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Dr. Robert St. Hilaire, associate professor of religious studies, recites a submission on 'Eros' to students and faculty members during an informal symposium held in the Village of Lewiston.

NU Professors Engage Students in Literature Discussion at Lewiston Coffee House

November 19, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University faculty members continuously strive to intellectually engage students in a variety of unique ways. That philosophy was evidenced yet again earlier this month when students from Dr. Robert St. Hilaire’s course on Christian Visions of the Human Person (two sections, one of them Honors) met with professors... Read on →

Brian Higgins

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 →

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

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 →


ROTC Ceremony Commissions 15 Officers

May 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Fifteen Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 15, 2015, in NU’s Gallagher Center. This marks the 74th consecutive year that members of NU’s Purple Eagle Battalion have taken the oath of... Read on →


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 →

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 →

A portion of Route 75 was named in memory of Capt. John J. Levulis, '12, shown here being commissioned as a U.S. Army second lieutenant in May 2012.

NU Grad John Levulis Passes Away

May 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

John J. Levulis, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and a member of the Niagara University Class of 2012, passed away today from injuries he sustained from an accident involving a military vehicle he was traveling in on Friday. “John was a great student, a natural leader and well-respected... Read on →

Day of Recognition

35th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 35th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 24, 2015. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2015 Day... Read on →

Forum on Mental Health and Criminal Justice Draws Nearly 100 Attendees

April 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

People with mental illnesses are far more likely to be victims of violent crime than perpetrators of it, despite portrayals depicted by the entertainment and news media. Such awareness and other relevant information was shared as part of a panel discussion on mental health and the criminal justice system held... Read on →

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