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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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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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