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Patrick J. Whalen has been named interim director of the Niagara Global Tourism Institute.

Patrick Whalen Named Interim Director of Niagara Global Tourism Institute

November 19, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Patrick J. Whalen, former chief operating officer of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc., has been named interim director of the Niagara Global Tourism Institute, effective immediately. A comprehensive search to fill the position on a permanent basis will begin in the spring. The NGTI is a Niagara University-led initiative that... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., delivers his address during this year's President's Dinner.

Niagara University President’s Dinner Honors Four, Raises Student Scholarship Dollars

November 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 540 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2015 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 13, 2015, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center. View the President’s Dinner Journal The purpose of the President’s Dinner is to... Read on →

Dr. Anthony Townsend will present the keynote address during the first installment of a new speaker series at NU that's sponsored by the Maid of the Mist.

New ‘Maid of the Mist’ Lecture Series at Niagara University Debuts Nov. 19

November 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A new Niagara University lecture series sponsored by the Maid of the Mist will debut at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Castellani Art Museum. Dr. Anthony Townsend, the author of SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for A New Utopia, will serve as the keynote... Read on →

Niagara University formally cut the ribbon on a new Nursing Simulation Center on Oct. 10.  Pictured, l-r, are the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president emeritus, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president, Dr. Fran Crosby, director of the School of Nursing, nursing students Olivia Herberger and Rosinna Zagari, and Dr. Tim Ireland, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Niagara University Unveils Nursing Simulation Center

October 19, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University formally unveiled its new Nursing Simulation Center during a blessing and dedication ceremony that was held Saturday, Oct. 10. The state-of-the-art, $1.5 million facility, located in Dunleavy Hall, will provide “hands-on” opportunities for students to manage patient encounters and skills in a risk-free, virtual reality environment, while supporting... Read on →

Niagara University students raised funds for All Hands Volunteers, a disaster relief organization founded by 1963 alumnus David Campbell.

‘Niagara Reaches Out to the World’ Showcases Worldwide Service Efforts

October 1, 2015

David Campbell, ’63, and the Rev. W. Barry Moriarty, C.M., were the keynote speakers during Niagara Reaches Out to the World this past Wednesday, Sept. 23. Both men spoke extensively about the impact that they had in certain parts of the world that involved improving the conditions for the... Read on →


Father Maher Reflects on Papal Visit Following Role as National Media Correspondent

September 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

With the papal visit to the United States now part of history, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, who served as an expert correspondent for several national media outlets during the visit, offered reflections on the messages Pope Francis delivered during his time in the... Read on →

Pictured with the Rev. James J. Maher, NU president, center, are Vincentian Heritage Convocation honorees, l-r, David N. Campbell, ’63, Derek Puff, the Rev. Stephen M. Grozio, C.M., ’75, the Rev. W. Barry Moriarty, C.M., Kathleen A. Granchelli, and Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

Six Honored During Vincentian Heritage Convocation

September 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Six individuals were honored during Niagara University’s annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Sept. 24, 2015. The event, which takes place during the university’s celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of university employees, alumni and community leaders. David N. Campbell, ’63, received the St. Vincent de... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Father Maher to Serve as National Media Correspondent During Pope’s U.S. Visit

September 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Father Maher also to accompany Congressman Brian Higgins to Washington, D.C. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, will serve as an expert correspondent for several national media outlets during Pope Francis’ visit to the United States next week. Drawing on his background as a Catholic and Vincentian priest, and... Read on →


Niagara University Set to Celebrate Vincentian Heritage Week

September 14, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University’s rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 21-27, 2015. Its theme this year is “Living Vincentian Locally & Globally.” Also known as Founder’s Week, Vincentian Heritage Week is a way... Read on →


Niagara University Establishes School of Nursing

September 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Acknowledging the proud tradition and promising future of its nursing programs, Niagara University has officially established a School of Nursing. The change in designation from a “department” to a “school” is an academic distinction viewed internally as a strategic branding opportunity for Niagara’s flourishing cadre of nursing programs. “Our intent in... Read on →

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