Category / Institute for Civic Engagement

Maher and Brosmer

Father Maher Presents Turkey Trot Proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul

December 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Chalk up another $1,600 for Heart, Love and Soul, thanks to the athletic acumen of Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M. Father Maher presented a check Wednesday afternoon to Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of the Niagara Falls-based food pantry and dining room. The funds were generated... Read on →

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

Turkey Trot

Niagara University Community Trots for Charity

November 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot on Sunday, Nov. 16, to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry. Fifty-one registered runners and walkers participated in the 5K fun run or one-mile walk, which took place on... Read on →

Micthell Alegre

Professor Alegre Presents at State Roundtable

November 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mitchell Alegre was a presenter at the New York State Campus-Life Sustainability Education Roundtable, held Nov. 1 at Cornell University. The event brought together more than 100 staff, students and faculty from across New York to share ideas and discuss programs that engage students in campus-based experiential sustainability learning... Read on →

MSABC

NU Students Walk to Support Breast Cancer Research

October 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Nearly 200 Niagara University students participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk in downtown Buffalo this past Saturday. Participants for the event included members of the Campus Programming Board, Niagara University Student Government Association, Greek organizations Alpha Sigma Alpha and Phi Sigma Sigma, the Student Nurses Association,... Read on →

EntrepreNU Logo

EntrepreNU Competition Exceeds 100 Participants and 30 Teams

October 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students truly care about the challenges related to food, hunger and nutrition faced by so many residents of the City of Niagara Falls. They have responded in almost overwhelming numbers to the opportunity to find new and innovative ways to aid these residents. Registration for EntrepreNU2015 has closed... Read on →

Niagara University Hosting Free CERT Training

October 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is hosting a free CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training course this fall on the NU campus. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training is a community preparedness course that includes academic and hands-on instruction as well as a disaster training exercise that is designed... Read on →

Learn and Serve Honorees

Learn and Serve Niagara Celebrates 20 Years of Service Learning

October 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara University’s flagship service-learning program, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Castellani Art Museum Learn and Serve Niagara was established at NU in 1994 through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The university was one of 64 campuses... Read on →

MOU

Niagara University Signs MOU with Hand in Hand for Haiti

September 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday with a Haiti-based humanitarian organization founded by an NU alumnus. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president, and Ed Brennan, ’78, inked the agreement during Vincentian Heritage Week, the university’s annual celebration of its heritage. Brennan founded Hand in Hand for Haiti as... Read on →

Vincent Statute

Annual Convocation Highlights Vincentian Heritage Week at Niagara University

September 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University’s rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 22-26, 2014. Also known as Founder’s Week, Vincentian Heritage Week is a way for the university community to pay homage to St. Vincent,... Read on →

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