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New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia, pictured here with the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, presented during a conference on bilingual education that was held at NU on May 21.

State Conference on Bilingual Education Reinforces NU’s Global Learning Vision

May 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s full embrace of international students under the three-year tenure of its president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is well-documented. Niagara presently ranks second in Western New York in terms of enrolled international students (according to Business First) and, in January, established the Edward A. Brennan Center for... 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 →

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Niagara University Holds Graduate Student Awards Reception

May 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve Niagara University graduate students and one doctoral candidate received certificates for outstanding achievement in their field of study during an event held May 12 in the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences. “Many of you are going home or moving around the globe to start your careers and... Read on →

Drs. David Reilly, Chris Lee and Nicole Gerber are accompanying 22 NU students on a field-based research trip to Cuba this May.

Changes in U.S.-Cuba Relations Prompt Niagara University Students to Explore Havana

April 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations in July 2015. As a result, Americans are permitted to travel to Cuba as long as their purpose falls within 12 broad categories of activities, including “educational activities by persons at academic institutions.” And now a new course on Cuban politics and... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, recently spent time in Vietnam with Catholic Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon and the Rev. Gérard Tran Cong Du, C.M., a member of the Vincentian Vice Province of Vietnam and seminary professor.

Father Maher Discusses Higher Education Opportunities for Vietnamese Students with Catholic Cardinal in Vietnam

March 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, met with Vietnamese Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon during a trip to Hanoi this week. The discussion between Father Maher, a Catholic and Vincentian priest, and Catholic Cardinal Nguyen, who was appointed to his position by Pope Francis in January... Read on →

Niagara University's student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America was named the best in the nation during the 89th World Conference on Club Management in San Diego. It's the seventh straight year the NU chapter has won the award.

Niagara University CMAA Student Chapter Best in Nation for Seventh Straight Year

March 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America scored some impressive victories at the recent 89th World Conference on Club Management in San Diego. On Feb. 22, it was named CMAA Student Chapter of the Year for the seventh consecutive year. The student organization was selected among... 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 →

Flanked by the flags of countries from across the globe, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced the establishment of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership.

Niagara University Establishes Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership

January 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today the creation of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership, which will endeavor to meet the needs of international families and students, and serve English language learners within the global community. As another spoke of Niagara University’s umbrella of outreach, the Center for... Read on →

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Dr. Tenpao Lee Appointed Distinguished Overseas Professor at Chinese University

January 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Tenpao Lee, a professor of economics and finance at Niagara University, has been appointed a Distinguished Overseas Professor of the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce in China. This appointment will further enhance collaboration between Niagara and Lixin. Niagara and Lixin entered into an academic cooperation agreement in January 2015... Read on →

Felix Schuett, a German MBA student at Niagara University, was honored by Study New York for this photo he took while riding the Maid of the Mist in August.

German MBA Student Wins Photo Contest for Maid of the Mist Selfie

December 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University graduate student from Fichtenberg, Germany, recently won a statewide photo contest for a selfie he took while riding the Maid of the Mist in August. Well, technically, it’s a photo of a selfie being taken. Nevertheless, Felix Schuett, an MBA student studying strategic marketing management, received a GoPro... Read on →

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