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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 →

FRDAT Logo

First Responder Disability Awareness Training Program Receives Tower Foundation Grant

January 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University First Responder Disability Awareness Training program has received an $85,000 grant from The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to complete implementation of FRDAT training in Erie and Niagara counties. The one-year grant will enhance Niagara University’s efforts to move away from a direct training model of... Read on →

Best Campus

Niagara University Receives a ‘Best Campus in New York’ Rating

January 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The quality of Niagara University’s campus is among the top 2 percent in New York state, according to student rankings compiled by Niche.com. NU placed 20th out of the 943 colleges ranked – the highest ranking for any private institution in Western New York – based on nearly 795,000 student... Read on →

Father Maher

NU Receives $1 Million Gift from Vincentians to Support Student Scholarships

January 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission, which will be used to establish an endowed scholarship fund. The fund will help NU recognize and offer new scholarships to incoming students who are in good academic... Read on →

Community Service

Carnegie Foundation Cites NU for Outstanding Community Engagement

January 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification. NU is among 240 colleges and universities nationwide, and 14 in New York state, selected for... Read on →

Maher and Brosmer

Father Maher Presents Turkey Trot Proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul

December 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Chalk up another $1,600 for Heart, Love and Soul, thanks to the athletic acumen of Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M. Father Maher presented a check Wednesday afternoon to Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of the Niagara Falls-based food pantry and dining room. The funds were generated... Read on →

Giving Tuesday Proclamation

NU Again Participating in #GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second straight year, Niagara University is joining a global movement dedicated to “giving back” in the spirit of the holiday season. NU is participating in #GivingTuesday, scheduled for Dec. 2, in congruence with its mission to make a difference in the community. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the... Read on →

Turkey Trot

Niagara University Community Trots for Charity

November 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot on Sunday, Nov. 16, to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry. Fifty-one registered runners and walkers participated in the 5K fun run or one-mile walk, which took place on... Read on →

Nursing Lab

NU Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust for Nursing Simulation Center

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Plans to construct a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the generous support of the George I. Alden Trust. The Alden Trust’s $100,000 grant will cover architectural work and some construction costs for the center, which will be housed... Read on →

Falbo

Niagara University Alumnus Elected NYSSCPA President

November 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Joseph M. Falbo Jr., a 1991 graduate of Niagara University, was recently elected president of the 28,000-member New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He becomes the first NU alumnus – and only the second member from the Buffalo chapter – to chair the association since it was... Read on →

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