Category / Campus Events


NU Theatre Presents ‘9 To 5: The Musical’

November 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

You just can’t keep a good woman down, even in a man’s world! NU Theatre gives chauvinism in the workplace a real kick in the pants from Dec. 3-13 with 9 To 5: The Musical, by country superstar Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick, directed by adjunct professor Amanda Lytle Sharpe... Read on →


ROTC Program Holds Fall 2015 Awards Ceremony

November 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual fall awards ceremony in Bisgrove Hall on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Attendees of the event included New York Senator Robert Ortt and the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University. ROTC Challenge Coin recipients: Nicholas Edwards Brianna Lynn Mariangela Mercurio Peter Raimondo Caroline Schettler CIET Award recipients: James... Read on →

Dr. Harlan Beckley

Dr. Harlan Beckley Lectures on ‘Rethinking Poverty and Inequality’

November 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Ronald Reagan infamously said, “We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.” The implication of that statement, according to Dr. Harlan Beckley, executive director of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, is that “poverty is stubbornly intractable, at least unresponsive to public policy initiatives.” Dr. Beckley cautions, however,... Read on →


Niagara Law Center to Spread Holiday Cheer with Toy Drive CLE

November 19, 2015

The objective is simple: to accrue a mountain of toys. “I want to see a giant, multicolored mound of toys standing in the middle of the Castellani Art Museum,” said Niagara University Assistant General Counsel Ryan Thompson, who also directs the NU CLE program. “When the United Way comes by... Read on →

Vietnam War veteran Bob Wieland is pictured with members of Niagara University's Student Veterans Organization.

Double Amputee Bob Wieland Stands Tall on Veterans Day at NU

November 18, 2015

Why would God send a man with no legs to encourage people to take a step of faith? It’s a pretty awesome question. At least that’s the question that Vietnam War veteran Bob Wieland asked the audience packed inside the Castellani Art Museum this past Wednesday (Veterans Day). Before joining the... Read on →

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Niagara University to Celebrate International Week Nov. 16-20

November 13, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s annual celebration of International Week will take place Nov. 16-20. International Week is a joint initiative of the United States Departments of State and Education. It is intended to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and... Read on →

Joan Mitchell (American, 1925–1992), Begonia, 1982, Oil on canvas, 111 1/2 x 80 inches, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Armand J. Castellani, 1991

Museum-wide Exhibition Highlights Distinguished Castellani Collection, Celebrates First Collection Publication

November 13, 2015  |  by Susan Clements

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host a public reception for “Highlights: The Castellani Collection,” from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22. This museum-wide exhibition, which fills all of its eight galleries, celebrates the release of the first collection publication in the history of the CAM, as well... 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 →

Freshman Ronnie Stewart's rendition of a Demi Lovato song took home the top prize from the Oct. 27 Open Mic Nite at Niagara University.

Niagara’s Open Mic Nite Shows Off Student Body’s Talent

November 4, 2015

The last Tuesday of October was one of the days that the most talented students at Niagara University look forward to the most: Open Mic Nite. With a grand prize of $500, the stakes were high and the standards were raised for each performer. Sponsored by the NU Traditions committee, the... Read on →

Bart F. McGloin, partner at Dopkins & Company, addresses the topic of occupational fraud during an Institute of Management Accountants event held on campus Oct. 21.

IMA/BAP Sponsors Informative Talk on Occupational Fraud

November 4, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Close to 50 accounting and finance students were in attendance as presenters Bart F. McGloin, CPA, CFE, and Jonathan Willcox, ’09, from Dopkins & Company, a full-service accounting and consulting firm in Buffalo, spoke about occupational fraud and abuse, and described it is a large and growing problem in... Read on →

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