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“Sim ManEssential Bleeding," a computerized manikin used for scenario-based simulations, is among the cutting-edge amenities inside Niagara University's new Nursing Simulation Center, which recently received $197,000 from the New York State Higher Education Capital Matching Grants Program.

NU Among Only 29 New York Colleges to Receive HECap Grant

February 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has been awarded $197,000 in state funding for the second phase of work on its state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center. Announced by Sen. Rob Ortt, NU’s capital project is one of 29 at higher educational institutions across the state being financed through the New York State Higher Education Capital... Read on →

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Alisha Battaglia Recognized by cIcu for Community Service

February 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Alisha Marie Battaglia, a Niagara University alumna and current graduate student, has been selected as one of 10 recipients of a 2016 Independent Sector Student Community Service Award and a $500 H.D. Paley Scholarship. The award, presented by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, honors outstanding Tuition Assistance Program... Read on →

Pictured are the 2015 graduates of Niagara University's Early College/Smart Scholars program, one of the many community-based initiatives cited in NU's recent recognition from the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education.

NU’s Partnership with Niagara Falls Schools Chosen for Model of Excellence Award

February 10, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s longstanding partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District has been chosen for the Model of Excellence Award from the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education. NU’s College of Education will be presented with a plaque commemorating the achievement at the AILACTE Annual Conference, which... Read on →

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NU Marks 35 Years of Free Tax Prep Service for Local Community

February 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Continuing a tradition that has become nearly as inevitable as taxes themselves, accounting students from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will again provide free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season. This marks the 35th year that Niagara University has offered the service. In... Read on →

NU students Jessica Tobin, '15, and Jacey Diez, '16, volunteered in Ms. Gatinella’s first grade classroom in Camden, N.J.

A B.A.S.I.C. Winter Recess at NU: Serving Those in Need

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When college students travel during the winter semester break, it’s rare that they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless – unless said college students attend Niagara University. Thirty-seven students from the Lewiston-based, Catholic and Vincentian university volunteered during January to assist the less fortunate in... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, addresses graduates Tuesday evening during BPS Commencement at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Niagara University Awards BPS Degrees, Honors Recent Chair of Ontario College of Teachers

January 27, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education awarded degrees to 169 graduates during its ninth commencement in Ontario on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. Elizabeth Papadopoulos, an elementary school teacher in Toronto who recently completed a six-year term as chair of the Council of... Read on →

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11 Niagara University Students Score ‘Super Sunday’ Experience

January 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The stage is set for Super Bowl 50 – and 11 Niagara University students will be working behind the scenes as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in the National Football League’s showcase event. The students, all enrolled in NU’s prestigious College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, set... Read on →

Flanked by the flags of countries from across the globe, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced the establishment of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership.

Niagara University Establishes Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership

January 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today the creation of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership, which will endeavor to meet the needs of international families and students, and serve English language learners within the global community. As another spoke of Niagara University’s umbrella of outreach, the Center for... Read on →

Martha Krupa, coordinator of tutorial services, is congratulated by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., for receiving NU's Outstanding Employee Award.

Martha Krupa Receives Outstanding Employee Award

January 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Martha Krupa, coordinator of tutorial services in Niagara University’s Office of Academic Support, was presented with NU’s Outstanding Employee Award today by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president. Krupa, a Lockport resident, began working at Niagara as an adjunct professor in 2001. She was hired as a full-time writing... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, center, is joined by Dr. Kurt Stahura, dean of NU's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, far left, and Dr. Hung Le, vice president for international relations, far right, at an event to celebrate the establishment of the Imperial International Hotel School in Vung Tau, Vietnam.

NU Partners with New Hospitality and Tourism Training Center in Vietnam

January 20, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has entered into a formal international partnership with a new Vietnamese hospitality and tourism training center that’s aligned with the five-star Imperial Hotel in Vung Tau. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, signed the memorandum of understanding Jan. 5 with Mr. Huynh Trung Nam,... Read on →

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