Category / Community Outreach

Dr. Joseph Little

Dr. Little Donating Book Proceeds to Vietnamese Orphanage

March 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A disparity in earning power can make it more difficult for an English professor to financially support a cause than, say, a doctor, lawyer or C.E.O. Nevertheless, Joseph Little, Ph.D., may have found a way to circumvent those economics. The associate professor of English at Niagara University will donate all of... Read on →

President's Society

Eleven Students Inducted into President’s Society

March 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 22, 2015, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Congratulations to the following students: Brooke Boutwell (TESOL and Spanish/Baldwinsville, N.Y.) Shannon Chowaniec (Marketing/West Falls, N.Y.) Kathryn Dickie (English/Cadyville, N.Y.) Steven Foulis (Biology/Lockport, N.Y.) Sarah Hanson (TESOL... Read on →

EntrepreNU Logo

Guest Judges to Help Determine Winner of NU’s $10,000 Entrepreneurship Competition

March 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A Shark Tank-inspired event on March 30 will help determine the winner of EntrepreNU2015, Niagara University’s poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition – and $10,000 in startup funds. An esteemed panel of political leaders, business owners, and sustainable farming and foodservice executives will convene next Monday at 3 p.m. in the Leary... Read on →

NU Offering Lifeguard Certification Course

March 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Kiernan Recreation Center is offering an American Red Cross lifeguarding certification class April 18-19. The two-day course is geared toward individuals seeking summer jobs as camp counselors and/or lifeguards. NU is offering the program at a discounted rate of $175, which must be paid at the time of... Read on →

NAF Workshop

High School Students Trained in ‘Soft Skills’ During Trip to NU

March 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A majority of the students who participate in the National Academy Foundation have their academic competencies in order. Brushing up on their so-called “soft skills” was the focus of a series of workshops held at Niagara University yesterday. The 275-plus high school students in attendance engaged in seminars on business... Read on →

Serrano at Heart, Love and Soul

Vincentian Seminarian Spends Month at NU, Serves Local Community

March 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

If you blinked, you probably missed David Serrano. The quiet-but-affable Vincentian seminarian wrapped up a 33-day stay at Niagara University on March 2. Serrano was on Monteagle Ridge to perform one month of apostolic mission work, a requirement of the internal seminary process (formerly referred to as the novitiate) to... Read on →

LiveNF Volunteer Fair Announcement

Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara Announce LiveNF Volunteer Fair

March 10, 2015

Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara University’s ReNU Niagara program announced the 2015 LiveNF Volunteer Fair, an event to connect local residents interested in civic engagement with volunteer-driven organizations doing good work in the Niagara Falls community. “Great things can happen when individuals take their own unique talents and community pride... Read on →

NU Partnering with Catholic Charities to Develop Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute

March 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, in partnership with Catholic Charities of Buffalo, will provide employment retention skills, job preparation and transition services through a new Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute (HTTI) for unemployed refugees in economically challenged areas. The move is part of an overall strategy put in place by Niagara’s president, the... Read on →

Pandolfis

Torn ACL Doesn’t Tear NU Junior from Biking Cross-Country for Cancer

March 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Jake Pandolfi is rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament by riding a bicycle 4,000 miles across the United States. Truthfully, overcoming the shredded ACL suffered while skiing last winter isn’t the Niagara University junior’s primary motivation for pedaling from Baltimore to Seattle this summer. Raising as much money as possible... Read on →

DePaul Hall

Portions of Niagara University Campus Approved as Tax-Free Zones

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received unanimous approval to have 24,409 square feet of its campus designated as a Start-Up NY tax-free zone. The university will now seek to attract eligible businesses that support its academic mission and whose priorities align with the strategic investment areas determined by the Western New York... Read on →

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