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Members of Niagara University's Office of Alumni Engagement coordinated the #GivingTuesday program on campus.

Niagara University Supports Needy Families Through #GivingTuesday

December 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students, alumni and friends once again came out in full force to support #GivingTuesday, which was held Nov. 29, 2016. The national initiative inspires people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they support, and... Read on →

Pictured at Niagara University's 2016 President's Dinner are, from left, Jeffrey R. Holzschuh, chair of NU's Board of Trustees; Robyn L. Krueger, recipient of the St. Vincent de Paul Award; the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; Dr. Gary D. Praetzel, Medal of Honor recipient; Legacy of Service Award honoree Thurman L. Thomas; and Caritas Medal recipients Dr. Frances E. Crosby and Brian P. Crosby.

Niagara University Honors Five, Raises Scholarship Dollars at President’s Dinner

November 29, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University recognized the accomplishments of five extraordinary individuals – while raising critical funds for student scholarships – during its 2016 President’s Dinner, which was held Nov. 18 at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Nearly 550 Niagara University alumni, students and friends attended the event,... Read on →

Representatives from Niagara University and the Hunan University of Commerce (China) celebrate the signing of an 'agreement to cooperate' during a ceremony held in NU's Bisgrove Hall on Nov. 15.

Niagara University Formalizes Partnership with China’s Hunan University of Commerce

November 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University entered into a formal partnership with the Hunan University of Commerce, a provincial institution located in the historically and culturally renowned city of Changsha, China, on Nov. 15, 2016. The “agreement to cooperate” demonstrates a mutual desire to work together on undergraduate and graduate educational exchange programs, as... Read on →

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NU Theatre Presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

November 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

This Dec. 1-11, Niagara University Theatre will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the award-winning musical by William Finn, Rachel Sheinkin and Rebecca Feldman. It is the hilarious tale of six prepubescent, misfit contestants, vying for the championship of a lifetime, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to... Read on →

HoganWillig attorney Linda Grear speaks during last year's legal seminar and holiday toy drive coordinated by Niagara University’s Continuing Legal Education program.

Niagara Law Center’s Expanded Mission Means More Toys for Local Kids

November 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Last year, the Niagara Law Center combined a unique recipe of holiday party, legal seminar, swearing-in ceremony and toy drive. The goal was to collect as many toys as possible for the children of Niagara County. The result was evident when the United Way needed to call in reinforcements to... Read on →

Moderator Michael Gentile, J.D., is pictured with Athletic Director Roundtable participants, from left, Allen Greene (University at Buffalo), Simon Gray (Niagara University), Peter Bothner (Nazareth College), Bridget Niland (Daemen College), and Robert McKeown (Niagara County Community College).

Area Athletic Directors Participate in Roundtable Discussion at Niagara University

November 16, 2016

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, in conjunction with its Sport Management Association, hosted an Athletic Director Roundtable Nov. 10. The special event allowed students of all majors to listen in on some of the area’s highest-profile leaders in collegiate athletics as they discussed their duties and... Read on →

Several Niagara University students participated in a day of service at a Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity site on Nov. 5. Back row, left to right: Dakota Marohn, Molly Smarr, Kyle Sentiff, Neil Luckman and Elizabeth Marohn. Front row, left to right: Kristen Glor, Emily Neubecker, Emily Eich, Maria Sciarrino and Mira Cirasunda.

Niagara University Students Perform Service at Habitat for Humanity Site

November 10, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in July, 22 soon-to-be Niagara University freshmen participated in a day of service at a 60th Street site that had just been acquired by the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity. As the first group of volunteers to work at the location since it was procured from the city... Read on →

Michelle Blackley Glynn, a lecturer in Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, and Roscoe Naguit, assistant director of the university-sponsored Niagara Global Tourism Institute, have been chosen for Niagara County’s second 12 Under 40 class.

Naguit, Blackley Glynn Chosen for Niagara County ‘12 Under 40’ Award

November 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Roscoe Naguit, assistant director of Niagara University’s Niagara Global Tourism Institute, and Michelle Blackley Glynn, a lecturer in NU’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, will be honored during the second annual 12 Under 40 leadership recognition awards ceremony on Nov. 16. Niagara’s 12 Under 40 is a joint effort... Read on →

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Niagara QIP Director to Represent WNY on Statewide Early Childhood Board

November 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The director of a Niagara University initiative that enhances the kindergarten readiness skills of young children in Niagara County has been appointed to the board of directors of the New York Zero-to-Three Network. Lynnette Haley O’Stewart, director of the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project, officially joined the... Read on →

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NU Theatre Opens ‘Stage Door’ Nov. 3

October 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

From Nov. 3-13, the stage will be set for possibilities and promises as NU Theatre presents Stage Door by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Directed by Amanda Lytle Sharpe, adjunct professor of speech for the actor, Stage Door is a legitimate valentine to the theatre, paying tribute to those... Read on →

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