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Niagara University Holds Outdoor Mass

July 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University held an outdoor Mass Sunday, July 17, in the quad between DePaul Hall and the Our Lady of Angels Library. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, served as Mass celebrant. In addition to NU students, alumni and employees, participants included approximately 80 secondary school students and... Read on →

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NU Theatre for Young Audiences presents Julianne Moore’s ‘Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical’

July 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

From July 28-Aug. 6, Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging, delightful theater for young audiences with Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical, presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre. Steven Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre, said, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to present a... Read on →

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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 62nd Class

July 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 62nd class during a ceremony held July 1, 2016, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. The ceremony’s keynote speaker was New York Sen. Robert G. Ortt, a decorated Army veteran who served in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. “By no means is this... Read on →

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Niagara University Repertory Theatre Presents Free Children’s Theatre at NU and Artpark

June 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, NU Theatre’s 40-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues! Here comes Lily with her purple plastic purse! And Alexander, as usual, is having a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day…” and Pierre just doesn’t care! Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre (N.U.R.T.) is... Read on →

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Niagara University Employees Carry ‘Flame of Hope’ for Special Olympics

June 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University once again participated in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, the local leg of which was held Monday, June 6. Participants carried the “Flame of Hope” through the streets of Lewiston, commencing at the Kiernan Center and ending at the Red Brick School on North... Read on →

Pictured, from left, are Jeff Metz, president and CEO of Metz Culinary Management; John P. Rumschik, ’77, NU Trustee; Dr. Debra Colley, executive vice president of NU; Senator Robert G. Ortt; the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, and NU student Andrew Hayes.

Niagara University Breaks Ground on Renovated Dining Facility

June 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University broke ground today on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall. The new, 20,000-square-foot Clet Dining Commons will open this fall with numerous improvements, including: An open kitchen concept with new food preparation and serving areas. New seating options, including banquette/booth... Read on →

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Breakfast Event at NU with Sen. Ortt to Address First Response Center

June 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

New York Sen. Robert Ortt will speak about the proposed Western New York First Response and Preparedness Center during a June 4 breakfast event at Niagara University. Hosted by Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University, the free, public event takes place in the Castellani Art Museum on the NU campus.... Read on →

Denise Góñez-Santos, executive director of the Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network's West region, holds up a framed conference poster with Dr. Debra Colley, executive vice president of Niagara University.

State Conference on Bilingual Education Reinforces NU’s Global Learning Vision

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s full embrace of international students under the three-year tenure of its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is well-documented. Niagara presently ranks second in Western New York in terms of enrolled international students (according to Business First) and, in January, established the Edward A. Brennan Center for... Read on →

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ROTC Ceremony Commissions 16 Officers

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 13, 2016, in NU’s Gallagher Center. This marks the 75th consecutive year that members of NU’s Purple Eagle Battalion have taken the oath of office. The oath was... Read on →

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Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

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