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NU Continues Climb Up U.S. News Rankings, Also Listed as ‘Up-and-Comer,’ ‘Best Value,’ ‘Best for Veterans’

September 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is a high-value educational institution on the rise that serves military veterans well, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. NU is listed 50th (up from 54th a year ago) among the colleges and universities in the top tier of institutions in the northern... Read on →

Gacioch Center

Niagara University Holds Blessing & Dedication of Gacioch Center

September 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University held a ceremonial opening and blessing of the Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center this morning. The recently renovated hub for admissions and alumni engagement, formerly Meade Hall, was made possible by a generous $2 million gift from William Gacioch, a 1961 Niagara University graduate. It has been... Read on →

Ice Bucket Challenge

Father Maher, NU Students Complete Ice Bucket Challenge

September 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, along with a couple hundred NU students, Sunday afternoon at Niagara Field. Father Maher was challenged by the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University. DePaul, like Niagara, is a Vincentian institution.... Read on →

Maher in Haiti

Father Maher, NU Faculty Members Visit Haitian School Founded by Alumnus

August 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University alumnus who spearheaded the development of a world-class school in Haiti is receiving reinforcements from his alma mater this week. In 2010, Ed Brennan sought to build a sustainable school complex for the children of Saint Marc, Haiti, an area that was devastated by a catastrophic earthquake... Read on →

VFCAP

NU Helps Create a Foundation for Vincentian Family Collaboration

August 5, 2014

More than 50 Vincentian family members from 24 countries gathered at the Maison Mère in Paris to attend the Vincentian Family Collaborative Action Program (VFCAP) June 8–13, 2014. Created by the Vincentian Family Collaboration Commission, the program responds to the need for more innovative ways to engage the branches of... Read on →

Paul Gibson Jr.

Paul Gibson Jr., Trustee Emeritus, Dies At Age 86

July 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Paul Gibson Jr., New York City’s first black deputy mayor and a longtime Niagara University trustee, died Friday, July 11, after a long illness. He was 86. Gibson commenced his tenure as an NU trustee in 1973 while serving as vice president of American Airlines, one of the highest positions... Read on →

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

June 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized standard for evaluating the performance of green buildings, created by the USGBC. LEED takes... Read on →

Beautifully Bald

Niagara University’s IT Department Going ‘Beautifully Bald’ to Support Cancer-Stricken Patients

June 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Anyone longing to see what a clean-shaven Aaron “Kit” Straub would look like will soon get their wish. Straub and five other members of Niagara University’s IT department – Rich Kernin, Matt Villnave, Mike Cheseboro, John Cownie and Daniel Kim – will go “Beautifully Bald” on June 21. The quintet will... 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 →

Women of Distinction

Borgognoni, Diez Feted as ‘Women of Distinction’

May 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mary Borgognoni, Niagara University’s associate vice president of operations and outreach, and Jacey Diez, a junior TESOL major, were recognized as “Women of Distinction” by the Niagara Gazette during an awards dinner held last night at the Como Restaurant. The women were chosen for their achievements, public service and entrepreneurial... Read on →

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