On the Ridge

Article Coauthored by Dr. Ireland Cited Among Best Violence Research Publications of 2011

An article coauthored by Dr. Timothy Ireland, a professor of criminology and criminal justice at Niagara University, has been selected as one of the 10 best violence research publications of 2011 by the Psychology of ...

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Father Levesque Signs American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment

With a few flicks of the pen, the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., affirmed Niagara University’s vow to do its part in helping the United States achieve climate neutrality. On Nov. 15, 2012 – America Recycles Day – ...

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Niagara University Students, Alumni Score Big on "Super Sunday"

The Baltimore Ravens weren’t the only winners on Super Bowl Sunday. Niagara University also performed well on the world’s biggest sporting stage, with current students and recent graduates involved in three different ...

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NU Awarded Grant to Host Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from Ethiopia

Assefa Beyene Bassa, a Ph.D. candidate at Andhra University in India and a lecturer at Dilla University in Ethiopia, joined the Niagara University faculty during the fall 2012 semester as a visiting foreign professor ...

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Alumnus Wins FCSI Junior Champion Award in Germany

Marek Gawel, an international student from Reutlingen University, Germany, graduated from Niagara University with his MBA in May of 2011. During his time at NU, he completed his thesis with the assistance of Dr. Ann ...

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NU Named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service for Seventh Straight Year

Niagara University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every year since its inception. That’s now seven years in a row for those counting at home. The Catholic and ...

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Tom Crowley Named Director of Athletics at Niagara University

Niagara University is pleased to announce that Thomas Crowley is the new director of athletics for the Purple Eagles. Crowley comes to Niagara from Butler University where he has served as the associate athletic ...

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International Math Journal Devotes Entire Issue to NU Professor as Birthday Present

It’s an age-old question: What do you give a world-renowned mathematician for his 75th birthday? The editors of Mathematische Nachrichten presented Dr. Eduard R. Tsekanovskii with a special issue of their refereed ...

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Niagara University Celebrates Milestone, Honors Brown and Castellani Families at President’s Scholarship Dinner

On Nov. 10, 2012, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center, Niagara University celebrated a fundraising milestone and honored two families with longstanding ties to the Buffalo-Niagara region. More than 400 ...

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Niagara Procurement Technical Assistance Center Coming to Niagara University

A new resource aimed at helping small businesses secure federal contracts will be housed at Niagara University. Thanks to a $299,955 federal grant secured by the World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, the Niagara ...

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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 54th Class

Fourteen brave men and women unwrapped certificates of completion in December, as the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy held its 54th graduation ceremony – its third on the campus of Niagara University – in ...

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Father Levesque Receives Service Award from Turkish Cultural Center

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, Niagara University president, was presented with a Service Award in December from the Turkish Cultural Center at Buffalo and the Peace Islands Institute in recognition of exemplary services ...

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Five Honored at Vincentian Heritage Convocation

Five individuals were honored during Niagara University’s annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Sept. 27, 2012. The event, which takes place during the university’s celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, ...

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Dr. Kalen Churcher Recognized by Two National Organizations

In profiling Dr. Kalen Churcher for a March 2012 publication highlighting the “20 most intriguing professor on campus,” communication studies student Tiffany Hyman described the fifth-year professor as a rising star. ...

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Niagara University Selected as a ‘Catholic College of Distinction’ for 2012-2013

Niagara University is one of only 10 Catholic colleges and universities in New York state – and 96 nationwide – to be selected to the 2012-13 list of top colleges by Colleges of Distinction. Published annually, the ...

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Niagara University Again Ranked Among ‘Best in the Northeast’ By The Princeton Review

Niagara University is again ranked as one of the best colleges in the Northeast, according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review. It is one of 222 institutions The Princeton Review ...

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Creating Change Through Art

Ashley Vita Verde loves to make people smile. The 2011 Niagara University graduate had ample opportunities to do just that this summer, as the organization she co-founded, Deep Roots Niagara, elicited laughs, gasps, and ...

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NU Again Ranked Among the Best by U.S. News & World Report

Niagara University is again listed among the best colleges and universities in the North, according to annual rankings released Sept. 12, 2012, by U.S. News and World Report. NU is listed 70 among 133 colleges and ...

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