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Niagara University Commencement

‘Hamilton’ Writer, Pro Football HOFer, Nat’l Teacher of the Year Headline Commencement 2017 at NU

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in the fall of 2013, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., shook hands with hundreds of doe-eyed freshmen, the first class of students that he welcomed to campus as the newly minted president of Niagara University. Last week, Father Maher shook hands with them again, this time to congratulate... Read on →

Christine Bacon

NU Grad Receives Award for Study of Jane Porter Relics Found in County Courthouse

May 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Christine Bacon, a recent graduate of Niagara University’s master’s degree program in interdisciplinary studies, received the Best Capstone Award during a brief ceremony on May 11 in the Dining Commons at NU. The Williamsville resident’s capstone examined a facet of the power industry’s history that was, quite literally, hidden away... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, smiles with students and scholarship supporters.

2017 Scholarship Celebration: ‘You Plant a Tree and It Grows’

April 27, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Supporters, students, faculty, and staff came together for Niagara University’s annual Scholarship Celebration, held Saturday, April 22, in the Clet Hall Dining Commons. Nearly 100 people were in attendance for the program, which included remarks from Danny Belmona, a junior pre-med student, Dr. Derek M. Wesley, vice president for institutional... Read on →

College of Business Dinner

NU’s Annual Business Awards Banquet Slated for April 20

April 12, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will hold its 27th Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 20. The AACSB-accredited college will honor Ingram Micro (Corporate Leadership Award); Kraftwerks Inc. (Family Business of the Year); Rocco Surace, ’77 (Distinguished Accounting Alumnus); Robert H.... Read on →

Joseph Winter, assistant professor of accounting, and adjunct professor William Kennelly, '93, who also serves as an assistant vice president at M&T Bank, presented at the BN 360 Skills for Success session on March 7.

Kennelly and Winter present on Generational Diversity at BN 360 Conference

March 31, 2017

BN 360, a program of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, held its latest Skills for Success session in downtown Buffalo in March. BN 360 is a partnership of young working professionals in the Western New York region and the program is presented by Niagara University. The topic of the March session... Read on →

Niagara University alumna Allison Turck is pictured with her fourth grade 'Niagara University' class at Success Academy Crown Heights in Brooklyn (each classroom at the school is named after the teacher's alma mater). The students are shown are displaying the Valentine's Day cards they wrote to Turck's brother, who’s serving in Afghanistan.

2016 Niagara University Grad Earns Award for Teaching Excellence

March 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Allison Turck, a 2016 Niagara University graduate, recently won Success Academy Charter Schools’ Academic Achievement Award, which recognizes the teachers who inspired their scholars to perform at the highest academic level across all 41 Success Academy schools. Turck, originally of Queensbury, N.Y., earned an undergraduate degree in elementary education and... Read on →

Panelists at the Diversity in Action event at NU

Niagara University Holds Panel Discussion on ‘Diversity in Action’

February 21, 2017

On Feb. 16, students, faculty and alumni gathered to discuss the relationship between diversity and campus relations in “Diversity in Action: A Discussion of Student Activism at Niagara University.” “When I arrived here (Niagara) in 1969, I saw that there was work that needed to be done,” said Bill Bradberry,... Read on →

Qundray Gray

Niagara University Alumnus Earns Award from Institute of Management Accountants

February 7, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Recent Niagara University graduate Qundray Gray is one of eight individuals from all over the world chosen for a prestigious leadership award by the Institute of Management Accountants. IMA is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals in business. It was founded in 1919 in Buffalo, N.Y. Gray, as part... Read on →

The NU Theatre production of 'The Drowsy Chaperone' was named the Best Musical of 2016 by BroadwayWorld Buffalo. The show's director, Doug Zschiegner, captured the prize for Best Director in a Musical.

NU Theatre Production Captures Award for Best Musical of 2016, Zschiegner Named Best Director

January 8, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s production of The Drowsy Chaperone was named the Best Musical of 2016 by BroadwayWorld Buffalo, according to results released Jan. 6. In addition, the show’s director, Doug Zschiegner, associate director of NU Theatre, was selected for Best Director in a Musical. The Drowsy Chaperone was onstage at NU... Read on →

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: Niagara University Among Nation’s Top 100 Private College Values

December 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

For the third time since September, a national publication has praised the return on investment that Niagara University offers to students. In the fall, NU was one of 15 regional institutions included on U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Great Schools, Great Prices” and ranked as the best value... Read on →

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