Catching Up

A Little NU in NYC

Allison Turck, ’15, is a fourth grade teacher at Success Academy Charter Schools in New York City. Each year, the academy’s classrooms are named after the alma mater of the lead teacher, so Allison’s room will be ...

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Summer Reunion

Swimming and diving alumni gathered for an informal reunion with their former coach, Mike Skowronski, last summer. Front row (l-r): Andy Smith, ‘99; Kim Szul Smith, ‘00; Stacy Saracene, ‘01; Kelly O’Connell ...

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On the Links

NU Cleveland Alumni Chapter members Brian Toohey, ‘66, and Chas Lauria, ‘75, enjoy a round of golf on the first day of fall at Twin Lakes Country Club in Kent, Ohio.

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Back on the Ridge

Brian, ’77, and Sue (Gavlick) Day, ’78, took a trip to the Niagara University campus. They note that they were impressed with the physical changes to the campus and took advantage of the décor during a campus event ...

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The Alumni Connection

NU’s alumni are always happy to meet with current students to share their experiences. Washington, D.C.-area alumni John R.D. Celock, '03, president of the Celock Media Group and editor of The Celock Report, and Jason ...

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Fabulous at 50

Bill Morgan, Greg DePasquale, Maura Benincasa Wolverton, and Lisa Consolazio McDonald from the Class of 1988 got together to celebrate their 50th birthdays in Florida last summer. Here, they take a moment to show off ...

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Catching Up

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU’s president, caught up with Ed McKeegan III, ’81, in September in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Ed was pleased to show off his Purple Eagle surfboard.

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Purple Pride in Italy

Eight College of Hospitality students who participated in NU’s Lake Como work-abroad program returned to Italy last summer to reconnect and revisit their favorite places. The best friends rented an apartment in ...

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Rekindled Friendships

Joan (Burke) LaRosa, ’87, director of sales for the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, Kathy Quandt, ’85, director of operations for the Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Tracey (Carpenter) ...

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Turning Stone Gathering

For the third year in a row, members of the Class of 1971 celebrated their friendship at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, N.Y. What started as an idea for all Niagara alumni to get together has turned into ...

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Hacker Cup

Members of classes spanning the ‘70s and ‘80s gathered in Rehoboth Beach, Del., for the annual Cliff J. Sharkey Invitational Golf Outing (aka Hacker Cup). Front row (l-r): Jim Bowe, ’74, Steve Pesarchick, ’81, ...

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Reunited

Life had taken Jane Wennerstrom Finerson, '70, M.S.Ed.’80, and her former roommate, Rosemary Jambor Estoup, '70, in different directions in the years following their graduation from Niagara’s College of Nursing. But ...

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Marathon Runners

On May 29, 2016, Niagara University alumni Heather (Jackson) Edler, '03, and Melissa (Wisnock) Squire, ’03, could have picked a relaxing visit together, but instead planned to meet for the 2016 Buffalo Marathon, which ...

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It’s All in the Family

Three generations of NU nurses in one family were recognized during the School of Nursing’s annual Mass and Blessing Ceremony on May 1, 2016, in Alumni Chapel. From left, grandmother Ellen (Mason) DiLaura, ’60, ...

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The Trifecta in Florida

Best friends from the Class of 1981 Katie (Kehm) O’Sullivan, Sharon (Lucchese) Giangreco, and Elaine (Heyert) Llanos, aka “The Trifecta,” vacation together each spring. Last year, they traveled to Ft. Lauderdale, ...

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Golfing in the Southern Tier

College friends Bill Shannon, ’70, business manager for the Upstate New York Laborers’ Council and representative for the New York State Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust and the Laborers' ...

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Softball Fans

NU alumnae Connal Kelly, ’15, Mary Ann Deuro Culbert, ’84, and Audrey Gill, ’81, met at an NU softball game against Elon University in North Carolina on March 11, 2016. Both Connal and Audrey are former NU softball ...

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Celebrating 60

Niagara University alumni from Varsity Village, House 5, 1977-78, celebrated their 60th birthdays with a week at Virginia Beach, Va. “Virginia Beach is our second favorite beach, surpassed only by the Seton Beach on ...

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Bobo Mass

Members of Marine 2nd Lt. John P. Bobo’s family and of the NU community gathered to celebrate Bobo’s life and service, as well as that of the men who served with India Company 3rd Battalion/9th Marines, during a ...

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