Category / Psychology

Day of Recognition

35th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 35th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 24, 2015. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2015 Day... Read on →

Forum on Mental Health and Criminal Justice Draws Nearly 100 Attendees

April 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

People with mental illnesses are far more likely to be victims of violent crime than perpetrators of it, despite portrayals depicted by the entertainment and news media. Such awareness and other relevant information was shared as part of a panel discussion on mental health and the criminal justice system held... Read on →

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NU Student Overcomes Adversity to Win National Fellowship Award in Gerontology

March 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

“Nontraditional” doesn’t even begin to describe Niagara University student Kimberly Kennedy. The 32-year-old senior has already withstood more trials than many people endure in a lifetime. Kennedy grew up in Centralia, Wash., without the presence of a father. When she was 13, her mother was brutally murdered, leaving Kennedy and... Read on →

Day of Recognition

34th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The 34th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 25, 2014. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was also the first that the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will preside over.... Read on →

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Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

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Niagara University Junior Wins Regional Psychology Poster Competition

April 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Amber Boyer, a junior psychology major at Niagara University from Buffalo, N.Y., recently won first place in the student poster competition at the annual convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, which was held March 13-16, 2014. EPA is the oldest regional psychological association in the United States. Boyer collaborated with Dr.... Read on →

NU Establishes Dual Degree Program in Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling

February 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences are partnering to offer a new dual-degree program designed to train the next generation of mental health practitioners. The 4+2 program allows individuals pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology to take graduate courses in clinical mental health counseling during... Read on →

Fallon Lapp

Purple Eagles Put Smile on Face of Seven-Year-Old Superfan

October 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Meet Fallon Lapp, a 7-year-old dinosaur enthusiast who loves to ride his bicycle and cheer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. At first glance, Fallon looks like any other young boy, but still, there is one critical difference between Fallon and his fellow comrades. He has Autism Spectrum Disorder, a disorder of... Read on →

Ortiz, Lizbeth

Ortiz Presents, Translates During International Research Forum

June 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Lizbeth Ortiz, a 2013 Niagara University graduate, was one of the featured presenters during a prestigious International Research Forum held at Daemen College April 22-24. The Mexico City native presented her honors thesis during the conference on “Social Perspectives in Higher Education,” which was co-sponsored by the National Association of... Read on →

Lorenzo, Crystal

Crystal Lorenzo Receives Newman Civic Fellowship

May 2, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Crystal Lorenzo, a Niagara University sophomore majoring in psychology and Spanish, has been named a 2013 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating outstanding leadership and civic engagement. The Fredonia native was among the less than 200 students in the country to receive the award. Campus Compact is a... Read on →

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