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Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
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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
Admissions, Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Education & Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Undergraduate Admissions

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 →


Darcy Unruh Receives Award from National Association of Social Workers

September 24, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
College of Arts & Sciences, Social Work, Students

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 →

Karen E. Edmond

Karen E. Edmond Recognized by National Association of Social Workers

June 14, 2012  |  by NU Staff
College of Arts & Sciences, Faculty, Social Work

Karen E. Edmond, a professional-in-residence in Niagara University’s social work department, has been selected as the May Spotlight by the New York state chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Edmond, who coordinates field practicums for NU’s social work department, teaches Introduction to Social Work, Diversity, Social Justice... Read on →

Living with Grief

Living with Grief Was the Focus of Teleconference

March 15, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Social Work, Students

Niagara University’s department of social work and Niagara Hospice co-sponsored the Hospice Foundation of America’s 17th Annual “Living with Grief” teleconference March 24. The live webcast conference, “Cancer and End-of-Life Care,” was moderated by CNN special correspondent Frank Sesno, and addressed care options related to cancer diagnoses as well... Read on →