Category / Applied Urban Ministry

Brother Emmanuel

Brother Emmanuel of Taizé Visiting NU April 9

April 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Brother Emmanuel, a member of the ecumenical monastic community in Taizé, France, will visit classes, offer lectures during lunch and dinner, and present a three-hour retreat on April 9 at Niagara University. Founded in the 1940s, the Taizé community consists of permanent brothers from various Christian denominations who live and... Read on →

Serrano at Heart, Love and Soul

Vincentian Seminarian Spends Month at NU, Serves Local Community

March 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

If you blinked, you probably missed David Serrano. The quiet-but-affable Vincentian seminarian wrapped up a 33-day stay at Niagara University on March 2. Serrano was on Monteagle Ridge to perform one month of apostolic mission work, a requirement of the internal seminary process (formerly referred to as the novitiate) to... Read on →

Father Kevin G. Creagh, C.M.

Father Creagh Named to ‘Irish Education 100’

February 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., Niagara University’s vice president for university mission and ministry, has been named to the “Irish Education 100” by the Irish Voice newspaper. The “Irish Education 100,” now in its sixth year, honors leading educators of Irish descent. Father Creagh was named to his current position... Read on →

Certificate Program in Applied Urban Ministry Offered at NU

January 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A community outreach program leading to a Certificate of Applied Urban Ministry will again be offered this spring at Niagara University. The 2015 cohort of classes begins with a mandatory orientation session on Feb. 10. Classes commence Feb. 17. Designed by representatives of faith communities in Niagara Falls and Buffalo in... Read on →

Learn and Serve Honorees

Learn and Serve Niagara Celebrates 20 Years of Service Learning

October 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara University’s flagship service-learning program, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Castellani Art Museum Learn and Serve Niagara was established at NU in 1994 through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The university was one of 64 campuses... Read on →

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 →

Maher

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 →

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