Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski Promoted
  • Sep 17, 2020

Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski Promoted


Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski, professor of military science at Niagara University, was promoted to the rank of colonel on Sept. 11, 2020. The unprecedented...

Seven Cadets Commissioned During Ceremonies at Niagara University
  • Jun 15, 2020

Seven Cadets Commissioned During Ceremonies at Niagara University


Seven Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army during...

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  • Jun 11, 2020

Two Niagara University Graduates to Participate in National Online Army Commissioning Ceremony


Two Niagara University graduates who are newly commissioned second lieutenants will take their military oath again in front of a national audience at...

Col. Dawn Flynn, ’89, Comes Out of Retirement to Serve During Pandemic
  • Jun 1, 2020

Col. Dawn Flynn, ’89, Comes Out of Retirement to Serve During Pandemic


When she received the call to serve during the coronavirus pandemic, Niagara nurse Col. Dawn Flynn, ’89, didn’t hesitate. Army retirees with...

Nine Students Contract in Purple Eagle Battalion
  • Oct 4, 2019

Nine Students Contract in Purple Eagle Battalion


In front of a standing-room only crowd on the fourth floor of St. Vincent’s Hall on the Niagara University campus, seven sophomores and two juniors...

NU Purple Eagle Battalion Participates in Combined Field Training Exercise
  • May 16, 2019

NU Purple Eagle Battalion Participates in Combined Field Training Exercise


The Niagara University Purple Eagle Battalion participated in their annual Combined Field Training Exercise from April 10-14, 2019, at Fort Drum, N.Y....

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2018 Awards Ceremony
  • Apr 30, 2018

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2018 Awards Ceremony


The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony April 21 at the Castellani Art Museum.Congratulations to the following...

NU’s ROTC Program Among National Leaders in Army Cyber Branch Placement
  • Dec 8, 2017

NU’s ROTC Program Among National Leaders in Army Cyber Branch Placement


Niagara University’s ROTC program is the nation’s top ROTC producer of second lieutenants for the Army Cyber Branch, which focuses on developing...

Niagara University ROTC Program Places Third in Nation on Outcome Metrics List
  • Nov 30, 2017

Niagara University ROTC Program Places Third in Nation on Outcome Metrics List


Niagara University’s Army ROTC program placed third in the nation on the National Accessions Outcome Metrics List, based on results released Nov. 6...

ROTC Program Holds Fall 2017 Awards Ceremony
  • Nov 20, 2017

ROTC Program Holds Fall 2017 Awards Ceremony


The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual fall awards ceremony in Bisgrove Hall on Nov. 16, 2017.Dr. Timothy Ireland, Niagara University’s...

Scholarship Available for ROTC Nursing Students at Niagara University
  • Nov 7, 2017

Scholarship Available for ROTC Nursing Students at Niagara University


Col. Sara Breckenridge-Sproat, a 1987 Niagara University alumna, was inducted into her alma mater’s ROTC Hall of Fame this October.It was a...

ROTC Program Holds Contracting Ceremony
  • Sep 25, 2017

ROTC Program Holds Contracting Ceremony


The Niagara University ROTC program held a contracting ceremony at the Dining Commons in Clet Hall on Sept. 22, 2017.The following ROTC cadets were...

Niagara University Makes Military Times’ List Of Best Colleges For Veterans
  • Nov 10, 2016

Niagara University Makes Military Times’ List Of Best Colleges For Veterans


Niagara University is one of the nation’s top institutions when it comes to embracing America’s veterans as students, according to comprehensive...

ROTC Ceremony Commissions 16 Officers
  • May 16, 2016

ROTC Ceremony Commissions 16 Officers


Sixteen Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during...

Dr. Tim Ireland Chosen For UAlbany School Of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award
  • May 11, 2016

Dr. Tim Ireland Chosen For UAlbany School Of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award


Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been chosen as a recipient of the University at Albany...

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2016 Awards Ceremony
  • Apr 22, 2016

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2016 Awards Ceremony


The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 21,...

Army Helicopters Land At NU To Transfer ROTC Cadets To Fort Drum
  • Apr 20, 2016

Army Helicopters Land At NU To Transfer ROTC Cadets To Fort Drum


It was a unique spectacle at Niagara University on April 14 as four United States Army Blackhawk helicopters touched down on the university’s rugby...

ROTC Program Holds Fall 2015 Awards Ceremony
  • Nov 24, 2015

ROTC Program Holds Fall 2015 Awards Ceremony


The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual fall awards ceremony in Bisgrove Hall on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015.Attendees of the event...

Double Amputee Bob Wieland Stands Tall On Veterans Day At NU
  • Nov 18, 2015

Double Amputee Bob Wieland Stands Tall On Veterans Day At NU


Why would God send a man with no legs to encourage people to take a step of faith?It’s a pretty awesome question. At least that’s the question...

NU Chosen By Military Times As A ‘Best For Vets’ College Destination
  • Nov 9, 2015

NU Chosen By Military Times As A ‘Best For Vets’ College Destination


Niagara University is one of the nation’s top institutions when it comes to embracing America’s veterans as students, according to comprehensive...

ROTC Program Places In Top 20% On Order Of Merit List
  • Oct 28, 2015

ROTC Program Places In Top 20% On Order Of Merit List


The ROTC program at Niagara University continues to prove why it’s considered one of the best in the nation.Results released Oct. 22 from...

ROTC, Theatre Partner For Leadership Training Exercise
  • Oct 21, 2015

ROTC, Theatre Partner For Leadership Training Exercise



A unique collaboration last weekend contributed to an enriching leadership training exercise for cadets in Niagara University’s Reserve...

Vietnam Vet Bob Wieland To Speak At NU On Veterans Day
  • Oct 20, 2015

Vietnam Vet Bob Wieland To Speak At NU On Veterans Day


Niagara University will celebrate Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, through a series of activities, punctuated by a keynote address from Vietnam War...

Portion Of State Route 75 Named In Honor Of NU Grad John Levulis
  • Oct 7, 2015

Portion Of State Route 75 Named In Honor Of NU Grad John Levulis



Sen. Patrick M. Gallivan and Assembly Member David J. DiPietro joined representatives of the New York State Department of Transportation in...

NU, ROTC Sign Sexual Assault Prevention Charter
  • Sep 23, 2015

NU, ROTC Sign Sexual Assault Prevention Charter


Niagara University and the United States Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) battalion housed on its campus signed a Sexual Assault...