Our Campus (34 Photos)
Niagara University's 160-acre main campus runs along the top of picturesque Monteagle Ridge overlooking the Niagara River Gorge, just four miles north of the world-famous waterfalls.
Once completed (fall 2013), the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences will be a state-of-the-art facility that will further support cutting-edge integrated research collaborations in biology, biochemistry, chemistry and physics.
ROTC Commissioning (93 Photos)
May 10, 2013
Twenty-three Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 10, 2013, in NU’s Gallagher Center. It marked the 72nd consecutive year that members of NU’s Purple Eagle Battalion have taken the...
NCLEA Graduation (25 Photos)
May 8, 2013
Twelve brave men and one brave woman accepted diplomas Wednesday evening at Niagara University. They are the 55th graduating class of the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy, Niagara County’s only approved training program for law enforcement officers. Read more at...
Kappa Gamma Pi Induction (20 Photos)
May 3, 2013
Twenty-eight Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 3, 2013, in St. Vincent’s Hall. The Rev. John Gouldrick, C.M., associate vice president for mission and director of the Vincentian...
33rd Annual Day of Recognition (31 Photos)
April 26, 2013
Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences held its annual Day of Recognition for the 33rd time on Friday, April 26. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the Day of Recognition, which was also the last that the Rev. Joseph...
23rd Annual Business Appreciation Banquet (32 Photos)
April 25, 2013
Niagara University’s College of Business Administration presented awards to five business leaders, alumni and students during its 23rd Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 25 at the at the Buffalo Marriott. Awards were presented to the Maid of the Mist (and the...
"Shave to Save" (54 Photos)
April 24, 2013
An initiative conceived and organized by Vince Schiano, '13, "Shave to Save" raised more than $7,200 in support of young cancer patients. For details, please visit http://news.niagara.edu/shave-to-save-raises-7200-to-support-young-cancer-patients.
Father Levesque - Through the Years (26 Photos)
The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., announced that he will resign from his position as president of Niagara University at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year. Since becoming the 25th president of NU in January 2000, Father Levesque has overseen a continuous process of transformation that...
Hospitality and Tourism Career Fair (22 Photos)
Feb. 20, 2013
A record number of companies, 51, attended the Niagara University College of Hospitality and Tourism Management's annual Career Fair, which was held Feb. 20, 2013. The event was co-hosted by NU's Office of Career Services. Companies ranging from luxury hotels (Waldorf=Astoria Hotels &...
BPS Commencement (17 Photos)
Jan. 30 , 2013
Niagara University awarded degrees to 200 graduates during its fifth commencement in Ontario on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. Stuart Auty, the founding president of the Canadian Safe School Network, a nonprofit organization mandated to help make Canadian...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (31 Photos)
Jan. 21, 2013
Niagara University presented a full slate of service and awareness activities beginning Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
President’s Scholarship Dinner (61 Photos)
Nov. 10, 2012
More than 400 Niagara alumni, students, colleagues and friends were present for the ninth annual President’s Scholarship Dinner, where it was announced that the university had surpassed the $1 million mark in net revenue raised for student scholarships since the event was instituted in 2004. ...
Oct. 18, 2012
Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its 12th annual convocation Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in the university’s Alumni Chapel. Sponsored by the Maid of the Mist Corporation, the convocation is the college’s showcase event, during which it annually honors...
Kiernan Center Renovations (17 Photos)
The Kiernan Center was renovated during the summer of 2012 to signifcantly enhance the experience of university community members who utilize the on-campus recreation complex. Improvements included the construction of two new locker rooms and new restrooms in the Scaffidi Gymnasium, and the...
Alumni Weekend 2012 (112 Photos)
Oct. 5-7, 2012
Niagarans from across the globe were welcomed back to Monteagle Ridge for Alumni Weekend 2012, held Oct. 5-7.
Vincentian Heritage Week 2012 (120 Photos)
Sept. 24-28, 2012
Niagara University's annual celebration of St. Vincent de Paul's legacy of education and service, took place Sept. 24-28, 2012. The entire Niagara University community – students, faculty, staff and administration – participate in a well-rounded slate Founder’s Week events,...
Meet the Accounting and Finance Professionals (18 Photos)
September 11, 2012
Dozens of accounting and finance firms attend this annual event, which affords Niagara students the opportunity to shake hands with prospective employers.
9/11 Memorial (20 Photos)
September 11, 2012
The Niagara University community held a memorial in remembrance of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. The NUSGA-sponsored ceremony took place at the flagpole in front of St. Vincent's Hall.
Walk to Whirlpool State Park (115 Photos)
August 30, 2012
A Niagara tradition, new students trek together from campus to Whirlpool State Park, welcomed along the way by numerous staff members and students. When they arrive at the park, students enjoy a Chiavetta’s barbecue picnic, games, music and awesome views of the Niagara Gorge!
Fall Orientation 2012 (169 Photos)
The newest members of the Niagara University community prepare for life on Monteagle Ridge!
