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NU's Fall Enrollment Reaches All-Time High

Niagara University's total fall enrollment of 4,273 students signifies the highest number of students who have ever been enrolled at the university at one time. The figure, which marks a 2 percent increase from 2009-2010 ...

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Olympic CEO John Furlong Honored at NU's College of Hospitality & Tourism Management Convocation

John Furlong, chief executive officer of the organizing committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, appeared before a standing room-only crowd in Niagara University's Alumni Chapel on Oct. ...

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NU's American Chemical Society Student Chapter Receives Award

Niagara University's American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter has been selected to receive an Honorable Mention Award for its activities conducted during the 2009-2010 academic year. More than 360 reports were ...

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Dr. Bonnie Rose Receives Award from Niagara YWCA

Dr. Bonnie Rose, Niagara University’s executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs, was honored by the YWCA of Niagara at the organization’s annual “Tribute to Women” event, which was held ...

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NU Recognizes Six at 2010 Vincentian Heritage Convocation

Niagara University honored six individuals on Sept. 30, 2010, as part of a convocation celebrating Vincentian Heritage Week. Paul M. McManus, '65, who achieved world-class distinction in the hospitality industry with ...

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NU Names Dr. Kevin Hearn Vice President for Student Life

Kevin Hearn, Ed.D. has been appointed as vice president for student life at Niagara University following a nationwide search. Hearn possesses nearly 20 years of experience in higher education and currently serves as the ...

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Michael Jaszka Receives Financial Executive Award

Michael Jaszka, NU’s vice president for administration, was named among Business First of Buffalo’s Financial Executives of the Year at a luncheon Oct. 7. The award recognizes professionals for outstanding ...

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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Secures $550,000 for NU Science Center

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter recently announced that Niagara University is poised to receive $550,000 to purchase equipment for the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences. The funding, which has passed a key ...

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Unprecedented Partnership Designed to Prepare Children for Success in School

Quality Improvement Project of Niagara to focus on early childhood opportunities for children in Niagara County Niagara University, along with the United Way of Greater Niagara, the Community Foundation for Greater ...

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TKE Returns to Campus

Tau Kappa Epsilon, Niagara’s newest –– and oldest –– fraternity, has returned to Niagara’s campus! After a two year probation period, Tau Kappa Epsilon was officially rechartered at Niagara as Nu-Alpha ...

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NU Business Students Recognized by Town of Wheatfield

Students stepping foot into Professor William Angus’ classroom for the first time do so with an exacerbated mix of excitement and trepidation, similar to the emotions that a job or internship interview might evoke. ...

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Get on the Bus

Early in the morning of Sept. 2, 30 young men and women from various brothers this fall. Western New York high schools boarded the NU Express, a Niagara University-themed shuttle that transported them to the ...

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Francis Bok Speaks at NU

The tall, slim man wore a black suit with a red, white and blue striped tie. He looked out at the audience, comprised of Niagara University faculty, administrators, and students (primarily freshmen who had read his book, ...

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NU Hosts Panel Discussion on Proposed Mosque at Ground Zero

Dr. Othman Shibly, an active Muslim and clinical assistant professor at the University at Buffalo; student Reta Jabar; and Dr. Peter Baxter, associate professor of political science at Niagara University, discussed the ...

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NU Nurses Present at Conference

Dr. France Crosby (second from left), chairperson of NU’s nursing department; Ann Marie MacIsaac (left) and Dr.Connie Jozwiak Shields (right), faculty in the department; and M.K. Vause, nurse education specialist for ...

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Nursing Department Hosts Conference on the Spiritual Dimension of Health Care

Niagara University’s department of nursing, in conjunction with the Nursing Leadership Academy and the Network of Religious Communities, hosted a conference entitled Exploring the Spiritual Dimension of Health Care in ...

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