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Benally with Color Guard

NU Alumnus Awarded Purple Heart

August 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sgt. Benjamin H. Benally, a 2014 Niagara University graduate, was presented with a Purple Heart yesterday for injuries sustained while serving with the United States Army in Afghanistan. The presentation was made by Congressman Brian Higgins at the VA Western New York Health Center in Buffalo “For Sgt. Benally and many... Read on →

NU Aerial

Niagara University Only WNY Institution to Make Princeton Review’s ‘Best in Northeast’ & ‘Green’ Lists

August 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is among the best and most environmentally friendly colleges in the entire Northeast, according to The Princeton Review. NU is one of 226 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” which posted Aug.... Read on →

Maher in Haiti

Father Maher, NU Faculty Members Visit Haitian School Founded by Alumnus

August 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University alumnus who spearheaded the development of a world-class school in Haiti is receiving reinforcements from his alma mater this week. In 2010, Ed Brennan sought to build a sustainable school complex for the children of Saint Marc, Haiti, an area that was devastated by a catastrophic earthquake... Read on →

VFCAP

NU Helps Create a Foundation for Vincentian Family Collaboration

August 5, 2014

More than 50 Vincentian family members from 24 countries gathered at the Maison Mère in Paris to attend the Vincentian Family Collaborative Action Program (VFCAP) June 8–13, 2014. Created by the Vincentian Family Collaboration Commission, the program responds to the need for more innovative ways to engage the branches of... Read on →

Maher PEP Camp

Father Maher Reads Children’s Story to Literacy Program Participants

August 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara Falls City School District students participating in Niagara University’s Primary Enhancement Program got a special treat today when the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, read them Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids. Twenty-five students in grades 1-4 from Harry... Read on →

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 →

Langridge OEA

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 →

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