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ROTC Awards Ceremony

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2015 Awards Ceremony

April 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Congratulations to the following cadets: Niagara County Service Officer Award: Andrew Kurtzhalts Niagara County American Legion Auxiliary Award: Tyler Martin and Kathleen Malloy Tonawanda American Legion Auxiliary Unit 264 Award: Marie Olszewski Stephen Sikora American Legion... Read on →

Instead of cutting the ribbon to denote the ceremonial opening of the new entranceway, the NU Express drove right through it.

NU, New York Power Authority Celebrate New Main Campus Entrance

April 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and the New York Power Authority held an event today to celebrate the official grand opening of Campus Parkway, the university’s reconfigured entrance from Witmer Road. The project was completed last fall as part of a $5.5 million Shared Campus Initiative to upgrade and enhance the facilities, roadways... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, presents the Family Business of the Year Award to Reid Group CEO Paul Reid. Also pictured are Vince Agnello, director of NU's Family Business Center, and Dr. Shawn Daly, dean of the College of Business Administration.

NU’s 25th Annual Business Banquet Recognizes Community Leaders

April 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration recognized four area business leaders and alumni during its 25th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 21 at the at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Earlier in the day, the AACSB-accredited college organized a symposium focused on how technological innovation is changing the face of... Read on →

Summer 2015 Catalog Cover

NU Accepting Registrations for Summer 2015 Continuing Education Courses

April 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its summer 2015 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online. Highlighted programs and classes include: Police Academy – both full-time and part-time Business & Computers (Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, iPad, social media tips, Web design, etc.) Certificate in Financial... Read on →

Earth Day

NU Plans Series of Events to Celebrate Earth Day 2015

April 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will hold a series of events to increase awareness, appreciation, protection, and conservation of the natural environment in observance of Earth Day 2015. Sponsored by the university’s Sustainability Committee, NU has scheduled a variety of “green” activities and demonstrations, listed below, including the official opening of Niagara’s new... Read on →

NU Campus

NU Featured in ‘Princeton Review’s 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges’

April 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features NU in the 2015 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which was released yesterday. Niagara University and the University... Read on →

Joseph Levesque, C.M.

Father Levesque Enjoying New Role Aimed at Advancing Scholarships, Civic Engagement

April 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Father Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., is noticeably relaxed on this sunny April day, 14 years of university presidency etched into his rearview mirror. He’s meeting with Niagara University alumni and friends in his office, the very room he lived in when the Gacioch Center was still called Meade Hall and... Read on →

Volunteer Fair

NU, Congressman Higgins Encourage Continued Community Engagement After Volunteer Fair

April 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Western New York residents turned out in droves for the first-ever LiveNF Volunteer Fair held Tuesday night at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. The event was organized through Niagara University’s ReNU Niagara program and Congressman Brian Higgins. Forty registered organizations were on hand to welcome residents interested in learning more... Read on →

James Mackey, '16

James Mackey Named 2015 Newman Civic Fellow

April 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

James Mackey, a junior hospitality major at Niagara University, has been named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating outstanding leadership and civic engagement. The Brigantine, N.J., native was among 201 students in the country to receive the award. Campus Compact is a national coalition of almost... Read on →

Forum on Mental Health and Criminal Justice Draws Nearly 100 Attendees

April 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

People with mental illnesses are far more likely to be victims of violent crime than perpetrators of it, despite portrayals depicted by the entertainment and news media. Such awareness and other relevant information was shared as part of a panel discussion on mental health and the criminal justice system held... Read on →

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