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Isabel Wilkerson speaks during Niagara University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 24, 2011. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author received the 2015 National Humanities Medal today.

2011 Niagara University Honoree Isabel Wilkerson Receives National Humanities Medal

September 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Isabel Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was presented with an honorary doctor of humane letters during Niagara University’s 2011 undergraduate commencement ceremony, has been awarded the 2015 National Humanities Medal. Wilkerson was one of 12 distinguished honorees chosen by President Barack Obama for receipt of the 2015 National Humanities... Read on →

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Niagara University Set to Celebrate 200th Anniversary of Vincentians in America

September 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The first Vincentian university established in the United States has scheduled a full slate of events to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the Vincentians in America. Niagara University will commemorate the Congregation of the Mission’s rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent... Read on →

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U.S. News: Niagara University Ranks Among Region’s Best for Academics, Value, Veterans, International Students

September 13, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is featured in four prominent categories by U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 edition of the magazine’s annual survey of “America’s Best Colleges.” U.S. News includes Niagara among its “Best Regional Universities (North),” “Great Schools, Great Prices,” “Best Colleges for Veterans,” and “Foreign Student Factor.” On the... Read on →

Niagara University student Mary Kate Prager was chosen to sit on stage and be serenaded by Jesse McCartney during his FirstFest performance on Sept. 9.

‘Beautiful’ Performance by Jesse McCartney Delights FirstFest Audience

September 13, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A free outdoor performance by national performing artist Jesse McCartney punctuated Niagara University’s annual FirstFest celebration. McCartney, a former soap opera star and boy band member, captivated the 600-student crowd that convened in the O’Shea Quad with a blend of hits from his four solo albums, including Beautiful Soul. Sponsored... Read on →

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Money Magazine: Niagara University Offers Best Return on Investment in Buffalo-Niagara Region

September 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Money magazine has ranked Niagara University as the best college or university in the Buffalo-Niagara region when it comes to delivering the most value for a student’s educational dollar. Niagara was the highest-ranked college or university in the area in the magazine’s “2016 Best Colleges” study, which evaluated roughly 2,000... Read on →

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Renovated Dining Commons in Clet Hall Now Open

September 5, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The renovated Dining Commons in Clet Hall opened Sept. 4, just in time for the start of the fall semester at Niagara University. The enhanced facility features presentation-style cooking, a variety of seating options, bold colors and design elements that create an inviting environment for NU students to gather. The addition... Read on →

Niagara University's 14th annual New Student Convocation took place Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016.

Collaboration, Support Trumpeted as Niagara University Welcomes Class of 2020

September 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The processional for Niagara University’s annual New Student Convocation typically conjures mixed emotions. Freshmen and transfers are anxious to commence a new and exciting chapter in their lives while family members and friends realize that the 60-minute ceremony is all that separates them from exchanging hugs and “see you... Read on →

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Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

Students receiving awards during this year's NUSGA leadership gala were, from left, Kathryn Dickie, Janene Ennis, Kyra Rieker, Britini D’Angelo, Rebecca Wood, Jacey Diez, and Michael Kobito.

NUSGA Honors Seven During Annual Leadership Gala

May 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association held its sixth annual leadership gala May 1 at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls. Honoring students who excel in service and leadership, and demonstrate the core values of the university, the event recognized the work of the NUSGA cabinet and legislative body,... Read on →

R&B artist Jeremih headlines an NU Ridgefest performance at the Rapids Theatre on April 22.

Ridgefest Concert at Rapids Theatre Features Jeremih with Special Guest Pia Mia

March 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association and the Campus Programming Board have booked R&B artist Jeremih with special guest Pia Mia for an April 22 performance at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The show begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. The event is part of... Read on →

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