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Niagara University Plans Events to Celebrate Earth Day 2016

April 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will hold a series of events to increase awareness, appreciation, protection, and conservation of the natural environment in observance of Earth Day on Friday, April 22. Sponsored by the university’s Sustainability Committee, NU has scheduled a variety of “green” activities and demonstrations, which are listed below. An Eco-Fair will... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, spends a moment with the conference's keynote speaker, United States Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott, a 1971 Niagara graduate and current Trustee.

Niagara University Hosts Social Justice Conference, Announces New Diversity Initiatives

April 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice. The most recent occurred April 15-16 at Niagara University during an intergenerational forum, “Fostering Racial and Social Justice: Defining and Connecting the Roles and Responsibilities of Student... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, is pictured with Sigma Alpha Sigma officers Kelly Fitzpatrick (president), Amanda Karaszewski (vice president), and Kimberly Alexander (secretary).

Sigma Alpha Sigma, ‘Who’s Who’ Honors Students for 2016

April 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 83rd annual tapping ceremony on April 13, 2016, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 20 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

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NU Partners with YWCA of the Niagara Frontier to ‘Take Back the Night’

April 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Hundreds of students attended an event held by Niagara University April 7 in conjunction with the Take Back the Night national movement, which aims to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. I don’t think I’ve ever been prouder of my campus than I was last night. “Take... Read on →

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Adjunct Faculty Members Honored

April 8, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Three Niagara University adjunct faculty members were recognized during a special reception held in St. Vincent’s Hall on Tuesday, April 5. Receiving the 2015-2016 Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award were Jack T. Ampuja, executive director of the Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Dr. Thomas R. Scheira, senior lecturer in the... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, welcomes attendees to International Student Academic Day.

International Student Academic Day Held at NU

April 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University welcomed a group of international students who are currently attending local high schools to campus April 6 as part of a new event called International Student Academic Day. The students are natives of China, Vietnam, South Korea and Turkey. Co-hosted by the Office of International Relations and the... Read on →

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German Hospitality Expert to Speak at NU about Sustainability in Tourism Industry

April 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Willy Legrand, Ph.D., a professor of hospitality management at the International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef, Germany, will keynote an April 26 event at Niagara University that is focused on climate adaptive innovations for the international hospitality industry. Dr. Legrand’s address is part of the NU College of... Read on →

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Niagara University Hosts Career Expo 2016

April 4, 2016

Niagara University’s Office of Career Services hosted its annual Career Expo inside the university’s Gallagher Center on March 31, 2016. Ninety-one employers were involved with the event and more than 400 students were in attendance, the most in 14 years. The event served as an opportunity for students to make face-to-face... Read on →

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Spring Undergraduate Open House Set for April 23

March 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will open its doors to prospective undergraduate students on April 23. The Open House, which takes place 10 a.m.-1 p.m., is an excellent opportunity for prospective NU students and their families to obtain information and ask questions relevant to their academic and extracurricular interests. Attendees will be able to... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, stands with the newest members of the President's Society.

Eight Students Inducted into President’s Society

March 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Eight outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 13, 2016, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Congratulations to the following students: Janine Cubello (Biochemistry/Youngstown, N.Y.) Kelly Fitzpatrick (Tourism Destination Mgmt. and Spanish/Liverpool, N.Y.) Megan Helf (Biology/North Tonawanda, N.Y.) Maegan Jones (Communication Studies/Cheektowaga,... Read on →

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