Category / Sustainability

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 →

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 →

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 →

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