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Kurt Stahura, Ph.D.

Dr. Kurt Stahura Named Dean of NU’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Management

April 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kurt A. Stahura has been appointed dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Stahura succeeds Dr. Gary D. Praetzel, who retired last May after 35 years at Niagara, including 13 as dean of its world-renowned College of Hospitality and Tourism... Read on →

Friendship Village

NU Community Raises Funds to Cover Tutoring Costs for Vietnamese Orphan

March 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A fundraising team at Niagara University recently raised enough money – $1,150 – to cover one year of tutoring costs for a 12-year-old Vietnamese orphan named Tan. The tutoring will help Tan, currently a resident of Vietnam’s Friendship Village organization, achieve his goal of returning to the mainstream classroom at... Read on →

Lixin

NU Signs Academic Articulation Agreement with Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce

January 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University signed an academic articulation agreement with the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce on Jan. 5, 2015. The agreement is aimed at providing students from the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce with the ability to take courses for one year at NU’s College of Business Administration upon completing their... Read on →

Foreign Trade University

NU Deepens Partnership with Foreign Trade University

December 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

In 2013, Niagara University and Foreign Trade University signed a memorandum of understanding, the purpose of which was to develop a bilateral relationship between the institutions. As a result of the MOU, two exchange students from FTU will study at NU in the spring semester of 2015. In addition, the two... Read on →

Meio

Father Maher Inks MOU with Meio University

December 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was in Okinawa, Japan, last Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Meio University. The agreement denotes a formal interest between the institutions to collaborate on international student and faculty development initiatives. It is anticipated that students from Meio will... Read on →

Vietnamese Mass

Binational Mass Welcomes Vietnamese to Niagara University

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mass on this Sunday evening began like many others before it, with the singing of “Open My Eyes, Lord” permeating through Niagara University’s Alumni Chapel. Only this time, the singing of the gathering song’s verses alternated between English and Vietnamese. The distinctive liturgical music was performed by 30 Vietnam natives clad... Read on →

Hungary

In Hungary, Father Maher Presents Caritas Medal, Establishes Alumni Chapter

October 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar. The young, Hungarian-born medical doctor had been practicing ophthalmology in Buffalo for years yet remained concerned about his birth country’s capacity to establish an effective democratic government. In 1994, Dr. Forgách and... 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 →

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 →

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