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Earth Day

NU Plans Series of Events to Celebrate Earth Day 2015

April 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will hold a series of events to increase awareness, appreciation, protection, and conservation of the natural environment in observance of Earth Day 2015. Sponsored by the university’s Sustainability Committee, NU has scheduled a variety of “green” activities and demonstrations, listed below, including the official opening of Niagara’s new... Read on →

NU Campus

NU Featured in ‘Princeton Review’s 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges’

April 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features NU in the 2015 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which was released yesterday. Niagara University and the University... Read on →

Ryan Thompson, Esq.

Niagara Law Center Hosts Inaugural Continuing Legal Education Course

March 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Judges, defense attorneys and prosecutors – including Niagara County District Attorney Michael J. Violante himself – assembled at Niagara University this month for a Criminal Procedure Practicum seminar. Designed to educate criminal law practitioners, the “Criminal Procedure Practicum: From Arraignment to Appeal” was the inaugural Continuing Legal Education, or CLE,... Read on →

NAF Workshop

High School Students Trained in ‘Soft Skills’ During Trip to NU

March 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A majority of the students who participate in the National Academy Foundation have their academic competencies in order. Brushing up on their so-called “soft skills” was the focus of a series of workshops held at Niagara University yesterday. The 275-plus high school students in attendance engaged in seminars on business... Read on →

LiveNF Volunteer Fair Announcement

Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara Announce LiveNF Volunteer Fair

March 10, 2015

Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara University’s ReNU Niagara program announced the 2015 LiveNF Volunteer Fair, an event to connect local residents interested in civic engagement with volunteer-driven organizations doing good work in the Niagara Falls community. “Great things can happen when individuals take their own unique talents and community pride... Read on →

DePaul Hall

Portions of Niagara University Campus Approved as Tax-Free Zones

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received unanimous approval to have 24,409 square feet of its campus designated as a Start-Up NY tax-free zone. The university will now seek to attract eligible businesses that support its academic mission and whose priorities align with the strategic investment areas determined by the Western New York... Read on →

Father Kevin G. Creagh, C.M.

Father Creagh Named to ‘Irish Education 100’

February 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., Niagara University’s vice president for university mission and ministry, has been named to the “Irish Education 100” by the Irish Voice newspaper. The “Irish Education 100,” now in its sixth year, honors leading educators of Irish descent. Father Creagh was named to his current position... Read on →

myNU

Redesigned myNU Launches Feb. 2

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A redesigned myNU will be unveiled to Niagara University students and employees this Monday, Feb. 2. The platform has been significantly enhanced to improve usability and organization, and provide a better overall user experience. Users will notice many requested updates, perhaps most importantly the new drop-down navigation menu that replaces the... Read on →

Tom Lowe

Leadership Niagara to Honor Tom Lowe During Awards Luncheon

January 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, will be named Leadership Niagara’s Emerging Leader of the Year during the organization’s annual awards luncheon, which will be held at the Niagara Falls Conference & Events Center on April 29. Lowe, a 2014 Leadership Niagara graduate, is active in numerous community-building programs through... Read on →

Ndaba Mandela

Mandela Address, Community Service Activities Highlight MLK Celebration at NU

January 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A presentation by Ndaba Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, underscores a week’s worth of activities coordinated by Niagara University in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mandela’s keynote address – set for 6 p.m. on Jan. 20 at the Castellani Art... Read on →

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