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Niagara University ROTC Program Places in Top 10% on Outcome Metrics List

October 27, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Army ROTC program placed in the top 10 percent on the National Accessions Outcome Metrics List, based on results released Oct. 20 by the United States Army Cadet Command. The Outcome Metrics List ranks each of the country’s nearly 5,500 Army senior cadets on academic performance, leadership and... Read on →

Niagara University education majors carried out children's literacy activities during the New York Power Authority's 2016 Halloween Spooktacular.

College of Education Offers Literacy Activities During Power Authority ‘Halloween Spooktacular’

October 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Family Literacy Center provided free literacy activities to more than 260 children ages 4-12 during the New York Power Authority’s Halloween Spooktacular, which was held Oct. 22 at the Niagara Power Vista. Members of Niagara University’s Future Teachers Association (NUFTA) planned the activities and shared their teaching skills... Read on →


Niagara University Receives Highest Federal Honor for Community Service

October 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

For the 10th consecutive year, Niagara University has achieved the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement. Niagara is the only college or university from Western New York to have been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every... Read on →

Zonta Club of Niagara Falls, N.Y., representatives Kyle Patterson and Bonnie Crogan-Mazur present the Safe at Home Conference Award to Niagara University students Tanya Lefabvre and Karissa Briggs.

Niagara University Social Work Majors Receive Zonta Club Award

October 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University social work majors have been selected for the 2016 Safe at Home Conference Award by the Zonta Club of Niagara Falls, N.Y. Thanks to the award, Tanya Lefabvre, of Welland, Ontario, and Karissa Briggs, a native of Niagara Falls, N.Y., will attend the Niagara County Family Violence... Read on →

Niagara University Reintroduces Minor in Africana/Black Studies

October 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A reconfigured academic minor at Niagara University focuses on the study of the diaspora of African-descended people and cultures. Launched this fall, the sequencing of courses for the Africana/Black studies minor includes areas of study on the History of Africa, The African-American (USA and Canada) experience (both historically and in... Read on →

Hundreds of students attended a 'Take Back the Night' event that Niagara University held in April. NU will hold another domestic violence awareness event, this time in conjunction with the Red Flag Campaign, on Oct. 27.

Niagara University Hosting ‘Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art’

October 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A viewing of artwork created by survivors of domestic violence will serve as the centerpiece of an Oct. 27 event at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum called “Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art.” The event, which is being held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, begins at 5... Read on →

Well-known Catholocism expert John L. Allen Jr. will speak at Niagara University on Nov. 9.

‘Vaticanologist’ to Speak at Niagara University on Pope Francis & Catholicism

October 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Well-known “Vaticanologist” John L. Allen Jr. will deliver an address Nov. 9 at Niagara University as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World. The title of Allen’s talk, which will take place in the Castellani Art Museum at 5:15 p.m., is “Pope... Read on →

Niagara University representatives Jay Stockslader, director of continuing education, Dr. David Taylor, director of the Levesque Institute, the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president emeritus, and David Schoen, director of libraries, are pictured with Kim Reynolds, coordinator of the Resurrection Life Food Pantry, and Greg Glovins, administrator of Resurrection Life Church.

Niagara University Awards Vincentian Poverty Grant to Local Food Pantry

October 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University grant intended to support research and/or service projects that seek to alleviate poverty has been awarded to the Resurrection Life Church and Food Pantry in Cheektowaga. Jay Stockslader, director of continuing education at NU, secured the $6,000 Vincentian Poverty Grant for Resurrection Life. The funds were used... Read on →

Pictured are several individuals involved with the development of Niagara University's food and consumer packaged goods marketing concentration, from left: Drew Cerza, Dr. Paul Richardson, Robert Denning, Robert Castellani, John Zimmerman, Jamie McKeon, Bob Ferretti, William Chiodo, and Cathleen Anderson.

Industry Leaders Unite to Establish Food Marketing Program at Niagara University

October 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

In what would appear to be an unlikely alliance, John Persons and Michael Keating are seated at a boardroom table inside Niagara University’s Bisgrove Hall, strategizing toward a common goal. Persons, president and COO of Tops Friendly Markets, and Keating, senior VP for operations of Wegmans Food Markets, are joined... Read on →

Dr. David Holmes

Physician’s Lecture at Niagara University to Address ‘Underserved Medicine’

October 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

In March of 1966, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and most inhumane.” That was 50 years ago. Since then, medical research and technology has had a major impact on the health of those who can... Read on →

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