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Britini D’Angelo, the 2017-2018 president of Sigma Alpha Sigma, is pictured with the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

Sigma Alpha Sigma Inducts 20

April 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 84th annual tapping ceremony April 19, 2017, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 20 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class of... Read on →

Opportunities Unlimited at the NCLEA

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Presents Photos to NU Police Academy Directors

April 10, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Individuals from Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara presented a collection of photos Friday to Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy co-directors Lt. Aaron Schultz and Detective John Faso. The photos were captured during a visit to the Town of Niagara Police Department in September 2016. The project was made possible by a... Read on →

Niagara University students Gabriella Simoneit and Justin Crawford were recently recognized for their community service efforts at Heart, Love and Soul. Pictured is Simoneit, center, with Sister Beth Brosmer and Michael Daloia, the organization's executive director and assistant director, respectively.

Two Vincentian Scholars Honored by Heart, Love and Soul

April 10, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students Justin Crawford and Gabriella Simoneit were recognized by Heart, Love and Soul during the food pantry and dining room’s annual recognition dinner on April 6. Crawford (a native of Tonawanda) and Simoneit (of Niagara Falls) logged 578 volunteer hours during the past two years at Heart, Love... Read on →

NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent spoke about leadership and responsibility April 4 at Niagara University.

NFL’s Troy Vincent Brings Message of Leadership, Accountability to Niagara University

April 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Early on in his presentation Tuesday night at Niagara University, NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent asked attendees to put their phones away. His intention was to create a safe space for dialogue to take place on a topic that he’s dedicated much of his adult... Read on →

Amber Thiel

Niagara University Sophomore Amber Thiel Named Newman Civic Fellow

April 3, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Amber Thiel, a sophomore marketing major at Niagara University, has been named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating outstanding leadership and civic engagement. The Springville native is among 273 students in the country – 23 from New York – to receive the award. Campus Compact is... Read on →

Residents & Local Organizations Invited to the Third Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair

March 23, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara hosting event designed to match volunteers with local organizations and encourage community engagement Congressman Brian Higgins, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., announce the Third Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair, coordinated by the university’s ReNU Niagara program. This... Read on →

leven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society.

Eleven Students Inducted into President’s Society at NU

March 22, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 19, 2017, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Congratulations to the following students: Christine Burke (English and Philosophy) Anna Eckhardt (Nursing) Emma Fermier (Supply Chain Management) Claire Hull (English) Nadine... Read on →

Fran Boltz

Fran Boltz: Serving the Niagara Community for Nearly Two Decades

March 15, 2017

Walk into Bailo Hall, up a flight of stairs, around the corner, and who will you see? Sitting behind a desk surrounded by pictures of students and numerous awards acknowledging her service will be Fran Boltz, current Learn and Serve director and future IMPACT director at Niagara University. Boltz, a... Read on →

Family Literacy Center

Family Literacy Center Presents Children’s Enrichment Book Club

March 8, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Family Literacy Center is offering an Enrichment Book Club for local students in grades 3-8. The free program takes place at NU from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on March 16, 23 and 30, and April 6 and 27. It offers fun, engaging and motivating reading experiences that pair literature with... Read on →

Denise Gonez-Santos, executive director of the Erie 1 BOCES Regional Bilingual Education-Regional Network, speaks in front of an enthusiastic crowd during the Multilingual Matters conference Feb. 11 at Niagara University.

Multilingual Matters Conference Stresses Importance of TESOL Teachers

February 28, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 180 school district and school administrators, teachers, teaching assistants and instructional support staff spent the day at Niagara University on Feb. 11 for a Multilingual Matters conference. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, welcomed and praised the room of committed educators – some of whom came... Read on →

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