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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 →


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 →

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 →


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 →

Twenty-eight NU freshmen and 14 student-leaders participated in this year's Niagara Plunge.

New NU Students ‘Plunge’ into Service Learning

September 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-eight freshmen moved into Niagara University last Tuesday morning, four days before their fellow first-year students arrived on campus. Their purpose: To serve the neighboring communities of their adopted home. Through the university’s Niagara Plunge program, the new students performed an assortment of contributive activities at Niagara Falls-based nonprofits, including the... Read on →

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

The B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences was the site of a 'graduation' ceremony for international students who participated in Niagara University's 2015 English Summer Camp.

NU Summer Camp Acclimates International Students to English Language, Western New York & American Culture

August 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Nguyen Hai Anh made her first-ever visit to the United States from Vietnam this summer intent on gaining English language proficiency. Le Xuan Son, also from Vietnam, was interested in understanding American culture and ideologies. Meanwhile, Shanghai native Tu Peng Wei simply wanted to see for himself what an... Read on →

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