Category / College of Education

New Trustees - 2015

Brennan, Hutchinson, Klass Named to Board of Trustees

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Edward J. Brennan, ’78, Kathryn T. Hutchinson, Ph.D., and Cheryl A. Klass, RN, ’77, have been named to the Board of Trustees of Niagara University. Their elections were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Brennan is the retired chairman of DFS Group and founder... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Biz First: Father Maher Among Western New York’s ‘Most Influential’

February 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s leader wields a significant amount of influence throughout Western New York, according to rankings published today in Business First. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was included among the weekly newspaper’s 2015 “Power 250” – a list of the 250 men and women who (in... Read on →

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 →

Debra Colley, Ph.D.

Dr. Debra Colley Earns Community Leader Award in Education

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra Colley, dean of Niagara University’s College Education, received the Community Leader Award in Education on Wednesday from the National Federation of Just Communities of Western New York. Dr. Colley was recognized during the NFJC’s annual awards luncheon at the Buffalo Convention Center. The Community Leaders Awards recognize individuals/organizations in... 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 →

Father Maher

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 →

Simone

Doctor-Philanthropist Receives Caritas Medal During BPS Commencement in Ontario

January 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

It’s unlikely that a single member of the capacity crowd inside the Toronto Centre for the Arts on Wednesday night expected graduation keynote speaker Dr. Andrew A. Simone to begin his address by singing “His Name is Wonderful.” They probably didn’t presume him that he’d break into song two more... 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 →

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

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