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Congratulating 2016 Susan B. Anthony Writing Award winner Sara Anderson, third from right, are Sharon Green, Dr. Tim Ireland, Dr. Shannon Risk, Dr. Joe Little, and Dr. Hope Russell. Not pictured: selection committee member Dr. Carrie Teresa.

Freshman Sara Anderson Wins 2016 Susan B. Anthony Writing Award

February 12, 2016

Niagara University freshman Sara Anderson was announced as the winner of the Susan B. Anthony Writing Award. Anderson’s paper, Jane Eyre: Feminist of the Victorian Era, was voted by a group of judges as the best submission this year for the contest. The award ceremony was held Feb. 10... Read on →

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Alisha Battaglia Recognized by cIcu for Community Service

February 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Alisha Marie Battaglia, a Niagara University alumna and current graduate student, has been selected as one of 10 recipients of a 2016 Independent Sector Student Community Service Award and a $500 H.D. Paley Scholarship. The award, presented by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, honors outstanding Tuition Assistance Program... Read on →

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NU Celebrates Lunar New Year

February 11, 2016

Lunar New Year is an important festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar calendar in Asia. Celebrations traditionally run beginning one week before the first day of the new year to the second week of the first calendar month, depending on the country celebrating. Mainland China, Vietnam, South... Read on →

Pictured are the 2015 graduates of Niagara University's Early College/Smart Scholars program, one of the many community-based initiatives cited in NU's recent recognition from the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education.

NU’s Partnership with Niagara Falls Schools Chosen for Model of Excellence Award

February 10, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s longstanding partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District has been chosen for the Model of Excellence Award from the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education. NU’s College of Education will be presented with a plaque commemorating the achievement at the AILACTE Annual Conference, which... Read on →

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NU Marks 35 Years of Free Tax Prep Service for Local Community

February 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Continuing a tradition that has become nearly as inevitable as taxes themselves, accounting students from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will again provide free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season. This marks the 35th year that Niagara University has offered the service. In... Read on →

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Niagara University Students Compete in ‘Family Feud’ Night

February 8, 2016

Students at Niagara University competed for cash inside the Gallagher Center’s Multi-Purpose Room on Jan. 29. The students participated in “Family Feud,” a game where multiple “family” members on separate teams compete for cash. Teams Funwow and Hanacroft were the first to compete that night. Team Hanacroft later won the entire... Read on →

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NU Theatre Presents ‘The Maids’

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

From Feb. 18-21, NU Theatre will present The Maids by Jean Genet. The production will be directed by Dr. Henrik Borgstrom, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The premise of the show is that two sisters, deeply resentful of their inferior social position, attempt to take revenge... Read on →

NU students Jessica Tobin, '15, and Jacey Diez, '16, volunteered in Ms. Gatinella’s first grade classroom in Camden, N.J.

A B.A.S.I.C. Winter Recess at NU: Serving Those in Need

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When college students travel during the winter semester break, it’s rare that they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless – unless said college students attend Niagara University. Thirty-seven students from the Lewiston-based, Catholic and Vincentian university volunteered during January to assist the less fortunate in... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, addresses graduates Tuesday evening during BPS Commencement at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Niagara University Awards BPS Degrees, Honors Recent Chair of Ontario College of Teachers

January 27, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education awarded degrees to 169 graduates during its ninth commencement in Ontario on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. Elizabeth Papadopoulos, an elementary school teacher in Toronto who recently completed a six-year term as chair of the Council of... Read on →

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11 Niagara University Students Score ‘Super Sunday’ Experience

January 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The stage is set for Super Bowl 50 – and 11 Niagara University students will be working behind the scenes as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in the National Football League’s showcase event. The students, all enrolled in NU’s prestigious College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, set... Read on →

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