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Buffalo’s Fall 2014 Theatre Season Stars NU Students, Alumni, Faculty

September 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will be well-represented onstage as the curtain rises on Buffalo’s fall theatre season. Below is a list of performances (announced as of Sept. 14) featuring NU Theatre students and alumni: The Drowsy Chaperone (Sept. 10-Oct. 12, MusicalFare Theatre) Diane DiBernardo-Blenk, ’89 Renee Landrigan, ’13 Alan Trinca, ’13 All Quiet on the Western Front... Read on →

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NU Continues Climb Up U.S. News Rankings, Also Listed as ‘Up-and-Comer,’ ‘Best Value,’ ‘Best for Veterans’

September 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is a high-value educational institution on the rise that serves military veterans well, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. NU is listed 50th (up from 54th a year ago) among the colleges and universities in the top tier of institutions in the northern... Read on →

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Niagara University Holds Blessing & Dedication of Gacioch Center

September 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University held a ceremonial opening and blessing of the Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center this morning. The recently renovated hub for admissions and alumni engagement, formerly Meade Hall, was made possible by a generous $2 million gift from William Gacioch, a 1961 Niagara University graduate. It has been... Read on →

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Scholarship Established in Memory of Two in NU’s Mental Health Counseling Program

September 9, 2014  |  by Lisa McMahon

The Rev. Michael T. Mazurchuk, C.M., and Dr. Morgan C. Brooks made significant contributions to Niagara University’s clinical mental health counseling program. Father Mazurchuk, a student, was a skilled clinician who was quick to befriend everyone he met. Dr. Brooks, a professor, was an innovative educator who fostered deep... Read on →

Welcome Back Tent Party

Welcome Back Party Offers Students Plenty of Opportunities to Get Involved

September 5, 2014

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, the front lawn of the Gallagher Center offered students a multitude of employment, internship and volunteer opportunities, both on and off campus. The Welcome Back Tent Party & Part Time Job Fair is an annual event, co-sponsored by the Center for Career and Service Learning and... Read on →

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‘Niagara Plunge’ Immerses Freshmen in Service Learning

September 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The intent of the Niagara Plunge is to immerse Niagara University freshmen. Not in freezing water as was the case when more than 300 new NU students completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last weekend, but rather in the service-based mission that defines the Catholic and Vincentian institution. Emily Doyle, of... Read on →

Wayans Brothers

Stand-Up Comedians Shawn & Marlon Wayans Visit NU September 6

September 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Shawn and Marlon Wayans comedy tour makes a stop at Niagara University Saturday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. The Wayans brothers, of In Living Color, White Chicks and Scary Movie fame, will perform at the university’s Kiernan Center in a ticketed event that is open to the public. Shawn and Marlon Wayans, the youngest... Read on →

Ice Bucket Challenge

Father Maher, NU Students Complete Ice Bucket Challenge

September 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, along with a couple hundred NU students, Sunday afternoon at Niagara Field. Father Maher was challenged by the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University. DePaul, like Niagara, is a Vincentian institution.... Read on →

Convocation

NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... Read on →

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NU Welcoming Students with Convocation, Concert, Comedians, TED-style Talks, More

August 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure that its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time. The institution is rolling out the purple carpet beginning Aug. 29 with a full slate of activities that includes a comedic performance by the Wayans... Read on →

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