Category / Study Abroad

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 →

New Zealand Rugby Team to Play Exhibition Match at Niagara University

July 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The St. Peter’s College rugby team of New Zealand will take on the RugbyNY Western Boys All-Stars in an exhibition match scheduled for July 8 at Niagara University. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on the university’s varsity soccer field behind the Kiernan Center. St. Peter’s College is a Christian institution... Read on →

Germany

Sport Management Majors Gain Industry Experience in Germany

June 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Rachel Madsen and eight Niagara University students recently visited Germany as part of the sport management program’s first-ever study abroad experience. During the trip, which took place May 12-23, the group spent time in Jena, Berlin, and Frankfurt exploring historic and tourist sites while learning about Germany’s unique approach... Read on →

Maher

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

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

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 →

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Niagara University Junior Wins Regional Psychology Poster Competition

April 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Amber Boyer, a junior psychology major at Niagara University from Buffalo, N.Y., recently won first place in the student poster competition at the annual convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, which was held March 13-16, 2014. EPA is the oldest regional psychological association in the United States. Boyer collaborated with Dr.... Read on →

HSD Founders

Niagara University Among Founding Members of Hotel Schools of Distinction

March 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Deborah T. Curtis, CMP, director of Niagara University’s Center for Events and Management Development, announced the official founding of Hotel Schools of Distinction (HSD) during the organization’s first meeting on March 18, held in Helsinki, Finland. Students from many of the 10 founding schools located around the world participated... Read on →

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NU Junior Reflects on Summer Working Abroad in Peru

November 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

One of the primary reasons that Erin Maley decided to attend Niagara University was so that she could study in Peru. Yes, we’re talking about the Niagara University, the Catholic and Vincentian institution that resides on Monteagle Ridge, just less than 4,000 miles away from Lima, Peru’s capital city. Truth be... Read on →

Fr. Maher

NU Welcomes Vietnamese Delegates to Campus

October 30, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Hung Le, vice president for international relations at Niagara University, is leading a management development program on public administration reform for a delegation of human resource administrators and directors from the Ministry of Home Affairs in Vietnam. The Ministry of Home Affairs is responsible for all aspects of Human... Read on →

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NU Reaches Exchange Agreement with Ireland’s Mary Immaculate College

May 20, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Holly Cowman, the international relations officer from Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, Ireland, visited Niagara University today to sign a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions. The MOU was agreed in order to encourage student, faculty and staff exchanges between Niagara University and Mary Immaculate College, Ireland’s largest Catholic... Read on →