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New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia, pictured here with the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, presented during a conference on bilingual education that was held at NU on May 21.

State Conference on Bilingual Education Reinforces NU’s Global Learning Vision

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s full embrace of international students under the three-year tenure of its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is well-documented. Niagara presently ranks second in Western New York in terms of enrolled international students (according to Business First) and, in January, established the Edward A. Brennan Center for... Read on →

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Dr. Wong Earns Award from Canadian Educational Researchers’ Association

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kathleen Wong, an adjunct faculty member of Niagara University’s College of Education in Ontario, has been selected by the Canadian Educational Researchers’ Association (CERA) to receive the 2016 R.W.B. Jackson Award. The award is given for the most outstanding English-language article in each volume of the Canadian Journal of... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning promotions include, clockwise from top-left, Drs. Youngsoo Choi, Frances Crosby, James Delaney, Michelle Ciminelli, Robert Kane, Lei Han, Timothy Lauger, and Lisa Williams. Not pictured: Drs. Petter Lovaas and Hoontaek Seo.

Niagara University Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 10, 2016. Frances Crosby, Ph.D. (Nursing), Robert Kane, Ph.D. (History), and James Delaney, Ph.D. (Philosophy), all faculty members of Niagara’s College of Arts and Sciences, were promoted to... Read on →

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Father Maher Appointed to NCAA Board of Directors

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, has been named to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I board of directors, effective Aug. 5, 2016. His term will continue through August 2020. The NCAA board of directors serves as the overall governing body for Division I,... Read on →

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Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

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Niagara University Holds Graduate Student Awards Reception

May 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve Niagara University graduate students and one doctoral candidate received certificates for outstanding achievement in their field of study during an event held May 12 in the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences. “Many of you are going home or moving around the globe to start your careers and... Read on →

Twenty-six Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi during a May 6 ceremony in St. Vincent's Hall.

Morgan, Pierce Join 26 Students in Kappa Gamma Pi Graduate Honor Society

May 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-six Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 6, 2016, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Two honorary inductees – Evan Pierce, associate director of graduate studies, and Howard Morgan, ’86, associate director for alumni and volunteer engagement... Read on →

Students receiving awards during this year's NUSGA leadership gala were, from left, Kathryn Dickie, Janene Ennis, Kyra Rieker, Britini D’Angelo, Rebecca Wood, Jacey Diez, and Michael Kobito.

NUSGA Honors Seven During Annual Leadership Gala

May 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association held its sixth annual leadership gala May 1 at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls. Honoring students who excel in service and leadership, and demonstrate the core values of the university, the event recognized the work of the NUSGA cabinet and legislative body,... Read on →

Ashley Jarkowski explains her study on the therapeutic effect of berry extracts on individuals suffering from oral cancer during Niagara University's Undergraduate Research Conference on April 29.

Undergraduate Research Conference Highlights Work of Niagara University Students

May 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Korinne Thorne investigated the use of curcumin-mediated photodynamic therapy in the treatment of cervical cancer. Shannon Chowaniec examined the impact of paid and unpaid YouTube brand endorsements on consumer purchase intentions. And Freddie Liederbach developed a mobile app that employs usage data from a bike-sharing system in New York City to... Read on →

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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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