Category / College of Arts & Sciences

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

The Comedy of Errorts

Vote for NU in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s Theatre Awards

December 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s production of The Comedy of Errors has been nominated for Best Play in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s 2014 theatre awards. Niagara University is one of only two colleges included among the professional community in the polling. A number of NU faculty and alumni were also nominated. Voting is now open... Read on →

Nursing

Niagara University Nursing Programs Reaccredited

December 8, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University received notification today that its nursing programs have been reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. CCNE accreditation is a nongovernmental peer review process that operates in accordance with nationally recognized standards established for the practice of accreditation in the United States. The 10-year accreditation (through 2023) pertains to... Read on →

Brian Higgins

Discussion on Buffalo’s ‘Renaissance’ Coming to NU

December 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

How real is the Buffalo “renaissance?” Much has been made about the rebirth of Buffalo, yet questions remain about the scope and timetable of the plan for the city’s revitalization. Niagara University will host a panel discussion addressing those questions at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, in the Gallagher Center’s... Read on →

CommediaChristmas

NU Theatre Presents ‘A Commedia Christmas Carol’

November 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

God bless us, everyone! NU Theatre offers a new twist on a beloved holiday classic Dec. 4-14 with A Commedia Christmas Carol by playwright Matthew R. Wilson. The production will be directed by adjunct professors Robin Patterson and Terry Judd, founding members of Canada’s Theatre Beyond Words, an international touring theater... Read on →

Nursing Lab

NU Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust for Nursing Simulation Center

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Plans to construct a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the generous support of the George I. Alden Trust. The Alden Trust’s $100,000 grant will cover architectural work and some construction costs for the center, which will be housed... Read on →

Roll Call

Niagara University Joins Nationwide ‘Roll Call’ for Veterans Day

November 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s campus fell silent at 2 p.m. today in a nationwide observance of American servicemen and women. The moment of silence was preceded at NU by a series of happenings held in conjunction with the Remembrance Day National Roll Call, a national event that calls for a synchronized reading... Read on →

Buffalo News reporter Lou Michel

Buffalo News Crime Reporter Speaking at Niagara University on Nov. 12

November 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Lou Michel, an award-winning crime reporter for The Buffalo News and co-author of a best-selling book on Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, will offer a presentation on crime reporting and the role of journalistic ethics at Niagara University on Nov. 12. The event, part of the Communication Studies Department’s 2014-15... Read on →

Dr. Judith Merkle

Dr. Merkle Awarded St. Elizabeth Seton Medal

November 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Judith A. Merkle, SNDdeN, professor of religious studies, was presented with the St. Elizabeth Seton Medal at the Mater Dei Chapel on the campus of Mount St. Joseph University on Oct. 29. The St. Elizabeth Seton Medal is named in honor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, foundress of the... Read on →

President's Dinner Honorees

NU President’s Dinner Raises Scholarship Dollars, Honors Glynn, Demler and Bennett

November 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 520 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2014 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 1, 2014, 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 →

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