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NU Students Walk to Support Breast Cancer Research

October 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Nearly 200 Niagara University students participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk in downtown Buffalo this past Saturday. Participants for the event included members of the Campus Programming Board, Niagara University Student Government Association, Greek organizations Alpha Sigma Alpha and Phi Sigma Sigma, the Student Nurses Association,... Read on →

Wayans Brothers

Stand-Up Comedians Shawn & Marlon Wayans Visit NU September 6

September 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Shawn and Marlon Wayans comedy tour makes a stop at Niagara University Saturday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. The Wayans brothers, of In Living Color, White Chicks and Scary Movie fame, will perform at the university’s Kiernan Center in a ticketed event that is open to the public. Shawn and Marlon Wayans, the youngest... Read on →


NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... 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 →

Rodney Atkins

Rodney Atkins to Headline Niagara University Concert at Artpark on April 5

March 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association has booked contemporary country singer Rodney Atkins for an April 5 performance at Artpark’s Mainstage Theater. The show begins at 8 p.m. Atkins is best known for songs from “Watching You” and “These Are My People,” to his most recent hits, “Take a Back... Read on →

Student Lobby Day

NU Students Visit Albany to Lobby for Financial Aid

February 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Advocating for student financial aid isn’t easy. Just ask Matt Nadler and Kalene Faricellie. Last week, the Niagara University Student Government Association representatives, clad in their Sunday best, were excused from a day of classes – okay, that part wasn’t that bad – to traverse 300 miles to the state... Read on →

Andy Grammer

Andy Grammer to Headline Niagara University Concert on April 6

March 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association is pleased to announce that mega-popular singer/songwriter Andy Grammer will perform in the university’s Gallagher Center on April 6, 2013, at 7 p.m. In 2012, Grammer emerged as one of the biggest success stories in the music business.  He performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live,... Read on →

Kiernan Recreation Center Holds Reopening and Blessing

October 11, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

The Kiernan Center, Niagara University’s recreation complex, hosted a grand reopening Oct. 11 to familiarize the campus community with the many improvements that were made to the facility during the summer. Kiernan Center director John Spanbauer, ’83, M.S.Ed.’93, welcomed about 50 guests to the facility’s newly renovated front fitness area... Read on →

Comedian Rob Schneider visits NU on March 31.

Comedian Rob Schneider to Perform on March 31

March 29, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

“You can do it!” That is you can see Saturday Night Live alumnus Rob Schneider – also famous for his roles in movies like The Waterboy, Grown Ups and Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo – perform his stand-up comedy routine at Niagara University. Part of the Niagara University Student Government Association (NUSGA)... Read on →

Emerson Drive Pulls Into Niagara University on March 23

March 21, 2012  |  by NU Staff

Canadian country band Emerson Drive visits Niagara University at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2012. The event is sponsored by the Niagara University Student Government Association. All proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to “honor and empower wounded warriors” of the United States... Read on →

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