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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 →

Community Service

Carnegie Foundation Cites NU for Outstanding Community Engagement

January 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification. NU is among 240 colleges and universities nationwide, and 14 in New York state, selected for... Read on →

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 →

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