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Niagara Universisty senior communication studies major Dominic Hannon is pictured in front of a new history wall he helped design at Family & Children’s Service of Niagara. Hannon is accompanied by Jennifer Tresch, the agency's director of development, and Kenneth A. Sass, president and CEO.

Niagara University Senior Completes History Wall Project for Family & Children’s Service

December 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The dedication of a new history wall at Family & Children’s Service of Niagara this past Wednesday, Dec. 7, resulted principally through the tireless work of Niagara University communication studies major Dominic Hannon. Hannon, a senior from Buffalo, was tasked with developing a visual display to showcase the nonprofit’s 121... Read on →

Niagara University student Jennifer Gallo, right, smiles with Dr. Joseph M. Sirianni, associate professor of communication studies, after receiving the May C. Randazzo Memorial Scholarship.

Niagara University Senior Jennifer Gallo Earns PRSA Scholarship

November 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Jennifer Gallo, a senior communication studies major at Niagara University, received the May C. Randazzo Memorial Scholarship from the Buffalo/Niagara chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Gallo was presented with the award during the organization’s annual meeting held Nov. 16 at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Buffalo. “Jennifer has... Read on →

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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 →

Ashley Jarkowski explains her study on the therapeutic effect of berry extracts on individuals suffering from oral cancer during Niagara University's Undergraduate Research Conference on April 29.

Undergraduate Research Conference Highlights Work of Niagara University Students

May 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Korinne Thorne investigated the use of curcumin-mediated photodynamic therapy in the treatment of cervical cancer. Shannon Chowaniec examined the impact of paid and unpaid YouTube brand endorsements on consumer purchase intentions. And Freddie Liederbach developed a mobile app that employs usage data from a bike-sharing system in New York City to... Read on →

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36th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The 36th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 22, 2016. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2016 Day... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, is pictured with Sigma Alpha Sigma officers Kelly Fitzpatrick (president), Amanda Karaszewski (vice president), and Kimberly Alexander (secretary).

Sigma Alpha Sigma, ‘Who’s Who’ Honors Students for 2016

April 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 83rd annual tapping ceremony on April 13, 2016, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 20 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

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Public Relations & Marketing Students Enjoy Chance to ‘Meet the Professionals’

April 12, 2016

Niagara University’s Public Relations Student Society (PRSSN) hosted its first-ever communications and marketing “Meet the Professionals Night” on April 5. Thirteen professionals attended to speak with students about their careers, give advice, and offer connections to jump-start their future. “This event is a great opportunity to get students out of... Read on →

Eleven Niagara University students joined Lambda Pi Eta during an induction ceremony held April 7, 2016. Three inductees were unable to attend.

Niagara University Inducts 11 into Communication Honor Society

April 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held April 7 in St. Vincent’s Hall. The following students are the newest members of Lambda Pi Eta: Madison Boehler Jennifer Gallo Dominic Hannon Paxton Hill Maegan Jones Samantha Martineau Gina Notaro Aubrey Petrone Nico Santangelo Chloe Steinig David... Read on →

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Niagara University Hosts Career Expo 2016

April 4, 2016

Niagara University’s Office of Career Services hosted its annual Career Expo inside the university’s Gallagher Center on March 31, 2016. Ninety-one employers were involved with the event and more than 400 students were in attendance, the most in 14 years. The event served as an opportunity for students to make face-to-face... Read on →

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

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