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NU Theatre Presents ‘9 To 5: The Musical’

November 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

You just can’t keep a good woman down, even in a man’s world! NU Theatre gives chauvinism in the workplace a real kick in the pants from Dec. 3-13 with 9 To 5: The Musical, by country superstar Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick, directed by adjunct professor Amanda Lytle Sharpe... Read on →


Niagara Law Center to Spread Holiday Cheer with Toy Drive CLE

November 19, 2015

The objective is simple: to accrue a mountain of toys. “I want to see a giant, multicolored mound of toys standing in the middle of the Castellani Art Museum,” said Niagara University Assistant General Counsel Ryan Thompson, who also directs the NU CLE program. “When the United Way comes by... Read on →

Vietnam War veteran Bob Wieland is pictured with members of Niagara University's Student Veterans Organization.

Double Amputee Bob Wieland Stands Tall on Veterans Day at NU

November 18, 2015

Why would God send a man with no legs to encourage people to take a step of faith? It’s a pretty awesome question. At least that’s the question that Vietnam War veteran Bob Wieland asked the audience packed inside the Castellani Art Museum this past Wednesday (Veterans Day). Before joining the... Read on →

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, and Michael Freedman, NU’s associate director of public relations and manager of online content, have been chosen for Niagara County’s inaugural 12 Under 40 class.

Lowe, Freedman Chosen for Niagara County’s Inaugural ‘12 Under 40’ Class

November 5, 2015

Two Niagara University employees have been selected for Niagara County’s inaugural 12 Under 40 class, a group of young leaders who will be recognized Nov. 10 by the Niagara Gazette, Lockport Union-Sun & Journal and Leadership Niagara. Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, and Michael Freedman, NU’s associate director of... Read on →


NU Theatre Presents ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Nov. 5-15

October 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Men and women square off in a volatile love match from Nov. 5-15 as NU Theatre presents The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare. Young Bianca can have her pick of suitors, but not until her older sister Kate has been married off. Unfortunately, the combative and outspoken Kate... Read on →

Rev. James J. Maher, President, Niagara University

Niagara University Welcomes Disney Institute to Niagara Falls

October 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence, to Niagara University’s Niagara Global Tourism Institute in downtown Niagara Falls, N.Y. The training, which is open to the public, will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at the Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center. The one-day... Read on →

New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia was welcomed to Niagara University Wednesday by its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia Visits NU

October 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was pleased to welcome New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia to campus on Wednesday, Oct. 21. While on campus, Commissioner Elia met with the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, along with other presidents from the Western New York Consortium of higher education... Read on →


ROTC, Theatre Partner for Leadership Training Exercise

October 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A unique collaboration last weekend contributed to an enriching leadership training exercise for cadets in Niagara University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program. Five NU theatre majors acted as role players during Saturday’s portion of the ROTC weekend training exercise, which took place at Chestnut Ridge State Park in Orchard Park,... Read on →

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster lends a hand during a recent Pop-Up Park NF! event.

Pop-Up Park Activates and Engages Residents in Niagara Falls Healthy Neighborhoods Community

October 14, 2015

Gluck Park was the place to be for a high energy and inspirational afternoon on Sept. 19. The Healthy Food, Healthy People Work Group of the Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative hosted the first Pop-Up Park NF! Niagara University is a partner in the program. More than 60 neighborhood youth... Read on →

Niagara University students raised funds for All Hands Volunteers, a disaster relief organization founded by 1963 alumnus David Campbell.

‘Niagara Reaches Out to the World’ Showcases Worldwide Service Efforts

October 1, 2015

David Campbell, ’63, and the Rev. W. Barry Moriarty, C.M., were the keynote speakers during Niagara Reaches Out to the World this past Wednesday, Sept. 23. Both men spoke extensively about the impact that they had in certain parts of the world that involved improving the conditions for the... Read on →

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