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New Trustees - 2015

Brennan, Hutchinson, Klass Named to Board of Trustees

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Edward J. Brennan, ’78, Kathryn T. Hutchinson, Ph.D., and Cheryl A. Klass, RN, ’77, have been named to the Board of Trustees of Niagara University. Their elections were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Brennan is the retired chairman of DFS Group and founder... Read on →

DePaul Hall

Portions of Niagara University Campus Approved as Tax-Free Zones

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received unanimous approval to have 24,409 square feet of its campus designated as a Start-Up NY tax-free zone. The university will now seek to attract eligible businesses that support its academic mission and whose priorities align with the strategic investment areas determined by the Western New York... 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 →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Father Maher Named to NCAA Advisory Group

February 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has announced that the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, will become the conference’s representative to the NCAA Presidential Advisory Group, part of the NCAA Division I governance structure. “Father Maher will be a tremendous asset to the MAAC on the NCAA... Read on →

Best Campus

Niagara University Receives a ‘Best Campus in New York’ Rating

January 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The quality of Niagara University’s campus is among the top 2 percent in New York state, according to student rankings compiled by Niche.com. NU placed 20th out of the 943 colleges ranked – the highest ranking for any private institution in Western New York – based on nearly 795,000 student... Read on →

Father Maher

NU Receives $1 Million Gift from Vincentians to Support Student Scholarships

January 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission, which will be used to establish an endowed scholarship fund. The fund will help NU recognize and offer new scholarships to incoming students who are in good academic... Read on →

Simone

Doctor-Philanthropist Receives Caritas Medal During BPS Commencement in Ontario

January 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

It’s unlikely that a single member of the capacity crowd inside the Toronto Centre for the Arts on Wednesday night expected graduation keynote speaker Dr. Andrew A. Simone to begin his address by singing “His Name is Wonderful.” They probably didn’t presume him that he’d break into song two more... Read on →

Ndaba Mandela

Ndaba Mandela Visits NU to Reflect on Grandfather’s Legacy

January 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A standing-room-only crowd welcomed the grandson of Nelson Mandela to Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum on Jan. 20. Ndaba Mandela, in an hour-long keynote address, spoke of the laughs, laments and lessons learned from living with an iconic grandfather who went from prisoner to president, and built a nation. The event... Read on →

Dong Nai Technology University

NU Establishes Relationship with Dong Nai Technology University

January 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University entered into a formal partnership with Dong Nai Technology University, a private institution based in Bien Hoa City, Vietnam, on Dec. 31, 2014. The memorandum of understanding was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, and Dr. Phan Ngoc Son, president of Dong... Read on →

Souraphiel

Vincentian Archbishop, Recent NU Honoree Elevated to Cardinal

January 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Pope Francis elevated 15 new members to the College of Cardinals on Sunday, Jan. 4, one of them a Vincentian archbishop who was honored by Niagara University in November 2013. The Most Rev. Abune Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., archbishop of Ethiopia, will be formally installed as a cardinal during a... Read on →

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