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Professor Mitchell Alegre is encircled by students in his management principles course, creating what Alegre calls a 'learning community.'

From Classroom to Community: NU Students Helping Habitat for Humanity, Buffalo Center for Arts & Technology

March 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Students taking a management principles course at Niagara University are being presented with an opportunity to make a major difference in the community. One section of MGT 271 is working with the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity on a variety of tasks that will ultimately lead to the construction of... Read on →

Dr. Haoua M. Hamza, associate professor of education, is the founder and president of the Global Network for Niger Inc.

NGO Aimed at Improving Health & Education in Niger Established by Dr. Hamza

February 29, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A nongovernmental organization founded by a Niagara University professor to assist women and children in Africa with health and education concerns celebrated its first anniversary Feb. 17. The Global Network for Niger was conceived and developed by Haoua M. Hamza, Ph.D., a native of Diffa, a small city in southeastern... Read on →

Jeannine D. Suk

Jeannine Suk Named Director of Counseling Services

February 23, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Jeannine D. Suk has been appointed as Niagara University’s new director of counseling services. She joins NU on Feb. 29. In her new position, Suk will be responsible for the planning, development and supervision of the Office of Counseling Services, which makes professional mental health counseling services available to meet the... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Biz First: Father Maher Climbs List of Western New York’s ‘Most Influential’

February 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s president climbed into the top half of Business First’s annual rankings of 250 local leaders who maintain significant influence throughout Western New York. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is listed at No. 107 in the weekly newspaper’s 2016 “Power 250,” 38 spots higher than last year and... Read on →

Derek M. Wesley, Ed.D.

Dr. Derek Wesley Appointed VP for Institutional Advancement

February 15, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Derek M. Wesley, Ed.D., has been named vice president for institutional advancement at Niagara University following a nationwide search. His first day on Monteagle Ridge will be April 11. Dr. Wesley possesses extensive experience in higher education fundraising, including nine years at the vice president level. Most recently, he served... Read on →

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NU Marks 35 Years of Free Tax Prep Service for Local Community

February 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Continuing a tradition that has become nearly as inevitable as taxes themselves, accounting students from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will again provide free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season. This marks the 35th year that Niagara University has offered the service. In... 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 →

Flanked by the flags of countries from across the globe, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced the establishment of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership.

Niagara University Establishes Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership

January 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today the creation of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership, which will endeavor to meet the needs of international families and students, and serve English language learners within the global community. As another spoke of Niagara University’s umbrella of outreach, the Center for... Read on →

Tenpao Lee, Ph.D.

Dr. Tenpao Lee Appointed Distinguished Overseas Professor at Chinese University

January 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Tenpao Lee, a professor of economics and finance at Niagara University, has been appointed a Distinguished Overseas Professor of the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce in China. This appointment will further enhance collaboration between Niagara and Lixin. Niagara and Lixin entered into an academic cooperation agreement in January 2015... Read on →

NU students, from left, Rachel Bailey, Amy Wnuk, Jake Eberth, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Briana Neale and Selena Cerra spent a week of their winter break building a home for a poor family in Nicaragua. They were accompanied by the Rev. Vincent O'Malley, C.M., and Dr. Abigail Levin.

Niagara University Students Build Home for Impoverished Family in Nicaragua

January 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Six Niagara University students recently returned from El Sauce, Nicaragua, where they spent a week during winter recess constructing a home for an impoverished family. Rachel Bailey, Selena Cerra, Jake Eberth, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Briana Neale and Amy Wnuk – all members of the university’s Bienvenidos Spanish and Hispanic culture club... Read on →

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