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Niagara University Only WNY Institution to Make Princeton Review’s ‘Best in Northeast’ & ‘Green’ Lists

August 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is among the best and most environmentally friendly colleges in the entire Northeast, according to The Princeton Review. NU is one of 226 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” which posted Aug.... Read on →

Green Colleges

Niagara University Listed Among Princeton Review’s ‘Green Colleges’

April 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings, and guidebooks profiles NU in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book,... Read on →


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 →

A Niagara University student becomes part of a demonstration by Messinger Woods, a wildlife rehabilitation center.

‘Green’ Activities Celebrated for Earth Day at Niagara University

April 18, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is ranked among the country’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review. Earth Day is just another chance to prove why. “We are very proud to be considered one of the greenest colleges in the nation,” stated David Ederer, chair of Niagara’s Sustainability Task Force. “While we... Read on →

Getting the Green Light | 11.28.11

Dr. Mark Gallo Talks Sustainability in ‘Green Light’ Video

November 28, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Mark Gallo, an associate professor of biology, discusses how sustainability relates to his profession, his personal life and Niagara University in the third installment of the Getting the Green Light series. By appearing periodically on the university website, the video series, which debuted on Feb. 3, 2011, is intended to highlight ongoing sustainability... Read on →

Workers from Solar Liberty install solar panels on the roof of Dwyer Arena at Niagara University.

Niagara University Adding Solar Panels to Roof of Dwyer Ice Arena

May 18, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is taking its sustainability efforts to the rooftops – but it’s not to exult about again being named to the Princeton Review’s register of the country’s most environmentally responsible colleges. Instead, NU began making its push to be included on that prestigious list for a third consecutive year... Read on →


Niagara University Again Makes Princeton Review’s ‘Green Colleges’ List

May 16, 2011  |  by NU Staff

For the second consecutive year, students headed to college can select where to go to school based on the question: how green is it? And for the second straight year, Niagara University is ranked among the country’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review. The well-known education and... Read on →

L-R, GreenRoots graduate Jill Holody receives her certificate from Zachary Straub, an AmeriCorps VISTA member and project coordinator for ReNU Niagara, Niagara Falls City Administrator Donna Owens and Straub's colleague, Leehe Shmueli.

GreenRoots Program Graduates First Youth Track

May 11, 2011  |  by NU Staff

On Jan. 18, 2011, the first youth track of the GreenRoots Leadership Development Program was launched by ReNU Niagara, a community outreach program of Niagara University. Less than four months later, the new initiative aimed at building a sustainable resident leadership base in Niagara Falls is making considerable strides... Read on →

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A Plethora of Eco-Friendly Events On Tap for Earth Day at NU

April 9, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day last April, The Princeton Review, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, published a comprehensive guidebook focused on institutions of higher education who demonstrated an above average commitment to sustainability in terms of campus infrastructure, activities and initiatives. From the Buffalo-Niagara... Read on →

NU Senior Erin McKenney Featured in Second Installment of Sustainability Video Series

April 4, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Erin McKenney, a senior international studies major, is the subject of the second episode of Getting the Green Light, a recurring video initiative launched in February by Niagara University’s Sustainability Task Force. During the 2 minute, 30 second piece, McKenney talks about her role as co-president of NUHOPE (Niagara... Read on →

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