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NU student Jacey Diez, pictured with two young children during a 2014 service trip in Panama, is the recipient of this year's Our Lady of Victory Youth Service Award.

Niagara University Student Chosen for Youth Service Award

August 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Jacey Diez, a Niagara University senior studying TESOL and elementary education, has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Our Lady of Victory Youth Service Award. Diez, of Lewiston, will be honored during the Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity’s annual Friends of Father Baker Reception this Nov.... Read on →

Members of the '2 Good 2 Toss' committee present a check to Niagara University's Office of Campus Ministry.

Community Garage Sale Raises $2,300 in Support of Mission Programs

July 29, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

“2 Good 2 Toss,” a Niagara University service program intended to keep reusable items out of landfills, raised $2,334.20 this May for the Office of Campus Ministry and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. For the fourth straight year, members of NU’s Vincentian Mission Certificate program invited students (and employees)... Read on →

Pictured with the Rev. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M., the Congregation of the Mission’s newly appointed superior general, are Niagara University students Justin Crawford, ’19, Andrew Panasiewicz, ’17, campus minister Ashley Serwon, ’11, M.S.’13, Rachel Bailey, ’17, and Jacquie Bouchane, ’18.

Niagara University Students Meet Newly Appointed Vincentian Superior General

July 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

While attending a Vincentian Youth Day gathering in Piekary, Poland, four Niagara University students had the opportunity to meet the Congregation of the Mission’s newly appointed superior general, the Rev. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. Father Mavrič was named the 25th superior general of the Congregation of the Mission, also known as... Read on →

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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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Niagara University Offering Urban Ministry 2.0

June 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The urban ministry certificate is back by popular demand – with a new community and vocational focus. Urban Ministry 2.0 is a newly redesigned professional development training at Niagara University that focuses on how the urban environment is affected by churches, faith-based groups, and spirituality. It will be offered this... Read on →

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Niagara University Holding Community ‘Garage Sale’ May 18-19

April 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fourth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center on Wednesday, May 18, and Thursday, May 19, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Instituted by members of NU’s Vincentian Mission Certificate program, “2 Good 2 Toss” is... Read on →

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NU Partners with YWCA of the Niagara Frontier to ‘Take Back the Night’

April 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Hundreds of students attended an event held by Niagara University April 7 in conjunction with the Take Back the Night national movement, which aims to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. I don’t think I’ve ever been prouder of my campus than I was last night. “Take... Read on →

NU students Jessica Tobin, '15, and Jacey Diez, '16, volunteered in Ms. Gatinella’s first grade classroom in Camden, N.J.

A B.A.S.I.C. Winter Recess at NU: Serving Those in Need

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When college students travel during the winter semester break, it’s rare that they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless – unless said college students attend Niagara University. Thirty-seven students from the Lewiston-based, Catholic and Vincentian university volunteered during January to assist the less fortunate in... Read on →

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Presentation by ‘Selma’ Co-Author, Service Projects, Trip to Washington Highlight NU’s MLK Celebration

December 14, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A presentation by Sheyann Webb, co-author of the memoir-turned-Disney movie Selma, Lord, Selma, underscores a week’s worth of activities coordinated by Niagara University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Webb’s public, keynote address will take place... Read on →

Daniel S. McMann, facility planner, introduces the panelists for a Nov. 18 sustainability forum at Niagara University.

NU Holds Interdepartmental Forum on Sustainability

December 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sustainability, in its most basic definition, means the ability to continue on indefinitely. For humans, it typically means to live in a manner that is cognizant of the interconnectedness of economy, society and environment. Many societies are grappling with sustainable development and the intersection of forces and constraints that have... Read on →

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