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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 →

Mental Health Training for Community Members to be Offered at NU

August 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

In response to growing mental health needs in the community, the Mental Health Association in Niagara County Inc. is teaming up with Niagara University and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to present Changing Our Minds: A Mental Health Summit. It is open to the public and recommended for anyone... Read on →

Dr. Patricia Benner

Dr. Patricia Benner to Keynote Innovations in Education for Nurses Conference

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s nursing department will host a daylong conference for nursing educators on Friday, Sept. 11. The event will take place 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara campus. Innovations in Education for Nurses will feature several nationally recognized experts in nursing innovation and education, including... 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 →

NU Nursing Window

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 →

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