Category / Community Outreach

NU Marks 35 Years of Free Tax Prep Service for Local Community

February 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Continuing a tradition that has become nearly as inevitable as taxes themselves, accounting students from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will again provide free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season. This marks the 35th year that Niagara University has offered the service. In... Read on →

NU students Jessica Tobin, '15, and Jacey Diez, '16, volunteered in Ms. Gatinella’s first grade classroom in Camden, N.J.

A B.A.S.I.C. Winter Recess at NU: Serving Those in Need

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When college students travel during the winter semester break, it’s rare that they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless – unless said college students attend Niagara University. Thirty-seven students from the Lewiston-based, Catholic and Vincentian university volunteered during January to assist the less fortunate in... Read on →

Flanked by the flags of countries from across the globe, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced the establishment of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership.

Niagara University Establishes Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership

January 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today the creation of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership, which will endeavor to meet the needs of international families and students, and serve English language learners within the global community. As another spoke of Niagara University’s umbrella of outreach, the Center for... Read on →

Dr. Paul C. Taylor, associate professor of philosophy and African-American studies at Pennsylvania State University, presented during MLK Week 2016 at Niagara University.

Dr. Paul Taylor Discusses ‘Black Lives Matter’ vs. ‘All Lives Matter’ During MLK Celebration Week

January 24, 2016

Dr. Paul C. Taylor, associate professor of philosophy and African-American studies at Pennsylvania State University, held a discussion inside Niagara University’s Gallagher Center Wednesday during the university’s week-long celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The topic of the discussion focused on the “Black Lives Matter” movement and how... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, center, is joined by Dr. Kurt Stahura, dean of NU's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, far left, and Dr. Hung Le, vice president for international relations, far right, at an event to celebrate the establishment of the Imperial International Hotel School in Vung Tau, Vietnam.

NU Partners with New Hospitality and Tourism Training Center in Vietnam

January 20, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has entered into a formal international partnership with a new Vietnamese hospitality and tourism training center that’s aligned with the five-star Imperial Hotel in Vung Tau. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, signed the memorandum of understanding Jan. 5 with Mr. Huynh Trung Nam,... Read on →

Tenpao Lee, Ph.D.

Dr. Tenpao Lee Appointed Distinguished Overseas Professor at Chinese University

January 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Tenpao Lee, a professor of economics and finance at Niagara University, has been appointed a Distinguished Overseas Professor of the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce in China. This appointment will further enhance collaboration between Niagara and Lixin. Niagara and Lixin entered into an academic cooperation agreement in January 2015... Read on →

Cathleen Anderson

Cathleen Anderson Appointed to National Catholic College Admission Association Board

January 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Cathleen Anderson, assistant vice president for enrollment management at Niagara University, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for the National Catholic College Admission Association. Anderson will represent the association’s mid-Atlantic region (New York and New Jersey) during the three-year appointment. Established in 1959, the National Catholic College... Read on →

NU's chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon raised more money than any other Greek life organization during the 2015 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. Here are the chapter members pictured with the Polar Plunge mascot, 'Plungey.'

Niagara University Fraternity Applauded During Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

January 13, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity was recognized for raising the most money among Greek life organizations that participated in the 2015 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. The 25-member Nu-Alpha chapter raised $1,792 for the ninth annual fundraiser for Special Olympics New York, which was held Dec. 5... Read on →

NU students, from left, Rachel Bailey, Amy Wnuk, Jake Eberth, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Briana Neale and Selena Cerra spent a week of their winter break building a home for a poor family in Nicaragua. They were accompanied by the Rev. Vincent O'Malley, C.M., and Dr. Abigail Levin.

Niagara University Students Build Home for Impoverished Family in Nicaragua

January 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Six Niagara University students recently returned from El Sauce, Nicaragua, where they spent a week during winter recess constructing a home for an impoverished family. Rachel Bailey, Selena Cerra, Jake Eberth, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Briana Neale and Amy Wnuk – all members of the university’s Bienvenidos Spanish and Hispanic culture club... Read on →

NU Offering Free Emergency Preparedness Workshop for Scouts

January 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Border Community Special Emergency Response Volunteer Initiative for Community Empowerment of Niagara University is offering a free Emergency Preparedness Workshop for all Western New York Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. The free workshop will take place at NU from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016,... Read on →

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