Category / Social Work

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... 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 →

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 →

Phi Alpha

Sixteen NU Students Inducted into Social Work Honor Society

March 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen Niagara University students were inducted into Phi Alpha, the national social work honor society for undergraduate social work majors, faculty and local practitioners, during a ceremony held Friday, March 20. The following students are the newest members of Phi Alpha: Lindsey Allen (Rochester, N.Y.) Rachael Campbell (South Ridgeway, Ont.) Morgan Clark (Fairport,... Read on →

Faculty

Four NU Professors Collaborate to Publish Manuscript on Poverty Assessment & Tracking

May 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A study performed by four Niagara University professors regarding undergraduate students’ perceptions of those living in poverty has been published in the Journal of Research on Social Work Practice. Research on Social Work Practice, published bi-monthly, is a disciplinary journal devoted to the publication of empirical research concerning the assessment... 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 →

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 →

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 →

NASW

Darcy Unruh Receives Award from National Association of Social Workers

September 24, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University alumna Darcy Unruh was recently honored by the National Association of Social Workers New York State Chapter. Unruh accepted the organization’s Student of the Year Award on March 21, 2013. Unruh has demonstrated her dedication to the social work profession through her volunteering, leadership and academic skills. She... Read on →

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