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NSC

New Student Convocation Welcomes Class of 2017 to NU

August 30, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Michael J. McDonald couldn’t contain his excitement. Unlike the four speakers who preceded him at the podium during Friday’s New Student Convocation, the 1991 Niagara University graduate wasn’t going to remain stationary when he addressed the Class of 2017. McDonald, instead, removed the microphone from its stand, clutched it in... Read on →

Best in Northeast

NU Again Among ‘Best in the Northeast’ According to The Princeton Review

August 14, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Princeton Review has once again placed Niagara University among the best colleges in the Northeast. Niagara is one of 226 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” that posted Aug. 5, 2013, on PrincetonReview.com. “Recognition... Read on →

NU Hockey

Fifteen Purple Eagles Earn Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Honors

July 10, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Fifteen student-athletes from the Niagara University men’s hockey team were named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team as announced by the league on Wednesday. For the second consecutive season, Jason Beattie was named Atlantic Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year for posting a 4.0 or better grade-point average. The senior co-captain... Read on →

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Barth, Brumfield Among 55 North American Tourism Cares Scholarship Recipients

June 19, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students Nicholas Barth and Christine Brumfield have been awarded academic scholarships from Tourism Cares, the tourism industry’s premier charitable organization for preservation, conservation, restoration and education. Barth, a senior from Corfu, is a hotel and restaurant management major, while Brumfield is a Rochester native entering her final year in the... Read on →

Day of Service

More Than 120 NU Employees Participate in 2013 Day of Community Service

June 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

MaryAnne Brown has worked at Niagara University since 1996. During that time, she has participated in the university’s employee Day of Service every year that it’s been offered. “I love to volunteer and perform community service because it’s so rewarding,” said Brown while dishing out sundaes to patrons of the... Read on →

commencement

Niagara University Celebrates Commencement 2013

May 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara’s commencement exercises began on Thursday, May 9, with the graduate students. Keynote speaker Kenneth D. Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador to Iran who helped orchestrate the escape of six Americans from captivity during the Iranian hostage crisis in 1979, received an honorary degree, along with William Lishman, an... Read on →

Eta Sigma Delta

Twelve Students Inducted Into International Hospitality & Tourism Honor Society

May 10, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

A dozen Niagara University students were inducted into Eta Sigma Delta, the international hospitality and tourism management honor society, during a ceremony held April 29 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... Read on →

Commencement Honorees

Commencement Honorees Include Father Levesque, Bishop Malone, Ambassador Taylor and Nik Wallenda

May 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., is slated to speak during Niagara University’s second undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11. It will be the final graduating class that he will address as president of Niagara University. Father Levesque will step down from the President’s Office this summer after spending... Read on →

Kappa Gamma Pi

Gouldrick, Chambers Join 28 Students as New Inductees of Graduate Honor Society

May 3, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-eight Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 3, 2013, in St. Vincent’s Hall. The Rev. John Gouldrick, C.M., associate vice president for mission and director of the Vincentian Scholars Program, and Dr. Thomas Chambers, director... Read on →

Isa Witte

Another Dual Degree Candidate Earns Best Paper Award at International Conference

April 20, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Isa Witte, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from Niagara University and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, received the Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award at the 2013 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association (KAHTEA) Conference, held April 12-13 in Las Vegas, Nev. Witte’s paper took... Read on →

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