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NU students Jessica Tobin, '15, and Jacey Diez, '16, volunteered in Ms. Gatinella’s first grade classroom in Camden, N.J.

A B.A.S.I.C. Winter Recess at NU: Serving Those in Need

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When college students travel during the winter semester break, it’s rare that they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless – unless said college students attend Niagara University. Thirty-seven students from the Lewiston-based, Catholic and Vincentian university volunteered during January to assist the less fortunate in... Read on →

Martha Krupa, coordinator of tutorial services, is congratulated by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., for receiving NU's Outstanding Employee Award.

Martha Krupa Receives Outstanding Employee Award

January 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Martha Krupa, coordinator of tutorial services in Niagara University’s Office of Academic Support, was presented with NU’s Outstanding Employee Award today by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president. Krupa, a Lockport resident, began working at Niagara as an adjunct professor in 2001. She was hired as a full-time writing... Read on →

Phoebe Wright, '15, played the title role in NU Theatre's production of 'Cyrana,' which was chosen as the Best Play of 2015 by by BroadwayWorld Buffalo. The show's director, faculty member Doug Zschiegner, was selected as the Best Director in a Play.

NU Theatre Wins Big in BroadwayWorld Buffalo Awards

January 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s world-premiere production of Cyrana topped several local professional productions to be chosen as the Best Play of 2015 by BroadwayWorld Buffalo. Cyrana, which was on stage at Niagara in March 2015, was adapted from Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac by Doug Zschiegner, associate director of NU Theatre.... Read on →

Cathleen Anderson

Cathleen Anderson Appointed to National Catholic College Admission Association Board

January 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Cathleen Anderson, assistant vice president for enrollment management at Niagara University, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for the National Catholic College Admission Association. Anderson will represent the association’s mid-Atlantic region (New York and New Jersey) during the three-year appointment. Established in 1959, the National Catholic College... Read on →

NU Offering Free Emergency Preparedness Workshop for Scouts

January 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Border Community Special Emergency Response Volunteer Initiative for Community Empowerment of Niagara University is offering a free Emergency Preparedness Workshop for all Western New York Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. The free workshop will take place at NU from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016,... Read on →

Pictured with the results of the Niagara Law Center's holiday toy drive are Paul Issac Sr., managing partner of Paramount Settlement Planning LLC, which sponsored the event, and Carol Howaart-Diez, CEO of the United Way of Greater Niagara.

Niagara Law Center Spreads Holiday Cheer with United Way Toy Drive

December 14, 2015

A holiday toy drive coordinated by Niagara University’s Continuing Legal Education program proved so successful that Carol Howaart-Diez, CEO of the United Way of Greater Niagara, had to enlist the help of Lewiston attorney Karl Frankovitch to transport a second vehicle of toys to the organization’s warehouse. The initiative was... Read on →

Sheyann Webb

Presentation by ‘Selma’ Co-Author, Service Projects, Trip to Washington Highlight NU’s MLK Celebration

December 14, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A presentation by Sheyann Webb, co-author of the memoir-turned-Disney movie Selma, Lord, Selma, underscores a week’s worth of activities coordinated by Niagara University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Webb’s public, keynote address will take place... Read on →

FBI Special Agent in Charge Adam Cohen shakes hands with David Whalen, project director of Niagara University's First Responder Disability Awareness Training program.

Whalen Facilitates First Responder Disability Awareness Training for FBI Special Agents

December 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University First Responders Disability Awareness Training program held a seminar Dec. 10 for special agents affiliated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Buffalo office. It is believed to be the first time that a session on disability awareness training has been presented during the local bureau’s all-employee annual... Read on →

Members of Niagara University's Office of Engagement team helped collect more than 1,000 pounds of food and nonperishable good items during #GivingTuesday.

Niagara University Gives Back as Part of National #GivingTuesday Movement

December 2, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

In congruence with Niagara University’s Vincentian mission to support those in need, students, alumni and friends collected over $3,500 and more than 1,000 pounds of food and nonperishable goods Dec. 1 in association with #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a national initiative, now in its fourth year, held annually on the Tuesday... Read on →

Dr. Ken Bain

Author of ‘What the Best College Teachers Do’ to Keynote Teaching & Learning Conference at NU

November 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s 15th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning will take place Jan. 11-12, 2016. Serving as keynote speaker of the conference is Dr. Ken Bain, author of What the Best College Teachers Do and its sequel, What the Best College Students Do. Both books are top-selling treatises on higher... Read on →

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