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New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Alicia Sowinski, an NU senior majoring in accounting, received a PCAOB scholarship.

Sowinski receives PCAOB accounting scholarship

August 22, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Alicia Sowinski, a senior accounting major from Akron, who was recently awarded a merit-based scholarship by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies and broker-dealers, to promote investor protection. The board established the PCAOB... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

Niagara University praised by The Princeton Review.

NU’s Academics, Sustainability Again Praised by The Princeton Review

August 5, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is again among the best institutions in the Northeast in terms of both academics and sustainability, according to results released Aug. 3 by The Princeton Review. NU is one of 225 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2015... Read on →

Valerie C. Nolan

Valerie Nolan Named Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations

July 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Valerie C. Nolan has been named director of sponsored programs and foundation relations at Niagara University, effective July 29. Working collaboratively with senior university administrators and faculty, Nolan will provide leadership and oversight of a comprehensive system for obtaining, managing and stewarding external grant support for institutional priorities and professorial... Read on →

Students participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program spent most of July 18 rehabbing a home in Niagara Falls in tandem with the the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity.

New NU Students Help Rehab House in Niagara Falls with Habitat for Humanity

July 27, 2015

Before even taking their first official class as Niagara University freshmen, sixteen students are helping to fulfill the institution’s Catholic and Vincentian mission. The students, who are participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program, spent most of July 18 working with the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity to rehabilitate a... Read on →

NU Theatre presents ‘The True Story of The Three Little Pigs’

July 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging, delightful theater for young audiences (TYA) productions with The True Story of The Three Little Pigs July 23-Aug. 1 presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre. Steven Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre, said, “We are thrilled to have... Read on →

Jada Pierce Announceement

Jada Pierce Tabbed as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

July 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Jada Pierce, who has 18 years of collegiate coaching experience at the Division I and II levels, has been named the eighth head coach in the history of the Niagara University women’s basketball program. “We are very excited to welcome Jada Pierce to the Niagara University community,” said the Rev.... Read on →

Nearly 250 representatives from a Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Group gathered in NU's Alumni Chapel for Mass during a convention aimed at bringing young people closer to God.

NU Welcomes Vietnamese Catholic Youth Movement to Campus

July 13, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Approximately 250 members of a Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Movement spent July 2-5 at Niagara University, utilizing campus facilities for a major convention focused on bringing young people closer to God. Ten of Miền Đông Bắc’s 14 regional chapters – comprising students from New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts – attended the... Read on →

Salt Logo

NU Joins SALT to Help Students and Alumni Tackle Debt Head On

June 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has teamed up with SALT™, a financial education resource created by the nonprofit American Student Assistance® (ASA). SALT, available online at saltmoney.org, is a dynamic multichannel service that teaches students and alumni how to borrow less for college, borrow the right types of loans, make repayment stress-free,... Read on →

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