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NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent spoke about leadership and responsibility April 4 at Niagara University.

NFL’s Troy Vincent Brings Message of Leadership, Accountability to Niagara University

April 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Early on in his presentation Tuesday night at Niagara University, NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent asked attendees to put their phones away. His intention was to create a safe space for dialogue to take place on a topic that he’s dedicated much of his adult... Read on →

Dr. Dana Radatz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, Dr. Jennifer Beebe, assistant professor of counseling, and NU senior Sarah Joslin were among the principal organizers of this year's Take Back the Night event.

Hundreds Come Together to ‘Take Back the Night’

April 4, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Hundreds of Niagara University students banded together with university employees and community members for a March 30 event that was held in conjunction with the Take Back the Night national movement, which aims to end sexual, relationship and domestic violence in all forms. Place. Is. PACKED. #takebackthenight @niagarauniv pic.twitter.com/XhDt0ZUMm2 — Sheepie... Read on →

Amber Thiel

Niagara University Sophomore Amber Thiel Named Newman Civic Fellow

April 3, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Amber Thiel, a sophomore marketing major at Niagara University, has been named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating outstanding leadership and civic engagement. The Springville native is among 273 students in the country – 23 from New York – to receive the award. Campus Compact is... Read on →

Residents & Local Organizations Invited to the Third Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair

March 23, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara hosting event designed to match volunteers with local organizations and encourage community engagement Congressman Brian Higgins, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., announce the Third Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair, coordinated by the university’s ReNU Niagara program. This... Read on →

leven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society.

Eleven Students Inducted into President’s Society at NU

March 22, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 19, 2017, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Congratulations to the following students: Christine Burke (English and Philosophy) Anna Eckhardt (Nursing) Emma Fermier (Supply Chain Management) Claire Hull (English) Nadine... Read on →

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen

Noted Philosopher Christopher Tollefsen to Speak at Niagara University

March 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen, a specialist in natural law theory and biomedical ethics, will deliver this year’s Albertus Magnus Lecture at Niagara University on April 5. The free event, presented by NU’s philosophy department, will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the university’s Castellani Art Museum. Dr. Tollefsen’s presentation will examine the ways... Read on →

Dr. Amelia Gallagher

Dr. Amelia Gallagher’s Newest Study Focuses on Religion in Niagara Falls

March 20, 2017

Each year, millions of people flock to Niagara Falls, a major tourist attraction, to see what many have unofficially crowned the “Eighth Natural Wonder of the World.” But Niagara Falls has more to offer than its tourism and hospitality. Dr. Amelia Gallagher – a religious studies professor at Niagara University... Read on →

Fran Boltz

Fran Boltz: Serving the Niagara Community for Nearly Two Decades

March 15, 2017

Walk into Bailo Hall, up a flight of stairs, around the corner, and who will you see? Sitting behind a desk surrounded by pictures of students and numerous awards acknowledging her service will be Fran Boltz, current Learn and Serve director and future IMPACT director at Niagara University. Boltz, a... Read on →

Family Literacy Center

Family Literacy Center Presents Children’s Enrichment Book Club

March 8, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Family Literacy Center is offering an Enrichment Book Club for local students in grades 3-8. The free program takes place at NU from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on March 16, 23 and 30, and April 6 and 27. It offers fun, engaging and motivating reading experiences that pair literature with... Read on →

Vincentian seminarian Thomas King, pictured here in a black sweatshirt with students at the St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen in Niagara Falls, became a very active member of the campus community during his apostolic month at Niagara University.

Vincentian Seminarian Spends Apostolic Month at Niagara University

March 8, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

As an undergraduate student at St. John’s University, Thomas King became acquainted with the Vincentian community. The Oakdale native was studying toward a degree in adolescent education (with a concentration in biology) – all while growing active in campus ministry and taking on a minor in theology. King graduated in... Read on →

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