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Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

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Money Magazine: Niagara University is Region’s Highest Ranking Private Institution

August 14, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University delivers the most value for a student’s educational dollar among all private colleges and universities in the Buffalo-Niagara region, according to Money magazine’s “2015 Best Colleges.” The Catholic and Vincentian institution was the highest-ranked private institution in the area in the study released Tuesday, which evaluated roughly 1,500... Read on →

Niagara University praised by The Princeton Review.

NU’s Academics, Sustainability Again Praised by The Princeton Review

August 5, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is again among the best institutions in the Northeast in terms of both academics and sustainability, according to results released Aug. 3 by The Princeton Review. NU is one of 225 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2015... Read on →

Valerie C. Nolan

Valerie Nolan Named Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations

July 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Valerie C. Nolan has been named director of sponsored programs and foundation relations at Niagara University, effective July 29. Working collaboratively with senior university administrators and faculty, Nolan will provide leadership and oversight of a comprehensive system for obtaining, managing and stewarding external grant support for institutional priorities and professorial... Read on →

NU students Tyler Van Leeuwen, Tara Topolski, Amber Mis, Bailey Rudow, Bethany Bouthillier and Erin Burns are pictured with Josue, the volunteer program coordinator at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable in Haiti.

NU Students Begin New Internship in Haitian School Founded by Alumnus

July 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Six Niagara University students commenced a seven-week internship July 5 at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable, a world-class educational facility in Haiti established by an NU alumnus. The students selected for the internship – Bethany Bouthillier, Erin Burns, Amber Mis, Bailey Rudow, Tara Topolski and Tyler Van Leeuwen – represent... Read on →

While studying abroad in Peru, five NU students launched an online fundraising campaign for Caritas Felices, an orphanage for sexually abused girls living in poverty.

NU Students Fundraise for Peruvian Orphanage while Studying Abroad

June 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students are committed to making a difference in the lives of others, whenever and – the operative term here – wherever they are needed. That explains why seniors Ryan Hanley, Denae James, James Mackey, Stephanie Soos and Mickayla Williams have launched an online fundraising campaign for the Caritas... Read on →

Niagara University's president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min., celebrated his 25th anniversary of priesthood on May 9, 2015.

‘Silver Jubilee’ Celebrates 25 Years of Priesthood for Father Maher

May 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

“If God is the center of your life, no words will be needed. Your mere presence will touch their hearts.” That quote, attributed to St. Vincent de Paul, invited individuals to celebrate the silver jubilee of the priesthood of the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min., president of Niagara University. On... Read on →

Instead of cutting the ribbon to denote the ceremonial opening of the new entranceway, the NU Express drove right through it.

NU, New York Power Authority Celebrate New Main Campus Entrance

April 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and the New York Power Authority held an event today to celebrate the official grand opening of Campus Parkway, the university’s reconfigured entrance from Witmer Road. The project was completed last fall as part of a $5.5 million Shared Campus Initiative to upgrade and enhance the facilities, roadways... Read on →

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Father Levesque Enjoying New Role Aimed at Advancing Scholarships, Civic Engagement

April 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Father Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., is noticeably relaxed on this sunny April day, 14 years of university presidency etched into his rearview mirror. He’s meeting with Niagara University alumni and friends in his office, the very room he lived in when the Gacioch Center was still called Meade Hall and... Read on →

Volunteer Fair

NU, Congressman Higgins Encourage Continued Community Engagement After Volunteer Fair

April 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Western New York residents turned out in droves for the first-ever LiveNF Volunteer Fair held Tuesday night at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. The event was organized through Niagara University’s ReNU Niagara program and Congressman Brian Higgins. Forty registered organizations were on hand to welcome residents interested in learning more... Read on →

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