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Sue Karaszewski

Suzanne Karaszewski Named Outstanding Employee of the Quarter

November 20, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Suzanne Karaszewski, graphic designer in Niagara University’s Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications, has been named NU’s Outstanding Employee of the Quarter. Karaszewski, of Kenmore, was presented with the award today by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. Karaszewski joined Niagara in September 2004. A quote from Karaszewski’s... Read on →

Turkey Trot

Niagara University Community Trots for Charity

November 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot on Sunday, Nov. 16, to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry. Fifty-one registered runners and walkers participated in the 5K fun run or one-mile walk, which took place on... Read on →

Women's Basketball

Niagara University Women’s Basketball Team Returns to Campus

November 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University women’s basketball team returned safely to campus on Wednesday morning at about 6:30 a.m. “We are grateful to have the team, whole and healthy, back on campus,” said the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. “It was certainly a long ordeal for them, but... Read on →

Campus Entrance

New Campus Parkway Now Open

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The new Niagara University Campus Parkway opened to traffic on Nov. 6. This entranceway dramatically improved the “first impression” people have when visiting Niagara University. Work will continue over the coming weeks on landscaping and other details, so there may be intermittent disturbances requiring drivers to proceed with extra caution around... Read on →

Nursing Lab

NU Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust for Nursing Simulation Center

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Plans to construct a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the generous support of the George I. Alden Trust. The Alden Trust’s $100,000 grant will cover architectural work and some construction costs for the center, which will be housed... Read on →

Maher

Father Maher to Spend Thanksgiving Morning ‘Trotting’ for Local Charities

November 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is once again lacing up his running shoes to raise money for local charities. This Thanksgiving (Nov. 27), Niagara University’s president will participate in the 119th annual YMCA Turkey Trot in downtown Buffalo, which generates proceeds for local YMCA programs and services. In addition, Father... Read on →

President's Dinner Honorees

NU President’s Dinner Raises Scholarship Dollars, Honors Glynn, Demler and Bennett

November 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 520 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2014 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 1, 2014, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center. View the President’s Dinner Journal The purpose of the President’s Dinner is to... Read on →

Leadership Niagara

Leadership Niagara Establishing Offices at Niagara University

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Leadership Niagara’s executive offices will be housed at Niagara University beginning this fall, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed by the institutions Monday. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of NU, and Molly Anderson, executive director of Leadership Niagara, signed the agreement that will provide Leadership Niagara with... Read on →

Purple Eagles Logo

Niagara Athletics Ties Highest Graduation Success Rate

October 29, 2014

The Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of Niagara University student-athletes is seven percent higher than the Division I national average, according to figures released Tuesday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for the 2004-07 cohort. Niagara posted a cumulative GSR of 91 percent, which is tied for its highest... Read on →

Hungary

In Hungary, Father Maher Presents Caritas Medal, Establishes Alumni Chapter

October 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar. The young, Hungarian-born medical doctor had been practicing ophthalmology in Buffalo for years yet remained concerned about his birth country’s capacity to establish an effective democratic government. In 1994, Dr. Forgách and... Read on →

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