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Erinn Hill

NU Senior Initiates Enhancements to Soup Kitchen

June 18, 2014

It’s been a couple of years since Niagara University launched a much-needed soup kitchen at the former St. George’s Church on Niagara Falls’ East side. And while the guests may have noticed some of the differences between then and now, much has changed behind the scenes as well. For example,... Read on →

2 Good 2 Toss CHeck

Community Garage Sale Nets $2,000 for Campus Ministry

June 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s end-of-year community garage sale has proven to be advantageous for a second straight year. “2 Good 2 Toss,” a service project established in 2013 by members of NU’s Vincentian Mission Certificate program, kept materials out of landfills and raised $2,075 for the Office of Campus Ministry and the... Read on →

Women of Distinction

Borgognoni, Diez Feted as ‘Women of Distinction’

May 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mary Borgognoni, Niagara University’s associate vice president of operations and outreach, and Jacey Diez, a junior TESOL major, were recognized as “Women of Distinction” by the Niagara Gazette during an awards dinner held last night at the Como Restaurant. The women were chosen for their achievements, public service and entrepreneurial... Read on →

Faculty

Four NU Professors Collaborate to Publish Manuscript on Poverty Assessment & Tracking

May 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A study performed by four Niagara University professors regarding undergraduate students’ perceptions of those living in poverty has been published in the Journal of Research on Social Work Practice. Research on Social Work Practice, published bi-monthly, is a disciplinary journal devoted to the publication of empirical research concerning the assessment... Read on →

Rev. Kevin Creagh, C.M.

NU Appoints Father Kevin Creagh VP for University Mission & Ministry

May 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., has been named vice president for university mission and ministry, effective immediately. The appointment was announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Father Creagh, who had been serving as Niagara’s vice president of campus ministry since August 2011, will... Read on →

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Niagara University Holding Community ‘Garage Sale’ May 15-16

April 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second year in a row, Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center on Thursday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Instituted by members of... Read on →

Heft, James

NU Reschedules Contemporary Catholicism Expert for April 23

April 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University intended to host Father James L. Heft, S.M., for an address on “Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue” in March, but a blizzard blew those plans away. The university will give it another try on April 23, with Father Heft, founder of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the... Read on →

Maher

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

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

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 →

Gregory Gay, C.M.

Remarks by Vincentian Superior General Highlight Symposium

April 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is celebrating the inauguration of its 26th president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., tomorrow and has a full week of activities planned to commemorate the occasion, as well as the institution’s rich heritage. A symposium was held today in the Alumni Chapel to address the topic of... Read on →

Catholics at the Capitol

Niagara University Joins ‘Catholics at the Capitol’

March 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Office of Campus Ministry accompanied four students and an NU alumna to the Capitol in Albany on March 19 to participate in Public Policy Day, often referred to as “Catholics at the Capitol.” Representing the Diocese of Buffalo and the New York State Catholic Conference, the NU contingent... Read on →

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