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Maher & Collins

Father Maher, NU Alumni Attend Mets Game, Meet Terry Collins

July 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

In the rare instances when the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., isn’t consumed with fulfilling his demanding duties as president of Niagara University, he enjoys cheering on the New York Mets. On Tuesday night, Father Maher had an opportunity to do both simultaneously. Approximately 25 NU alumni and friends joined Father... Read on →

Paul Gibson Jr.

Paul Gibson Jr., Trustee Emeritus, Dies At Age 86

July 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Paul Gibson Jr., New York City’s first black deputy mayor and a longtime Niagara University trustee, died Friday, July 11, after a long illness. He was 86. Gibson commenced his tenure as an NU trustee in 1973 while serving as vice president of American Airlines, one of the highest positions... Read on →

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Melissa Langridge Named Outstanding Employee of the Quarter

July 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Melissa Langridge, coordinator of user education in the Our Lady of Angels Library at Niagara University, has been named NU’s Outstanding Employee of the Quarter. Langridge, of Wilson, was presented with the award today by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. Langridge has been with Niagara since 2008.... Read on →

Interfaith Leaders’ Breakfast Comes to Niagara

June 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Levesque Institute hosted its first interfaith community leaders’ breakfast at Niagara University on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The purpose of the breakfast was to share information about programs that would be of interest to leaders of the faith community and to extend a dialogue and conversation about opportunities... Read on →

Maher in Turkey

Father Maher Presents Keynote Address, Signs MOUs in Turkey

June 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, presented the keynote address during an interreligious conference held in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 9. “Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Poverty and Wealth in the Sacred Texts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam,” which was held at Fatih University, involved close to... Read on →

Niagara University, SuOn College Sign Memorandum of Understanding

June 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and SuOn College agreed to a memorandum of understanding on academic exchange during a signing ceremony held in Toronto on May 23, 2014. The MOU was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University; Gary Chen, president of SuOn College; Dr. Xiaobo Yang, SuOn’s... Read on →

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

June 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized standard for evaluating the performance of green buildings, created by the USGBC. LEED takes... Read on →

Best Speeches Ever

Niagara University Places 11 Among NPR List of Best Commencement Addresses

June 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

With graduation season in full swing, NPR recently unveiled a collection of the 316 commencement addresses that its writers consider the best ever. Eleven of “The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever” were delivered at Niagara University. Mother Theresa (1982) Tim Russert (2000) Benjamin Carson Jr. (2003) John Roberts (2005) Michael Ignatieff (2006) Jennie Cyran (2007) Rev. Dennis H.... Read on →

Maher

Father Maher Carries ‘Flame of Hope’ Six Miles for Special Olympics

June 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Figuratively speaking, Niagara University carries the torch for individuals with developmental disabilities through its many outreach services and academic programs. The institution’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., did so in the literal sense when he got a local leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics underway on... Read on →

Niagara Catholic to Recognize Niagara University with Community Service Award

May 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s longstanding commitment to community service will be recognized during Niagara Catholic High School’s Baccalaureate Mass this Thursday at 6 p.m. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president, will accept the Deus, Domus, et Patria (God, Home and Country) Community Service Award on behalf of Niagara University from Judith... Read on →

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