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Ambassador Heyman, Leonhardt, Brennan Highlight Commencement 2015

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated nearly 900 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 14-16, 2015. Commencement 2015 commenced Thursday, May 14, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 247 students, including five who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Bruce Heyman, the United... Read on →

Kevin Macaulay receives his associate's degree from the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, and Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Fifty Years Later, Vietnam Veteran Earns Niagara University Degree

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The straight line that Kevin Macaulay walked across stage to receive his associate’s degree from Niagara University last Saturday was in stark contrast to the long and winding road that led him to that moment. Macaulay’s journey – beset with hope, heartbreak and heroism – began in 1965 when the Long... Read on →

ROTC

ROTC Ceremony Commissions 15 Officers

May 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Fifteen Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 15, 2015, in NU’s Gallagher Center. This marks the 74th consecutive year that members of NU’s Purple Eagle Battalion have taken the oath of... Read on →

Niagara University’s Academic Exploration Program received the National Academic Advising Association's Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award today. Pictured is AEP director Stephanie Currie.

NU’s Program for Undeclared Students Receives National Advising Award

April 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s innovative program that helps undeclared students find a major that best suits their needs and talents – while making sure they graduate on time – is being honored by the National Academic Advising Association. NU’s Academic Exploration Program, or AEP, is one of only four programs nationwide to... Read on →

ROTC Awards Ceremony

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2015 Awards Ceremony

April 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Congratulations to the following cadets: Niagara County Service Officer Award: Andrew Kurtzhalts Niagara County American Legion Auxiliary Award: Tyler Martin and Kathleen Malloy Tonawanda American Legion Auxiliary Unit 264 Award: Marie Olszewski Stephen Sikora American Legion... Read on →

NU senior Kimberly Alexander built a lake-bottom water-sampling device and deployed it from a research boat on Lake Erie. She presented her results on the impact of mussels on toxic algae growth at this year's Undergraduate Research Conference.

NU Students Showcase Original Groundbreaking Research

April 24, 2015

At Niagara University, students have the rare opportunity to conduct their own original research as undergraduates. Their research projects are conducted under the close, year-long tutelage of NU professors and showcased at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference, which is sponsored by the university’s Honors Program. This year’s conference, held April... 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 →

Joseph Levesque, C.M.

Father Levesque Enjoying New Role Aimed at Advancing Scholarships, Civic Engagement

April 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Father Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., is noticeably relaxed on this sunny April day, 14 years of university presidency etched into his rearview mirror. He’s meeting with Niagara University alumni and friends in his office, the very room he lived in when the Gacioch Center was still called Meade Hall and... Read on →

Kurt Stahura, Ph.D.

Dr. Kurt Stahura Named Dean of NU’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Management

April 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kurt A. Stahura has been appointed dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Stahura succeeds Dr. Gary D. Praetzel, who retired last May after 35 years at Niagara, including 13 as dean of its world-renowned College of Hospitality and Tourism... Read on →

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NU Student Overcomes Adversity to Win National Fellowship Award in Gerontology

March 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

“Nontraditional” doesn’t even begin to describe Niagara University student Kimberly Kennedy. The 32-year-old senior has already withstood more trials than many people endure in a lifetime. Kennedy grew up in Centralia, Wash., without the presence of a father. When she was 13, her mother was brutally murdered, leaving Kennedy and... Read on →

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