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The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, is presented with the Trey Whitfield Foundation's 2015 Adult Honoree Award by event emcee Clifton Davis and members of the organization's board of trustees.

Trey Whitfield Foundation Honors Father Maher’s Commitment to Educational Access

July 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, was named a 2015 Adult Honoree by the Trey Whitfield Foundation during the organization’s 23rd annual awards dinner, which was held July 17 in Brooklyn. The Trey Whitfield Foundation Inc. was founded in 1989 to commemorate the life and spirit... Read on →

Students participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program spent most of July 18 rehabbing a home in Niagara Falls in tandem with the the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity.

New NU Students Help Rehab House in Niagara Falls with Habitat for Humanity

July 27, 2015

Before even taking their first official class as Niagara University freshmen, sixteen students are helping to fulfill the institution’s Catholic and Vincentian mission. The students, who are participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program, spent most of July 18 working with the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity to rehabilitate a... Read on →

Walk A Mile

NU Community ‘Walks a Mile’ to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

April 27, 2015

On Thursday, April 23, Niagara University held its first-ever Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event. The event drew a total of 125 students, including members of NU’s Army ROTC program, men’s club rugby and a variety of student-athletes, in addition to faculty, staff and coaches. The one-mile walk around... 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 →

NUOP Potsers

NUOP Students Hold Poster Presentation

July 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On July 29, 2014, the freshmen participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program presented posters showcasing research they conducted this summer on Hurricane Katrina. The poster projects were inspired by the students’ reading of Zeitoun, a nonfiction book that tells the story of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-American who traveled the... Read on →

Interfaith Leaders’ Breakfast Comes to Niagara

June 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Levesque Institute hosted its first interfaith community leaders’ breakfast at Niagara University on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The purpose of the breakfast was to share information about programs that would be of interest to leaders of the faith community and to extend a dialogue and conversation about opportunities... Read on →

NUOP Volunteers

NUOP Students Lend Helping Hands to Habitat for Humanity

April 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students, including several members of the Niagara University Opportunity Program, gave up a pair of March Saturdays to volunteer their services with Habitat for Humanity in Niagara Falls. The service project was organized by Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in NU’s Office of Academic Support. Green previously... 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 →

Caraballo, Matthew

Freshman Receives Overcoming Obstacles Award, $10,000 Scholarship

October 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Enuel “Matthew” Caraballo, a Niagara University freshman from Brooklyn, will receive the 2013 Overcoming Obstacles Student Achievement Award from the Community for Education Foundation at an Oct. 24 dinner to be held at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.. Along with the honor, Caraballo will receive a $10,000 scholarship... Read on →

NUOP Poster Presentation

Poster Presentations Wrap Up Summer 2013 for NUOP Students

July 31, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The 17 incoming freshmen involved in the Niagara University Opportunity Program have been participating in a five-week summer course designed to integrate them into college life, introduce them to college coursework and reading, writing and study skills, and promote personal growth. As part of the program, the students volunteered at... Read on →

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