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Money Magazine: Niagara University Offers Best Return on Investment in Buffalo-Niagara Region

September 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Money magazine has ranked Niagara University as the best college or university in the Buffalo-Niagara region when it comes to delivering the most value for a student’s educational dollar. Niagara was the highest-ranked college or university in the area in the magazine’s “2016 Best Colleges” study, which evaluated roughly 2,000... Read on →

Pictured at today's announcement of the Big Eagle Little Eagle program are, from left, Niagara University student Simone Beckford; the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; NU students Eric Rigg, Caton Charleston, Latricia Agee and Taundrea Ross; Mark R. Laurrie, superintendent of Niagara Falls City Schools; NU student Ferrah Staley; and Dr. Debra Colley, Niagara University's executive vice president.

Niagara University Develops Student Mentorship Program with Niagara Falls High School

September 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The first week of school brings with it many things. For Niagara University and Niagara Falls High School, the 2016-2017 academic year will begin with a new mentorship program. Announced today, the Big Eagle Little Eagle program will assist Niagara Falls High School students in preparing to make the transition... Read on →


Renovated Dining Commons in Clet Hall Now Open

September 5, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The renovated Dining Commons in Clet Hall opened Sept. 4, just in time for the start of the fall semester at Niagara University. The enhanced facility features presentation-style cooking, a variety of seating options, bold colors and design elements that create an inviting environment for NU students to gather. The addition... Read on →

Pictured with Mother Teresa during Niagara University's 1982 Commencement are, from left, the Rev. John Nugent, C.M., NU president, and the Rev. Donald Harrington, C.M., the university's executive vice president.

Mother Teresa Spoke During 1982 Niagara University Commencement

September 5, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

On Sunday, Sept. 4, Pope Francis declared “Blessed Teresa of Calcutta to be a saint.” A little more than 34 years before Mother Teresa, who devoted her life to helping India’s poor, was declared a saint, she graced the commencement stage at Niagara University. On May 30, 1982, the “saint of... Read on →

Niagara University's 14th annual New Student Convocation took place Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016.

Collaboration, Support Trumpeted as Niagara University Welcomes Class of 2020

September 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The processional for Niagara University’s annual New Student Convocation typically conjures mixed emotions. Freshmen and transfers are anxious to commence a new and exciting chapter in their lives while family members and friends realize that the 60-minute ceremony is all that separates them from exchanging hugs and “see you... Read on →

For the second straight year, Niagara University students are undertaking an internship at a Haitian school founded by an NU alumnus.

Niagara University Students Offering Helping Hands to Impoverished Children in Haiti

August 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Five Niagara University students are spending a portion of the summer in Haiti, deploying the knowledge they’ve ascertained during their collegiate studies to assist children in one of the world’s most impoverished countries. Morgan Dahlberg (of Farmington, Connecticut), Ana Diaz (Kitchener, Ontario), Marla Ernest (New Windsor, N.Y.), Amber Mis (Niagara... Read on →

Dr. Kurt Stahura

Social Media Study by Dr. Stahura Earns Paper of the Year Award from Major International Journal

July 27, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A scholarly article co-published by the dean of Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management has been chosen as the 2015 Paper of the Year by one of the world’s foremost academic journals. The Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research presented Dr. Kurt A. Stahura (and co-authors Drs. Billy... Read on →

Pictured with the Rev. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M., the Congregation of the Mission’s newly appointed superior general, are Niagara University students Justin Crawford, ’19, Andrew Panasiewicz, ’17, campus minister Ashley Serwon, ’11, M.S.’13, Rachel Bailey, ’17, and Jacquie Bouchane, ’18.

Niagara University Students Meet Newly Appointed Vincentian Superior General

July 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

While attending a Vincentian Youth Day gathering in Piekary, Poland, four Niagara University students had the opportunity to meet the Congregation of the Mission’s newly appointed superior general, the Rev. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. Father Mavrič was named the 25th superior general of the Congregation of the Mission, also known as... Read on →

veterans golf tournament 2016

Niagara University Student-Vets Top $10,000 Mark for Scholarship Fund

June 15, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Veterans Organization raised more than $1,500 during its fourth annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Tournament, which was held May 30 at the Beaver Island State Park Golf Course. Forty players participated in the tournament. The proceeds bring the total raised from the event since it was established... Read on →


Niagara University Named 2016-17 ‘College of Distinction’

June 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of only 10 Catholic colleges and universities in New York state – and 76 nationwide – to be selected to the 2016-17 list of top academic institutions by Colleges of Distinction. Published annually, the Colleges of Distinction list is based upon exemplary commitment to four distinctions: engaged... Read on →

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