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Wayans Brothers

Stand-Up Comedians Shawn & Marlon Wayans Visit NU September 6

September 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Shawn and Marlon Wayans comedy tour makes a stop at Niagara University Saturday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. The Wayans brothers, of In Living Color, White Chicks and Scary Movie fame, will perform at the university’s Kiernan Center in a ticketed event that is open to the public. Shawn and Marlon Wayans, the youngest... Read on →

New Zealand Rugby Team to Play Exhibition Match at Niagara University

July 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The St. Peter’s College rugby team of New Zealand will take on the RugbyNY Western Boys All-Stars in an exhibition match scheduled for July 8 at Niagara University. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on the university’s varsity soccer field behind the Kiernan Center. St. Peter’s College is a Christian institution... Read on →

2 Good 2 Toss CHeck

Community Garage Sale Nets $2,000 for Campus Ministry

June 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s end-of-year community garage sale has proven to be advantageous for a second straight year. “2 Good 2 Toss,” a service project established in 2013 by members of NU’s Vincentian Mission Certificate program, kept materials out of landfills and raised $2,075 for the Office of Campus Ministry and the... Read on →

Kiernan Youth Camp

Niagara University Accepting Registrations for 2014 Summer Youth Camp

May 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s recreation department is now accepting registrations for its popular Summer Youth Camp, which will be held on campus from June 30 to August 15. Geared toward children ages 6 to 12, the camp is conducted in a safe, fun environment by an experienced and friendly staff, and features... Read on →

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Niagara University Holding Community ‘Garage Sale’ May 15-16

April 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second year in a row, Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center on Thursday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Instituted by members of... Read on →


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

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

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 →

Kiernan Center Seeking Youth Camp Counselors

March 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is looking for motivated, dynamic individuals to help with its Summer Youth Camp. Camps are held June 30 – Aug. 15, 2014. Participants are between ages 6 and 12. Paid camp counselors will be responsible for day-to-day organizing, teaching, leading, promoting, planning, and programming. Counselors do not have to... Read on →

Bienvenidos Club Raises Funds for The Magdalene Project

December 4, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Bienvenidos Club focuses on introducing students to the cultural richness and variety of those from Spanish-speaking countries. Soccer is the most popular sport in those nations. So, naturally, a one-day indoor soccer tournament was the student group’s logical choice for a charitable fundraiser. On Saturday, Nov. 9, nine teams... Read on →

Club Rugby Champs

Niagara University Men’s Club Rugby Claims First State Championship

November 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The feeling was all too familiar to Niagara University junior Dennis Virtuoso. The heretofore suppressed memory of losing a heartbreaker to Colgate University in last year’s Division II club rugby playoffs had returned, dictated by the circumstances. On Saturday in the 2013 title match, Niagara jumped out to an early... Read on →


NU Challenging Students, Alumni, Public to B.A.S.I.C. Competition

October 2, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

It may not yet be a “Tough Mudder” or even a “Spartan Race,” but an upcoming physical challenge at Niagara University is anything but basic. Well, come to think of it, it is. The first-ever NU B.A.S.I.C. Training Challenge – slated for Sunday, Oct. 20 – will test the endurance of... Read on →

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