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“Sim ManEssential Bleeding," a computerized manikin used for scenario-based simulations, is among the cutting-edge amenities inside Niagara University's new Nursing Simulation Center, which recently received $197,000 from the New York State Higher Education Capital Matching Grants Program.

NU Among Only 29 New York Colleges to Receive HECap Grant

February 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has been awarded $197,000 in state funding for the second phase of work on its state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center. Announced by Sen. Rob Ortt, NU’s capital project is one of 29 at higher educational institutions across the state being financed through the New York State Higher Education Capital... Read on →

NU students Jessica Tobin, '15, and Jacey Diez, '16, volunteered in Ms. Gatinella’s first grade classroom in Camden, N.J.

A B.A.S.I.C. Winter Recess at NU: Serving Those in Need

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When college students travel during the winter semester break, it’s rare that they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless – unless said college students attend Niagara University. Thirty-seven students from the Lewiston-based, Catholic and Vincentian university volunteered during January to assist the less fortunate in... Read on →

Flanked by the flags of countries from across the globe, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced the establishment of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership.

Niagara University Establishes Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership

January 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today the creation of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership, which will endeavor to meet the needs of international families and students, and serve English language learners within the global community. As another spoke of Niagara University’s umbrella of outreach, the Center for... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, center, is joined by Dr. Kurt Stahura, dean of NU's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, far left, and Dr. Hung Le, vice president for international relations, far right, at an event to celebrate the establishment of the Imperial International Hotel School in Vung Tau, Vietnam.

NU Partners with New Hospitality and Tourism Training Center in Vietnam

January 20, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has entered into a formal international partnership with a new Vietnamese hospitality and tourism training center that’s aligned with the five-star Imperial Hotel in Vung Tau. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, signed the memorandum of understanding Jan. 5 with Mr. Huynh Trung Nam,... Read on →

William Cliff, Ph.D.

Niagara University Makes First Appointment to Endowed Pre-Health Program Director Position

January 5, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has appointed Dr. William Cliff to its first-ever endowed faculty position. Dr. Cliff, a faculty member in the university’s biology department since 1992, has been named the first John J. Hughes, ’67, M.D., Endowed Program Director of Pre-Professional Health. Niagara University received a $750,000 estate gift from 1967 alumnus... Read on →

Dr. Anthony Townsend, an expert on urbanism and technology, presented the keynote address during the first installation of a new Niagara University lecture series sponsored by the Maid of the Mist.

Tech Expert Offers Suggestions on Growing WNY Tourism Industry during NU Lecture

December 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Smart technology presents a major opportunity to bolster economic development in Western New York, according to a prolific urbanist and technology expert who spoke at Niagara University on Nov. 19. Dr. Anthony Townsend, the author of SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for A New Utopia, offered the... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., delivers his address during this year's President's Dinner.

Niagara University President’s Dinner Honors Four, Raises Student Scholarship Dollars

November 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 540 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2015 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 13, 2015, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center. View the President’s Dinner Journal The purpose of the President’s Dinner is to... Read on →

Dr. Anthony Townsend will present the keynote address during the first installment of a new speaker series at NU that's sponsored by the Maid of the Mist.

New ‘Maid of the Mist’ Lecture Series at Niagara University Debuts Nov. 19

November 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A new Niagara University lecture series sponsored by the Maid of the Mist will debut at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Castellani Art Museum. Dr. Anthony Townsend, the author of SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for A New Utopia, will serve as the keynote... Read on →

Celebrating Niagara University's first place finish in Smith Travel Research’s Market Study Competition are, l-r, Carl Bailey, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Dr. Kurt Stahura, Adam Zarczynski, Jenna Roberts, Fabian Lehmann, Dr. William Frye and Dr. Chang Huh.

NU Students Earn Top Honors at Inaugural Smith Travel Research Competition

November 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Four students from Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management captured first place at Smith Travel Research’s inaugural Market Study Competition. The competition was held Nov. 8 at the HX: The Hotel Experience conference (formerly the International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show) in New York City. Niagara seniors Jenna Roberts,... Read on →

BestForVets2016

NU Chosen by Military Times as a ‘Best for Vets’ College Destination

November 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the nation’s top institutions when it comes to embracing America’s veterans as students, according to comprehensive results released today by Military Times. NU is included in the Military Times’ “Best for Vets: Colleges 2016” rankings, which factors in school-by-school assessments of veteran and military student... Read on →

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