Tagged / Father Maher

Niagara Falls Volunteer Hall of Fame to Induct Inaugural Class July 24

June 26, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Art Eberhart, Evelyn Harris, Norma Higgs and Merrell Lane (posthumously) will become the first inductees of the Niagara Falls Volunteer Hall of Fame during a July 24 ceremony at Niagara Falls City Hall. A reception is scheduled for 4 p.m., followed by the induction ceremony during the Niagara Falls... Read on →

Niagara University hosted a Kindergarten Transition Summit May 25 in its Dining Commons.

Kindergarten Transition Summit Focuses on Improving School-Readiness of Children

June 23, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University brought together local school administrators and teachers, state officials and prominent funding organizations on May 25 to discuss the most effective methods to prepare children and families for the transition from childcare or preschool into kindergarten. The Kindergarten Transition Summit, which took place in the university’s Dining Commons,... Read on →

Niagara University Participating in NYS Enhanced Tuition Award Program

June 22, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, adhering to its Catholic and Vincentian mission, has elected to participate in the Enhanced Tuition Award (ETA) program, a tuition assistance program available under New York State’s Excelsior Scholarship legislation. “Niagara University has an incredible legacy of providing a high-quality, private education that is both accessible and affordable... Read on →

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International.

Niagara University Extends Prestigious AACSB International Accreditation

May 31, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International, a hallmark of excellence in business education earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business schools. Having first received AACSB accreditation in 2001, Niagara has continued to expand the quality of its teaching environment... Read on →

Tom Donovan, the longtime director of Niagara University's campus in Ontario, delivered the keynote address during Tuesday night's commencement at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Niagara University Holds 10th BPS Commencement in Ontario

May 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University awarded degrees to 125 graduates during its 10th commencement in Ontario on Tuesday, May 23, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. Fittingly, Tom Donovan, who served as director of Niagara’s campus in Ontario from 2006-2016, delivered the commencement address and was awarded the university’s... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, is presented with a gift by Tong Xiaojiao, president of China's Hunan First Normal University during a meeting at NU on May 3.

Officials from China’s Hunan First Normal University Visit NU

May 22, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Officials from Hunan First Normal University, a prestigious institution located in Changsha, China, met with administrators and faculty at Niagara University earlier this month. The colleges signed an academic collaboration agreement in China in December 2016, which signified a mutual desire to work together on undergraduate and graduate educational exchange... Read on →

Niagara University Receives Estate Gift Totaling More Than $4 Million

May 18, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a gift from the estate of the late Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko. The gift, which will exceed $4.1 million, will be used for several university projects and initiatives. “We are incredibly humbled and thankful for the gift that Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko has left for Niagara... Read on →

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 →

Cutting the ribbon on the new Dining Commons at Niagara University are, from left, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president; Jeff Metz, president and CEO of Metz Culinary Management; William Hovey, partner at BHNT Architects; New York Senator Robert Ortt; Khallid Lewis, president of the Niagara University Student Government Association; Peter Appler, regional sales manager for Danforth; and Dr. Debra Colley, NU's executive vice president.

Niagara University Cuts Ribbon on Renovated, Expanded Dining Commons

April 27, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University cut the ribbon today on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall. The new, 20,000-square-foot Dining Commons opened in the fall. The expansion was completed in January. Improvements include: An open kitchen concept with new food preparation and serving areas. New seating... Read on →

Day of Recognition 2017

37th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The 37th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 21, 2017. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2017 Day... Read on →

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