Category / Community Outreach

IMG_1757

Niagara University Holding Community ‘Garage Sale’ May 18-19

April 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fourth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center on Wednesday, May 18, and Thursday, May 19, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Instituted by members of NU’s Vincentian Mission Certificate program, “2 Good 2 Toss” is... Read on →

Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of Heart, Love and Soul, applauds after presenting the Frances Ficorilli Volunteer Award to the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

Niagara University Honored by Heart, Love and Soul

April 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was presented with the Frances Ficorilli Volunteer Award by Heart, Love and Soul during the food pantry and dining room’s annual recognition dinner on April 21. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, accepted the award from Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of Heart, Love... Read on →

BB Team- Sandals

NU Men’s Baseball Team Helps Volunteers Fill 18-Wheeler with Sandals

April 26, 2016

On April 20, an 18-wheeler was parked on Main Street in Niagara Falls ready to be filled with over 90,000 sandals. Filling a truck with that many sandals can be a daunting task, but thanks to the Niagara University men’s baseball team, several other NU students and employees, and... Read on →

Niagara University sophomore Megan Rogers is congratulated by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, for being selected as a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact.

Niagara University Student Megan Rogers Named 2016 Newman Civic Fellow

April 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Megan Rogers, a sophomore business major at Niagara University, has been named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating outstanding leadership and civic engagement. The Lewiston native is among 218 students in the country to receive the award. Campus Compact is a national coalition of almost 1,100... Read on →

IMG_7149

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2016 Awards Ceremony

April 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Congratulations to the following cadets: Middleport American Legion Post 938 Award: Dustin Schulz Niagara County Committee American Legion Auxiliary Award: Rochelle Thomas Leo Dolan Post 410 Award: Brian Duncan and Nathan Jaquith Wheatfield Post 1451 Award: Tyler... Read on →

nu logo green

Niagara University Plans Events to Celebrate Earth Day 2016

April 21, 2016  |  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 on Friday, April 22. Sponsored by the university’s Sustainability Committee, NU has scheduled a variety of “green” activities and demonstrations, which are listed below. An Eco-Fair will... Read on →

Ron Winkley

Ron Winkley Named Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year

April 20, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Ron Winkley, director of Niagara University’s master’s program in criminal justice administration, will be named the 2016 Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year during the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, April 29. Winkley has served the town and village in several leadership positions... Read on →

20160414-ROTC Blackhawk-0045

Army Helicopters Land at NU to Transfer ROTC Cadets to Fort Drum

April 20, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

It was a unique spectacle at Niagara University on April 14 as four United States Army Blackhawk helicopters touched down on the university’s rugby pitch to escort ROTC cadets to Fort Drum for a military training exercise. The helicopters arrived at 1:30 p.m. to transfer 80-85 ROTC cadets from Niagara... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, spends a moment with the conference's keynote speaker, United States Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott, a 1971 Niagara graduate and current Trustee.

Niagara University Hosts Social Justice Conference, Announces New Diversity Initiatives

April 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice. The most recent occurred April 15-16 at Niagara University during an intergenerational forum, “Fostering Racial and Social Justice: Defining and Connecting the Roles and Responsibilities of Student... Read on →

IMG_5765

NU Partners with YWCA of the Niagara Frontier to ‘Take Back the Night’

April 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Hundreds of students attended an event held by Niagara University April 7 in conjunction with the Take Back the Night national movement, which aims to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. I don’t think I’ve ever been prouder of my campus than I was last night. “Take... Read on →

Page 1 of 4312345...102030...