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Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, received Leadership Niagara's Emerging Leader of the Year Award on April 29. Pictured are Maureen Wendt, board chair of Leadership Niagara, Molly Anderson, LN executive director, Lowe, and Seth Piccirillo, director of community development in Niagara Falls.

Tom Lowe Named ‘Emerging Leader of the Year’ by Leadership Niagara

April 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, was named Leadership Niagara’s Emerging Leader of the Year during the organization’s annual awards luncheon, held yesterday at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Lowe was presented with the award by Molly Anderson, executive director of Leadership Niagara, and Seth Piccirillo, director of community development... Read on →

Volunteer Fair

NU, Congressman Higgins Encourage Continued Community Engagement After Volunteer Fair

April 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Western New York residents turned out in droves for the first-ever LiveNF Volunteer Fair held Tuesday night at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. The event was organized through Niagara University’s ReNU Niagara program and Congressman Brian Higgins. Forty registered organizations were on hand to welcome residents interested in learning more... Read on →

Jeanne DuBois, strategic advisor of the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation, presents the conference's keynote address.

Third Annual Poverty Conference Examines Economic Development Solutions to Alleviating Poverty

March 31, 2015

More than 160 individuals attended the third annual Poverty Conference titled “From the Ground Up: Economic Development Solutions to Alleviating Poverty.” The daylong conference was held March 13 in Niagara University’s Dunleavy Hall, and was presented to stress the connection between economic development and its role in lifting people out... Read on →

LiveNF Volunteer Fair Announcement

Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara Announce LiveNF Volunteer Fair

March 10, 2015

Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara University’s ReNU Niagara program announced the 2015 LiveNF Volunteer Fair, an event to connect local residents interested in civic engagement with volunteer-driven organizations doing good work in the Niagara Falls community. “Great things can happen when individuals take their own unique talents and community pride... Read on →

Community Service

Carnegie Foundation Cites NU for Outstanding Community Engagement

January 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification. NU is among 240 colleges and universities nationwide, and 14 in New York state, selected for... Read on →

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

30 Under Thirty

ReNU Niagara Director, Two Young NU Alumnae Recognized by Business First

August 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, and Kathleen Heim and Shannon (Bloomquist) Patch, both 2007 graduates of Niagara University, were honored by Business First during the newspaper’s 30 Under Thirty awards program held last night at The Atrium @ Rich’s. The award recognizes 30 Western New Yorkers in the early... Read on →

Green Colleges

Niagara University Listed Among Princeton Review’s ‘Green Colleges’

April 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings, and guidebooks profiles NU in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book,... Read on →

Maher

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 →

ED Symposium

Economic Development Forum Held as Part of Inauguration Week at NU

April 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Although the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has yet to be formally inaugurated as the 26th president of Niagara University, the campus community has been cognizant of his focus on increasing the university’s role as an economic development incubator since he assumed the President’s Office last August. Fittingly, as part... Read on →

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