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Convocation

NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... Read on →

Walk to Whirlpool

NU Welcoming Students with Convocation, Concert, Comedians, TED-style Talks, More

August 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure that its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time. The institution is rolling out the purple carpet beginning Aug. 29 with a full slate of activities that includes a comedic performance by the Wayans... Read on →

SPIN

‘SPIN Sessions’ Set to Showcase NU Faculty Talents

August 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Move over TED, Niagara University is putting a new spin on thought-provoking presentations. During New Student Orientation this fall, 10 NU professors will offer SPIN – Students, Professors and Ideas at Niagara – sessions, designed to spark the interest of the incoming class, and demonstrate the variety and depth of... Read on →

STEM Camp

National Grid-Sponsored Camp Opens Girls’ Eyes to STEM Professions

August 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

According to US2020, there will be 1.2 million job openings in the United States in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields by 2018, with a significant shortage of qualified applicants to fill them. Right around that same time, the students currently participating in a STEM Camp offered through Niagara University’s College of... 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 →

Cathleen Anderson

Cathleen Anderson Joins NU as Assistant VP for Enrollment Management

July 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Cathleen Anderson is the new assistant vice president for enrollment management at Niagara University, effective Aug. 4, 2014. At NU, Anderson will provide leadership to the areas of undergraduate admissions and oversee operations in the offices of student records and financial services. With a strategic focus on the development of... Read on →

NU Offering Summer Academy for Students to Get Head Start on College

June 6, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is presenting high school students and incoming NU freshmen with an opportunity to begin working on their college degrees early. The NU Summer Academy is a program designed for students entering the 11th and 12th grades in fall 2014, as well as incoming NU freshmen, who want to... Read on →

Niagara Catholic to Recognize Niagara University with Community Service Award

May 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s longstanding commitment to community service will be recognized during Niagara Catholic High School’s Baccalaureate Mass this Thursday at 6 p.m. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president, will accept the Deus, Domus, et Patria (God, Home and Country) Community Service Award on behalf of Niagara University from Judith... Read on →

NU to Offer B.A. Program in Early Childhood Development and Cognition

May 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education has received state approval to offer a bachelor’s degree program in early childhood development and cognition. The B.A. program is intended to provide graduates with the skills necessary to assume leadership positions when working with young children in child care centers and human service agencies... Read on →

Gray

Simon Gray Named Director of Athletics

May 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to announce that Simon Gray has been appointed as the new director of athletics for the Purple Eagles. Gray has more than 15 years of experience in athletic administration, and most recently served as the acting director of athletics at Eastern Kentucky University. “We are very... Read on →

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