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Forced to Miss Commencement, NU Theatre Grad Receives Diploma on Kavinoky Stage

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University theatre major Kathleen Macari made the decision a few months ago that she would forego walking during her undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday in order to play the lead role in her first professional show. So during the curtain call of that evening’s production of Wait Until Dark... Read on →

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ROTC Ceremony Commissions 16 Officers

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 13, 2016, in NU’s Gallagher Center. This marks the 75th consecutive year that members of NU’s Purple Eagle Battalion have taken the oath of office. The oath was... Read on →

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Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

Dr. Anna McNab is pictured with business students from her class on E-Commerce Essentials.

E-commerce Course Provides Transformative Student Experience

May 13, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

During the spring 2016 semester, students in Dr. Anna McNab’s MGT 308 E-Commerce Essentials class were challenged to start an online business or help an existing business create an online presence. The emphasis of the course is to understand the opportunities, challenges and initial steps required to establish an... Read on →

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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 61st Class

May 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 61st class during a ceremony held May 11, 2016, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. Recently appointed United States Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. A Lewiston native, Judge Roemer’s father was a New York State Police trooper. He... Read on →

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Niagara University Junior Chosen for Chemistry Research Fellowship

May 10, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Christopher Fritschi, a junior chemistry major at Niagara University, has been selected to receive a summer undergraduate research fellowship from the Organic Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. Only nine students from across the country were chosen. Fritschi, of West Seneca, will leverage the fellowship to continue his work on... Read on →

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NU Nursing Students Participate in Pinning Ceremony

May 10, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Eighty-four men and women stood in place, palms outstretched, as the Rev. Vincent O’Malley, C.M., recited a prayer to bless their hands. “Lord, give success to the work of your hands in the lives of these nurses. Bless these hands for they do the work of your hands. We pray... Read on →

The IRS presents awards to Al Oddo and Niagara University's VITA program.

IRS Honors Al Oddo and Niagara University’s VITA Program

May 8, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University has been providing free income tax service (both federal and New York state) to low and moderate income individuals under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for 40 years. This service directly supports the mission of Niagara and is an important part of the university’s Learn... Read on →

Twenty-six Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi during a May 6 ceremony in St. Vincent's Hall.

Morgan, Pierce Join 26 Students in Kappa Gamma Pi Graduate Honor Society

May 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-six Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 6, 2016, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Two honorary inductees – Evan Pierce, associate director of graduate studies, and Howard Morgan, ’86, associate director for alumni and volunteer engagement... Read on →

Niagara University juniors Zachary Mariani and Christopher Fritschi had their chemistry research recognized during the Western New York American Chemical Society’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Two NU Students Triumphant at American Chemical Society Research Symposium

May 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A pair of Niagara University students took home top prizes from the Western New York American Chemical Society’s Undergraduate Research Symposium, which was held April 9 at Canisius College. Christopher Fritschi, a junior chemistry major from West Seneca, won the Best Oral Presentation for his work on the development of... Read on →

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