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NU Theatre Presents ‘9 To 5: The Musical’

November 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

You just can’t keep a good woman down, even in a man’s world! NU Theatre gives chauvinism in the workplace a real kick in the pants from Dec. 3-13 with 9 To 5: The Musical, by country superstar Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick, directed by adjunct professor Amanda Lytle Sharpe... Read on →


NU Theatre Presents ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Nov. 5-15

October 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Men and women square off in a volatile love match from Nov. 5-15 as NU Theatre presents The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare. Young Bianca can have her pick of suitors, but not until her older sister Kate has been married off. Unfortunately, the combative and outspoken Kate... Read on →


ROTC, Theatre Partner for Leadership Training Exercise

October 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A unique collaboration last weekend contributed to an enriching leadership training exercise for cadets in Niagara University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program. Five NU theatre majors acted as role players during Saturday’s portion of the ROTC weekend training exercise, which took place at Chestnut Ridge State Park in Orchard Park,... Read on →

NU Players Present Student-Run Production of ‘Extremities’

October 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Players will present an entirely student-run production of Extremities by William Mastrosimone this Oct. 16-18 on campus in the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall. Directed by NU theatre performance major Kathleen Macari, ’16, Extremities is a searing play about assault... Read on →

Eric Weaver, founder of 'Overcoming the Darkness,' served as the keynote speaker for Saturday's mental health conference.

Nearly 200 Attend Mental Health Conference at NU

September 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Nearly 200 individuals – from Niagara University and the greater Buffalo-Niagara community – participated in Changing Our Minds: A Mental Health Summit, which was held Saturday in the Castellani Art Museum. Tasked with fighting stigma, apprising people about the signs of mental illness and teaching methods to support someone into... Read on →


‘Afflicted: Daughters of Salem’ Kicks Off NU Theatre’s 52nd Season

September 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre kicks off its 52nd season with a spellbinding play, Afflicted: Daughters of Salem by Laurie Brooks, a timely drama that reveals devastating issues many young people confront at school and in the community. NU Theatre is proud to continue to provide such “outreach” dramas to spotlight... Read on →

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NU Theatre Announces 52nd Season

September 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Announced today, Niagara University Theatre’s 52nd season of theatre productions promises an exhilarating assortment of entertainment options to suit a variety of tastes. Steve Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre said, “We’ve chosen a diverse and fascinating selection of shows, all encompassing the common theme of “women at the edge,... Read on →

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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