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Enhanced Partnership with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to Help NU Expand Nursing Program

July 2, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

With interest in Niagara University’s nursing programs booming, the institution is turning to one of its longtime partners to help it increase enrollment by offering additional clinical placements for accelerated students. Beginning this summer, students in NU’s accelerated B.S. program in nursing will have greater access to clinical rotations in... Read on →

Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Nursing Department Bestows Pins on 40 Program Graduates

May 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University punctuated the celebration of National Nurses Week with its nursing program’s annual Mass and Blessing Ceremony, held Friday, May 8, 2015, in NU’s Alumni Chapel. Forty men and women participated in the pinning ceremony, which serves as the symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession. Following... Read on →

Walk A Mile

NU Community ‘Walks a Mile’ to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

April 27, 2015

On Thursday, April 23, Niagara University held its first-ever Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event. The event drew a total of 125 students, including members of NU’s Army ROTC program, men’s club rugby and a variety of student-athletes, in addition to faculty, staff and coaches. The one-mile walk around... Read on →

Nursing

Niagara University Nursing Programs Reaccredited

December 8, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University received notification today that its nursing programs have been reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. CCNE accreditation is a nongovernmental peer review process that operates in accordance with nationally recognized standards established for the practice of accreditation in the United States. The 10-year accreditation (through 2023) pertains to... Read on →

Nursing Lab

NU Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust for Nursing Simulation Center

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Plans to construct a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the generous support of the George I. Alden Trust. The Alden Trust’s $100,000 grant will cover architectural work and some construction costs for the center, which will be housed... Read on →

Nurse Pinning

Nursing Department Bestows Pins on 55 Program Graduates

May 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Fifty-five men and women stood in place, palms outstretched, as nursing professor Carol Winkler recited a prayer to bless their hands. “Lord, give success to the work of your hands in the lives of these nurses. Bless these hands for they do the work of your hands. We pray this... Read on →

Maher

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 →

Dr. Peter Milonni

Dr. Peter Milonni Presents on ‘Role of Laser Technology in Science, Medicine and IT’

October 8, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Peter Milonni, a member of the Niagara University Class of 1969, presented a lecture on Monday afternoon that was titled The Role of Laser Technology in Science, Medicine and IT. The event took place in St. Vincent’s Hall and was part of a celebration of science that is... Read on →

Photo of Amy Morgan by Michele DeLuca, Niagara Gazette

Short Story by Amy Morgan Featured in ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Series

November 29, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

“My mind drifts to six months ago, “My 9-year-old asked, “Can we go to church? I’ve never been.” “Neither have I,” I replied. “Do you believe in God,” he asked. “I don’t know,” I replied. A story about Amy Morgan, office coordinator in NU’s Health Services, and her son’s quest for God has made it into... Read on →

Niagara University Professors Seek Volunteers to Advance Breast Cancer Research

March 30, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Drs. Mary McCourt and Lawrence Mielnicki, both Niagara University professors, are seeking females over age 18 to volunteer for a study that aims to detect biomarkers for breast cancer in the urine of women. Those eligible to take part include volunteers over the age of 18 who are healthy (defined... Read on →

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