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New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... 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 →

NU Theatre presents ‘The True Story of The Three Little Pigs’

July 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging, delightful theater for young audiences (TYA) productions with The True Story of The Three Little Pigs July 23-Aug. 1 presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre. Steven Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre, said, “We are thrilled to have... Read on →

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NU Theatre Presents Free Children’s Stories this Summer at Leary Theatre, Artpark

June 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, NU Theatre’s 39-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues! Here comes Lily with her purple plastic purse! And Alexander, as usual, is having a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day…” and Pierre just doesn’t care! Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre (N.U.R.T.) is... Read on →

Day of Recognition

35th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 35th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 24, 2015. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2015 Day... Read on →

Guys and Dolls

NU Theatre Presents ‘Guys and Dolls’

April 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Beginning April 23, NU Theatre tops off its 51st season with a rollicking production of Guys and Dolls, considered the perfect American musical. Steve Braddock, director of NU Theatre, will helm the production of this Tony-Award winning show filled with unforgettable songs, a quirky cast of gamblers, gangsters, gals and... Read on →

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Friends of Niagara University Theatre Celebrating Annual Gala May 2

March 27, 2015

On May 2, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre will celebrate 51 years of Niagara University Theatre when they host the 30th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala. The festive event includes a 4 p.m. production of Guys and Dolls at the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune... Read on →

Cyrana

NU Theatre Wraps Up March with Production of ‘Cyrana’

March 19, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

This March 26-31, Niagara University Theatre will present Cyrana, a delightful adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s classic comedy, Cyrano de Bergerac. Cyrana is adapted and directed by Doug Zschiegner, associate professor/associate director of NU Theatre. Cyrana – poet, soldier, and hopeful romantic – is a mistress of all trades, exasperatingly stubborn... Read on →

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NU Players Present Student-Run Production of ‘Love Song’

February 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Players will present an entirely student-run production of Love Song by John Kolvenbach on campus from Feb. 27 through March 1. All presentations will take place in the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall. Directed by NU theatre performance major, Josephine... Read on →

Eurydice

NU Theatre, Castellani Art Museum Present ‘Eurydice’

February 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre, in collaboration with the Castellani Art Museum, will present Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl Feb. 19-22. This readers’ theater production will be directed by artist-in-residence Adriano Gatto and performed amidst an insightful, specially curated art exhibit. A modern reimagining of the classic Orpheus myth, Eurydice’s contemporary characters and ingenious... Read on →

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