Category / Community Outreach

Foreign Trade University

NU Deepens Partnership with Foreign Trade University

December 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

In 2013, Niagara University and Foreign Trade University signed a memorandum of understanding, the purpose of which was to develop a bilateral relationship between the institutions. As a result of the MOU, two exchange students from FTU will study at NU in the spring semester of 2015. In addition, the two... Read on →

Meio

Father Maher Inks MOU with Meio University

December 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was in Okinawa, Japan, last Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Meio University. The agreement denotes a formal interest between the institutions to collaborate on international student and faculty development initiatives. It is anticipated that students from Meio will... Read on →

Hanna

Niagara University Student Reenlists in U.S. Army

December 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Hanna reenlisted in the United States Army during a ceremony held Dec. 19 at Niagara Falls State Park. Hanna is an instructor in the Army ROTC program at Niagara University, where he is also studying criminal justice. He reenlisted into “indefinite” status, which means that he... Read on →

Maher and Brosmer

Father Maher Presents Turkey Trot Proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul

December 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Chalk up another $1,600 for Heart, Love and Soul, thanks to the athletic acumen of Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M. Father Maher presented a check Wednesday afternoon to Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of the Niagara Falls-based food pantry and dining room. The funds were generated... Read on →

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

Brian Higgins

Discussion on Buffalo’s ‘Renaissance’ Coming to NU

December 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

How real is the Buffalo “renaissance?” Much has been made about the rebirth of Buffalo, yet questions remain about the scope and timetable of the plan for the city’s revitalization. Niagara University will host a panel discussion addressing those questions at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, in the Gallagher Center’s... Read on →

Giving Tuesday Proclamation

NU Again Participating in #GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second straight year, Niagara University is joining a global movement dedicated to “giving back” in the spirit of the holiday season. NU is participating in #GivingTuesday, scheduled for Dec. 2, in congruence with its mission to make a difference in the community. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the... Read on →

Turkey Trot

Niagara University Community Trots for Charity

November 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot on Sunday, Nov. 16, to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry. Fifty-one registered runners and walkers participated in the 5K fun run or one-mile walk, which took place on... Read on →

Vietnamese Mass

Binational Mass Welcomes Vietnamese to Niagara University

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mass on this Sunday evening began like many others before it, with the singing of “Open My Eyes, Lord” permeating through Niagara University’s Alumni Chapel. Only this time, the singing of the gathering song’s verses alternated between English and Vietnamese. The distinctive liturgical music was performed by 30 Vietnam natives clad... Read on →

Roll Call

Niagara University Joins Nationwide ‘Roll Call’ for Veterans Day

November 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s campus fell silent at 2 p.m. today in a nationwide observance of American servicemen and women. The moment of silence was preceded at NU by a series of happenings held in conjunction with the Remembrance Day National Roll Call, a national event that calls for a synchronized reading... Read on →

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