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There can't be too many universities where the president and executive vice president receive this warm of a welcome from students. It's a wonderful testament to the leaders we have in Father Maher and Dr. Colley.
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There may not be a person on our campus who's more popular than Nanette Harmon, faculty fellow of American Sign Language and Deaf studies!
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A scholarship fund for returning military veterans attending NU is close to being fully endowed thanks to the efforts of this dedicated group.
The Niagara University Student Veterans Organization raised more than $1,500 during its fourth annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Tournament, which was held May 30 at the Beaver Island State Park Golf Course. Forty players participated in the tournament. The proceeds bring the total raised from the event since it was established in 2013 to over […]
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Niagara University’s ongoing efforts to support families who have served, or are serving, in the nation’s armed forces are cited annually by U.S. News & World Report as one of the region’s “Best Colleges for Veterans,” by G.I. Jobs magazine as a “Military Friendly School,” and by U.S. Veterans Magazine as a “Top Veteran-Friendly School.”

Therefore, we're very pleased to reward two of Niagara's staunchest advocates for military veterans. Congratulations, Rob and Karl!
The remarkable growth of programs and services that assist veterans and their families at Niagara University has prompted promotions for two members of the institution’s Office of Veteran Services. Robert H. Healy has been named director of veteran services while Karl Hinterberger was appointed veteran services coordinator. Niagara University maintains a student-veteran graduation rate of […]
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The shovels went in the ground today as part of the ceremonial groundbreaking for a major renovation and expansion of Clet Dining Hall!
Niagara University broke ground today on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall. The new, 20,000-square-foot Clet Dining Commons will open this fall with numerous improvements, including: An open kitchen concept with new food preparation and serving areas. New seating options, including banquette/booth seating, a mix of round, […]
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We are very excited to announce that our president has been named to the NCAA Division I board of directors.

Father Maher will be part of the governing body that maintains responsibility for strategy, policy, governance and membership, legislative oversight and management oversight.
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, has been named to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I board of directors, effective Aug. 5, 2016. His term will continue through August 2020. The NCAA board of directors serves as the overall governing body for Division I, with responsibility for strategy, policy, […]
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We formalized our longstanding partnerships with the Niagara Falls and Lewiston-Porter school districts today.

Together, we will continue to improve the quality of education delivered to students in Western New York.
A memorandum of understanding signed today formalized longstanding partnerships between Niagara University and the Niagara Falls and Lewiston-Porter school districts. Dr. Timothy Ireland, NU’s interim provost, signed the MOUs with Mark R. Laurrie and Paul J. Casseri, the superintendents for the Niagara Falls and Lew-Port school districts, respectively. Niagara University will be signing a similar […]
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Here are some great photos from the first session of Summer Orientation 2016!
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Niagara University is one of only 10 Catholic colleges and universities in New York state – and 76 nationwide – to be selected to the 2016-17 list of top academic institutions by Colleges of Distinction.
Niagara University is one of only 10 Catholic colleges and universities in New York state – and 76 nationwide – to be selected to the 2016-17 list of top academic institutions by Colleges of Distinction. Published annually, the Colleges of Distinction list is based upon exemplary commitment to four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, […]
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Congratulations to Dr. William Boeck, professor emeritus, and Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, for being two of the three Western New Yorkers honored Monday as Environmental Champions by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Two Niagara University employees were among three Western New Yorkers recognized as New York Environmental Champions by the United States Environmental Protection Agency during an event yesterday morning at the LaSalle Vineyard Community Garden in Niagara Falls. Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, and Dr. William Boeck, professor emeritus, were honored for their dedication to protecting […]
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New York Senator Rob Ortt will be on campus Saturday morning to discuss the proposed Western New York First Response and Preparedness Center.

The free event is open to the public.
New York Sen. Robert Ortt will speak about the proposed Western New York First Response and Preparedness Center during a June 4 breakfast event at Niagara University. Hosted by Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University, the free, public event takes place in the Castellani Art Museum on the NU campus. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., […]
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Dr. Tom Chambers - while on sabbatical in the Netherlands! - was elected a fellow of the distinguished New York Academy of History.
Dr. Thomas A. Chambers, professor of history at Niagara University, has been elected a fellow of the New York Academy of History. Membership in the academy is by invitation only and is limited to those with a demonstrated record of accomplishment in New York history as authors, archivists, public historians, teachers, librarians, administrators, and others. […]
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Founded by the Vincentian community in 1856, Niagara University is a comprehensive institution, blending the best of a liberal arts and professional education, grounded in our values-based Catholic tradition. Its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Hospitality and Tourism Management offer programs at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral level. 


As the first Vincentian university established in the United States, Niagara prepares students for personal and professional success while emphasizing service to the community in honor of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Niagara University, N.Y. 14109