Category / Sustainability

Panel Discussion on Environmental Injustice in Niagara Falls Coming to NU

October 14, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will host a panel discussion Oct. 15 intended to consider the legacies of environmental injustice in Niagara Falls and to determine strategies for empowering the community. “Love Canal and Beyond” will take place Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Gallagher Center’s Multi-Purpose Room on the NU campus. The... Read on →

Rally in Niagara Square

NU Students Participate in Buffalo Rally on Climate Change Awareness

September 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Eight Niagara University students participated in a climate change awareness rally in Buffalo that was held last Friday in conjunction with Pope Francis’ speech to Congress on the topic. The “Rally at Niagara Square” was organized by the Sierra Club Niagara Group, a grassroots environmental organization that represents Cattaraugus, Chautauqua,... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

Instead of cutting the ribbon to denote the ceremonial opening of the new entranceway, the NU Express drove right through it.

NU, New York Power Authority Celebrate New Main Campus Entrance

April 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and the New York Power Authority held an event today to celebrate the official grand opening of Campus Parkway, the university’s reconfigured entrance from Witmer Road. The project was completed last fall as part of a $5.5 million Shared Campus Initiative to upgrade and enhance the facilities, roadways... Read on →

Earth Day

NU Plans Series of Events to Celebrate Earth Day 2015

April 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will hold a series of events to increase awareness, appreciation, protection, and conservation of the natural environment in observance of Earth Day 2015. Sponsored by the university’s Sustainability Committee, NU has scheduled a variety of “green” activities and demonstrations, listed below, including the official opening of Niagara’s new... Read on →

Golisano Center

Golisano Center Nets Sustainability Award from Greater Buffalo Building Owners Association

September 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences was recently presented with the 2014 Sustainability Award from the Greater Buffalo Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA). The presentation took place during the association’s annual awards luncheon on Sept. 17 at Acqua Restaurant in Buffalo. More than 80 BOMA members... Read on →

NU Aerial

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 →

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