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Commencement

Will, McManus, Elliott Highlight Commencement 2014

May 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The first Niagara University commencement exercises under the presidency of the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., were indeed memorable. The festivities kicked off Thursday, May 8 (view photos), with the awarding of advanced degrees to 364 students, including eight who were the first recipients of doctoral degrees from NU since... Read on →

MOU

Niagara University, Niagara Catholic, Buffalo Diocese Sign Memorandum of Understanding

May 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, Niagara Catholic and the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo held a signing ceremony today to enter into a formal memorandum of understanding. The MOU was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University; Judith Nolan Powell, chair of the Niagara Catholic board of trustees; and... Read on →

Tim Downs, Ph.D.

Dr. Tim Downs Named Provost & Chief Academic Officer

May 6, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Timothy M. Downs, Ph.D., has been named provost and chief academic officer at Niagara University. The appointment was announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Dr. Downs had been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Niagara since June 2011. “This new title reflects the... Read on →

Kappa Gamma Pi

Downs, Craig & Lisa Rivera Join 27 Students as New Inductees of Graduate Honor Society

May 5, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-seven Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 2, 2014, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Three honorary inductees – Tim Downs, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer; Craig Rivera, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice; and Lisa... Read on →

Sigma Alpha Sigma

Twenty-Six Inducted Into Sigma Alpha Sigma Honor Society

April 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 81st annual tapping ceremony on April 26, 2014, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 26 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

Green Colleges

Niagara University Listed Among Princeton Review’s ‘Green Colleges’

April 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings, and guidebooks profiles NU in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book,... Read on →

Undergraduate Research Conference

Outstanding Presentations, Turnout for 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference took place Friday, April 11, with 125 students presenting their findings to the campus community. Morning panel discussions were held in St. Vincent’s Hall, while posters illustrating the students’ work filled the Castellani Art Museum in the afternoon. The event was sponsored by the... Read on →

MLB Summit

Five NU Students Participating in Major League Baseball Diversity Business Summit

April 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Five Niagara University students are currently attending the sold-out Major League Baseball Diversity Business Summit in New York City. Accompanied by Dr. Jimmy Smith, assistant professor of sport management, students Jon Hibbard, Chris Kryszynski, Chris Norman, Brian Phillips and Mike Seaman are participating in what Major League Baseball calls “the... Read on →

Maher

Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Dining Clue (first place): Students Verena Krewerth and Svenja Janorschke are pictured with the competition judges.

Niagara University 2014 Business Pitch Winners Announced

April 1, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

In a spirited competition featuring a record six finalists, Dining Clue was chosen as the winner of the College of Business Administration’s 2nd Annual Business Pitch Competition held March 27, 2014. Three esteemed Niagara alumni (Bud Crumlish, ’76, Karen Howard, ’84, and Rocco Surace, ’77) graciously gave their time to... Read on →

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