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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 →

Niagara University freshman Kevin Schwindler introduces former Buffalo Bills special teams ace Steve Tasker during a National Academy Foundation conference on March 8.

NU Freshman Introduces Bills Great Steve Tasker at NAF Conference

March 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Approximately 265 high school sophomores filed into the Millennium Buffalo on March 8 to attend the first-ever multi-school student conference for local National Academy Foundation participants. The students represented 13 high schools (and 14 NAF academies) in Erie and Niagara counties. Organized like a typical business conference, replete with breakout... Read on →

NU students Jessica Tobin, '15, and Jacey Diez, '16, volunteered in Ms. Gatinella’s first grade classroom in Camden, N.J.

A B.A.S.I.C. Winter Recess at NU: Serving Those in Need

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When college students travel during the winter semester break, it’s rare that they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless – unless said college students attend Niagara University. Thirty-seven students from the Lewiston-based, Catholic and Vincentian university volunteered during January to assist the less fortunate in... Read on →

BestForVets2016

NU Chosen by Military Times as a ‘Best for Vets’ College Destination

November 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the nation’s top institutions when it comes to embracing America’s veterans as students, according to comprehensive results released today by Military Times. NU is included in the Military Times’ “Best for Vets: Colleges 2016” rankings, which factors in school-by-school assessments of veteran and military student... Read on →

New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia was welcomed to Niagara University Wednesday by its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia Visits NU

October 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was pleased to welcome New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia to campus on Wednesday, Oct. 21. While on campus, Commissioner Elia met with the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, along with other presidents from the Western New York Consortium of higher education... Read on →

FirstFest 2015

FirstFest Kicks Off New School Year

September 9, 2015

Niagara University held its second annual FirstFest last week, which provided several different activities, including a showing of the summer blockbuster “Jurassic World” on Tuesday, a club/job fair on Wednesday and a barbecue on Saturday that was followed by an outdoor performance by national recording artist Echosmith. The entire week... Read on →

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

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