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Robert Healy, left, and Karl Hinterberger recently earned promotions within Niagara University's Office of Veteran Services.

Niagara University Promotes Two within Office of Veteran Services

June 8, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The remarkable growth of programs and services that assist veterans and their families at Niagara University has prompted promotions for two members of the institution’s Office of Veteran Services. Robert H. Healy has been named director of veteran services while Karl Hinterberger was appointed veteran services coordinator. Niagara University maintains a... Read on →

Pictured, from left, are Jeff Metz, president and CEO of Metz Culinary Management; John P. Rumschik, ’77, NU Trustee; Dr. Debra Colley, executive vice president of NU; Senator Robert G. Ortt; the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, and NU student Andrew Hayes.

Niagara University Breaks Ground on Renovated Dining Facility

June 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University broke ground today on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall. The new, 20,000-square-foot Clet Dining Commons will open this fall with numerous improvements, including: An open kitchen concept with new food preparation and serving areas. New seating options, including banquette/booth... Read on →

Denise Góñez-Santos, executive director of the Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network's West region, holds up a framed conference poster with Dr. Debra Colley, executive vice president of Niagara University.

State Conference on Bilingual Education Reinforces NU’s Global Learning Vision

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s full embrace of international students under the three-year tenure of its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is well-documented. Niagara presently ranks second in Western New York in terms of enrolled international students (according to Business First) and, in January, established the Edward A. Brennan Center for... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning promotions include, clockwise from top-left, Drs. Youngsoo Choi, Frances Crosby, James Delaney, Michelle Ciminelli, Robert Kane, Lei Han, Timothy Lauger, and Lisa Williams. Not pictured: Drs. Petter Lovaas and Hoontaek Seo.

Niagara University Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 10, 2016. Frances Crosby, Ph.D. (Nursing), Robert Kane, Ph.D. (History), and James Delaney, Ph.D. (Philosophy), all faculty members of Niagara’s College of Arts and Sciences, were promoted to... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Father Maher Appointed to NCAA Board of Directors

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, has been named to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I board of directors, effective Aug. 5, 2016. His term will continue through August 2020. The NCAA board of directors serves as the overall governing body for Division I,... Read on →


Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →


Niagara University Holds Graduate Student Awards Reception

May 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve Niagara University graduate students and one doctoral candidate received certificates for outstanding achievement in their field of study during an event held May 12 in the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences. “Many of you are going home or moving around the globe to start your careers and... Read on →

Twenty-six Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi during a May 6 ceremony in St. Vincent's Hall.

Morgan, Pierce Join 26 Students in Kappa Gamma Pi Graduate Honor Society

May 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-six Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 6, 2016, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Two honorary inductees – Evan Pierce, associate director of graduate studies, and Howard Morgan, ’86, associate director for alumni and volunteer engagement... Read on →


Thirteen Students Inducted Into International Hospitality and Tourism Honor Society

May 4, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Thirteen Niagara University students were inducted into Eta Sigma Delta, the international hospitality and tourism management honor society, during a ceremony held May 3 in St. Vincent’s Hall. Eta Sigma Delta is open to hospitality, tourism and sport management students who have completed at least 50 percent of the credit... Read on →

Pictured with Dr. Chang Huh, second from right, are Dr. Seunghyun Kim (Michigan State University), chair of the scientific research paper review committee; Dr. Myong Jae Lee (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona), co-author; Dr. Howook Chang (Florida International University), co-author; Dr. Chihyung "Michael" OK (Temple University), KAHTEA vice president.

Research Paper by NU Professor Lauded at International Hospitality Conference

May 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A research paper co-authored by an associate professor at Niagara University was awarded second place during the 2016 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference, which was held April 21-22 in Las Vegas. The paper that was co-authored by Dr. Chang Huh, who teaches in NU’s College of Hospitality... Read on →

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