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Commencement honorees include, clockwise from top left, Raine Maida, Catherine Lyons, '75, Bret Stephens, Chantal Kreviazuk, Clint Hill, Margaret Ranft Day, ’77, Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., and Cynthia A. Bianco, M.S.Ed.’70.

Niagara University Announces 2016 Commencement Honorees

May 5, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s 2016 slate of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the executive director of patient care services at a prominent cancer hospital, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The Wall Street Journal, and a celebrated Canadian musician and humanitarian. Niagara University will hold three commencement events – two... Read on →

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$50,000 National Grant Awarded to Niagara University Community Service Initiative

May 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of three postsecondary institutions in the country – and one of seven organizations of any kind – to receive a $50,000 grant through NobleCause, a grant competition mobilizing volunteers to address the greatest challenges facing their communities. The $50,000 awards were available to organizations “working to... Read on →

Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of Heart, Love and Soul, applauds after presenting the Frances Ficorilli Volunteer Award to the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

Niagara University Honored by Heart, Love and Soul

April 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was presented with the Frances Ficorilli Volunteer Award by Heart, Love and Soul during the food pantry and dining room’s annual recognition dinner on April 21. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, accepted the award from Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of Heart, Love... Read on →

William J. Chiodo accepts the Corporate Leadership Award on behalf of Acosta Sales and Marketing from Dr. Shawn Daly, dean of NU's College of Business Administration, and the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

NU’s 26th Annual Business Banquet Honors Community Leaders

April 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration recognized four area business leaders during its 26th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 25 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. The AACSB-accredited college honored Acosta Sales & Marketing (Corporate Leadership Award); West Herr Automotive Group (Family Business of the Year); Dominic C. Pino, ’70... Read on →

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Niagara University Holds 2016 Scholarship Celebration

April 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Supporters, students, faculty, and staff came together for Niagara University’s annual Scholarship Celebration, held Friday, April 22, in the Castellani Art Museum. Nearly 100 people were in attendance for the program, which included remarks from Destiny Johnson, a senior nursing student, Dr. Derek M. Wesley, vice president for institutional advancement,... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, spends a moment with the conference's keynote speaker, United States Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott, a 1971 Niagara graduate and current Trustee.

Niagara University Hosts Social Justice Conference, Announces New Diversity Initiatives

April 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice. The most recent occurred April 15-16 at Niagara University during an intergenerational forum, “Fostering Racial and Social Justice: Defining and Connecting the Roles and Responsibilities of Student... Read on →

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Sister Bernadette Miller, D.C., Appointed to Help NU’s Service Programs

April 4, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A member of the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise has been assigned to Niagara University to extend her ministry and service to Niagara Falls and the campus community. Sister Bernadette Miller, D.C., an alumna of Niagara University, will work closely with the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, recently spent time in Vietnam with Catholic Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon and the Rev. Gérard Tran Cong Du, C.M., a member of the Vincentian Vice Province of Vietnam and seminary professor.

Father Maher Discusses Higher Education Opportunities for Vietnamese Students with Catholic Cardinal in Vietnam

March 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, met with Vietnamese Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon during a trip to Hanoi this week. The discussion between Father Maher, a Catholic and Vincentian priest, and Catholic Cardinal Nguyen, who was appointed to his position by Pope Francis in January... Read on →

Michael Jeswald, MBA’09, has been named director of NU's Center for Conferences & Events.

Niagara University Restructures Center, Appoints Jeswald Director

March 23, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Center for Events and Management Development is now known as the Center for Conferences & Events. Additionally, Michael Jeswald has been promoted to director of the center. The office restructuring is intended to enhance the university’s efforts to attract audiences composed of undergraduate and graduate students, business leaders,... Read on →

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NU’s Annual Business Awards Banquet Slated for April 25

March 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will hold its 26th Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 25. The AACSB-accredited college will honor Acosta Sales & Marketing (Corporate Leadership Award); West Herr Automotive Group (Family Business of the Year); Dominic C. Pino, ’70... Read on →

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