services, and Dr. Jeanne Laurel, associate professor of English.

Sophomore Sara Anderson Repeats as Susan B. Anthony Writing Award Winner

February 9, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Sophomore Sara Anderson became the first two-time winner of Niagara University’s Susan B. Anthony Writing Award during a celebration held last night in Bisgrove Hall. Anderson’s paper, Diversification of the Literary Canon, argues that the Western literary canon is too limited. She contends that expanding the literary canon to include... Read on →

Pictured at today's announcement of the Big Eagle Little Eagle program are, from left, Niagara University student Simone Beckford; the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; NU students Eric Rigg, Caton Charleston, Latricia Agee and Taundrea Ross; Mark R. Laurrie, superintendent of Niagara Falls City Schools; NU student Ferrah Staley; and Dr. Debra Colley, Niagara University's executive vice president.

Niagara University Develops Student Mentorship Program with Niagara Falls High School

September 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The first week of school brings with it many things. For Niagara University and Niagara Falls High School, the 2016-2017 academic year will begin with a new mentorship program. Announced today, the Big Eagle Little Eagle program will assist Niagara Falls High School students in preparing to make the transition... Read on →

Niagara University's 14th annual New Student Convocation took place Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016.

Collaboration, Support Trumpeted as Niagara University Welcomes Class of 2020

September 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The processional for Niagara University’s annual New Student Convocation typically conjures mixed emotions. Freshmen and transfers are anxious to commence a new and exciting chapter in their lives while family members and friends realize that the 60-minute ceremony is all that separates them from exchanging hugs and “see you... Read on →

Micthell Alegre

Mitchell Alegre to Chair WNY Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium

July 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Mitchell Alegre, instructor of management and leadership in Niagara University’s College of Business Administration, has been named chair of the Western New York Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium. The consortium is part of WNY College Connection, a collaborative entity among 21 regional colleges and universities. The WNY Student Leadership and Engagement... Read on →

Denise Góñez-Santos, executive director of the Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network's West region, holds up a framed conference poster with Dr. Debra Colley, executive vice president of Niagara University.

State Conference on Bilingual Education Reinforces NU’s Global Learning Vision

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s full embrace of international students under the three-year tenure of its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is well-documented. Niagara presently ranks second in Western New York in terms of enrolled international students (according to Business First) and, in January, established the Edward A. Brennan Center for... Read on →

Congratulating 2016 Susan B. Anthony Writing Award winner Sara Anderson, third from right, are Sharon Green, Dr. Tim Ireland, Dr. Shannon Risk, Dr. Joe Little, and Dr. Hope Russell. Not pictured: selection committee member Dr. Carrie Teresa.

Freshman Sara Anderson Wins 2016 Susan B. Anthony Writing Award

February 12, 2016

Niagara University freshman Sara Anderson was announced as the winner of the Susan B. Anthony Writing Award. Anderson’s paper, Jane Eyre: Feminist of the Victorian Era, was voted by a group of judges as the best submission this year for the contest. The award ceremony was held Feb. 10... Read on →

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