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President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

Brian Higgins

Discussion on Buffalo’s ‘Renaissance’ Coming to NU

December 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

How real is the Buffalo “renaissance?” Much has been made about the rebirth of Buffalo, yet questions remain about the scope and timetable of the plan for the city’s revitalization. Niagara University will host a panel discussion addressing those questions at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, in the Gallagher Center’s... Read on →

Giving Tuesday Proclamation

NU Again Participating in #GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second straight year, Niagara University is joining a global movement dedicated to “giving back” in the spirit of the holiday season. NU is participating in #GivingTuesday, scheduled for Dec. 2, in congruence with its mission to make a difference in the community. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the... Read on →

Turkey Trot

Niagara University Community Trots for Charity

November 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot on Sunday, Nov. 16, to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry. Fifty-one registered runners and walkers participated in the 5K fun run or one-mile walk, which took place on... Read on →

Vietnamese Mass

Binational Mass Welcomes Vietnamese to Niagara University

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mass on this Sunday evening began like many others before it, with the singing of “Open My Eyes, Lord” permeating through Niagara University’s Alumni Chapel. Only this time, the singing of the gathering song’s verses alternated between English and Vietnamese. The distinctive liturgical music was performed by 30 Vietnam natives clad... Read on →

Roll Call

Niagara University Joins Nationwide ‘Roll Call’ for Veterans Day

November 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s campus fell silent at 2 p.m. today in a nationwide observance of American servicemen and women. The moment of silence was preceded at NU by a series of happenings held in conjunction with the Remembrance Day National Roll Call, a national event that calls for a synchronized reading... Read on →

Maher

Father Maher to Spend Thanksgiving Morning ‘Trotting’ for Local Charities

November 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is once again lacing up his running shoes to raise money for local charities. This Thanksgiving (Nov. 27), Niagara University’s president will participate in the 119th annual YMCA Turkey Trot in downtown Buffalo, which generates proceeds for local YMCA programs and services. In addition, Father... Read on →

Micthell Alegre

Professor Alegre Presents at State Roundtable

November 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mitchell Alegre was a presenter at the New York State Campus-Life Sustainability Education Roundtable, held Nov. 1 at Cornell University. The event brought together more than 100 staff, students and faculty from across New York to share ideas and discuss programs that engage students in campus-based experiential sustainability learning... Read on →

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Whalen Bringing Disability Awareness Training to First Responders in Arkansas, New Jersey

November 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Arkansas will soon join New York as the only states in the country to provide comprehensive disability awareness training to its first responders. It will do so via the Niagara University First Responders Disability Awareness Training program, which received a three-year, $130,000 grant from the Arkansas Governor’s Developmental Disabilities Council... Read on →

President's Dinner Honorees

NU President’s Dinner Raises Scholarship Dollars, Honors Glynn, Demler and Bennett

November 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 520 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2014 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 1, 2014, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center. View the President’s Dinner Journal The purpose of the President’s Dinner is to... Read on →

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