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ReNU Niagara Offering Capacity-Building Courses for Community Organizations

August 23, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, ReNU Niagara is going back to its roots. The Niagara University-backed community outreach program has created a yearlong series of courses that will help its partners improve the capacity of their organizations. Capacity College will offer participants weekly training during the fall semester on the... Read on →

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NU Professor, Alumna Team to Publish College and University Counseling Manual

August 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Who better to compose a handbook on campus mental health than a tenured clinical mental health professor, a recent doctoral graduate in counseling psychology and a practicing university psychologist? Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, a professor of counseling at Niagara University, teamed with one of his former students, Dr. Kimber Shelton,... Read on →

Several local city leaders are participating in a Niagara University course on transformational urban leadership, including, clockwise from top-left, Bishop Darius Pridgen, the Rev. Al Warner, Hon. Anthony Masiello, Nick Sinatra, Sundra Ryce, and Dr. Ray Bakke.

Local Leaders Presenting Niagara University Continuing Ed Course on Urban Leadership

August 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Several well-known local city leaders are coming together to present a Niagara University Continuing Education offering on transformational urban leadership. The 15-week course, which begins Sept. 6, is designed to acquaint participants with the historical, religious and sociocultural dynamics that affect the quality of life, inform theology and challenge the... Read on →

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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 62nd Class

July 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 62nd class during a ceremony held July 1, 2016, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. The ceremony’s keynote speaker was New York Sen. Robert G. Ortt, a decorated Army veteran who served in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. “By no means is this... Read on →

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Niagara University Offering Urban Ministry 2.0

June 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The urban ministry certificate is back by popular demand – with a new community and vocational focus. Urban Ministry 2.0 is a newly redesigned professional development training at Niagara University that focuses on how the urban environment is affected by churches, faith-based groups, and spirituality. It will be offered this... Read on →

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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 61st Class

May 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 61st class during a ceremony held May 11, 2016, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. Recently appointed United States Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. A Lewiston native, Judge Roemer’s father was a New York State Police trooper. He... Read on →

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Niagara County Police Academy Holding Info Session April 28

April 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will hold an information session for interested individuals on Thursday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m. in Dunleavy Hall (Room 127) on the Niagara University campus. The police academy is accepting applications for its next class of sworn recruits and pre-employment students. The next part-time... Read on →

Niagara University freshman Kevin Schwindler introduces former Buffalo Bills special teams ace Steve Tasker during a National Academy Foundation conference on March 8.

NU Freshman Introduces Bills Great Steve Tasker at NAF Conference

March 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Approximately 265 high school sophomores filed into the Millennium Buffalo on March 8 to attend the first-ever multi-school student conference for local National Academy Foundation participants. The students represented 13 high schools (and 14 NAF academies) in Erie and Niagara counties. Organized like a typical business conference, replete with breakout... Read on →

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NU Accepting Registrations for Winter/Spring 2016 Continuing Education Courses

January 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its winter/spring 2016 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online. Highlighted programs and classes include: Police Academy – both full-time and part-time Business & Computers (Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, iPad, social media tips, Web design, etc.) Certificate in Financial... Read on →

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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 60th Class

December 19, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 60th class during a ceremony held Dec. 18, 2015, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. Thomas A. Beilein, chairman of the New York State Commission of Correction, was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. He was introduced by his successor as Niagara County sheriff,... Read on →

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