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SPIN

‘SPIN Sessions’ Set to Showcase NU Faculty Talents

August 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Move over TED, Niagara University is putting a new spin on thought-provoking presentations. During New Student Orientation this fall, 10 NU professors will offer SPIN – Students, Professors and Ideas at Niagara – sessions, designed to spark the interest of the incoming class, and demonstrate the variety and depth of... Read on →

NU Aerial

Niagara University Only WNY Institution to Make Princeton Review’s ‘Best in Northeast’ & ‘Green’ Lists

August 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is among the best and most environmentally friendly colleges in the entire Northeast, according to The Princeton Review. NU is one of 226 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” which posted Aug.... Read on →

Germany

Sport Management Majors Gain Industry Experience in Germany

June 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Rachel Madsen and eight Niagara University students recently visited Germany as part of the sport management program’s first-ever study abroad experience. During the trip, which took place May 12-23, the group spent time in Jena, Berlin, and Frankfurt exploring historic and tourist sites while learning about Germany’s unique approach... Read on →

Erinn Hill

NU Senior Initiates Enhancements to Soup Kitchen

June 18, 2014

It’s been a couple of years since Niagara University launched a much-needed soup kitchen at the former St. George’s Church on Niagara Falls’ East side. And while the guests may have noticed some of the differences between then and now, much has changed behind the scenes as well. For example,... Read on →

Best Speeches Ever

Niagara University Places 11 Among NPR List of Best Commencement Addresses

June 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

With graduation season in full swing, NPR recently unveiled a collection of the 316 commencement addresses that its writers consider the best ever. Eleven of “The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever” were delivered at Niagara University. Mother Theresa (1982) Tim Russert (2000) Benjamin Carson Jr. (2003) John Roberts (2005) Michael Ignatieff (2006) Jennie Cyran (2007) Rev. Dennis H.... Read on →

Best Paper Award

International Tourism Association Awards NU Student, Names NU Professor President

May 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was well-represented at a conference held in Las Vegas for an international association of hospitality and tourism educators. Eileen Roehrle, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from NU and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, received the Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award at the 2014... Read on →

Madsen

Sport Management Students Offer Recreational Programs for Underserved Children

May 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students enrolled in a class on sport-based youth mentoring took on several community-oriented projects during the spring semester. Led by Dr. Rachel Madsen, an assistant professor in NU’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, the initiatives were undertaken in an effort to bring sport and recreation opportunities to... Read on →

Eta Sigma Delta

Twenty NU Students Inducted into Hospitality Management Honor Society

May 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty students studying in Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management were inducted into Eta Sigma Delta, the international hospitality management honor society, during a ceremony held April 29. The following students are the newest members of Eta Sigma Delta: Krystina Andersen (of Trumansburg, N.Y.) Carl Bailey (Boonville, N.Y.) Katharina Barthel (Bonn,... Read on →

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 →

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