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Pictured near the Korean War monument on Niagara University's campus are, from left, Lt. Col. Gary Love, chair of NU’s military science department, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president, and Robert Healy, the university’s director of veterans services.

NU Ranked Among Nation’s Top 10 Small Private ‘Military Friendly Schools’

December 8, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has been ranked among the country’s top 10 small private schools for American military veterans and their families, according to comprehensive results released today by Victory Media. NU has become a fixture in Victory Media’s Military Friendly School rankings, as well as other lists that recognize institutions that... Read on →

Members of Niagara University's Office of Alumni Engagement coordinated the #GivingTuesday program on campus.

Niagara University Supports Needy Families Through #GivingTuesday

December 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students, alumni and friends once again came out in full force to support #GivingTuesday, which was held Nov. 29, 2016. The national initiative inspires people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they support, and... Read on →

Pictured at Niagara University's 2016 President's Dinner are, from left, Jeffrey R. Holzschuh, chair of NU's Board of Trustees; Robyn L. Krueger, recipient of the St. Vincent de Paul Award; the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; Dr. Gary D. Praetzel, Medal of Honor recipient; Legacy of Service Award honoree Thurman L. Thomas; and Caritas Medal recipients Dr. Frances E. Crosby and Brian P. Crosby.

Niagara University Honors Five, Raises Scholarship Dollars at President’s Dinner

November 29, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University recognized the accomplishments of five extraordinary individuals – while raising critical funds for student scholarships – during its 2016 President’s Dinner, which was held Nov. 18 at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Nearly 550 Niagara University alumni, students and friends attended the event,... Read on →

Drs. Vince Rinaldo, Thomas Sheeran and Maritza Branker authored academic papers that will be presented during the American Educational Research Association's annual meeting.

Niagara University Professors to Present Three Papers at International Conference

November 29, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Entering its second century in existence, the American Educational Research Association is one of the world’s foremost academic research societies. Its annual meeting draws more than 15,000 international scholars to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. Having one paper accepted for presentation at... Read on →

Representatives from Niagara University and the Hunan University of Commerce (China) celebrate the signing of an 'agreement to cooperate' during a ceremony held in NU's Bisgrove Hall on Nov. 15.

Niagara University Formalizes Partnership with China’s Hunan University of Commerce

November 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University entered into a formal partnership with the Hunan University of Commerce, a provincial institution located in the historically and culturally renowned city of Changsha, China, on Nov. 15, 2016. The “agreement to cooperate” demonstrates a mutual desire to work together on undergraduate and graduate educational exchange programs, as... Read on →

Pictured, from left, are the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., NU president emeritus; Robert Engel, '75, Niagara Trustee; Levesque Scholarship recipient Emma Bow, '19; Lynda Engel; and the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

Robert and Lynda Engel Make $500,000 Gift to Levesque Scholarship

November 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A $500,000 gift from Robert and Lynda Engel will be used to support the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Endowed Scholarship at Niagara University. Robert Engel is a 1975 graduate of Niagara University and a member of its Board of Trustees. The contribution brings the endowed scholarship fund over $1 million.... Read on →

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Niagara University Makes Military Times’ List of Best Colleges for Veterans

November 10, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the nation’s top institutions when it comes to embracing America’s veterans as students, according to comprehensive results released by Military Times. NU is included in the Military Times’ “Best for Vets: Colleges 2017” rankings, which factors in school-by-school assessments of veteran and military student services... Read on →

Several Niagara University students participated in a day of service at a Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity site on Nov. 5. Back row, left to right: Dakota Marohn, Molly Smarr, Kyle Sentiff, Neil Luckman and Elizabeth Marohn. Front row, left to right: Kristen Glor, Emily Neubecker, Emily Eich, Maria Sciarrino and Mira Cirasunda.

Niagara University Students Perform Service at Habitat for Humanity Site

November 10, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in July, 22 soon-to-be Niagara University freshmen participated in a day of service at a 60th Street site that had just been acquired by the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity. As the first group of volunteers to work at the location since it was procured from the city... Read on →

Several Niagara University departments and community organizations collaborated to present 'Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art' at the Castellani Art Museum on Oct. 27.

Niagara University Community Brings Awareness to Domestic Abuse

November 3, 2016

A domestic violence awareness event bearing the banner, “Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art,” was held in the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara University campus on Thursday, Oct. 27. The event, which was held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, was also tied to the Red Flag... Read on →

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Niagara QIP Director to Represent WNY on Statewide Early Childhood Board

November 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The director of a Niagara University initiative that enhances the kindergarten readiness skills of young children in Niagara County has been appointed to the board of directors of the New York Zero-to-Three Network. Lynnette Haley O’Stewart, director of the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project, officially joined the... Read on →

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