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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 →


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 →

Turkish Studies Workshop

Turkish Studies Workshop Takes Place at Niagara University

March 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

An in-depth discussion of current Turkish issues was held at Niagara University on Saturday, March 29. The Turkish Studies Workshop featured nine speakers who presented research papers pertaining to Turkey. The papers addressed issues ranging from Turkish history and anthropology to philosophy and political science. Talks included the present political struggle... Read on →

Sharaud Moore

Niagara University Embraces Weeklong Celebration of MLK

January 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Last week at Niagara University was one full of remembrance and thought-provoking discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The weeklong celebration focused on keeping alive the memory of Dr. King and his mission of service and equality. View additional photos here. The week kicked off with a service activity sponsored... Read on →

Maher - Asia

Father Maher Spends 13 Days in Asia, Eyes Expansion of NU’s Global Presence

December 9, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

When the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was appointed as the 26th president of Niagara University, he made it an immediate priority to establish a worldwide presence for the Catholic and Vincentian institution. His escalating frequent flyer miles indicate that he is a man of action. One month prior to being... Read on →

Le, Hung

NU Establishes Office of International Relations

June 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Board of Trustees recently approved the creation of an Office of International Relations, which will provide a central point of contact for international students studying at NU and domestic students seeking global experiences. The Board also approved the appointment of Dr. Hung Le to the position of... Read on →

Enough is Enough Logo

Niagara Joins National Anti-Violence Campaign

March 27, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will be hosting events April 2-5 in conjunction with “Enough is Enough,” a national campaign focused on stemming violence in society. The “Enough is Enough” campaign is coordinated across the country by NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. The campaign grew out of a call to action... Read on →

Saxophonist Vernon James

Niagara University Celebrates Black History Month

February 1, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Throughout February, Niagara University will celebrate Black History Month, an annual tradition that recognizes the achievements and contributions of African-Americans. Below are the scheduled events: The N-Word: There’s No “N: in Hip Hop Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Gallagher Center Multi-purpose Room A panel discussion will take place, discussing the use of the... Read on →

The Rev. Dr. Derek Barber King Sr., the nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., spoke about how “Kingian” (non-violent) principles employed by his uncle more than 40 years ago still apply today.

Appearance by Martin Luther King’s Nephew Highlights MLK Day Activities at NU

January 17, 2012  |  by Timothy Chipp

To commemorate a day devoted to one of the most important American civil rights icons, Niagara University brought in a special person with a special message.Derek Barber King Sr., the nephew of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., presented the keynote address Monday — the 26th anniversary of the first... Read on →

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