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Niagara University's School of Nursing participated in the Million Hearts® event at the John Dukes Community Center on April 29.

Niagara’s Nursing Students Play Key Role in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s Healthcare Event

May 8, 2017

On Saturday, April 29, students from the Niagara University’s nursing program took part in the Million Hearts® event at the John Dukes Community Center. It was part of a larger event in collaboration with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Million Hearts® is a national initiative that has set an ambitious... Read on →

The Niagara University Lions Club received its official charter from the Lions Club International.

Niagara University Lions Club Receives Official Charter

May 2, 2017

The Niagara University Lions Club received its official charter from the Lions Club International during an event held April 28, 2017, at the Brickyard Pub & BBQ in Lewiston, N.Y. The NU Lions Club, which was approved by the Office of Campus Activities in November 2015 as a new club... Read on →

Claudia Fleckenstein, left, and Ellie Murphy were named Town of Porter Citizens of the Year by Supervisor Merton Wiepert during the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce’s awards gala on April 28. (Photo courtesy of Niagara Frontier Publications)

Claudia Fleckenstein Named Town of Porter Citizen of the Year

May 1, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Claudia Fleckenstein, executive assistant in Niagara University’s Office of Planning and Assessment, and Ellie Murphy were named the 2017 Town of Porter Citizens of the Year during the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce’s awards gala on at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 28. Fleckenstein and Murphy were... Read on →

Army ROTC Awards Ceremony | 04.27.17

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2017 Awards Ceremony

May 1, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Congratulations to the following cadets: American Legion Frederic F Cadille Post 1664 Award Evan Shank and Nathan Watkins Stephen Sikora Unit 1322 Award Connor Edbauer American Legion Auxiliary Tonawandas Unit 264 Award... Read on →

Niagara University Holding Community ‘Garage Sale’ May 17-18

April 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fifth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center on Wednesday, May 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Thursday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Instituted by members of NU’s Vincentian Mission Certificate program, “2... Read on →

Mentor Gerald Smith works with young children during one of the early phases of the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project (QIP).

Third Phase of Niagara University Community Program Focuses on Kindergarten Transition

April 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Mounting evidence illustrates that early education plays a critical role in the cognitive and social-emotional development of children. And now a third phase of the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project (QIP) has an opportunity to make a significant impact on the larger early childhood education community in... Read on →

Britini D’Angelo, the 2017-2018 president of Sigma Alpha Sigma, is pictured with the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

Sigma Alpha Sigma Inducts 20

April 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 84th annual tapping ceremony April 19, 2017, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 20 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class of... Read on →

Dr. Paul Vermette, professor of education, is presented with Leadership Niagara’s Lifetime Achievement Award by Liz Zulawski, president and CEO of Leadership Niagara.

Dr. Paul Vermette Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Leadership Niagara

April 19, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Paul Vermette, a professor of education at Niagara University, received Leadership Niagara’s Lifetime Achievement Award during the organization’s annual awards luncheon, held today at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Dr. Vermette was presented with the award by Liz Zulawski, president and CEO of Leadership Niagara. A professional educator since 1971,... Read on →

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Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Presents Photos to NU Police Academy Directors

April 10, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Individuals from Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara presented a collection of photos Friday to Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy co-directors Lt. Aaron Schultz and Detective John Faso. The photos were captured during a visit to the Town of Niagara Police Department in September 2016. The project was made possible by a... Read on →

Niagara University students Gabriella Simoneit and Justin Crawford were recently recognized for their community service efforts at Heart, Love and Soul. Pictured is Simoneit, center, with Sister Beth Brosmer and Michael Daloia, the organization's executive director and assistant director, respectively.

Two Vincentian Scholars Honored by Heart, Love and Soul

April 10, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students Justin Crawford and Gabriella Simoneit were recognized by Heart, Love and Soul during the food pantry and dining room’s annual recognition dinner on April 6. Crawford (a native of Tonawanda) and Simoneit (of Niagara Falls) logged 578 volunteer hours during the past two years at Heart, Love... Read on →

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