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Elizabeth George and Jimmy Smith, Ph.D.

Seahawks Fan Professor Leads NU Students to Super Bowl 49

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The nameless “12th man” the Seattle Seahawks frequently refer to just may be a Niagara University professor. Shortly after Dr. Jimmy Smith began working as a professor in NU’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the fall of 2013, he was asked to chaperone the college’s annual experiential learning... Read on →

Debra Colley, Ph.D.

Dr. Debra Colley Earns Community Leader Award in Education

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra Colley, dean of Niagara University’s College Education, received the Community Leader Award in Education on Wednesday from the National Federation of Just Communities of Western New York. Dr. Colley was recognized during the NFJC’s annual awards luncheon at the Buffalo Convention Center. The Community Leaders Awards recognize individuals/organizations in... Read on →

Best Campus

Niagara University Receives a ‘Best Campus in New York’ Rating

January 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The quality of Niagara University’s campus is among the top 2 percent in New York state, according to student rankings compiled by Niche.com. NU placed 20th out of the 943 colleges ranked – the highest ranking for any private institution in Western New York – based on nearly 795,000 student... Read on →

Father Maher

NU Receives $1 Million Gift from Vincentians to Support Student Scholarships

January 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission, which will be used to establish an endowed scholarship fund. The fund will help NU recognize and offer new scholarships to incoming students who are in good academic... Read on →

Lixin

NU Signs Academic Articulation Agreement with Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce

January 18, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University signed an academic articulation agreement with the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce on Jan. 5, 2015. The agreement is aimed at providing students from the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce with the ability to take courses for one year at NU’s College of Business Administration upon completing their... Read on →

Community Service

Carnegie Foundation Cites NU for Outstanding Community Engagement

January 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification. NU is among 240 colleges and universities nationwide, and 14 in New York state, selected for... Read on →

Meio

Father Maher Inks MOU with Meio University

December 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was in Okinawa, Japan, last Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Meio University. The agreement denotes a formal interest between the institutions to collaborate on international student and faculty development initiatives. It is anticipated that students from Meio will... Read on →

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University Again Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

December 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement – again. This marks the ninth straight year that Niagara has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is the only... Read on →

The Comedy of Errorts

Vote for NU in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s Theatre Awards

December 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s production of The Comedy of Errors has been nominated for Best Play in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s 2014 theatre awards. Niagara University is one of only two colleges included among the professional community in the polling. A number of NU faculty and alumni were also nominated. Voting is now open... Read on →

Nursing

Niagara University Nursing Programs Reaccredited

December 8, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University received notification today that its nursing programs have been reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. CCNE accreditation is a nongovernmental peer review process that operates in accordance with nationally recognized standards established for the practice of accreditation in the United States. The 10-year accreditation (through 2023) pertains to... Read on →

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