Category / Continuing Education

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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 →

Pictured with the results of the Niagara Law Center's holiday toy drive are Paul Issac Sr., managing partner of Paramount Settlement Planning LLC, which sponsored the event, and Carol Howaart-Diez, CEO of the United Way of Greater Niagara.

Niagara Law Center Spreads Holiday Cheer with United Way Toy Drive

December 14, 2015

A holiday toy drive coordinated by Niagara University’s Continuing Legal Education program proved so successful that Carol Howaart-Diez, CEO of the United Way of Greater Niagara, had to enlist the help of Lewiston attorney Karl Frankovitch to transport a second vehicle of toys to the organization’s warehouse. The initiative was... Read on →

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Congressman Higgins and Customs Officials to Discuss Law of the Northern Border

September 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Biathletes having costly rifles confiscated at the border, legal aliens lost in limbo without proper paperwork, drunk-driving convicts turned around en route to summer beach cottages – there is no lack of odd and eccentric predicaments that arise at America’s Northern border. And most people – even Buffalonians – have... Read on →

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NU Accepting Registrations for Fall 2015 Continuing Education Courses

August 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its fall 2015 schedule of courses. Professional development, certificates and 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... Read on →

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Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

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Father Maher Runs with ‘Flame of Hope’ to Support Special Olympics

June 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, ran four miles this afternoon in tandem with local law enforcement personnel, Special Olympians and NU students and employees in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Participants, led by Father Maher, carried the “Flame of Hope”... Read on →

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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 59th Class

May 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 59th class during a ceremony held May 13, 2015, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. Niagara County Clerk Wayne F. Jagow was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. Following Jagow’s remarks, NCLEA co-directors Lt. Jill Herrington and Detective John Faso presented diplomas... Read on →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president emeritus, and Dr. David Taylor, director of the Levesque Institute, pose for a photo with the 2015 graduates of Niagara University's certificate program in applied urban ministry.

Community Leaders Graduate from Certificate Program in Applied Urban Ministry

May 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen individuals were recognized Thursday afternoon for completing Niagara University’s certificate program in applied urban ministry. The graduates had their commitments to becoming more effective leaders in their churches and neighborhoods reaffirmed during the three-month program. Congratulations to this year’s graduates: Shari Alderman Holly Coty Juetaun’ Drewitt Audrey Evans Ted Gilmer Vanessa Gulley Cheryl Harris Tom Hebeisen Daisy Hernandez Junia Jones Evelyn... Read on →

Pictured, from left: BANC President Matthew Mosher, Esq.; BANC Vice President Patricia McGrath, Esq.; NU Provost and Chief Academic Officer Timothy Downs, Ph.D.; and NU Assistant General Counsel and NU CLE Program Director Ryan Thompson, Esq.

NU, Niagara County Bar Association Form Niagara Law Center

May 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

On May 1 – Law Day – the provost of Niagara University and the president of the Bar Association of Niagara County met at the Niagara Falls Country Club to officially establish the long-awaited Niagara Law Center. Dozens of local judges, lawyers and court staff were in attendance for the... Read on →

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