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Niagara University Joining National Day of Action

April 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Border Community Service, Community Outreach, Institute for Civic Engagement

The White House recently announced that the first national day of action will take place April 30, 2014. “America’s PrepareAthon!” is a nationwide, community-based campaign to build a more secure and resilient nation by getting more Americans to understand what disasters could happen in their communities and what to... Read on →

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NUOP Students Lend Helping Hands to Habitat for Humanity

April 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Support, Announcements, Community Outreach, Institute for Civic Engagement, NUOP, Staff, Students

Niagara University students, including several members of the Niagara University Opportunity Program, gave up a pair of March Saturdays to volunteer their services with Habitat for Humanity in Niagara Falls. The service project was organized by Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in NU’s Office of Academic Support. Green previously... Read on →

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Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Exploration Program, Academic Support, Accounting, Admissions, Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Applied Urban Ministry, Athletics, Board of Trustees, Border Community Service, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Campus Ministry, Career Services, Castellani Art Museum, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Commencement, Commerce, Communication Studies, Community Outreach, Continuing Education, Counseling Services, Criminal Justice, EAGLE Leadership, Economics, Employment, English, Faculty, Family Business Center, Finance, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Education & Counseling, Health Services, History, Institute for Civic Engagement, International Relations, Kiernan Recreation Center, Management, Marketing, MBA, MISA, Modern and Classical Langauges, NCLEA, Niagara Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Niagara Index, NUOP, Nursing, NUSGA, Philosophy, President's Office, Psychology, ReNU, Research, Residence Life, Ridge Report, ROTC, Social Work, Sociology, Staff, Students, Study Abroad, Sustainability, Theatre, Undergraduate Admissions, Veterans

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 →

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Economic Development Forum Held as Part of Inauguration Week at NU

April 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Announcements, Campus Events, Career Services, College of Business Administration, Community Outreach, Economics, Faculty, Family Business Center, Institute for Civic Engagement, MBA, President's Office, ReNU

Although the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has yet to be formally inaugurated as the 26th president of Niagara University, the campus community has been cognizant of his focus on increasing the university’s role as an economic development incubator since he assumed the President’s Office last August. Fittingly, as part... Read on →

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Remarks by Vincentian Superior General Highlight Symposium

April 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Board of Trustees, Campus Events, Campus Ministry, Community Outreach, Faculty, Institute for Civic Engagement, President's Office

Niagara University is celebrating the inauguration of its 26th president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., tomorrow and has a full week of activities planned to commemorate the occasion, as well as the institution’s rich heritage. A symposium was held today in the Alumni Chapel to address the topic of... Read on →

Bailo Blessing

Niagara University Opens Center for Career and Service Learning

April 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Border Community Service, Career Services, Community Outreach, Employment, Institute for Civic Engagement, President's Office, ReNU

Students and alumni in search of career advisement, internship placement and service-learning opportunities can now congregate at a central location on Niagara University’s campus. The Center for Career and Service Learning is officially open for business. Housed in Bailo Hall, the Center for Career and Service Learning encompasses NU’s offices of... Read on →

Boy & Girl Scouts Attend Emergency Preparedness Workshop at NU

March 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Border Community Service, Campus Events, Community Outreach, Institute for Civic Engagement, Staff

“Be Prepared.” This Boy Scout and Girl Scout motto is a reminder to be prepared for any situation that may arise, including a weather emergency or disaster. On March 8, more than 80 scouts from throughout Western New York attended a workshop on emergency preparedness hosted by Border Community SERVICE... Read on →

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Second Annual Poverty Conference Brings Community Together to Advocate for the Poor

March 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Campus Events, Community Outreach, Faculty, Institute for Civic Engagement, President's Office, ReNU

The statistics are alarming. According to a community report released by the John R. Oishei Foundation’s Mobile Safety-Net Team, poverty in Niagara Falls is growing, while the city’s population is shrinking. The number of Niagara Falls residents living in poverty has grown 2 percent since 2000, a significant change when... Read on →

NU Students Administer Point-In-Time Homeless Survey

February 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Community Outreach, Faculty, Institute for Civic Engagement, Students

Ten Niagara University students fanned out across Niagara County in late-January to assist in the administration of the Point-in-Time survey, the annual national count of people experiencing homelessness. Data collection in Niagara County is managed by Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. NU’s involvement was coordinated by Jackie Freeman in... Read on →

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Alegre Receives Leadership Award from Hyde Park Business & Professional Association

February 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Business Administration, Community Outreach, EAGLE Leadership, Faculty, Institute for Civic Engagement

Mitchell Alegre, a faculty member in Niagara University’s College of Business Administration and coordinator of the EAGLE program, was presented with the Hyde Park Business and Professional Association’s Leadership Award during the organization’s Installation and Awards Banquet, held Feb. 12 in the Como Restaurant. The award was in recognition of... Read on →

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