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Our award-winning First Responders Disability Awareness Training program has received funding to prepare emergency personnel in Missouri and Montana.
Niagara University is set to deliver disability awareness training to first responders in Missouri and Montana. Contracts with the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services will allow the university to deliver training programs similar to the ones it administers in New York, New Jersey and Arkansas. David […]
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For the second straight year, Niagara University students are undertaking an internship at a Haitian school founded by an NU alumnus.

We're very proud of the work our students, faculty and administrators are doing in support of Hand in Hand For Haiti.
Five Niagara University students are spending a portion of the summer in Haiti, deploying the knowledge they’ve ascertained during their collegiate studies to assist children in one of the world’s most impoverished countries. Morgan Dahlberg (of Farmington, Connecticut), Ana Diaz (Kitchener, Ontario), Marla Ernest (New Windsor, N.Y.), Amber Mis (Niagara Falls, N.Y.) and Brianna Smith […]
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Times are a-changing.

New York state is projected to face a major teacher shortage in the coming years, according to data from the Department of Labor.

At Niagara, we offer a wide variety of nationally accredited teacher preparation programs. And we go a step further by providing continuing education to current teachers as a way to ensure that the professionals mentoring our students are up to date on cutting-edge resources.
With the state of New York facing a major teacher shortage in the years ahead, cutting-edge preparation of education majors – and continued professional development of current educators – takes on added importance. It was that impetus, in part, that led to today’s Google Academy at Niagara University. Hosted by NU’s College of Education in […]
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A developmental screening program that helps children and families in Western New York will receive a portion of $2.1 million in federal funding.

Our College of Education has had a major role in the evolution of Help Me Grow National in Western New York, along with our partners at United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, the United Way of Greater Niagara and the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York.
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Jacey Diez has volunteered to participate in six separate intensive service trips with Niagara University Campus Ministry.

On Nov. 11, she'll make a short trip to downtown Buffalo to claim a service award from Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity.
Jacey Diez, a Niagara University senior studying TESOL and elementary education, has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Our Lady of Victory Youth Service Award. Diez, of Lewiston, will be honored during the Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity’s annual Friends of Father Baker Reception this Nov. 11 at the Hyatt Regency […]
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Niagara University’s College of Education offers summer STEM camps intended to engage young people in the practical application of science, technology, engineering and math. The weeklong camps, sponsored by National Grid, were open to children ages 5-7, children in grades 3-8, and a Young Women’s Camp for girls in grades 6-9.
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Bishop Darius Pridgen, the Rev. Al Warner, Dr. Ray Bakke, Hon. Anthony Masiello, Nick Sinatra and Sundra Ryce are joining forces to present a new program on transformational urban leadership.
Several well-known local city leaders are coming together to present a Niagara University Continuing Education offering on transformational urban leadership. The 15-week course, which begins Sept. 6, is designed to acquaint participants with the historical, religious and sociocultural dynamics that affect the quality of life, inform theology and challenge the manner in which ministry is […]
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A new painless diabetes treatment developed by Drs. Mary McCourt and Lawrence Mielnicki and undergraduate student Jamie Catalano is being called a "miracle pill" by a reporter from the United Kingdom.

The breakthrough, which is being presented by the Niagara University group today at the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, has been cited in publications across the globe.
MILLIONS of people could benefit from a new miracle pill which promises to improve the lives of diabetes sufferers across the UK. Brits could soon be managing their blood sugar levels quickly and p…
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U.S. Census data shows that 72 percent of adults in Niagara and Erie counties read at a fourth grade level.

It is our institutional commitment to make sure that the next generation is armed with the literacy skills to succeed.
U.S. Census data shows that 72 percent of adults in Niagara and Erie counties read at a fourth grade level. Niagara University is leading the charge toward stemming that tide through functional university-backed initiatives like the Niagara County Quality Improvement Project, Help Me Grow and the Primary Enhancement Program (literacy camp), which took place July […]
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What effect has the recent spate of terrorist attacks had on the tourism industry in Europe?

Dr. Kurt Stahura, dean of our College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, helped answer that question for Fox News.
The U.K. has seen a small surge in visitors post-Brexit, but tourism in France was down 10 percent in July.
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The incredible bonds that our professors form with their students continue well after graduation.

Here's a great example of one of our esteemed faculty members collaborating with one of his recent graduates to publish a book on college and university counseling.
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"Niagara University and other local partners involved in STEM-related programming for female students should be commended for getting involved in such a worthwhile cause." - Niagara Gazette
When the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was invested as Niagara University’s 26th president, he stated in his inaugural address that the Catholic and Vincentian institution would become an even greater regional partner by forging a “distinctive role in STEM education, computer science, logistics and other fields that support the advancement of industry in our […]
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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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