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Niagara University hosted a Kindergarten Transition Summit May 25 in its Dining Commons.

Kindergarten Transition Summit Focuses on Improving School-Readiness of Children

June 23, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University brought together local school administrators and teachers, state officials and prominent funding organizations on May 25 to discuss the most effective methods to prepare children and families for the transition from childcare or preschool into kindergarten. The Kindergarten Transition Summit, which took place in the university’s Dining Commons,... Read on →

Niagara University Repertory Theatre Presents Free Children’s Theatre

June 6, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, Niagara University 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... Read on →

Niagara University’s Community Garage Sale Program Raises $2,000 for Campus Ministry

June 2, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second consecutive year, Niagara University’s “2 Good 2 Toss” community garage sale program raised more than $2,000 for student outreach programs – while also keeping hundreds of reusable items out of landfills. This was the fifth year of the program, which invites students (and employees) to donate items... Read on →

Niagara University Commencement

‘Hamilton’ Writer, Pro Football HOFer, Nat’l Teacher of the Year Headline Commencement 2017 at NU

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in the fall of 2013, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., shook hands with hundreds of doe-eyed freshmen, the first class of students that he welcomed to campus as the newly minted president of Niagara University. Last week, Father Maher shook hands with them again, this time to congratulate... Read on →

Amber Galloway Gallego holds an ASL workshop at Niagara University.

YouTube Sensation Brings Music Sign Language Interpretation Workshop to NU

May 13, 2017

Amber Galloway Gallego, the pink-haired YouTube sensation who brought American Sign Language music interpretation into the mainstream, presented a free workshop April 19 at Niagara University. More than 200 people attended the public event, which took place in the Dining Commons and was sponsored by the university’s ASL and Deaf... Read on →

Nurse blessing ceremony

NU Nursing Students Participate in Blessing & Pinning Ceremony

May 12, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

“Lord, give success to the work of your hands in the lives of these nurses. Bless these hands for they do the work of your hands. We pray this through Christ our Lord.” That was the prayer recited by the Rev. Vincent O’Malley, C.M., as 89 newly graduated nurses held... Read on →

NCLEA's 64th class

Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 64th Class

May 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 64th class during a ceremony held May 10 at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. FBI Special Agent Jonathan Lacey was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. Lacey, as the crisis manager and training coordinator for the FBI’s Buffalo division, is responsible for ensuring that... Read on →

Eta Sigma Delta 2017

Nineteen Students Inducted Into Hospitality & Tourism Honor Society

May 8, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Nineteen Niagara University students were inducted into Eta Sigma Delta, the international hospitality and tourism management honor society, during a ceremony held May 5 in St. Vincent’s Hall. Eta Sigma Delta is open to hospitality, tourism and sport management students who have completed at least 50 percent of the credit hours... Read on →

The NUOP Constance E. Mathews Character and Leadership Award is presented by its namesake to Enuel Caraballo.

NUOP Holds 2017 Graduation Celebration and Awards Ceremony

May 4, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

A graduation celebration and awards ceremony was held May 2 to highlight the accomplishments of students participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program. Receiving the NUOP Highest GPA Award was Akeva Bolt, a criminology and criminal justice major who has been accepted at SUNY Albany to pursue graduate degrees in... Read on →

Army ROTC Awards Ceremony | 04.27.17

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2017 Awards Ceremony

May 1, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Congratulations to the following cadets: American Legion Frederic F Cadille Post 1664 Award Evan Shank and Nathan Watkins Stephen Sikora Unit 1322 Award Connor Edbauer American Legion Auxiliary Tonawandas Unit 264 Award... Read on →

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