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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 →

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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 →

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36th Annual Conference on New York State History to Meet at NU in June

May 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 2015 Conference on New York State History will be offering something for everyone with an interest in New York State history when it meets at Niagara University on June 18-20. Conference highlights include presentations by author and New York Times Urban Affairs Editor Sam Roberts, noted Underground Railroad and... Read on →

Kevin Macaulay receives his associate's degree from the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, and Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Fifty Years Later, Vietnam Veteran Earns Niagara University Degree

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The straight line that Kevin Macaulay walked across stage to receive his associate’s degree from Niagara University last Saturday was in stark contrast to the long and winding road that led him to that moment. Macaulay’s journey – beset with hope, heartbreak and heroism – began in 1965 when the Long... 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 →

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35th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 35th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 24, 2015. 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 2015 Day... 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 →

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Niagara University Will Host 2015 Conference on New York State History

September 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Members of New York State’s history community will meet for the 36th annual Conference on New York State History when it convenes at Niagara University on June 18-20, 2015. Paul S. D’Ambrosio, president and CEO of the New York State Historical Association, notes that “New York’s historians include university scholars,... Read on →

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NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... Read on →

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Niagara University Names 2014 Teaching Award Winners

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized this morning for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, while Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., associate professor history, received the Innovation in Teaching Award. Candidates for the honors are nominated by... Read on →

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