Category / Campus Activities

Car Crash Simulation

Car Crash Simulation Illustrates Consequences of Driving While Impaired

October 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Impaired drivers are involved in nearly 60 percent of all Halloween highway fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration. To illustrate the seriousness of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a group of Niagara University students coordinated a DUI car crash simulation on campus Oct. 27. The... Read on →

MSABC

NU Students Walk to Support Breast Cancer Research

October 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Nearly 200 Niagara University students participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk in downtown Buffalo this past Saturday. Participants for the event included members of the Campus Programming Board, Niagara University Student Government Association, Greek organizations Alpha Sigma Alpha and Phi Sigma Sigma, the Student Nurses Association,... Read on →

Residence Life

Residence Life Building Community at NU

October 21, 2014

At most colleges, Residence Life staff members are referred to as resident assistants, or RAs for short. Here at Niagara University, these critical employees are known as community advisors because, as supervisor Kim Fenton said, “We want to focus on the community-building piece and getting to know every individual... Read on →

Vincent Statute

Annual Convocation Highlights Vincentian Heritage Week at Niagara University

September 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University’s rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 22-26, 2014. Also known as Founder’s Week, Vincentian Heritage Week is a way for the university community to pay homage to St. Vincent,... Read on →

Welcome Back Tent Party

Welcome Back Party Offers Students Plenty of Opportunities to Get Involved

September 5, 2014

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, the front lawn of the Gallagher Center offered students a multitude of employment, internship and volunteer opportunities, both on and off campus. The Welcome Back Tent Party & Part Time Job Fair is an annual event, co-sponsored by the Center for Career and Service Learning and... Read on →

Wayans Brothers

Stand-Up Comedians Shawn & Marlon Wayans Visit NU September 6

September 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Shawn and Marlon Wayans comedy tour makes a stop at Niagara University Saturday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. The Wayans brothers, of In Living Color, White Chicks and Scary Movie fame, will perform at the university’s Kiernan Center in a ticketed event that is open to the public. Shawn and Marlon Wayans, the youngest... Read on →

Convocation

NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... Read on →

Walk to Whirlpool

NU Welcoming Students with Convocation, Concert, Comedians, TED-style Talks, More

August 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure that its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time. The institution is rolling out the purple carpet beginning Aug. 29 with a full slate of activities that includes a comedic performance by the Wayans... Read on →

Purple Pet

NU Raises Funds for Local Animal Rescue, Hosts ‘Purple Pet’ Contest

June 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University participated in Pet Sitters International’s “Take Your Dog To Work Day” by hosting a hot dog fundraiser on June 18 for Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue. The university also utilized Twitter to host a pet photo contest to complement the occasion. Thanks to ample participation from the Niagara... Read on →

Ridgefest

Ridgefest Celebrated on Monteagle Ridge

April 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Ridgefest, Niagara University’s annual end-of-the-school-year celebration, took place April 9-13. Coordinated by Campus Activities, it featured a variety of events and activities each day for the enjoyment of the entire Niagara University community. The events ranged from Black Light Dodge Ball on Wednesday to a festive Sports Day on the... Read on →

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