Niagara University http://news.wbfo.org en NU President sees opportunites ahead for college http://news.wbfo.org/post/nu-president-sees-opportunites-ahead-college <p>Niagara University President Father James Maher admits these are challenging times for those in higher education. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Mike Desmond 40350 at http://news.wbfo.org NU President sees opportunites ahead for college Friendship Dinner brings global cultures together http://news.wbfo.org/post/friendship-dinner-brings-global-cultures-together <p>Niagara University welcomed the fifth annual Friendship Dinner of Buffalo's Turkish Cultural Center to the Castellani Art Museum Monday night, with a theme of <em>Embracing the World through Education and Service</em>. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Mike Desmond 38442 at http://news.wbfo.org Friendship Dinner brings global cultures together Former Somali PM says nation is recovering http://news.wbfo.org/post/former-somali-pm-says-nation-recovering <p>A former prime minister of Somalia says the country is starting to turn around after decades of civil war and devastation.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:11:00 +0000 Mike Desmond 32747 at http://news.wbfo.org Former Somali PM says nation is recovering Chris Casey hired as Niagara men's basketball coach http://news.wbfo.org/post/chris-casey-hired-niagara-mens-basketball-coach <p>Niagara University has hired Long Island University Post's Chris Casey as the Purple Eagles men's basketball coach. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:50:14 +0000 AP 32727 at http://news.wbfo.org Chris Casey hired as Niagara men's basketball coach Rev. James Maher named president of Niagara University http://news.wbfo.org/post/rev-james-maher-named-president-niagara-university <p>Niagara University has chosen a new leader. Rev. James J. Maher was introduced Wednesday afternoon at the University's Castellani Art Museum. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:00:58 +0000 WBFO Newsroom 31627 at http://news.wbfo.org Rev. James Maher named president of Niagara University Niagara U leader to step down at end of school year http://news.wbfo.org/post/niagara-u-leader-step-down-end-school-year <p>Niagara University President Rev. Joseph Levesque announced Tuesday he will be stepping down.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:45:41 +0000 Chris Caya 30216 at http://news.wbfo.org Niagara U leader to step down at end of school year Theater Community Mourns the Death of Brother Augustine Towey http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-community-mourns-death-brother-augustine-towey <p><span lang="EN">The area theater community is mourning the death of Brother Augustine Towey, who founded the Niagara University Theatre shortly after arriving at the University in 1963 as a English professor.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span lang="EN">Brother Towey, known to friends, colleagues and students simply as "Bro," built the theater group into a nationally renowned undergraduate theater program. He retired from Niagara in 2005, and died in Philadelphia yesterday after a long illness. He was 75.</span></p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 21:17:33 +0000 Mark Wozniak 28549 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Community Mourns the Death of Brother Augustine Towey Falls man sentenced for killing Niagara student http://news.wbfo.org/post/falls-man-sentenced-killing-niagara-student <p>A Niagara Falls man has been sentenced to 21-years-to-life in prison for the shooting death of Niagara University student last December.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:08:32 +0000 WBFO Newsroom 26482 at http://news.wbfo.org