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Networking Event Allows Students to Rub Elbows with Accounting & Finance Pros

September 17, 2015

The excitement in the Castellani Art Museum was palpable. The front lobby was filled with more than 30 companies, each intent on scouting potential job candidates. The Meet the Accounting and Finance Professionals event that took place Tuesday was loud, energetic and exactly what Niagara University is all about: professionalism. Students... Read on →

Michael H. Ackerman, '80

Michael Ackerman Appointed Associate Director of Nursing

September 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Michael H. Ackerman, DNS, has been named the associate director of the School of Nursing at Niagara University. He is a 1980 NU graduate. Dr. Ackerman is a doctorally prepared nurse practitioner with a strong clinical, educational and research background who has created both the Sovie Center of Advanced Practice... 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 →


Money Magazine: Niagara University is Region’s Highest Ranking Private Institution

August 14, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University delivers the most value for a student’s educational dollar among all private colleges and universities in the Buffalo-Niagara region, according to Money magazine’s “2015 Best Colleges.” The Catholic and Vincentian institution was the highest-ranked private institution in the area in the study released Tuesday, which evaluated roughly 1,500... Read on →

Valerie C. Nolan

Valerie Nolan Named Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations

July 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Valerie C. Nolan has been named director of sponsored programs and foundation relations at Niagara University, effective July 29. Working collaboratively with senior university administrators and faculty, Nolan will provide leadership and oversight of a comprehensive system for obtaining, managing and stewarding external grant support for institutional priorities and professorial... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning tenure and promotion include, clockwise from top-left, Dr. Shannon Hodges, Ed Hutton, Dr. Anna McNab, Dr. Douglas Tewksbury, Dr. Christopher Wright and Christopher Aquino. Not pictured: Dr. Jinyan Huang, Dr. John Keller, Dr. Shannon Risk and Dr. Joseph Scarcelli.

Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 20, 2015  |  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 6, 2015. Shannon Hodges, Ph.D., and Jinyan Huang, Ph.D., both faculty members of Niagara’s College of Education, were promoted to full professor. Dr. Hodges also earned tenure. The following... Read on →

Career Expo

Career Expo Set for March 25

March 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is hosting a Career Expo on Wednesday, March 25, from 1-3:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Center gym. More than 70 employers will be on campus looking to hire college students, new graduates and young professionals for full-time, part-time, internship and summer opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and... Read on →

Employee Appreciation Day

NU Celebrates ‘National Employee Appreciation Day’

March 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 75 Niagara University employees were treated to free Tim Hortons coffee and tea in celebration of National Employee Appreciation Day, held March 6. The event was intended as a small way for the university’s administration – especially the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president – to express their appreciation... Read on →

DePaul Hall

Portions of Niagara University Campus Approved as Tax-Free Zones

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received unanimous approval to have 24,409 square feet of its campus designated as a Start-Up NY tax-free zone. The university will now seek to attract eligible businesses that support its academic mission and whose priorities align with the strategic investment areas determined by the Western New York... Read on →

Father Kevin G. Creagh, C.M.

Father Creagh Named to ‘Irish Education 100’

February 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., Niagara University’s vice president for university mission and ministry, has been named to the “Irish Education 100” by the Irish Voice newspaper. The “Irish Education 100,” now in its sixth year, honors leading educators of Irish descent. Father Creagh was named to his current position... Read on →

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