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NUOP Students Lend Helping Hands to Habitat for Humanity

April 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Support, Announcements, Community Outreach, Institute for Civic Engagement, NUOP, Staff, Students

Niagara University students, including several members of the Niagara University Opportunity Program, gave up a pair of March Saturdays to volunteer their services with Habitat for Humanity in Niagara Falls. The service project was organized by Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in NU’s Office of Academic Support. Green previously... Read on →


Castellani Art Museum Exhibit Showcases Work of Heart, Love and Soul Guests

April 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Castellani Art Museum, Community Outreach, President's Office, Staff

In conjunction with the presidential inauguration of the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., the staff at the Castellani Art Museum created an exhibition that celebrates Niagara University’s relationship with Heart, Love and Soul, a food pantry and dining room located in downtown Niagara Falls. Along with providing food and clothing... Read on →


Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Exploration Program, Academic Support, Accounting, Admissions, Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Applied Urban Ministry, Athletics, Board of Trustees, Border Community Service, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Campus Ministry, Career Services, Castellani Art Museum, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Commencement, Commerce, Communication Studies, Community Outreach, Continuing Education, Counseling Services, Criminal Justice, EAGLE Leadership, Economics, Employment, English, Faculty, Family Business Center, Finance, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Education & Counseling, Health Services, History, Institute for Civic Engagement, International Relations, Kiernan Recreation Center, Management, Marketing, MBA, MISA, Modern and Classical Langauges, NCLEA, Niagara Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Niagara Index, NUOP, Nursing, NUSGA, Philosophy, President's Office, Psychology, ReNU, Research, Residence Life, Ridge Report, ROTC, Social Work, Sociology, Staff, Students, Study Abroad, Sustainability, Theatre, Undergraduate Admissions, Veterans

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Boy & Girl Scouts Attend Emergency Preparedness Workshop at NU

March 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Border Community Service, Campus Events, Community Outreach, Institute for Civic Engagement, Staff

“Be Prepared.” This Boy Scout and Girl Scout motto is a reminder to be prepared for any situation that may arise, including a weather emergency or disaster. On March 8, more than 80 scouts from throughout Western New York attended a workshop on emergency preparedness hosted by Border Community SERVICE... Read on →


Niagara University Administrator Trends on Twitter

March 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Communication Studies, Staff, Students, Undergraduate Admissions

What began as a routine class cancellation notice Wednesday evening quickly escalated into a Twitter “trend.” Niagara University students, upon receiving an email informing them that all daytime classes would be canceled the next day to allow for campus snow removal, took to the social networking site to thank the... Read on →


Tom Burns Running to Raise Funds for Heart Health

February 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Announcements, Community Outreach, Staff

For once, Tom Burns is the news. Within the last week, Niagara University’s associate vice president of communications has been featured in The Buffalo News and the Metro Source, and on WGRZ Channel 2, WKBW Channel 7 and Time Warner Cable News. Burns’ run of airtime comes nearly a year after... Read on →


Milton Cook Named Outstanding Employee of the Quarter

February 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Staff

Milton Cook, chemical waste and instrument specialist for the Business Services Department, received Niagara University’s Outstanding Employee Award for January-March 2014. Cook, a Lockport resident, was presented with the award today by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. Cook joined Niagara University in 2008, and is responsible for... Read on →


NU Students Spend Christmas Break Performing Community Service Stateside and Abroad

January 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Ministry, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Community Outreach, Institute for Civic Engagement, President's Office, Staff, Students

In its simplest sense, Niagara University’s Brothers and Sisters in Christ program is a mission in support of the mission. B.A.S.I.C., as it’s more commonly known, requires students to abdicate their typically restful winter or spring breaks in order to work side-by-side with the poor in urban or rural areas... Read on →


Peter Stansberry Recognized As Outstanding Employee of the Quarter

October 2, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Staff

Peter Stansberry, shift supervisor in Niagara University’s Office of Campus Safety, received NU’s Outstanding Employee Award for October-December 2013. Stansberry, a Cheektowaga resident, was presented with the award today by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. Stansberry joined Niagara as a temporary employee in 2006. He was promoted... Read on →

Michael Freedman

Michael Freedman Named ‘Spotlight Professional’ by Buffalo Niagara 360

September 28, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Announcements, Staff

Michael Freedman, Niagara University’s associate director of public relations and manager of online content, has been chosen as a “Spotlight Professional” by Buffalo Niagara 360, a program for young professionals that’s coordinated by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. Freedman was recognized during the Buffalo Niagara 360 Kickoff Celebration, which was held... Read on →

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