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Niagara University senior Adam Stumpf is pictured with his faculty advisor, Dr. Deborah Curtis, following his research proposal for the Peggy & John Day Honors Thesis Travel Grant. Stumpf was awarded the grant to compare the tourism industries in Niagara Falls and other U.S. destinations.

New Grant Allows NU Senior to Compare Niagara Falls Tourism Industry to Others

June 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

A new research grant will allow a Niagara University senior to determine why Niagara Falls may lag behind comparable stateside tourist destinations when it comes to eradicating poverty and growing its tourism economy. As the first recipient of the Peggy & John Day Honors Thesis Travel Grant, Adam Stumpf will... Read on →

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NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council Awards Grant to NU for First Responder Training

January 26, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s First Responder Disability Awareness Training program has received a three-year, $320,000 grant from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council. The award will fund the development of training in New York state for emergency managers, those who have a role in emergency response, individuals with disabilities and... Read on →

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‘Help Me Grow’ Child Development Program Receives Federal Funding

August 15, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday the receipt of $2.1 million in federal funding that is earmarked to increase developmental skills among children and decrease maternal depression in the Western New York and Long Island regions. The state’s Council on Children and Families will partner with the New York... Read on →

$50,000 National Grant Awarded to Niagara University Community Service Initiative

May 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of three postsecondary institutions in the country – and one of seven organizations of any kind – to receive a $50,000 grant through NobleCause, a grant competition mobilizing volunteers to address the greatest challenges facing their communities. The $50,000 awards were available to organizations “working to... Read on →

“Sim ManEssential Bleeding," a computerized manikin used for scenario-based simulations, is among the cutting-edge amenities inside Niagara University's new Nursing Simulation Center, which recently received $197,000 from the New York State Higher Education Capital Matching Grants Program.

NU Among Only 29 New York Colleges to Receive HECap Grant

February 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has been awarded $197,000 in state funding for the second phase of work on its state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center. Announced by Sen. Rob Ortt, NU’s capital project is one of 29 at higher educational institutions across the state being financed through the New York State Higher Education Capital... Read on →

Dr. Robyn Goacher, right, will serve as the primary investigator for an undergraduate research grant that involves NU chemistry and biochemistry students.

NU Receives Research Grant from American Chemical Society

October 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a $55,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund for undergraduate research. Dr. Robyn Goacher, assistant professor of analytical chemistry, is the primary investigator for the grant. “The grant was awarded to study how wood polymer composites age,” explained Dr. Goacher. “These are increasingly common... Read on →

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Wendt Foundation Awards $150,000 to NU Nursing Simulation Center

March 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a $150,000 grant from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation to assist in funding construction of a Nursing Simulation Center on its campus. The grant from the Buffalo-based foundation will be used to support spatial upgrades and capital equipment purchases within the comprehensive clinical lab, which will... Read on →

NU Partnering with Catholic Charities to Develop Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute

March 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, in partnership with Catholic Charities of Buffalo, will provide employment retention skills, job preparation and transition services through a new Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute (HTTI) for unemployed refugees in economically challenged areas. The move is part of an overall strategy put in place by Niagara’s president, the... Read on →

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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 →

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NU Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust for Nursing Simulation Center

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Plans to construct a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the generous support of the George I. Alden Trust. The Alden Trust’s $100,000 grant will cover architectural work and some construction costs for the center, which will be housed... Read on →

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