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Giving Tuesday Proclamation

NU Again Participating in #GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second straight year, Niagara University is joining a global movement dedicated to “giving back” in the spirit of the holiday season. NU is participating in #GivingTuesday, scheduled for Dec. 2, in congruence with its mission to make a difference in the community. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the... Read on →

Sue Karaszewski

Suzanne Karaszewski Named Outstanding Employee of the Quarter

November 20, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Suzanne Karaszewski, graphic designer in Niagara University’s Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications, has been named NU’s Outstanding Employee of the Quarter. Karaszewski, of Kenmore, was presented with the award today by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. Karaszewski joined Niagara in September 2004. A quote from Karaszewski’s... Read on →

Women's Basketball

Niagara University Women’s Basketball Team Returns to Campus

November 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University women’s basketball team returned safely to campus on Wednesday morning at about 6:30 a.m. “We are grateful to have the team, whole and healthy, back on campus,” said the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. “It was certainly a long ordeal for them, but... Read on →

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Whalen Bringing Disability Awareness Training to First Responders in Arkansas, New Jersey

November 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Arkansas will soon join New York as the only states in the country to provide comprehensive disability awareness training to its first responders. It will do so via the Niagara University First Responders Disability Awareness Training program, which received a three-year, $130,000 grant from the Arkansas Governor’s Developmental Disabilities Council... Read on →

Residence Life

Residence Life Building Community at NU

October 21, 2014

At most colleges, Residence Life staff members are referred to as resident assistants, or RAs for short. Here at Niagara University, these critical employees are known as community advisors because, as supervisor Kim Fenton said, “We want to focus on the community-building piece and getting to know every individual... Read on →

NGTI

Niagara University Unveils ‘Niagara Global Tourism Institute’

September 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University-led initiative to transform the regional tourism industry is officially underway. A grand opening of the Niagara Global Tourism Institute was held today in the institute’s headquarters, which are housed in the historic Power City Building, at the corner of 3rd and Old Falls streets in the heart... Read on →

Indemnity Onstage

NU Launches New Experiential Education Program for Lawyers and Professionals

September 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A judge, an attorney and even a gorilla came together last week to help launch Niagara University’s new CLE program. Aimed at providing mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses to attorneys, NU CLE has added a new experiential twist into the conventional world of CLEs, hoping to attract non-lawyers, business... Read on →

Convocation

NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... Read on →

Walk to Whirlpool

NU Welcoming Students with Convocation, Concert, Comedians, TED-style Talks, More

August 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure that its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time. The institution is rolling out the purple carpet beginning Aug. 29 with a full slate of activities that includes a comedic performance by the Wayans... Read on →

Prayer

University Community Prays for Peace in Iraq

August 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Responding to a call from the Very Reverend G. Gregory Gay, C.M., superior general of the Congregation of the Mission, the Niagara University community came together in prayer at 12:30 p.m. today for those suffering from persecution, violence and destruction in Iraq. Kristina Schliesman, campus minister, and alumna Ashley Serwon... Read on →

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