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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 →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Biz First: Father Maher Among Western New York’s ‘Most Influential’

February 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s leader wields a significant amount of influence throughout Western New York, according to rankings published today in Business First. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was included among the weekly newspaper’s 2015 “Power 250” – a list of the 250 men and women who (in... 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 →

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 →

Father Maher

NU Receives $1 Million Gift from Vincentians to Support Student Scholarships

January 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission, which will be used to establish an endowed scholarship fund. The fund will help NU recognize and offer new scholarships to incoming students who are in good academic... 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

Ndaba Mandela Visits NU to Reflect on Grandfather’s Legacy

January 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A standing-room-only crowd welcomed the grandson of Nelson Mandela to Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum on Jan. 20. Ndaba Mandela, in an hour-long keynote address, spoke of the laughs, laments and lessons learned from living with an iconic grandfather who went from prisoner to president, and built a nation. The event... Read on →

Tom Lowe

Leadership Niagara to Honor Tom Lowe During Awards Luncheon

January 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, will be named Leadership Niagara’s Emerging Leader of the Year during the organization’s annual awards luncheon, which will be held at the Niagara Falls Conference & Events Center on April 29. Lowe, a 2014 Leadership Niagara graduate, is active in numerous community-building programs through... 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 →

NU Offering Emergency Preparedness Workshop for Scouts

January 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Border Community Special Emergency Response Volunteer Initiative for Community Empowerment of Niagara University is offering a free Emergency Preparedness Workshop for all Western New York Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. The free workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at NU,... Read on →

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