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NCLEA's 64th class

Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 64th Class

May 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 64th class during a ceremony held May 10 at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. FBI Special Agent Jonathan Lacey was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. Lacey, as the crisis manager and training coordinator for the FBI’s Buffalo division, is responsible for ensuring that... Read on →

Day of Recognition 2017

37th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The 37th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 21, 2017. 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 2017 Day... Read on →

Britini D’Angelo, the 2017-2018 president of Sigma Alpha Sigma, is pictured with the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

Sigma Alpha Sigma Inducts 20

April 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 84th annual tapping ceremony April 19, 2017, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 20 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class of... Read on →

Niagara University criminal justice professors Timothy Lauger, Ph.D., and Craig Rivera, Ph.D., are pictured in front of a shooting network map they created as part of a study funded through the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

Niagara University Professors Researching Gun-Related Crime Trends

February 9, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Having conducted several interviews with both victims and perpetrators of gun-involved violence in Niagara Falls, Drs. Timothy Lauger and Craig Rivera say that they are startled by how casually these individuals recount their experiences. “There are a few individuals in Niagara Falls who have been involved in 10-11 shootings. Sometimes... Read on →

Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 63rd Class

January 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 63rd class during a ceremony held Jan. 11, 2017, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. NCLEA co-directors Lt. Aaron Schultz and Detective John Faso presented diplomas to this semester’s graduates: Heather Cepuchowski, Lockport Police Department Travis DeMuth, Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Joseph... Read on →

Several Niagara University departments and community organizations collaborated to present 'Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art' at the Castellani Art Museum on Oct. 27.

Niagara University Community Brings Awareness to Domestic Abuse

November 3, 2016

A domestic violence awareness event bearing the banner, “Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art,” was held in the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara University campus on Thursday, Oct. 27. The event, which was held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, was also tied to the Red Flag... Read on →

David Whalen, director of Niagara University’s First Responders Disability Awareness Training program, speaks at a news conference announcing newly expanded diversity sensitivity training that will be offered to police recruits and established police officers in Suffolk County.

Niagara University Offering Disability Awareness Training to Suffolk County First Responders

October 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini held a press conference Sept. 28 at Suffolk County Police Headquarters in Yaphank to announce newly expanded diversity sensitivity training that will be offered to police recruits and established police officers. Historically, recruits would receive two hours of disability awareness training covering four... Read on →

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 →

Niagara University faculty members earning promotions include, clockwise from top-left, Drs. Youngsoo Choi, Frances Crosby, James Delaney, Michelle Ciminelli, Robert Kane, Lei Han, Timothy Lauger, and Lisa Williams. Not pictured: Drs. Petter Lovaas and Hoontaek Seo.

Niagara University Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 10, 2016. Frances Crosby, Ph.D. (Nursing), Robert Kane, Ph.D. (History), and James Delaney, Ph.D. (Philosophy), all faculty members of Niagara’s College of Arts and Sciences, were promoted to... Read on →

Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

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