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Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
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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 →

Rodney Atkins

Rodney Atkins to Headline Niagara University Concert at Artpark on April 5

March 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Activities, NUSGA, Students

The Niagara University Student Government Association has booked contemporary country singer Rodney Atkins for an April 5 performance at Artpark’s Mainstage Theater. The show begins at 8 p.m. Atkins is best known for songs from “Watching You” and “These Are My People,” to his most recent hits, “Take a Back... Read on →

Sharaud Moore

Niagara University Embraces Weeklong Celebration of MLK

January 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Communication Studies, Community Outreach, Institute for Civic Engagement, International Relations, MISA, Students

Last week at Niagara University was one full of remembrance and thought-provoking discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The weeklong celebration focused on keeping alive the memory of Dr. King and his mission of service and equality. View additional photos here. The week kicked off with a service activity sponsored... Read on →

Bienvenidos Club Raises Funds for The Magdalene Project

December 4, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Community Outreach, Kiernan Recreation Center, Students

Niagara University’s Bienvenidos Club focuses on introducing students to the cultural richness and variety of those from Spanish-speaking countries. Soccer is the most popular sport in those nations. So, naturally, a one-day indoor soccer tournament was the student group’s logical choice for a charitable fundraiser. On Saturday, Nov. 9, nine teams... Read on →

Santa and Monte

Holiday-Themed Community Open House Comes to Niagara University Dec. 6

November 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Castellani Art Museum, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Community Outreach, Undergraduate Admissions

Santa Claus, meet Monte the Eagle. Jolly Old St. Nick is coming to Monteagle Ridge on Friday, Dec. 6 – St. Nicholas Day, no less – for a holiday-themed community open house. The free event commences at 3 p.m. but festivities will continue throughout the evening. Prospective Niagara University students are... Read on →

Club Rugby Champs

Niagara University Men’s Club Rugby Claims First State Championship

November 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Activities, Kiernan Recreation Center, Students

The feeling was all too familiar to Niagara University junior Dennis Virtuoso. The heretofore suppressed memory of losing a heartbreaker to Colgate University in last year’s Division II club rugby playoffs had returned, dictated by the circumstances. On Saturday in the 2013 title match, Niagara jumped out to an early... Read on →


NU Students, Professors Featured on ‘Winging It! Buffalo Style’

October 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Athletics, Campus Activities, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

Several Niagara University students, faculty and staff members were featured on local television last Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, as part of “College Week” on Winging It! Buffalo Style. During the lifestyle and entertainment morning show, NU theatre students Dan Urtz, Alex Garcia and Ashley DeMar acted out a scene from... Read on →


NU Challenging Students, Alumni, Public to B.A.S.I.C. Competition

October 2, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Kiernan Recreation Center, Students

It may not yet be a “Tough Mudder” or even a “Spartan Race,” but an upcoming physical challenge at Niagara University is anything but basic. Well, come to think of it, it is. The first-ever NU B.A.S.I.C. Training Challenge – slated for Sunday, Oct. 20 – will test the endurance of... Read on →

SVO Disc Golf

Memorial Day Disc Golf Tourney Benefits Kirtchen Scholarship, Student Vets Organization

June 14, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Announcements, Campus Activities, ROTC, Veterans

It was last fall that Karl Hinterberger conceived the idea of a Memorial Day disc golf tournament to raise funds for Niagara University’s Sergeant Major Fred E. Kirtchen Memorial Scholarship Fund, as well as the institution’s Student Veterans Organization. With the NUSVO’s endorsement, Hinterberger got right to work, contacting Innova... Read on →

The Ridge Report | 03.22.13

RR: Men’s Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse, Casino Night and Media Awareness Week

March 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Activities, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Communication Studies, Ridge Report

This installment of The Ridge Report checks in with the NU men’s hockey team, kings of the Atlantic Hockey Association’s regular season, highlights a thrilling, come-from-behind victory for women’s lacrosse, recaps CPB’s ever-popular Casino Night, and takes a look at the communication studies department’s Media Awareness Week. Anchoring this edition of... Read on →

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