Category / President’s Vision in Action

NU Students Find Success After Graduation

May 25, 2017  |  by Lisa McMahon

Ninety-seven percent of Niagara University students find employment or enroll in graduate school after they graduate because they receive an education that delivers exactly what employers and the world are looking for. Students who have earned their degrees in the College of Business Administration, like Chanelle Ward, for example, often... Read on →

Coming Attractions – NU’s Baseball, Softball Fields Undergoing Renovation

May 25, 2017  |  by Lisa McMahon

Niagara University’s Bobo Field (baseball) and its softball field are undergoing a renovation that will transform these facilities and improve the player and fan experience. Highlights of the project include: Improved playing surface, synthetic turf for baseball Brick backstop with netting New scoreboard Expansion of seating areas with improved sightlines “The... Read on →

Niagara University Receives Estate Gift Totaling More Than $4 Million

May 18, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a gift from the estate of the late Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko. The gift, which will exceed $4.1 million, will be used for several university projects and initiatives. “We are incredibly humbled and thankful for the gift that Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko has left for Niagara... Read on →

Niagara University Commencement

‘Hamilton’ Writer, Pro Football HOFer, Nat’l Teacher of the Year Headline Commencement 2017 at NU

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in the fall of 2013, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., shook hands with hundreds of doe-eyed freshmen, the first class of students that he welcomed to campus as the newly minted president of Niagara University. Last week, Father Maher shook hands with them again, this time to congratulate... Read on →

Cutting the ribbon on the new Dining Commons at Niagara University are, from left, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; Jeff Metz, president and CEO of Metz Culinary Management; William Hovey, partner at BHNT Architects; New York Senator Robert Ortt; Khallid Lewis, president of the Niagara University Student Government Association; Peter Appler, regional sales manager for Danforth; and Dr. Debra Colley, NU's executive vice president.

Niagara University Cuts Ribbon on Renovated, Expanded Dining Commons

April 27, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University cut the ribbon today on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall. The new, 20,000-square-foot Dining Commons opened in the fall. The expansion was completed in January. Improvements include: An open kitchen concept with new food preparation and serving areas. New seating... Read on →

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Niagara University’s Student Viewbook, TV Advertising Campaign Earn National Awards

March 30, 2017

The power of Niagara University’s undergraduate viewbook and its television advertising campaign was apparent to a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing, and advertising professionals. Both the broadcast TV spots used to promote the university’s new “Power of Niagara” branding campaign, and its undergraduate student recruitment... Read on →

NU Students Receive a High Return on Their College Investment

March 30, 2017  |  by Lisa McMahon

Niagara University students receive an education that delivers exactly what employers and the world are looking for—it’s the reason graduates are very successful at finding employment or enrolling in graduate school than their peers nationwide. Niagara’s Career Outcomes Percentage is 97%, which is 11.5% higher than the national average, according... Read on →

Pictured at the announcement of Niagara University's new Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Race, Equality and Mission are the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., NU president emeritus; Niagara Falls City Councilman Ezra Scott Jr.; NU junior Ferrah Staley; Averl Harbin, Niagara’s director of multicultural affairs; the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president; and Dr. Thomas Chambers, professor of history at NU.

Niagara University Establishes Ostapenko Center for Race, Equality and Mission

February 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today the creation of a new on-campus center that will advance the institution’s commitment to diversity and social justice. The Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Race, Equality and Mission, consistent with Niagara University’s Vincentian mission and interdisciplinary core, will be focused on race and equality, generating... Read on →

Help Me Grow Western New York Awarded $1.8 Million Grant for Child Development Program

February 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will manage the grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation. Help Me Grow Western New York has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for its continued regional implementation of the comprehensive child development collaborative. Niagara University has been selected to... Read on →

Niagara University Is a Steadfast Proponent of Affordable, Accessible Higher Education

January 26, 2017

For more than 160 years, Niagara University has been committed to providing an outstanding education that is both affordable and accessible to students from around the world, with a special focus on those from New York state and Western New York. Initiatives such as scholarships for students of Niagara... Read on →

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