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Teaching Kitchen

NU Accepting Reservations for Fall 2013 Student Chef Series

October 8, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is now accepting reservations for this fall’s edition of its highly-popular Student Chef Series, which showcases the culinary skills of student managers in the university’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Hosted in conjunction with Niagara University’s Office of Continuing Education, the fine dining events are an opportunity... Read on →

Play Day

NU Students Hosting Third Annual ‘Play Day’ for Area Children

September 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students are once again inviting children in grades 3-6 to take part in a day full of fun and games this Saturday, Sept. 28, on the playing fields outside of the Kiernan Recreation Center. Events and activities will include kickball, soccer, street hockey, arts and crafts, and... Read on →


U.S. News & World Report Ranks NU Among Region’s Best Colleges, Values

September 11, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is again listed among the best colleges and universities in the North, and also designated as a “Best Value” institution in the region, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. NU is listed 54th (up from 70th a year ago) among the 139 colleges and... Read on →

NU Collaborates with Niagara Catholic to Form Hospitality and Tourism Academy

September 10, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management has joined with Niagara Catholic to establish of a Hospitality and Tourism Academy at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School. Students accepted to the program will obtain a solid understanding of the Hospitality and tourism profession, as well as gain industry experience. The... Read on →


NU Welcomes Students Back to Monteagle Ridge

September 7, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

On the morning of Friday, Aug. 30, freshmen and transfer students began making their way to Monteagle Ridge. Upon entering campus, they were greeted by their peers and university staff members anxious to ease any anxiety felt by the newest Purple Eagles as they nestled into their new “homes.” After... Read on →


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 “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 →

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