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NU Launches New Experiential Education Program for Lawyers and Professionals

September 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A judge, an attorney and even a gorilla came together last week to help launch Niagara University’s new CLE program. Aimed at providing mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses to attorneys, NU CLE has added a new experiential twist into the conventional world of CLEs, hoping to attract non-lawyers, business... Read on →

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NU Launching Poverty-Focused Social Entrepreneurship Program

September 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is launching a poverty-focused social entrepreneurship program that aims to address some of the most significant problems facing Niagara Falls area residents. For its inaugural competition, EntrepreNU 2015, a Vincentian Community Enterprise Project, challenges NU students to become directly engaged in finding new, self-sustaining, innovative solutions to the... Read on →

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NU Continues Climb Up U.S. News Rankings, Also Listed as ‘Up-and-Comer,’ ‘Best Value,’ ‘Best for Veterans’

September 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is a high-value educational institution on the rise that serves military veterans well, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. NU is listed 50th (up from 54th a year ago) among the colleges and universities in the top tier of institutions in the northern... Read on →

Gacioch Center

Niagara University Holds Blessing & Dedication of Gacioch Center

September 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University held a ceremonial opening and blessing of the Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center this morning. The recently renovated hub for admissions and alumni engagement, formerly Meade Hall, was made possible by a generous $2 million gift from William Gacioch, a 1961 Niagara University graduate. It has been... Read on →

Open House

Fall Open Houses Slated Slated for Oct. 4 & Nov. 15

September 8, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will open its doors to prospective undergraduate students twice this fall. A pair of fall open houses – Saturday, Oct. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 15 – will offer excellent opportunities for prospective NU students and their families to obtain information and ask questions relevant to their academic and... Read on →

Welcome Back Tent Party

Welcome Back Party Offers Students Plenty of Opportunities to Get Involved

September 5, 2014

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, the front lawn of the Gallagher Center offered students a multitude of employment, internship and volunteer opportunities, both on and off campus. The Welcome Back Tent Party & Part Time Job Fair is an annual event, co-sponsored by the Center for Career and Service Learning and... Read on →

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‘Niagara Plunge’ Immerses Freshmen in Service Learning

September 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The intent of the Niagara Plunge is to immerse Niagara University freshmen. Not in freezing water as was the case when more than 300 new NU students completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last weekend, but rather in the service-based mission that defines the Catholic and Vincentian institution. Emily Doyle, of... Read on →

Wayans Brothers

Stand-Up Comedians Shawn & Marlon Wayans Visit NU September 6

September 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Shawn and Marlon Wayans comedy tour makes a stop at Niagara University Saturday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. The Wayans brothers, of In Living Color, White Chicks and Scary Movie fame, will perform at the university’s Kiernan Center in a ticketed event that is open to the public. Shawn and Marlon Wayans, the youngest... Read on →

Professor Bo Pikas

Professor Pikas Elected to Buffalo Institute of Medical Research Board

September 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Bo Pikas, a marketing professor at Niagara University, has been elected to serve a three-year term as a board member of the Buffalo Institute of Medical Research. The seven-member board reviews and approves the conduct of medical research at the VA Western New York Healthcare System. Pikas, who has taught at... Read on →

Ice Bucket Challenge

Father Maher, NU Students Complete Ice Bucket Challenge

September 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, along with a couple hundred NU students, Sunday afternoon at Niagara Field. Father Maher was challenged by the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University. DePaul, like Niagara, is a Vincentian institution.... Read on →

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