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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 →

Community Service

Carnegie Foundation Cites NU for Outstanding Community Engagement

January 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification. NU is among 240 colleges and universities nationwide, and 14 in New York state, selected for... Read on →

Foreign Trade University

NU Deepens Partnership with Foreign Trade University

December 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

In 2013, Niagara University and Foreign Trade University signed a memorandum of understanding, the purpose of which was to develop a bilateral relationship between the institutions. As a result of the MOU, two exchange students from FTU will study at NU in the spring semester of 2015. In addition, the two... Read on →

Meio

Father Maher Inks MOU with Meio University

December 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was in Okinawa, Japan, last Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Meio University. The agreement denotes a formal interest between the institutions to collaborate on international student and faculty development initiatives. It is anticipated that students from Meio will... Read on →

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

Nursing

Niagara University Nursing Programs Reaccredited

December 8, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University received notification today that its nursing programs have been reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. CCNE accreditation is a nongovernmental peer review process that operates in accordance with nationally recognized standards established for the practice of accreditation in the United States. The 10-year accreditation (through 2023) pertains to... Read on →

Nursing Lab

NU Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust for Nursing Simulation Center

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Plans to construct a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the generous support of the George I. Alden Trust. The Alden Trust’s $100,000 grant will cover architectural work and some construction costs for the center, which will be housed... Read on →

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