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Kevin Macaulay receives his associate's degree from the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, and Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Fifty Years Later, Vietnam Veteran Earns Niagara University Degree

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The straight line that Kevin Macaulay walked across stage to receive his associate’s degree from Niagara University last Saturday was in stark contrast to the long and winding road that led him to that moment. Macaulay’s journey – beset with hope, heartbreak and heroism – began in 1965 when the Long... Read on →

John Levulis, shown here being commissioned as a U.S. Army second lieutenant in May 2012, died today from injuries sustained in a collision last week on the New Jersey Turnpike.

NU Grad John Levulis Passes Away

May 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

John J. Levulis, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and a member of the Niagara University Class of 2012, passed away today from injuries he sustained from an accident involving a military vehicle he was traveling in on Friday. “John was a great student, a natural leader and well-respected... Read on →

Walk A Mile

NU Community ‘Walks a Mile’ to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

April 27, 2015

On Thursday, April 23, Niagara University held its first-ever Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event. The event drew a total of 125 students, including members of NU’s Army ROTC program, men’s club rugby and a variety of student-athletes, in addition to faculty, staff and coaches. The one-mile walk around... Read on →

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 →

ROTC Awards Ceremony

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2015 Awards Ceremony

April 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Congratulations to the following cadets: Niagara County Service Officer Award: Andrew Kurtzhalts Niagara County American Legion Auxiliary Award: Tyler Martin and Kathleen Malloy Tonawanda American Legion Auxiliary Unit 264 Award: Marie Olszewski Stephen Sikora American Legion... Read on →

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 →

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