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myNU

Redesigned myNU Launches Feb. 2

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A redesigned myNU will be unveiled to Niagara University students and employees this Monday, Feb. 2. The platform has been significantly enhanced to improve usability and organization, and provide a better overall user experience. Users will notice many requested updates, perhaps most importantly the new drop-down navigation menu that replaces the... Read on →

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First Responder Disability Awareness Training Program Receives Tower Foundation Grant

January 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University First Responder Disability Awareness Training program has received an $85,000 grant from The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to complete implementation of FRDAT training in Erie and Niagara counties. The one-year grant will enhance Niagara University’s efforts to move away from a direct training model of... Read on →

Best Campus

Niagara University Receives a ‘Best Campus in New York’ Rating

January 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The quality of Niagara University’s campus is among the top 2 percent in New York state, according to student rankings compiled by Niche.com. NU placed 20th out of the 943 colleges ranked – the highest ranking for any private institution in Western New York – based on nearly 795,000 student... Read on →

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NU Receives $1 Million Gift from Vincentians to Support Student Scholarships

January 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission, which will be used to establish an endowed scholarship fund. The fund will help NU recognize and offer new scholarships to incoming students who are in good academic... Read on →

Purple Eagle Battalion

Purple Eagle Battalion Posts Highest GPA, Physical Fitness Score in Northeast

January 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Purple Eagle Battalion was recognized with having the highest overall average GPA, highest average physical fitness score and highest average order of merit score during the United States Army Cadet Command 2nd Brigade Leader Conference, held Jan. 6-9. The annual conference is the one time each year that... Read on →

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Short Play Festival Returns to NU Stage in January

January 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s annual smorgasbord of 10-minute plays returns to the stage Jan. 23-31. The Short Play Festival makes for a fascinating dose of theater – and a great entertainment bargain. Three cycles of 10-minute plays written by various playwrights will be presented over two weekends. Comedies, dramas, and everything... Read on →

Dong Nai Technology University

NU Establishes Relationship with Dong Nai Technology University

January 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University entered into a formal partnership with Dong Nai Technology University, a private institution based in Bien Hoa City, Vietnam, on Dec. 31, 2014. The memorandum of understanding was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, and Dr. Phan Ngoc Son, president of Dong... Read on →

Community Service

Carnegie Foundation Cites NU for Outstanding Community Engagement

January 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification. NU is among 240 colleges and universities nationwide, and 14 in New York state, selected for... Read on →

MHA Program

Master of Healthcare Administration Program Coming to NU for Fall 2015

January 6, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A new master’s program in healthcare administration is the latest addition to Niagara University’s repertoire of advanced degree options. The MHA program, offered through NU’s AACSB-accredited College of Business Administration, will provide the skills and knowledge to aid students desiring to work as administrators in traditional healthcare settings, such as hospitals,... Read on →

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Niagara University Student Reenlists in U.S. Army

December 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Hanna reenlisted in the United States Army during a ceremony held Dec. 19 at Niagara Falls State Park. Hanna is an instructor in the Army ROTC program at Niagara University, where he is also studying criminal justice. He reenlisted into “indefinite” status, which means that he... Read on →

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