Around The Ridge

NU Trustee Emeritus Rev. Joseph P. McClain, C.M., Passes Away

The Rev. Joseph P. McClain, C.M., Niagara University trustee emeritus, passed away on July 6, 2010. He was 87. Father McClain was elected to the NU board of trustees in 1976 and as trustee emeritus in 1995. Prior to his ...

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Niagara Alumnus Named Bishop of Trenton

The Very Rev. David M. O’Connell, C.M., a Niagara University alumnus and former university administrator, was ordained as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Trenton, N.J., on July 30 in St. Mary of the Assumption ...

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Cheap Reads

Budget-conscious Niagara students have a new option to save on their college expenses: renting textbooks instead of buying them. Starting this fall, the Niagara University bookstore will participate in Barnes and ...

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The James and Mary Glynn Family Donates $2 Million to “Promise of Niagara” Campaign

James V. Glynn, ’57, chair emeritus of the Niagara University board of trustees, spoke at a press conference Aug. 16 announcing his family’s gift to the university. The gift will support important initiatives of the ...

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Pinning Ceremony

Eight graduating nursing students participated in a pinning ceremony during a Mass May 7 at Alumni Chapel. The pinning ceremony, a longstanding tradition at Niagara, started in 1962. More than 3,500 nurses have received ...

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Syllabus

HIS390A: Introduction to Public HistoryMWF, 11:15 a.m.-12:10 p.m.Dunleavy Hall Room 238Dr. Shannon Risk, Assistant Professor of History Course description:Museums, museum workers and public historians have important ...

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Bicentennial Peace Garden Established on Monteagle Ridge

A War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden was dedicated on June 18 at Niagara University. The garden, located between St. Vincent’s and Alumni halls on the university’s campus, is a partnership between Niagara, the ...

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Jaclyn and Mallory's Excellent Adventure

For nine days in August, Jaclyn Rossi, ’08, M.S.Ed.’10, assistant director of alumni relations, and Mallory Jakaub, ’09, graduate assistant in the annual giving office, traveled throughout the Northeast, visiting ...

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CARE 2010

Nearly 700 incoming freshmen attended Niagara University’s CARE sessions in July, representing 22 different states and Canada. Twenty-three were “legacy” students — those with a parent who graduated from Niagara, ...

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Student-Faculty Research Published in Prestigious Science Journal

A paper co-authored by seven undergraduate students was accepted for publication in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, the top journal in the field of addictions psychology. The article, “Development and Validation of ...

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A Trip to Thailand

Graduate students and faculty from the College of Education traveled to Thailand in July to visit several schools and universities and experience the Asian and Thai cultures. The group toured Ayutthaya, the ancient ...

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Master’s Degree and Certificate Program in Math, Science and Technology to Be Offered

The College of Education has received approval to offer courses leading to a master of science in education and a certificate of advanced study in teaching math, science and technology. The cutting-edge programs are ...

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