Category / NUSGA

Schiano, Zukas Making Cross-Country Bike Ride to Support Cancer Patients

February 6, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Although the spring semester began just weeks ago, Vince Schiano and Chris Zukas are already making ambitious summer plans. The Niagara University students, as many of their peers often do, intend to hit the road for the West Coast on Memorial Day. Only they plan to do it on bicycles.... Read on →

Students Pitch In to Support Niagara Falls Food Pantry at Thanksgiving

November 22, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Niagara University’s Student Government Association (NUSGA) was challenged by the Office of Student Affairs and the Campus Ministry Office to assist a Niagara Falls food pantry at one of its neediest times of year. The class representatives from the classes of 2013, 2014, and... Read on →

First-year Students Officially Become Part of Campus Community during New Student Convocation

September 2, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Just over three years ago, Christopher Zukas was nearing his graduation from Southside High School in Elmira, N.Y. He had visited several colleges throughout the U.S., liked several, but never felt strongly enough to commit to any of them. At the urging of a friend, Ian O’Rourke, ’11, Zukas decided... Read on →

Make-A-Wish Check Presentation

Students Present $5,000 to Make-A-Wish Foundation, Host Party for 3-Year-Old Recipient

March 22, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Simply sending 3-year-old Logan Reele to Walt Disney World wasn’t enough for members of Niagara University’s Student Government Association, clubs and club sports teams. On March 18, 2011, the group hosted a send-off party to celebrate the leukemia-stricken boy’s trip to Orlando, one that they sponsored through a new... Read on →

Student Lobby Day

Members of NU’s Student Government Association Visit Albany to Lobby for Financial Aid

March 14, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Jeannine Alsous earned a Presidential Scholarship, an Academic Competitiveness Grant and other merit-based awards from her efforts as an honors student at Lewiston-Porter High School. To help pay her way through college, she lives at home with her single mother, works between 30 and 40 hours a week and... Read on →

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