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Media Panel

Local News Reporters Give Lawyers Inside Look at Today’s Media

October 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Local newspaper and television reporters congregated on the banks of the Niagara River Gorge earlier this month to provide attorneys with an “insider’s look” at today’s media. The media panel, which included popular WGRZ Channel 2 news anchor (and Niagara University alumna) Maryalice Demler, was assembled as part of NU’s... Read on →

Indemnity Onstage

NU Launches New Experiential Education Program for Lawyers and Professionals

September 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A judge, an attorney and even a gorilla came together last week to help launch Niagara University’s new CLE program. Aimed at providing mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses to attorneys, NU CLE has added a new experiential twist into the conventional world of CLEs, hoping to attract non-lawyers, business... Read on →


‘SPIN Sessions’ Set to Showcase NU Faculty Talents

August 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Move over TED, Niagara University is putting a new spin on thought-provoking presentations. During New Student Orientation this fall, 10 NU professors will offer SPIN – Students, Professors and Ideas at Niagara – sessions, designed to spark the interest of the incoming class, and demonstrate the variety and depth of... Read on →

Day of Recognition

34th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The 34th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 25, 2014. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was also the first that the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will preside over.... Read on →


Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →


Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 56th Class

December 20, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Christmas came a few days early for the 22 men and women who unwrapped hard-earned certificates of completion this afternoon at Niagara University, where the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy held its 56th graduation ceremony. In thanking Niagara University for its partnership, Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour noted that... Read on →


Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Accepting Applications for 2014

October 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy is immediately accepting applications for its next class of sworn recruits and pre-employment students. The academy runs Jan. 13-May 7, 2014. Accepted applicants must complete a physical fitness test. The first PT test is scheduled for Oct. 24 at 8:30 a.m., but others will... Read on →

Ethan Froelich

Froelich Recognized During ROTC Leadership Course for Possessing ‘Warrior Ethos’

August 12, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University student Ethan Froelich was selected from a group of his peers at the 2013 Leader Development and Assessment Course as the ROTC cadet who best represented the Warrior Ethos, a term coined to reflect the embodiment of a Soldier. That announcement came during an Aug. 5 graduation and... Read on →

Applications Now Being Accepted for Part-time Police Academy

July 19, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy is now accepting applications for its part-time police academy, which begins Sept. 3, 2013, and continues through May 9, 2014. Completion of a physical fitness test is a mandatory component of the application process. The final physical fitness test for this cohort is scheduled... Read on →

Disability Awareness Training for Law Enforcement Being Offered at NU

June 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Public Safety and the Niagara University First Responders Disability Awareness Training Office are pleased to announce a series of “Disability Awareness Training for Law Enforcement” train the trainer courses. This series of courses is designed specifically for police... Read on →

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