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While studying abroad in Peru, five NU students launched an online fundraising campaign for Caritas Felices, an orphanage for sexually abused girls living in poverty.

NU Students Fundraise for Peruvian Orphanage while Studying Abroad

June 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students are committed to making a difference in the lives of others, whenever and – the operative term here – wherever they are needed. That explains why seniors Ryan Hanley, Denae James, James Mackey, Stephanie Soos and Mickayla Williams have launched an online fundraising campaign for the Caritas... Read on →

Zeki Saritoprak, Ph.D.

Islamic Studies Expert Offers Public Lecture at NU

February 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Islamic studies expert Zeki Saritoprak, Ph.D., examined the place of Jesus in the Qur’an and Hadith during a public lecture at Niagara University on Wednesday, Feb. 4. The presentation, titled Islam’s Jesus, took place in Dunleavy Hall, Room 127. It was organized by NU’s Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. “Today,... 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 →

Lixin

NU Signs Academic Articulation Agreement with Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce

January 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University signed an academic articulation agreement with the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce on Jan. 5, 2015. The agreement is aimed at providing students from the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce with the ability to take courses for one year at NU’s College of Business Administration upon completing their... Read on →

Dong Nai Technology University

NU Establishes Relationship with Dong Nai Technology University

January 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University entered into a formal partnership with Dong Nai Technology University, a private institution based in Bien Hoa City, Vietnam, on Dec. 31, 2014. The memorandum of understanding was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, and Dr. Phan Ngoc Son, president of Dong... 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 →

Souraphiel

Vincentian Archbishop, Recent NU Honoree Elevated to Cardinal

January 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Pope Francis elevated 15 new members to the College of Cardinals on Sunday, Jan. 4, one of them a Vincentian archbishop who was honored by Niagara University in November 2013. The Most Rev. Abune Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., archbishop of Ethiopia, will be formally installed as a cardinal during a... Read on →

Vietnamese Mass

Binational Mass Welcomes Vietnamese to Niagara University

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mass on this Sunday evening began like many others before it, with the singing of “Open My Eyes, Lord” permeating through Niagara University’s Alumni Chapel. Only this time, the singing of the gathering song’s verses alternated between English and Vietnamese. The distinctive liturgical music was performed by 30 Vietnam natives clad... Read on →

English Summer Camp

New English Summer Camp Exposes International Students to NU, Western New York & American Culture

August 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve students and two chaperones from eastern Asia are taking part in a new summer camp at Niagara University intended to offer English language instruction along with immersion into American culture. Designed for nonnative learners of English, the experience provides four hours of language instruction each weekday. The instruction, which... Read on →

Maher

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 →

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