Category / Community Outreach

Residents & Local Organizations Invited to the Third Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair

March 23, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara hosting event designed to match volunteers with local organizations and encourage community engagement Congressman Brian Higgins, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., announce the Third Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair, coordinated by the university’s ReNU Niagara program. This... Read on →

leven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society.

Eleven Students Inducted into President’s Society at NU

March 22, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 19, 2017, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Congratulations to the following students: Christine Burke (English and Philosophy) Anna Eckhardt (Nursing) Emma Fermier (Supply Chain Management) Claire Hull (English) Nadine... Read on →

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen

Noted Philosopher Christopher Tollefsen to Speak at Niagara University

March 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen, a specialist in natural law theory and biomedical ethics, will deliver this year’s Albertus Magnus Lecture at Niagara University on April 5. The free event, presented by NU’s philosophy department, will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the university’s Castellani Art Museum. Dr. Tollefsen’s presentation will examine the ways... Read on →

Dr. Amelia Gallagher

Dr. Amelia Gallagher’s Newest Study Focuses on Religion in Niagara Falls

March 20, 2017

Each year, millions of people flock to Niagara Falls, a major tourist attraction, to see what many have unofficially crowned the “Eighth Natural Wonder of the World.” But Niagara Falls has more to offer than its tourism and hospitality. Dr. Amelia Gallagher – a religious studies professor at Niagara University... Read on →

Fran Boltz

Fran Boltz: Serving the Niagara Community for Nearly Two Decades

March 15, 2017

Walk into Bailo Hall, up a flight of stairs, around the corner, and who will you see? Sitting behind a desk surrounded by pictures of students and numerous awards acknowledging her service will be Fran Boltz, current Learn and Serve director and future IMPACT director at Niagara University. Boltz, a... Read on →

Family Literacy Center

Family Literacy Center Presents Children’s Enrichment Book Club

March 8, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Family Literacy Center is offering an Enrichment Book Club for local students in grades 3-8. The free program takes place at NU from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on March 16, 23 and 30, and April 6 and 27. It offers fun, engaging and motivating reading experiences that pair literature with... Read on →

Vincentian seminarian Thomas King, pictured here in a black sweatshirt with students at the St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen in Niagara Falls, became a very active member of the campus community during his apostolic month at Niagara University.

Vincentian Seminarian Spends Apostolic Month at Niagara University

March 8, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

As an undergraduate student at St. John’s University, Thomas King became acquainted with the Vincentian community. The Oakdale native was studying toward a degree in adolescent education (with a concentration in biology) – all while growing active in campus ministry and taking on a minor in theology. King graduated in... Read on →

Take Back the Night logo

Niagara University ‘Taking Back the Night’ March 30

March 7, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second straight year, Niagara University is holding an event in conjunction with the Take Back the Night national movement, which aims to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. Co-sponsored by the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier, the March 30 event begins in the Gallagher Center... Read on →

Averl Harbin is the director of multicultural affairs at Niagara University.

Averl Harbin: Unifying the University One Step at a Time

March 7, 2017

Deep in the corners of the Gallagher Center are an array of offices that offer amazing opportunities for students, faculty and staff. This is exceptionally true for one office: The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), and the woman in charge – Averl Harbin – are making enormous changes throughout... Read on →

Dr. Hope Russell teaches women's studies at Niagara University.

Dr. Hope Russell: Addressing the Importance of Women’s Studies at Niagara University

February 28, 2017

Dr. Hope Russell knows a thing or two about the history of women. So much, in fact, that she teaches courses all about it at Niagara University. Dr. Russell is an adjunct professor of women’s studies at Niagara, and has spent over 12 years educating students on past and present... Read on →

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