Alumni Stories

Roger Van Dyke, ’89: A 180-Degree Turnaround

Roger Van Dyke, '89, was not a traditional Niagara University student when he enrolled in the College of Nursing. He had been out of high school nearly a decade and had spent that time working various jobs and hanging ...


Krista Pike, ’65: Bringing Christ through Nursing

Over the course of her career, Krista Pike, ’65, has done just about everything you can do in nursing. And then some. For the past 14 years, she has brought her considerable expertise to countries around the world as a ...


Michael Ackerman, ’80: Back at Home at NU

Dr. Michael Ackerman, ’80, is back at Niagara. And he couldn’t be happier about it. “It’s always had a place in my heart,” he says. “It’s a special place, and there’s something very special about being a ...