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The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., delivers his address during this year's President's Dinner.

Niagara University President’s Dinner Honors Four, Raises Student Scholarship Dollars

November 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 540 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2015 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 13, 2015, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center. View the President’s Dinner Journal The purpose of the President’s Dinner is to... Read on →

Dr. Luis Sanchez has been appointed president-elect of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon national chemistry honor society.

Dr. Luis Sanchez Elected President of National Chemistry Honor Society

October 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Luis Sanchez, an assistant professor of chemistry at Niagara University, has been appointed president-elect of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, a national chemistry honor society founded in 1919. Dr. Sanchez will commence his term as president of the society in 2017, the same year Gamma Sigma Epsilon holds its 47th Biennial Conference... Read on →

Dr. Robyn Goacher, right, will serve as the primary investigator for an undergraduate research grant that involves NU chemistry and biochemistry students.

NU Receives Research Grant from American Chemical Society

October 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a $55,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund for undergraduate research. Dr. Robyn Goacher, assistant professor of analytical chemistry, is the primary investigator for the grant. “The grant was awarded to study how wood polymer composites age,” explained Dr. Goacher. “These are increasingly common... Read on →

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

Pictured with Dr. Luis Sanchez, far right, are six of the 10 Niagara University students participating in the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition: Jasmine Hinaman, Jamie Catalano, Janine Cubello, Zachary Mariani, Emily York and Christopher Fritschi.

Ten NU Students to Present at International Chemistry Conference

August 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

When the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition gets underway in Boston next week, participation by Niagara University students in the international conference will reach its highest level ever. Ten NU chemistry and biochemistry majors are set to display their scientific research findings during the poster presentation component of... Read on →

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

June 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized standard for evaluating the performance of green buildings, created by the USGBC. LEED takes... Read on →


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 →

Ireland, Timothy

Dr. Ireland Appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Timothy Ireland has been appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Ireland succeeds Dr. Nancy McGlen, who will retire in June after serving for 15 years in the position. As dean, Dr. Ireland’s primary responsibility will be the general administration of... Read on →


NU Secures Pittcon Grant to Bolster Equipment, Programs in New Science Center

March 11, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

As the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences takes shape on the south side of campus, Niagara University faculty members continue to investigate ways to furnish the state-of-the-art facility with the latest in scientific instrumentation. Last week, Niagara learned that it had taken another step toward this goal, securing... Read on →

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