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Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
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The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Big Canoe, Maher

Retired Canadian Air Force Captain Receives Caritas Medal During BPS Commencement

January 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Education, Commencement, Graduate Education & Counseling, President's Office, Students

Niagara University’s College of Education held its seventh commencement in Ontario on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, conferred the degree of bachelor of professional studies in education on 177 graduates during the... Read on →

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Niagara University Celebrates Commencement 2013

May 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Commencement, Students

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 →

Kathy and Aaron Sydor

Mother and Son to Graduate from Niagara University this Saturday

May 10, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Commencement, Sociology, Students

When Aaron Sydor receives his undergraduate diploma this Saturday afternoon, his mother, Kathy, won’t be waiting at the other side of the stage to congratulate him. Instead, she’ll be right behind him, joining her son as a member of the Niagara University Class of 2013. It’ll be a banner day... Read on →

Commencement Honorees

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

May 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Commencement, President's Office, Students

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 →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, Niagara University president, stands alongside honorary degree recipient Mike Holmes during NU's Graduate Commencement, which was held May 13, 2012.

Niagara University’s Commencement Ceremonies Return to Campus

May 16, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Commencement

For the first time in several years, all Niagara University students were able to conclude their undergraduate careers at the same place they started them: Monteagle Ridge. Since moving graduation off-campus in 1976 in favor of more spacious locales like the former Niagara Falls Convention Center and the University at... Read on →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., Niagara University president, shakes hands with Niagara Medal recipient Andrew Siedlecki during Friday's Senior Class Celebration.

Class of 2012 Holds Pre-Commencement ‘Celebration’

May 11, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Commencement

The Niagara University community convened Friday morning for the first-ever Senior Celebration, which was held in the Gallagher Center gymnasium. The 90-minute program was developed by the Senior Class Delegation as a way to bring the soon-to-be graduates together for an informal celebratory event in front of university faculty, staff... Read on →

Addie Richburg receives Niagara University's Caritas Medal from the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., NU president.

Addie Richburg Receives Caritas Medal at Niagara University Commencement in Toronto

January 20, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Commencement, Graduate Education & Counseling

Niagara University awarded degrees to 217 graduates at its fourth commencement in Ontario on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. Addie Richburg, a lifelong advocate for people from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented populations who now serves as a consultant to President Barack Obama’s... Read on →

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson addresses the audience during Niagara University's undergraduate commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2011.

Acclaimed Author Richard Florida, Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson Address NU Graduates During 2011 Commencement Ceremonies

May 24, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Commencement

Appropriately enough, if the 1,200-plus members of Niagara University’s Class of 2011 were seeking additional inspiration before receiving their diplomas this past weekend, all they had to was look up. Addressing them from the podium during commencement exercises on May 21 and 22 was an internationally-acclaimed author, an astronaut,... Read on →

BPS Commencement

College of Education Celebrates Ontario Teacher Education BPS Commencement

January 26, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Education, Commencement, Students

Niagara University’s College of Education held its fourth Bachelor of Professional Studies Program in Ontario commencement on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., S.T.D., president of Niagara University, presided over the ceremony, which took place at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. A total of 198... Read on →

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