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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 →

Joseph Levesque, C.M.

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 →

Kurt Stahura, Ph.D.

Dr. Kurt Stahura Named Dean of NU’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Management

April 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kurt A. Stahura has been appointed dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Stahura succeeds Dr. Gary D. Praetzel, who retired last May after 35 years at Niagara, including 13 as dean of its world-renowned College of Hospitality and Tourism... Read on →

NU Theatre Logo

Friends of Niagara University Theatre Celebrating Annual Gala May 2

March 27, 2015

On May 2, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre will celebrate 51 years of Niagara University Theatre when they host the 30th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala. The festive event includes a 4 p.m. production of Guys and Dolls at the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune... Read on →

Business Banquet

College of Business Presents Awards Banquet, Healthcare Symposium

March 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will be taking care of a lot of important business at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 21. The AACSB-accredited college hosts its 25th Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at 5:30 p.m., during which four business leaders and organizations are set to... Read on →

Nursing Sim Center

Wendt Foundation Awards $150,000 to NU Nursing Simulation Center

March 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a $150,000 grant from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation to assist in funding construction of a Nursing Simulation Center on its campus. The grant from the Buffalo-based foundation will be used to support spatial upgrades and capital equipment purchases within the comprehensive clinical lab, which will... Read on →

New Trustees - 2015

Brennan, Hutchinson, Klass Named to Board of Trustees

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Edward J. Brennan, ’78, Kathryn T. Hutchinson, Ph.D., and Cheryl A. Klass, RN, ’77, have been named to the Board of Trustees of Niagara University. Their elections were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Brennan is the retired chairman of DFS Group and founder... Read on →

DePaul Hall

Portions of Niagara University Campus Approved as Tax-Free Zones

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received unanimous approval to have 24,409 square feet of its campus designated as a Start-Up NY tax-free zone. The university will now seek to attract eligible businesses that support its academic mission and whose priorities align with the strategic investment areas determined by the Western New York... Read on →

Niagara Global Tourism Institute

Niagara Global Tourism Institute Advisory Board Announced

February 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A 15-member advisory board formed to oversee a Niagara University-led initiative to transform the regional tourism industry was announced today. The Niagara Global Tourism Institute Advisory Board will be co-chaired by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, and Christopher Schoepflin, president and CEO of USA Niagara Development... Read on →

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