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Purple Eagle Battalion

Purple Eagle Battalion Posts Highest GPA, Physical Fitness Score in Northeast

January 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Purple Eagle Battalion was recognized with having the highest overall average GPA, highest average physical fitness score and highest average order of merit score during the United States Army Cadet Command 2nd Brigade Leader Conference, held Jan. 6-9. The annual conference is the one time each year that... 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 →

Hanna

Niagara University Student Reenlists in U.S. Army

December 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Hanna reenlisted in the United States Army during a ceremony held Dec. 19 at Niagara Falls State Park. Hanna is an instructor in the Army ROTC program at Niagara University, where he is also studying criminal justice. He reenlisted into “indefinite” status, which means that he... Read on →

Roll Call

Niagara University Joins Nationwide ‘Roll Call’ for Veterans Day

November 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s campus fell silent at 2 p.m. today in a nationwide observance of American servicemen and women. The moment of silence was preceded at NU by a series of happenings held in conjunction with the Remembrance Day National Roll Call, a national event that calls for a synchronized reading... Read on →

Military Friendly Logo

Niagara University Named to Victory Media’s 2015 ‘Military Friendly Schools’ List

September 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. NU has become a fixture in the Victory Media rankings, as well as other lists that recognize institutions that are doing the most to embrace America’s military... Read on →

ROTC - American Legion - Summer 2014

ROTC Cadets Assist American Legion Boys State Program

August 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Eight individuals affiliated with Niagara University’s ROTC program, including six cadets, spent a week in June assisting the American Legion Boys State program at SUNY Morrisville. Cadets Jake Cary (of Victory, N.Y.), Brandon Forjone (Clifton Spring, N.Y.), Kyle Gelnett (Cleveland, N.Y.), Aaron McCarroll (Sidney, N.Y.), Jacob Streb (York, N.Y.) and... Read on →

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 →

ROTC

ROTC Ceremony Commissions 13 Officers

May 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Thirteen Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 9, 2014, in NU’s Gallagher Center. Another two Niagara ROTC cadets will be commissioned this summer as part of the class of 2014. This marks the 73rd... Read on →

Student-Vets Check

Student-Vets Plan Second Annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Fundraiser

April 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Veterans Organization will hold its second annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Tournament at Joseph Davis State Park on Saturday, May 24. All proceeds benefit the Sergeant Major Fred E. Kirtchen Memorial Scholarship Fund, which assists returning military veterans who are attending NU. Entry fees range from $20... 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 →

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