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New Project at Niagara University: Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare

    LEWISTON NY – On April 18th Niagara University hosted a ceremony to announce the Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare. The gracious gift of $4.1 million dollars was donated to Niagara University by Ostapenko, a German native who moved to America in the 1930s. She received her doctorate… Continue reading New Project at Niagara University: Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare

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Trix Bruce shows ASL community some signing “tricks”

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - American Sign Language students and professors, as well as members of the Deaf community gathered on Wednesday, April 11 as Patricia "Trix" Bruce led two workshops on ASL storytelling. Bruce describes herself as a "storyteller, a poet, an actress and a one deaf-woman show." While she's been deaf since she was… Continue reading Trix Bruce shows ASL community some signing “tricks”

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Relay for life

Nina Grenga and Brigid Burns NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.-  On April 13, the NU Against Cancer student group held their Relay For Life in the Kiernan Center. From 6 pm to 2 am, over one hundred students came to show their support and participate in the amazing activities. Relay for life is a community based event… Continue reading Relay for life

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Important tips for taking summer courses

by, Corey Nash NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY. - Summer is the time of the year that students and teachers look at as a relaxing period. For others, summer can also be a time of continuing studies to advance themselves. College summer courses can be expensive and mentally draining due to the amount of content provided in… Continue reading Important tips for taking summer courses

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Freshman Day of Service

The Freshman Day of Service will take place on April 21st from 9a.m. to 1p.m. at the South End Business District. This is a great opportunity to get community service hours by joining Niagara University's commitment to the revitalization of Niagara Falls. Although this community service is titled "Freshman" day of service, it is inclusive… Continue reading Freshman Day of Service

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Lynch Hall incident update

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY- On April 9th, University President, James J. Maher, sent out an email updating the students of Niagara University on the incident that occurred in Rev. John Lynch Hall over winter break. On December 27th, a “yellow rope hung in the shape of a noose” was found in the basement of Lynch Hall… Continue reading Lynch Hall incident update

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Black Panther member visits NU

By Alex Bock Students, professors, and administrators alike gathered in the Multi purpose room in Lower Level Gallagher Center on April 11th to listen and learn about the history of the Black Panthers.  Sekou Odinga, a Black Panther member from New York City, spoke to the audience about his experiences and struggles. This included being locked… Continue reading Black Panther member visits NU