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Dr. Timothy Ireland, Niagara University's interim provost, signs a memorandum of understanding with Mark R. Laurrie, superintendent of the Niagara Falls City School District, and Paul J. Casseri, superintendent of Lewiston-Porter Central Schools.

NU Formalizes Partnerships with Niagara Falls, Lew-Port School Districts

June 30, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A memorandum of understanding signed today formalized longstanding partnerships between Niagara University and the Niagara Falls and Lewiston-Porter school districts. Dr. Timothy Ireland, NU’s interim provost, signed the MOUs with Mark R. Laurrie and Paul J. Casseri, the superintendents for the Niagara Falls and Lew-Port school districts, respectively. Niagara University will... Read on →

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Niagara University Repertory Theatre Presents Free Children’s Theatre at NU and Artpark

June 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, NU Theatre’s 40-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 →

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Niagara University Student-Vets Top $10,000 Mark for Scholarship Fund

June 15, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Veterans Organization raised more than $1,500 during its fourth annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Tournament, which was held May 30 at the Beaver Island State Park Golf Course. Forty players participated in the tournament. The proceeds bring the total raised from the event since it was established... Read on →

Robert Healy, left, and Karl Hinterberger recently earned promotions within Niagara University's Office of Veteran Services.

Niagara University Promotes Two within Office of Veteran Services

June 8, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The remarkable growth of programs and services that assist veterans and their families at Niagara University has prompted promotions for two members of the institution’s Office of Veteran Services. Robert H. Healy has been named director of veteran services while Karl Hinterberger was appointed veteran services coordinator. Niagara University maintains a... Read on →

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Niagara University Employees Carry ‘Flame of Hope’ for Special Olympics

June 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University once again participated in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, the local leg of which was held Monday, June 6. Participants carried the “Flame of Hope” through the streets of Lewiston, commencing at the Kiernan Center and ending at the Red Brick School on North... Read on →

Dr. William Boeck, professor emeritus, and Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, are congratulated by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, and Congressman Brian Higgins upon being recognized as New York Environmental Champions by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Two NU Employees Honored by Federal Environmental Protection Agency

June 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University employees were among three Western New Yorkers recognized as New York Environmental Champions by the United States Environmental Protection Agency during an event yesterday morning at the LaSalle Vineyard Community Garden in Niagara Falls. Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, and Dr. William Boeck, professor emeritus, were honored... Read on →

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Dr. Chandra Foote Named Dean of Education at Niagara University

June 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Chandra J. Foote has been appointed dean of the College of Education at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Foote has been serving as interim dean of the college since Dr. Debra A. Colley was promoted to executive vice president of the university last August. “Dr. Foote embodies Niagara University’s... Read on →

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Breakfast Event at NU with Sen. Ortt to Address First Response Center

June 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

New York Sen. Robert Ortt will speak about the proposed Western New York First Response and Preparedness Center during a June 4 breakfast event at Niagara University. Hosted by Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University, the free, public event takes place in the Castellani Art Museum on the NU campus.... Read on →

Denise Góñez-Santos, executive director of the Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network's West region, holds up a framed conference poster with Dr. Debra Colley, executive vice president of Niagara University.

State Conference on Bilingual Education Reinforces NU’s Global Learning Vision

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s full embrace of international students under the three-year tenure of its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is well-documented. Niagara presently ranks second in Western New York in terms of enrolled international students (according to Business First) and, in January, established the Edward A. Brennan Center for... Read on →

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Father Maher Appointed to NCAA Board of Directors

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, has been named to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I board of directors, effective Aug. 5, 2016. His term will continue through August 2020. The NCAA board of directors serves as the overall governing body for Division I,... Read on →

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