Niagara University has scheduled a full slate of events to celebrate its rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul. “A Heightened Sense of Purpose” is the theme of this year’s Vincentian Heritage Week, which will take place Sept. 21-29, 2019.
Niagara University-led South End Housing Initiative Hosts “Rock the Block” in Niagara Falls
by .famvin | Aug 20, 2019 | News
More than 200 volunteers spruced up homes in downtown Niagara Falls as part of the South End Housing Initiative’s second annual “Rock the Block.”
Niagara University’s Community Garage Sale Program Raises $1,700 for Campus Ministry
by .famvin | Jul 27, 2019 | News
Niagara University’s “2 Good 2 Toss” community garage sale program raised nearly $1,700 this year for student outreach programs.
Seeking Info: A Campus Chat
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Apr 24, 2018 | Church, News
The Catholic Bishop of Buffalo NY, Most Rev. Richard J. Malone met with Vincentian students from Niagara University for a “Campus Chat”. Topics included: gun violence, suffering, gluten-free hosts, and outreach to neighbors in need.
A Vincentian Point in Time
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Apr 19, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
The collection of this information is critical to effectively planning to address homelessness in Niagara Falls and Niagara County, The point in time count really provides a snapshot of how many people experience homelessness throughout the year.
Why I Gave the Bishop a Pokémon Game @NiagaraUniv
by Michael Pearl | Feb 27, 2018 | Formation, Reflections, Social Media
Recently, thanks to the folks in Campus Ministry, I had a great conversation with Bishop Malone and 18 other students. We had a chance to ask about current events, situations in schools, and just hang with the Bishop, which was a blast. This meeting gave me the...
Good News: Helping one another carry his/her burden each day. @NiagarUniv #IamVincent
by Michael Freedman | Jan 9, 2018 | News
Amid the conical hats, demands for hot tea and general hullabaloo of New Year’s Eve was a gripping mini-documentary about a new program that launched last fall at a high school in Boca Raton, Fla. Produced by MassMutual, the three-minute piece spotlighted We Dine...
Niagara Wire receives letter from KKK @NiagaraUniv #IamVincent @NiagaraWire
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Oct 19, 2017 | Formation, Justice and Peace, Reflections
Student newspapers are one of the places you're likely to meet Vincentians. Today I met Ferrah Staley, who penned the following article for the Niagara "Wire." Ferrah is like Frederic Ozanam. She wrote, responding to this: by Ferrah Staley and Gabrielle Jackson Our...
Niagara University Professor Awarded by Order of Malta for Work with the Homeless in Toronto
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Oct 3, 2017 | News
Dr. Christian Elia, an assistant professor of education at Niagara University’s campus in Ontario, was recently presented with the Order of Malta’s Bronze Medal, Order pro Merito Melitensib, in recognition of having conferred “honour and prestige on the Sovereign...
University Happenings: Niagara University @NiagaraUniv
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Sep 26, 2017 | Congregation of the Mission, News
The Congregation of the Mission sponsors four universities throughout the world. The first Vincentian university established in the United States -- Niagara University -- has scheduled a full slate of events to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Vincentian...
@NiagaraUniv to Host Symposium on Resettlement
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Sep 7, 2017 | News, Poverty: Analysis and Responses
On Sept. 8-9, 2017, the New York Folklore Society, a statewide nonprofit arts organization supporting folklife and traditional arts, and the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, will host a roundtable discussion and symposium to explore challenges in the...
Formed as an Ally of the Poor • Vincentians of Wherever @NiagaraUniv
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Sep 3, 2017 | Formation, Reflections
Testimonies of people from Vincentian institutions let us know that there are other Vincentians, tirelessly working on behalf of the poor, all over the place. Vincentians of... Wherever. One of them is Dr. Kimber Leigh Shelton. After earning a B.S. and B.A. at Roberts...