Category / Applied Urban Ministry

Interfaith Leaders’ Breakfast Comes to Niagara

June 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Levesque Institute hosted its first interfaith community leaders’ breakfast at Niagara University on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The purpose of the breakfast was to share information about programs that would be of interest to leaders of the faith community and to extend a dialogue and conversation about opportunities... Read on →

Rev. Kevin Creagh, C.M.

NU Appoints Father Kevin Creagh VP for University Mission & Ministry

May 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., has been named vice president for university mission and ministry, effective immediately. The appointment was announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Father Creagh, who had been serving as Niagara’s vice president of campus ministry since August 2011, will... Read on →

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Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Caraballo, Matthew

Freshman Receives Overcoming Obstacles Award, $10,000 Scholarship

October 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Enuel “Matthew” Caraballo, a Niagara University freshman from Brooklyn, will receive the 2013 Overcoming Obstacles Student Achievement Award from the Community for Education Foundation at an Oct. 24 dinner to be held at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.. Along with the honor, Caraballo will receive a $10,000 scholarship... Read on →

NU Accepting Applications for Certificate Program in Applied Urban Ministry

January 23, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The fourth cohort of a community outreach program leading to a Certificate of Applied Urban Ministry will be offered at Niagara University this spring. Designed by representatives of faith communities in Niagara Falls and Buffalo in cooperation with the university, the interdenominational program is intended to help pastors and... Read on →

Pictured (l-r) are AUM graduates Roland Bittles, Pearl Bobo, Nancy Askins, Charles Searcy, Gregory Ashley, Rena Rohring and Jill Rohring with the Rev. Jimmy Rowe.

Seven Community Leaders Graduate from Advanced Certificate Program in Applied Urban Ministry

April 26, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Of those in the faith-based community, Mother Theresa once said, “Many people mistake our work for a vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.” On April 17, seven members of Western New York’s faith-based community had their commitments to becoming more effective leaders in their churches and neighborhoods reaffirmed... Read on →

Alumni Chapel

Applied Urban Ministry to be Offered Again at NU

July 20, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

A community outreach program leading to a Certificate of Applied Urban Ministry will be offered at Niagara University beginningSept. 1.  Designed by representatives of faith communities in Niagara Falls and Buffalo in cooperation with the university, the interdenominational program is intended to make pastors and lay people more effective... Read on →