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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 →

Kathy and Aaron Sydor

Mother and Son to Graduate from Niagara University this Saturday

May 10, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Commencement, Sociology, Students

When Aaron Sydor receives his undergraduate diploma this Saturday afternoon, his mother, Kathy, won’t be waiting at the other side of the stage to congratulate him. Instead, she’ll be right behind him, joining her son as a member of the Niagara University Class of 2013. It’ll be a banner day... Read on →

A&S Day

33rd Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 30, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, History, Modern and Classical Langauges, Nursing, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre

Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences held its annual Day of Recognition for the 33rd time on Friday, April 26. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the Day of Recognition, which was also the last that the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M.,... Read on →

Ireland, Timothy

Dr. Ireland Appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, English, History, Modern and Classical Langauges, Nursing, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre

Dr. Timothy Ireland has been appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Ireland succeeds Dr. Nancy McGlen, who will retire in June after serving for 15 years in the position. As dean, Dr. Ireland’s primary responsibility will be the general administration of... Read on →


‘Princeton Review’ Ranks Schoepflin Among Best Professors in U.S.

April 3, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Faculty, Sociology

Niagara University is pleased to announce that Dr. Todd Schoepflin, an associate professor in its sociology department, has been ranked as one of the top professors in the United States, according to The Princeton Review and Dr. Schoepflin, of Kenmore, will be featured in The Best 300 Professors, a... Read on →

Former NU Trustee Emeritus Rev. Joseph P. McClain, C.M., Passes Away

July 8, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman
Board of Trustees, College of Arts & Sciences, Sociology

The Rev. Joseph P. McClain, C.M., Niagara University trustee emeritus, passed away on July 6, 2010. He was 87. Father McClain was elected to the NU board of trustees in 1976 and as trustee emeritus in 1995. Prior to his service on the board, Father McClain had been an instructor... Read on →

Culton Discusses NU Sociology Program On Purple Podcast

October 23, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Faculty, Sociology

Dr. Kenneth Culton, assistant professor of sociology at Niagara University, recently sat down to talk about the sociology program on the latest edition of the “Purple Podcast.” Culton, who has been at Niagara since 2005, discusses the benefits of a degree in sociology as well as job opportunities once that... Read on →