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C.E.O. Club HR director Jessica Mullane, far left, and C.E.O. Club president and treasurer Robert Derrett, far right, deliver a check to Heart, Love and Soul guest James and executive director Sister Beth Brosmer.

NU Students Deliver Turkey Trot Proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul

February 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

In November, Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry. On Friday, Feb. 13, the C.E.O. Club delivered the proceeds – $500 – to Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of... Read on →

Emily Bork receives the Susan B. Anthony Writing Award from Dr. James McCutcheon, associate professor of Spanish.

Winners of 2015 Susan B. Anthony Writing Awards Announced

February 13, 2015

Niagara University’s annual Susan B. Anthony birthday celebration was held Wednesday, Feb. 11, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Coordinated by the department of women’s studies, the hour-long event commemorated the 195th birthday of Susan B. Anthony, born Feb. 15, 1820. Anthony was a forerunner for women’s rights in America, and helped... Read on →

Sport Management Students

Sport Management Students Offer Recreational Programs at Niagara Charter School

February 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students enrolled in a class on sport-based youth mentoring continue to offer ongoing outreach programs to inner-city children. As part of the course, NU students volunteer weekly at Niagara Charter School (Niagara Falls, N.Y.), serving as sport and recreation leaders and mentors to the children in kindergarten through... Read on →

Sister Anne Mary Dooley

Sister Anne Mary Dooley, SSJ, Passes Away

February 5, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sister Anne Mary Dooley, SSJ, a longtime religious studies professor at Niagara University, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Sister Dooley was hired as a full-time instructor in NU’s religious studies department in September 1976 and retired as a full professor on May 11, 1996. During a portion of that time,... Read on →

Elizabeth George and Jimmy Smith, Ph.D.

Seahawks Fan Professor Leads NU Students to Super Bowl 49

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The nameless “12th man” the Seattle Seahawks frequently refer to just may be a Niagara University professor. Shortly after Dr. Jimmy Smith began working as a professor in NU’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the fall of 2013, he was asked to chaperone the college’s annual experiential learning... Read on →

Debra Colley, Ph.D.

Dr. Debra Colley Earns Community Leader Award in Education

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra Colley, dean of Niagara University’s College Education, received the Community Leader Award in Education on Wednesday from the National Federation of Just Communities of Western New York. Dr. Colley was recognized during the NFJC’s annual awards luncheon at the Buffalo Convention Center. The Community Leaders Awards recognize individuals/organizations in... Read on →

VITA Program

NU Ramps Up Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program for 2015

January 26, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

If being taxed is one of life’s only certainties, receiving free tax preparation assistance from Niagara University isn’t far behind. For a 34th year, students from NU’s College of Business Administration will help members of the Niagara Falls community file their state and federal income taxes this spring. In 2014, 82... Read on →

Ndaba Mandela

Mandela Address, Community Service Activities Highlight MLK Celebration at NU

January 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A presentation by Ndaba Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, underscores a week’s worth of activities coordinated by Niagara University in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mandela’s keynote address – set for 6 p.m. on Jan. 20 at the Castellani Art... Read on →

Community Service

Carnegie Foundation Cites NU for Outstanding Community Engagement

January 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification. NU is among 240 colleges and universities nationwide, and 14 in New York state, selected for... Read on →

Hanna

Niagara University Student Reenlists in U.S. Army

December 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Hanna reenlisted in the United States Army during a ceremony held Dec. 19 at Niagara Falls State Park. Hanna is an instructor in the Army ROTC program at Niagara University, where he is also studying criminal justice. He reenlisted into “indefinite” status, which means that he... Read on →

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