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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 →

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 →

Theatre Gala

Broadway Legend Helps Capacity Crowd Celebrate 50 Years of NU Theatre

May 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On May 3, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre celebrated 50 years of NU Theatre and the contributions of the theatre program’s late co-founder, Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., Ph.D., when they hosted the 29th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala.Nearly 150 people attended, including Broadway legend John Kander,... Read on →

2 Good 2 Toss Logo

Niagara University Holding Community ‘Garage Sale’ May 15-16

April 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second year in a row, Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center on Thursday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Instituted by members of... Read on →

NU Theatre to Celebrate 50th Anniversary at Annual Gala

April 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On May 3, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre will celebrate 50 years of Niagara University Theatre and the contributions of the theatre program’s late co-founder, Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., when they host the 29th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala. The festive event includes a 4 p.m. production... Read on →

Student-Vets Check

Student-Vets Plan Second Annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Fundraiser

April 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Veterans Organization will hold its second annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Tournament at Joseph Davis State Park on Saturday, May 24. All proceeds benefit the Sergeant Major Fred E. Kirtchen Memorial Scholarship Fund, which assists returning military veterans who are attending NU. Entry fees range from $20... Read on →

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