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Enhanced Partnership with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to Help NU Expand Nursing Program

July 2, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

With interest in Niagara University’s nursing programs booming, the institution is turning to one of its longtime partners to help it increase enrollment by offering additional clinical placements for accelerated students. Beginning this summer, students in NU’s accelerated B.S. program in nursing will have greater access to clinical rotations in... Read on →

Dr. Shannon Hodges is pictured with the staff of one of the childcare centers where he volunteered during a service trip to South Africa.

Dr. Shannon Hodges Volunteers Counseling Expertise in South Africa

June 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Shannon Hodges, professor and coordinator of Niagara University’s clinical mental health counseling program, spent four weeks performing volunteer work in South Africa during May and June. He volunteered his counseling, training and consultation services in six different orphanages, making 18 presentations (ranging from 1-5 hours apiece) and assisting... Read on →

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NU Theatre Presents Free Children’s Stories this Summer at Leary Theatre, Artpark

June 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, NU Theatre’s 39-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues! Here comes Lily with her purple plastic purse! And Alexander, as usual, is having a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day…” and Pierre just doesn’t care! Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre (N.U.R.T.) is... Read on →

While studying abroad in Peru, five NU students launched an online fundraising campaign for Caritas Felices, an orphanage for sexually abused girls living in poverty.

NU Students Fundraise for Peruvian Orphanage while Studying Abroad

June 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students are committed to making a difference in the lives of others, whenever and – the operative term here – wherever they are needed. That explains why seniors Ryan Hanley, Denae James, James Mackey, Stephanie Soos and Mickayla Williams have launched an online fundraising campaign for the Caritas... Read on →

U.S. Veterans Magazine "Best of the Best"

U.S. Veterans Magazine Salutes NU’s Commitment to Service Members

June 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s commitment to embracing America’s military service members as students has been recognized once again, this time via inclusion on U.S. Veterans Magazine’s list of “Top Veteran-Friendly Schools.” The results were released June 4 as part of the magazine’s annual evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives, government agencies and... Read on →

The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., vice president for university mission and ministry, and members of NU's Office of Campus Ministry accept a check from the '2 Good 2 Toss' committee.

Community Garage Sale Tops $5,000 in Support of Campus Ministry

June 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s end-of-year community garage sale has now raised more than $5,000 in support of its Office of Campus Ministry and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. “2 Good 2 Toss” is a service project established in 2013 by members of NU’s Vincentian Mission Certificate program to keep materials out... Read on →

The first cohort of Hospitality and Tourism Training Institute graduates are pictured with Dr. Deborah Curtis, director of NU's Center for Events and Management Development, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, and Catholic Charities CEO Dennis C. Walczyk.

Graduation Ceremony Held for First Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute Class

June 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve clients of Catholic Charities of Buffalo’s Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program were conferred certificates yesterday in a ceremony celebrating the completion of the first Hospitality and Tourism Training Institute class. The 10-week hospitality/tourism industry-focused training is in partnership with Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Joseph Nzikamira, who came... Read on →

Torch Run 2015

Father Maher Runs with ‘Flame of Hope’ to Support Special Olympics

June 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, ran four miles this afternoon in tandem with local law enforcement personnel, Special Olympians and NU students and employees in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Participants, led by Father Maher, carried the “Flame of Hope”... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, is pictured with the Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, and the Rev. Joseph C. Gatto, president-rector of Christ the King Seminary.

Father Maher Delivers Commencement Address at Christ the King Seminary

May 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min., president of Niagara University, delivered the commencement address at Christ the King Seminary on Friday, May 8. Thirteen graduates received master’s degrees and three received certificates at the event, which was held in the Seminary’s St. John Vianney Chapel. In addition, Father Maher received... Read on →

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36th Annual Conference on New York State History to Meet at NU in June

May 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 2015 Conference on New York State History will be offering something for everyone with an interest in New York State history when it meets at Niagara University on June 18-20. Conference highlights include presentations by author and New York Times Urban Affairs Editor Sam Roberts, noted Underground Railroad and... Read on →

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