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AJHA

Dr. Teresa Earns Awards from American Journalism Historians Association

October 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, was presented with two awards during the American Journalism Historians Association conference in St. Paul, Minn., held Oct. 9-11. The Lynching that Must Not Succeed': A Narrative Analysis of the Central Park Jogger Story in The New York... Read on →

Brennan and Students

Business, Marketing Students Learn Commodification on Farm of NU Alumnus

October 30, 2014

A group of Niagara University MBA students joined members of the Niagara University Marketing Association (NUMA) for a “field trip” to the family farm of 1978 alumnus Ed Brennan on Oct. 24. Brennan, the retired CEO of DFS Group and founder of Hand in Hand for Haiti, manages the farm... Read on →

Sweeney Todd Takes the NU Stage in November

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Just perfect for the dark nights of autumn, from Nov. 6 to 16, NU Theatre presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. Sweeney Todd, a barber unjustly exiled from his home and family, returns to London seeking retribution against the unscrupulous judge... Read on →

Leadership Niagara

Leadership Niagara Establishing Offices at Niagara University

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Leadership Niagara’s executive offices will be housed at Niagara University beginning this fall, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed by the institutions Monday. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of NU, and Molly Anderson, executive director of Leadership Niagara, signed the agreement that will provide Leadership Niagara with... Read on →

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Niagara Athletics Ties Highest Graduation Success Rate

October 29, 2014

The Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of Niagara University student-athletes is seven percent higher than the Division I national average, according to figures released Tuesday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for the 2004-07 cohort. Niagara posted a cumulative GSR of 91 percent, which is tied for its highest... Read on →

Car Crash Simulation

Car Crash Simulation Illustrates Consequences of Driving While Impaired

October 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Impaired drivers are involved in nearly 60 percent of all Halloween highway fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration. To illustrate the seriousness of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a group of Niagara University students coordinated a DUI car crash simulation on campus Oct. 27. The... Read on →

Hungary

In Hungary, Father Maher Presents Caritas Medal, Establishes Alumni Chapter

October 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar. The young, Hungarian-born medical doctor had been practicing ophthalmology in Buffalo for years yet remained concerned about his birth country’s capacity to establish an effective democratic government. In 1994, Dr. Forgách and... Read on →

President's Dinner

NU to Honor Glynn, Demler and Bennett at President’s Dinner

October 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has made access and affordability to excellent education hallmarks of his second year as president of Niagara University. Raising critical scholarship dollars – the impetus behind NU’s President’s Dinner – will allow even more students to afford the comprehensive education, founded in the Catholic,... Read on →

MSABC

NU Students Walk to Support Breast Cancer Research

October 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Nearly 200 Niagara University students participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk in downtown Buffalo this past Saturday. Participants for the event included members of the Campus Programming Board, Niagara University Student Government Association, Greek organizations Alpha Sigma Alpha and Phi Sigma Sigma, the Student Nurses Association,... Read on →

Residence Life

Residence Life Building Community at NU

October 21, 2014

At most colleges, Residence Life staff members are referred to as resident assistants, or RAs for short. Here at Niagara University, these critical employees are known as community advisors because, as supervisor Kim Fenton said, “We want to focus on the community-building piece and getting to know every individual... Read on →

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