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Niagara University faculty members earning promotions include, clockwise from top-left, Drs. Youngsoo Choi, Frances Crosby, James Delaney, Michelle Ciminelli, Robert Kane, Lei Han, Timothy Lauger, and Lisa Williams. Not pictured: Drs. Petter Lovaas and Hoontaek Seo.

Niagara University Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 10, 2016. Frances Crosby, Ph.D. (Nursing), Robert Kane, Ph.D. (History), and James Delaney, Ph.D. (Philosophy), all faculty members of Niagara’s College of Arts and Sciences, were promoted to... Read on →

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Father Maher Appointed to NCAA Board of Directors

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, has been named to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I board of directors, effective Aug. 5, 2016. His term will continue through August 2020. The NCAA board of directors serves as the overall governing body for Division I,... Read on →

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Forced to Miss Commencement, NU Theatre Grad Receives Diploma on Kavinoky Stage

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University theatre major Kathleen Macari made the decision a few months ago that she would forego walking during her undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday in order to play the lead role in her first professional show. So during the curtain call of that evening’s production of Wait Until Dark... Read on →

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Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

Twenty-six Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi during a May 6 ceremony in St. Vincent's Hall.

Morgan, Pierce Join 26 Students in Kappa Gamma Pi Graduate Honor Society

May 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-six Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 6, 2016, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Two honorary inductees – Evan Pierce, associate director of graduate studies, and Howard Morgan, ’86, associate director for alumni and volunteer engagement... Read on →

Niagara University accounting students and faculty attend the New York State Society of CPAs annual education dinner.

Accounting Students Recognized at Annual NYSSCPA Dinner

May 5, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Several Niagara accounting students were recognized for academic excellence in accounting as part of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Buffalo chapter annual awards dinner held at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens in Depew, N.Y., on April 19, 2016. The purpose of the event is to honor the outstanding... 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 Niagara University economics club visited the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C.

Economics Club Connects With Alumni While Exploring Washington D.C.

April 25, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s economics club recently enjoyed a two-day visit to Washington, D.C., as part of its second annual trip. Accompanied by Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, the group of seven students – Tohme Abounader, Adam Barnes, Heather Burley, Bridgette Ehrmann, Christian Lemke, Cory Piper, and Allyssa Wadsworth – made... Read on →

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