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New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul was at Niagara University on Oct. 5, 2015, to speak about Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Enough is Enough” initiative.

New York Lt. Gov. Hochul Visits NU to Address ‘Enough is Enough’ Sexual Assault Legislation

October 5, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Nineteen percent of women and 6 percent of men in college will be victims of attempted or completed sexual assault in the course of their undergraduate careers, according to a study funded by the National Institute of Justice. “Enough is Enough,” a piece of legislation signed into law by New... Read on →

Niagara University students raised funds for All Hands Volunteers, a disaster relief organization founded by 1963 alumnus David Campbell.

‘Niagara Reaches Out to the World’ Showcases Worldwide Service Efforts

October 1, 2015

David Campbell, ’63, and the Rev. W. Barry Moriarty, C.M., were the keynote speakers during Niagara Reaches Out to the World this past Wednesday, Sept. 23. Both men spoke extensively about the impact that they had in certain parts of the world that involved improving the conditions for the... Read on →

NU to Recognize Eight Educational Leaders During Awards Dinner

October 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education will recognize the contributions of eight educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 8. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Conference & Events Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.,... Read on →


Father Maher Reflects on Papal Visit Following Role as National Media Correspondent

September 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

With the papal visit to the United States now part of history, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, who served as an expert correspondent for several national media outlets during the visit, offered reflections on the messages Pope Francis delivered during his time in the... Read on →

Pictured with the Rev. James J. Maher, NU president, center, are Vincentian Heritage Convocation honorees, l-r, David N. Campbell, ’63, Derek Puff, the Rev. Stephen M. Grozio, C.M., ’75, the Rev. W. Barry Moriarty, C.M., Kathleen A. Granchelli, and Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

Six Honored During Vincentian Heritage Convocation

September 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Six individuals were honored during Niagara University’s annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Sept. 24, 2015. The event, which takes place during the university’s celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of university employees, alumni and community leaders. David N. Campbell, ’63, received the St. Vincent de... Read on →

Eric Weaver, founder of 'Overcoming the Darkness,' served as the keynote speaker for Saturday's mental health conference.

Nearly 200 Attend Mental Health Conference at NU

September 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Nearly 200 individuals – from Niagara University and the greater Buffalo-Niagara community – participated in Changing Our Minds: A Mental Health Summit, which was held Saturday in the Castellani Art Museum. Tasked with fighting stigma, apprising people about the signs of mental illness and teaching methods to support someone into... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Father Maher to Serve as National Media Correspondent During Pope’s U.S. Visit

September 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Father Maher also to accompany Congressman Brian Higgins to Washington, D.C. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, will serve as an expert correspondent for several national media outlets during Pope Francis’ visit to the United States next week. Drawing on his background as a Catholic and Vincentian priest, and... Read on →

Pictured at Saturday's fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are, from left, Jenna Witkowski, LMSW, Diane Marchietti, both of the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, and Niagara University students Samantha Lamar and Jordan Aldred. Students not pictured: Aja Ruff and Amy Love.

NU Students Participate in American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Fundraiser

September 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Four students from Niagara University’s clinical mental health counseling program participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Walk, which was held last weekend in Delaware Park. Jordan Aldred, Samantha Lamar, Amy Love and Aja Ruff volunteered their time in the rain and cold to support... Read on →


Niagara University Set to Celebrate Vincentian Heritage Week

September 14, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University’s rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 21-27, 2015. Its theme this year is “Living Vincentian Locally & Globally.” Also known as Founder’s Week, Vincentian Heritage Week is a way... Read on →

FirstFest 2015

FirstFest Kicks Off New School Year

September 9, 2015

Niagara University held its second annual FirstFest last week, which provided several different activities, including a showing of the summer blockbuster “Jurassic World” on Tuesday, a club/job fair on Wednesday and a barbecue on Saturday that was followed by an outdoor performance by national recording artist Echosmith. The entire week... Read on →

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