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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 →

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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 →

ROTC Awards

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2014 Awards Ceremony

March 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, March 27, 2014. View more photos Congratulations to the following cadets: Niagara County American Legion Auxiliary Award: Erica Crane Tonawanda American Legion Auxiliary Unit 264 Award: Caleb Chin Stephen Sikora American Legion Auxiliary Post 1322 Award: Mitchell Willie Frederick F.... Read on →

ROTC Award

Niagara University ROTC Named Top Program with MacArthur Award Selection

March 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s ROTC program was presented with the prestigious MacArthur Award this morning in recognition of its cadets’ performance during the 2012-2013 school year. Only eight schools are chosen from among the 273 senior ROTC units nationwide for the MacArthur Award, which is based on a combination of the achievement of... Read on →

Six Niagara University ROTC Cadets Rank in Top 20% of Nation

December 3, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Six Niagara University students are among the top 20 percent of the 5,479 ROTC cadets nationwide that were ranked via the United States Army Cadet Command’s Cadet Accessions and Branching Board. According to results released Nov. 20, seniors Kit Burdick (Oswego, N.Y.), Ethan Froelich (Albany, N.Y.), Mitchell Willie (Wappingers Falls,... Read on →

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ROTC Cadets Stay Engaged During Summer Break

August 16, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

What a summer it was for the Purple Eagle Battalion. Students enrolled in Niagara University’s Army ROTC program performed very well during the 2013 Leadership Development and Assessment Course, and also participated in a number of internships and training programs to prepare them for leadership roles, both on- and off-campus. Leadership... Read on →

Ethan Froelich

Froelich Recognized During ROTC Leadership Course for Possessing ‘Warrior Ethos’

August 12, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University student Ethan Froelich was selected from a group of his peers at the 2013 Leader Development and Assessment Course as the ROTC cadet who best represented the Warrior Ethos, a term coined to reflect the embodiment of a Soldier. That announcement came during an Aug. 5 graduation and... Read on →

Caleb Chin

Chin, Burdick Recognized During ROTC Leadership Training Program

July 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University ROTC cadet Caleb Chin earned the No. 2 ranking among approximately 500 of his peers during a 29-day leadership-infused training program designed to provide young men and women with the skills to become effective military leaders. Meanwhile, NU classmate Kit Burdick was ranked second in his LDAC platoon,... Read on →

SVO Disc Golf

Memorial Day Disc Golf Tourney Benefits Kirtchen Scholarship, Student Vets Organization

June 14, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

It was last fall that Karl Hinterberger conceived the idea of a Memorial Day disc golf tournament to raise funds for Niagara University’s Sergeant Major Fred E. Kirtchen Memorial Scholarship Fund, as well as the institution’s Student Veterans Organization. With the NUSVO’s endorsement, Hinterberger got right to work, contacting Innova... Read on →

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