Category / International Relations

For the second straight year, Niagara University students are undertaking an internship at a Haitian school founded by an NU alumnus.

Niagara University Students Offering Helping Hands to Impoverished Children in Haiti

August 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Five Niagara University students are spending a portion of the summer in Haiti, deploying the knowledge they’ve ascertained during their collegiate studies to assist children in one of the world’s most impoverished countries. Morgan Dahlberg (of Farmington, Connecticut), Ana Diaz (Kitchener, Ontario), Marla Ernest (New Windsor, N.Y.), Amber Mis (Niagara... Read on →

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Social Media Study by Dr. Stahura Earns Paper of the Year Award from Major International Journal

July 27, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A scholarly article co-published by the dean of Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management has been chosen as the 2015 Paper of the Year by one of the world’s foremost academic journals. The Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research presented Dr. Kurt A. Stahura (and co-authors Drs. Billy... Read on →

Pictured with the Rev. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M., the Congregation of the Mission’s newly appointed superior general, are Niagara University students Justin Crawford, ’19, Andrew Panasiewicz, ’17, campus minister Ashley Serwon, ’11, M.S.’13, Rachel Bailey, ’17, and Jacquie Bouchane, ’18.

Niagara University Students Meet Newly Appointed Vincentian Superior General

July 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

While attending a Vincentian Youth Day gathering in Piekary, Poland, four Niagara University students had the opportunity to meet the Congregation of the Mission’s newly appointed superior general, the Rev. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. Father Mavrič was named the 25th superior general of the Congregation of the Mission, also known as... Read on →

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Receives CACREP Accreditation

July 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s clinical mental health counseling program has received accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. Accreditation by CACREP, which is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, provides confirmation that the content and quality of an educational program has... Read on →

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ESL Program at Niagara University Prepares International Students for Admission into U.S. Colleges and Universities

July 8, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is offering a new pathway for international students who are interested in enrolling at colleges and universities in the United States but may not possess the requisite English language skills. Presented by the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership at Niagara University, the intensive English... Read on →

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Niagara University Named 2016-17 ‘College of Distinction’

June 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of only 10 Catholic colleges and universities in New York state – and 76 nationwide – to be selected to the 2016-17 list of top academic institutions by Colleges of Distinction. Published annually, the Colleges of Distinction list is based upon exemplary commitment to four distinctions: engaged... Read on →

Pictured, from left, are Jeff Metz, president and CEO of Metz Culinary Management; John P. Rumschik, ’77, NU Trustee; Dr. Debra Colley, executive vice president of NU; Senator Robert G. Ortt; the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, and NU student Andrew Hayes.

Niagara University Breaks Ground on Renovated Dining Facility

June 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University broke ground today on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall. The new, 20,000-square-foot Clet Dining Commons will open this fall with numerous improvements, including: An open kitchen concept with new food preparation and serving areas. New seating options, including banquette/booth... Read on →

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Dr. Chandra Foote Named Dean of Education at Niagara University

June 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Chandra J. Foote has been appointed dean of the College of Education at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Foote has been serving as interim dean of the college since Dr. Debra A. Colley was promoted to executive vice president of the university last August. “Dr. Foote embodies Niagara University’s... Read on →

Denise Góñez-Santos, executive director of the Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network's West region, holds up a framed conference poster with Dr. Debra Colley, executive vice president of Niagara University.

State Conference on Bilingual Education Reinforces NU’s Global Learning Vision

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s full embrace of international students under the three-year tenure of its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is well-documented. Niagara presently ranks second in Western New York in terms of enrolled international students (according to Business First) and, in January, established the Edward A. Brennan Center for... Read on →

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Dr. Wong Earns Award from Canadian Educational Researchers’ Association

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kathleen Wong, an adjunct faculty member of Niagara University’s College of Education in Ontario, has been selected by the Canadian Educational Researchers’ Association (CERA) to receive the 2016 R.W.B. Jackson Award. The award is given for the most outstanding English-language article in each volume of the Canadian Journal of... Read on →

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