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Niagara University Holds 2016 Scholarship Celebration

April 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Supporters, students, faculty, and staff came together for Niagara University’s annual Scholarship Celebration, held Friday, April 22, in the Castellani Art Museum. Nearly 100 people were in attendance for the program, which included remarks from Destiny Johnson, a senior nursing student, Dr. Derek M. Wesley, vice president for institutional advancement,... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, spends a moment with the conference's keynote speaker, United States Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott, a 1971 Niagara graduate and current Trustee.

Niagara University Hosts Social Justice Conference, Announces New Diversity Initiatives

April 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice. The most recent occurred April 15-16 at Niagara University during an intergenerational forum, “Fostering Racial and Social Justice: Defining and Connecting the Roles and Responsibilities of Student... Read on →

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Adjunct Faculty Members Honored

April 8, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Three Niagara University adjunct faculty members were recognized during a special reception held in St. Vincent’s Hall on Tuesday, April 5. Receiving the 2015-2016 Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award were Jack T. Ampuja, executive director of the Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Dr. Thomas R. Scheira, senior lecturer in the... Read on →

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Niagara University Hosts Career Expo 2016

April 4, 2016

Niagara University’s Office of Career Services hosted its annual Career Expo inside the university’s Gallagher Center on March 31, 2016. Ninety-one employers were involved with the event and more than 400 students were in attendance, the most in 14 years. The event served as an opportunity for students to make face-to-face... Read on →

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Sister Bernadette Miller, D.C., Appointed to Help NU’s Service Programs

April 4, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A member of the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise has been assigned to Niagara University to extend her ministry and service to Niagara Falls and the campus community. Sister Bernadette Miller, D.C., an alumna of Niagara University, will work closely with the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute... Read on →

Drs. David Reilly, Chris Lee and Nicole Gerber are accompanying 22 NU students on a field-based research trip to Cuba this May.

Changes in U.S.-Cuba Relations Prompt Niagara University Students to Explore Havana

April 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations in July 2015. As a result, Americans are permitted to travel to Cuba as long as their purpose falls within 12 broad categories of activities, including “educational activities by persons at academic institutions.” And now a new course on Cuban politics and... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, recently spent time in Vietnam with Catholic Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon and the Rev. Gérard Tran Cong Du, C.M., a member of the Vincentian Vice Province of Vietnam and seminary professor.

Father Maher Discusses Higher Education Opportunities for Vietnamese Students with Catholic Cardinal in Vietnam

March 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, met with Vietnamese Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon during a trip to Hanoi this week. The discussion between Father Maher, a Catholic and Vincentian priest, and Catholic Cardinal Nguyen, who was appointed to his position by Pope Francis in January... Read on →

Michael Jeswald, MBA’09, has been named director of NU's Center for Conferences & Events.

Niagara University Restructures Center, Appoints Jeswald Director

March 23, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Center for Events and Management Development is now known as the Center for Conferences & Events. Additionally, Michael Jeswald has been promoted to director of the center. The office restructuring is intended to enhance the university’s efforts to attract audiences composed of undergraduate and graduate students, business leaders,... Read on →

Christopher R. Coyer, ’93, Christopher J. Feeney, John A. Rieger, ’86, and John P. Rumschik, ’77, have been named to the Board of Trustees of Niagara University.

Coyer, Feeney, Rieger, Rumschik Named to Niagara University Board of Trustees

March 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Christopher R. Coyer, ’93, Christopher J. Feeney, John A. Rieger, ’86, and John P. Rumschik, ’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. Coyer is a financial services professional while Feeney... Read on →

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Niagara University Welcomes Disney Institute to Western New York

March 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

On March 2, Disney Institute brought its renowned professional development course, “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence,” to downtown Niagara Falls, N.Y. Coordinated by Niagara University’s Niagara Global Tourism Institute, the sold out training was held at the Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center. This day of Disney training offered time-tested... Read on →

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