Tagged / Niagara Falls

Niagara University Art Project Brings ‘Shadow Selfies’ to Vacant Niagara Falls Storefronts

June 14, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Life-sized paper silhouettes of Niagara University students, faculty and staff now adorn the windows of vacant buildings in downtown Niagara Falls, thanks to a partnership between NU and the city’s Department of Community Development. Installation of the “shadow selfies” took place today in storefronts located at the corner of Main... Read on →

Niagara University Students Launch Soup Kitchen in Downtown Niagara Falls

May 25, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

St. George’s Church is bustling on this Thursday evening in May. Those congregated come from all walks of life – young and old, white and black, Catholic and otherwise. Their appearances have been hardened by life’s sometimes unfortunate circumstances. As four college students approach the head of the room, a... Read on →

Niagara University Joins City of Niagara Falls, P2 Collaborative to Create a Healthier Niagara Falls

September 12, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

On Friday, Sept. 9, the City of Niagara Falls, the P2 Collaborative of Western New York, and Niagara University cut a ribbon to signify the opening of a new outreach office intended to educate city residents on ways to live healthier. “Creating a Healthier Niagara Falls: A Neighborhood Empowerment... Read on →

Oishei Foundation Grants $300,000 to Create Healthier Niagara Falls

June 14, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, in partnership with the City of Niagara Falls and the P2 Collaborative of Western New York, has been awarded an 18-month, $300,000 grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation for the implementation of “Creating a Healthier Niagara Falls: A Neighborhood Empowerment Approach.” The goal of the initiative is... Read on →