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NU Award Winners 2017

Niagara University Receives Director’s Award from Community Missions

May 25, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was presented with the Director’s Award from Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. during the organization’s 25th Annual Awards Brunch on May 24 at the LaSalle Yacht Club. Numerous partnerships exist between Niagara University and CMI. Among them are many programs that encourage students to gain practical experience... Read on →

Niagara University Receives Estate Gift Totaling More Than $4 Million

May 18, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a gift from the estate of the late Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko. The gift, which will exceed $4.1 million, will be used for several university projects and initiatives. “We are incredibly humbled and thankful for the gift that Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko has left for Niagara... Read on →

A special Mass was held in Niagara University's Alumni Chapel on May 6 to commemorate the golden jubilee of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president emeritus.

Father Levesque Celebrates 50 Years of Vincentian Priesthood

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University community celebrated the golden jubilee of the priesthood of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president emeritus, during a special Mass on May 6, 2017, in the Alumni Chapel. There were 24 concelebrating priests for the Mass, 15 of whom were Vincentians, including Father Levesque and the... Read on →

Niagara University Commencement

‘Hamilton’ Writer, Pro Football HOFer, Nat’l Teacher of the Year Headline Commencement 2017 at NU

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in the fall of 2013, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., shook hands with hundreds of doe-eyed freshmen, the first class of students that he welcomed to campus as the newly minted president of Niagara University. Last week, Father Maher shook hands with them again, this time to congratulate... Read on →

Amber Galloway Gallego holds an ASL workshop at Niagara University.

YouTube Sensation Brings Music Sign Language Interpretation Workshop to NU

May 13, 2017

Amber Galloway Gallego, the pink-haired YouTube sensation who brought American Sign Language music interpretation into the mainstream, presented a free workshop April 19 at Niagara University. More than 200 people attended the public event, which took place in the Dining Commons and was sponsored by the university’s ASL and Deaf... Read on →

Niagara University's School of Nursing participated in the Million Hearts® event at the John Dukes Community Center on April 29.

Niagara’s Nursing Students Play Key Role in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s Healthcare Event

May 8, 2017

On Saturday, April 29, students from the Niagara University’s nursing program took part in the Million Hearts® event at the John Dukes Community Center. It was part of a larger event in collaboration with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Million Hearts® is a national initiative that has set an ambitious... Read on →

The NUOP Constance E. Mathews Character and Leadership Award is presented by its namesake to Enuel Caraballo.

NUOP Holds 2017 Graduation Celebration and Awards Ceremony

May 4, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

A graduation celebration and awards ceremony was held May 2 to highlight the accomplishments of students participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program. Receiving the NUOP Highest GPA Award was Akeva Bolt, a criminology and criminal justice major who has been accepted at SUNY Albany to pursue graduate degrees in... Read on →

Claudia Fleckenstein, left, and Ellie Murphy were named Town of Porter Citizens of the Year by Supervisor Merton Wiepert during the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce’s awards gala on April 28. (Photo courtesy of Niagara Frontier Publications)

Claudia Fleckenstein Named Town of Porter Citizen of the Year

May 1, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Claudia Fleckenstein, executive assistant in Niagara University’s Office of Planning and Assessment, and Ellie Murphy were named the 2017 Town of Porter Citizens of the Year during the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce’s awards gala on at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 28. Fleckenstein and Murphy were... Read on →

NU Nursing Students Assist with Memorial Million Hearts Project Public Kickoff Event

April 26, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a Healthy Heart Fair to showcase its new Million Hearts Project at a celebration to be held Saturday, April 29, at the John Duke Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y. “Nursing students from Niagara University who have been certified with Million Hearts will join... Read on →

Niagara University Holding Community ‘Garage Sale’ May 17-18

April 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fifth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center on Wednesday, May 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Thursday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Instituted by members of NU’s Vincentian Mission Certificate program, “2... Read on →

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