Category / Community Outreach

New English Summer Camp Exposes International Students to Niagara University, Western Culture

July 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven students and two chaperones from eastern Asia are taking part in a new summer camp at Niagara University intended to offer English language instruction along with immersion in Western culture. Designed for nonnative learners of English, the experience provides four hours of language instruction each weekday. The instruction, which... Read on →

Tom Lowe

ReNU Niagara Director Named to Business First’s ‘30 Under 30’

July 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, has been named to the 2014 class of Buffalo Business First’s 30 Under 30 honorees, the newspaper announced today. The award recognizes 30 Western New Yorkers in the early stages of their careers who are achieving at high levels at work and in the... Read on →

New Zealand Rugby Team to Play Exhibition Match at Niagara University

July 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The St. Peter’s College rugby team of New Zealand will take on the RugbyNY Western Boys All-Stars in an exhibition match scheduled for July 8 at Niagara University. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on the university’s varsity soccer field behind the Kiernan Center. St. Peter’s College is a Christian institution... Read on →

Interfaith Leaders’ Breakfast Comes to Niagara

June 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Levesque Institute hosted its first interfaith community leaders’ breakfast at Niagara University on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The purpose of the breakfast was to share information about programs that would be of interest to leaders of the faith community and to extend a dialogue and conversation about opportunities... Read on →

Erinn Hill

NU Senior Initiates Enhancements to Soup Kitchen

June 18, 2014

It’s been a couple of years since Niagara University launched a much-needed soup kitchen at the former St. George’s Church on Niagara Falls’ East side. And while the guests may have noticed some of the differences between then and now, much has changed behind the scenes as well. For example,... Read on →

Niagara University, SuOn College Sign Memorandum of Understanding

June 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and SuOn College agreed to a memorandum of understanding on academic exchange during a signing ceremony held in Toronto on May 23, 2014. The MOU was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University; Gary Chen, president of SuOn College; Dr. Xiaobo Yang, SuOn’s... Read on →

NURT

Niagara University Repertory Theatre Returns for 38th Year this Summer

June 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, NU Theatre’s 38-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 →

FRDAT Award

First Responder Disability Awareness Training Program Receives State Award

June 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University First Responder Disability Awareness Training program received the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council 2014 Forging Pathways Award during an awards luncheon on May 29 in Saratoga, N.Y. The purpose of the Forging Pathways Grantee Recognition Program is to recognize and reward extraordinary quality, creativity, innovation,... Read on →

Western New York Service Learning Coalition Wraps Up Faculty Fellows Training

June 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Western New York Service Learning Coalition, a program of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement, concluded its 2014 Faculty Fellows Training at the University at Buffalo on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The two-day training brought together faculty and staff from various institutions of higher education... Read on →

Beautifully Bald

Niagara University’s IT Department Going ‘Beautifully Bald’ to Support Cancer-Stricken Patients

June 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Anyone longing to see what a clean-shaven Aaron “Kit” Straub would look like will soon get their wish. Straub and five other members of Niagara University’s IT department – Rich Kernin, Matt Villnave, Mike Cheseboro, John Cownie and Daniel Kim – will go “Beautifully Bald” on June 21. The quintet will... Read on →

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