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Dr. Shannon Hodges is pictured with the staff of one of the childcare centers where he volunteered during a service trip to South Africa.

Dr. Shannon Hodges Volunteers Counseling Expertise in South Africa

June 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Shannon Hodges, professor and coordinator of Niagara University’s clinical mental health counseling program, spent four weeks performing volunteer work in South Africa during May and June. He volunteered his counseling, training and consultation services in six different orphanages, making 18 presentations (ranging from 1-5 hours apiece) and assisting... Read on →

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NU Launches Partnership with De La Salle College ‘Oaklands’ in Ontario

June 26, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to enter into a new partnership with De La Salle College “Oaklands” to offer its bachelor of professional studies program in teacher education in the Province of Ontario. Niagara University has operated under the consent of the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities in Ontario since... Read on →

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NU Joins SALT to Help Students and Alumni Tackle Debt Head On

June 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has teamed up with SALT™, a financial education resource created by the nonprofit American Student Assistance® (ASA). SALT, available online at saltmoney.org, is a dynamic multichannel service that teaches students and alumni how to borrow less for college, borrow the right types of loans, make repayment stress-free,... Read on →

U.S. Veterans Magazine "Best of the Best"

U.S. Veterans Magazine Salutes NU’s Commitment to Service Members

June 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s commitment to embracing America’s military service members as students has been recognized once again, this time via inclusion on U.S. Veterans Magazine’s list of “Top Veteran-Friendly Schools.” The results were released June 4 as part of the magazine’s annual evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives, government agencies and... Read on →

Torch Run 2015

Father Maher Runs with ‘Flame of Hope’ to Support Special Olympics

June 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, ran four miles this afternoon in tandem with local law enforcement personnel, Special Olympians and NU students and employees in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Participants, led by Father Maher, carried the “Flame of Hope”... Read on →

Four Athletic Programs Recognized in NCAA’s Academic Progress Report

May 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Four Niagara University athletic programs were recognized in the 2015 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program (APP) for ranking in the top 10 percent in their respective sport announced on Wednesday. Each year, the NCAA honors selected Division I sports teams by publicly recognizing their latest multiyear NCAA Division I... Read on →

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Ambassador Heyman, Leonhardt, Brennan Highlight Commencement 2015

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated nearly 900 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 14-16, 2015. Commencement 2015 commenced Thursday, May 14, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 247 students, including five who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Bruce Heyman, the United... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning tenure and promotion include, clockwise from top-left, Dr. Shannon Hodges, Ed Hutton, Dr. Anna McNab, Dr. Douglas Tewksbury, Dr. Christopher Wright and Christopher Aquino. Not pictured: Dr. Jinyan Huang, Dr. John Keller, Dr. Shannon Risk and Dr. Joseph Scarcelli.

Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 20, 2015  |  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 6, 2015. Shannon Hodges, Ph.D., and Jinyan Huang, Ph.D., both faculty members of Niagara’s College of Education, were promoted to full professor. Dr. Hodges also earned tenure. The following... Read on →

Niagara University's president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min., celebrated his 25th anniversary of priesthood on May 9, 2015.

‘Silver Jubilee’ Celebrates 25 Years of Priesthood for Father Maher

May 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

“If God is the center of your life, no words will be needed. Your mere presence will touch their hearts.” That quote, attributed to St. Vincent de Paul, invited individuals to celebrate the silver jubilee of the priesthood of the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min., president of Niagara University. On... Read on →

Kappa Gamma Pi 2015

Father Maher Joins 34 Students in Kappa Gamma Pi Graduate Honor Society

May 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Thirty-four Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 1, 2015, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Three honorary inductees – Father James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president; Father Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., NU’s vice president for university mission... Read on →

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