Day of Service 2012 (34 Photos)
June 7, 2012
More than 120 Niagara University employees tackled community service projects at 22 locations throughout Western New York on June 7, 2012, as part of the university’s annual Day of Service.
Undergraduate Commencement 2012 (83 Photos)
May 12, 2012
For the first time in several years, all Niagara University students were able to conclude their undergraduate careers at the same place they started them: Monteagle Ridge. Since moving graduation off-campus in 1976 in favor of more spacious locales like the former Niagara Falls Convention Center...
Graduate Commencement 2012 (29 Photos)
May 13, 2012
The keynote speaker was Lloyd Robertson, the retired chief anchor and senior editor of CTV National News with Lloyd Robertson. Mike Holmes, the host of Holmes Inspection and Holmes on Homes on HGTV, joined Robertson in receiving an honorary degree during graduate commencement.
May 8, 2012
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy held its 53rd graduation ceremony – its second on the campus of Niagara University – May 8, 2012, in NU’s Castellani Art Museum.
RidgeFest 2012 (55 Photos)
April 23 - 29, 2012
Students, faculty and staff participated in a wide variety of programming that included TKE’s Crush Cancer, a dodgeball tournament, ice cream social, powder puff football game, carnival, fireworks, Dancing with the NU Stars, To Write Love on Her Arms speaker Denny Kolsch, and much more.
Student Culture Expo (14 Photos)
December 1, 2011
The Castellani Art Museum, usually host to artworks by some of the most acclaimed artists to ever live, transformed into a location for current Niagara University students to put their pieces on display.The event was the brainchild of CAM intern Laura Brownlie.
President's Dinner 2011 (46 Photos)
November 11, 2011
Four distinguished members - Pamela Jacobs-Vogt and Peter Vogt, Robert Gioia and Dr. Robert Bull Jr. - of the Western New York community were honored during Niagara University’s 2011 President’s Dinner, which was held Friday, Nov. 11, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center.
Dining For Success (10 Photos)
November 3, 2011
Niagara University's Office of Career Services sponsors an event every semester that provides NU students with a hands-on seminar on business dining etiquette.
Walk to Whirlpool State Park (49 Photos)
September 9, 2011
A longtime Niagara University tradition was reinstated in the fall of 2011, when hundreds of freshmen took a stroll to Whirlpool State Park. The event, which includes a picnic in the park, is a way for new students to get to know one another just as their collegiate careers are beginning.
New Student Orientation 2011 (84 Photos)
September 1-5, 2011
New students are welcomed to Niagara University with an orientation session that provides a "crash course" (the fun kind) in what it means to be an NU student.
August 1, 2011
Seventeen brave men and women received diplomas during the NCLEA’s 52nd graduation ceremony, held August 1, 2011, on the campus of Niagara University, where the academy began conducting classes this February.
Day of Service 2011 (33 Photos)
June 9, 2011
More than 100 Niagara University employees tackled community service projects throughout Western New York on June 9, 2011, as part of NU's annual Day of Service.
Undergraduate Commencement 2011 (36 Photos)
May 22, 2011
Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson addressed Niagara University students during undergraduate commencement exercises on Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the University at Buffalo's Alumni Arena.
Graduate Commencement 2011 (21 Photos)
May 21, 2011
Best-selling author Richard Florida addressed Niagara University students during graduate commencement exercises on Saturday, May 21, 2011, at NU's Gallagher Center.
President's Dinner 2010 (36 Photos)
November 13, 2010
A jubilant, record-setting crowd converged upon the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y., on Nov.13, 2010, to attend Niagara University's annual President's Dinner.
October 28, 2010
John Furlong, chief executive officer of the organizing committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, appeared before a standing room-only crowd in Niagara University's Alumni Chapel on Oct.28, 2010, to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Vincentian Heritage Convocation (25 Photos)
September 30, 2010
Six Niagara University alumni were recognized on Sept. 30, 2010, as part of a convocation celebrating Vincentian Heritage Week. Honorees recognized included Paul M.McManus, '65; Robert, ’65, ’90 (Hon.) & Concetta, ’65, Dwyer; the Rev. Vincent J. O’Malley, C.M., M.S., ’80; and Vincent...
Day of Service 2010 (9 Photos)
September 25, 2010
On Sept.25, 2010, hundreds of Niagara University students, along with university faculty and staff and local community-based organizations participated in what might have been the largest single service project in the history of Niagara University.
Undergraduate Commencement 2010 (19 Photos)
May 23, 2010
Niagara University held its undergraduate commencement exercises on May 23, 2010.
Graduate Commencement 2010 (11 Photos)
May 22, 2010
On May 22, 2010, Niagara University held its commencement ceremony for the graduate class of 2010.Bob Woodruff of ABC News offered the commencement address.
Standards for Santa Week 2010 (44 Photos)
Standards for Santa Week, an annual program initiated in 2005 by Niagara University's College of Education, brings together dozens of education majors and more than 300 local schoolchildren each year to participate in a smorgasbord of holiday-themed activities based upon New York State Learning...