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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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36th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The 36th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 22, 2016. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2016 Day... Read on →

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ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2016 Awards Ceremony

April 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Congratulations to the following cadets: Middleport American Legion Post 938 Award: Dustin Schulz Niagara County Committee American Legion Auxiliary Award: Rochelle Thomas Leo Dolan Post 410 Award: Brian Duncan and Nathan Jaquith Wheatfield Post 1451 Award: Tyler... Read on →

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Niagara University Plans Events to Celebrate Earth Day 2016

April 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will hold a series of events to increase awareness, appreciation, protection, and conservation of the natural environment in observance of Earth Day on Friday, April 22. Sponsored by the university’s Sustainability Committee, NU has scheduled a variety of “green” activities and demonstrations, which are listed below. An Eco-Fair will... Read on →

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Ron Winkley Named Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year

April 20, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Ron Winkley, director of Niagara University’s master’s program in criminal justice administration, will be named the 2016 Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year during the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, April 29. Winkley has served the town and village in several leadership positions... Read on →

Jeremy Colby, third from right, a distinguished NU alumnus and rising star in the Western New York legal community, visited with pre-law students April 13.

Lancaster Town Justice Meets with Pre-Law Students

April 20, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University alumnus Jeremy A. Colby, ’96, who presently serves as Lancaster town justice, returned to campus April 13 to speak to the Pre-Law Student Association. Colby explained how his journey took him from Niagara University to one of the nation’s top law schools and leading global law firms. Drawing... Read on →

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Army Helicopters Land at NU to Transfer ROTC Cadets to Fort Drum

April 20, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

It was a unique spectacle at Niagara University on April 14 as four United States Army Blackhawk helicopters touched down on the university’s rugby pitch to escort ROTC cadets to Fort Drum for a military training exercise. The helicopters arrived at 1:30 p.m. to transfer 80-85 ROTC cadets from Niagara... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, spends a moment with the conference's keynote speaker, United States Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott, a 1971 Niagara graduate and current Trustee.

Niagara University Hosts Social Justice Conference, Announces New Diversity Initiatives

April 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice. The most recent occurred April 15-16 at Niagara University during an intergenerational forum, “Fostering Racial and Social Justice: Defining and Connecting the Roles and Responsibilities of Student... Read on →

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NU Grad Student Earns Honorable Mention Prize from American Alliance of Museums

April 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Christine Bacon, a graduate student at Niagara University, has been awarded an honorable mention designation by the nation’s top professional museum association, the American Alliance of Museums. Bacon’s paper, A Thousand Invisible Cords, was part of the AAM’s Education Future Fiction Challenge and included in an application for the Ford... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, is pictured with Sigma Alpha Sigma officers Kelly Fitzpatrick (president), Amanda Karaszewski (vice president), and Kimberly Alexander (secretary).

Sigma Alpha Sigma, ‘Who’s Who’ Honors Students for 2016

April 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 83rd annual tapping ceremony on April 13, 2016, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 20 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

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