Alumni Weekend 2019

Oct. 11-13


*Thursday, Oct. 10

Hughes Endowed Lectureship in Health Sciences - "Moving Research into Practice"

Hughes Endowed Lectureship in Health Sciences featuring Dianne Morrison-Beedy, Ph.D., RN, WHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, Chief Talent and Global Strategy Officer and the Centennial Professor of Nursing at Ohio State University. The lecture begins at 5:15 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum.  Learn more about the lecture here.


Friday, Oct. 11


Alumni Golf at Seneca Hickory Stick
If you're looking to hit the links before Alumni Weekend kicks off, we have arranged for special rates at Seneca Hickory Stick in Lewiston, N.Y. To make your tee time, call the golf shop at 716.501.4301 or 716.501.4302. Golf pricing is $42.00 for 18 holes with cart.


Niagara Global Tourism Institute (NGTI) TReC Business Incubator Tours
The NGTI is transforming Niagara Falls from a visitor attraction to an international tourism destination. For complimentary tours, contact Roscoe Naguit at or 716.525.4958. Learn more at


1-2 p.m.

Free guided tour at the Castellani Art Museum

Exhibitions include - For the Love of Art: A Tribute to Gallerist Nina Freudenheim; Lake to Lake: John Pfahl and Amos Sangster; and Western New York Collects: Allan D'Arcangelo.


5 p.m.

50+ Eagles Dinner

St. Vincent’s Hall, Fourth Floor

This event celebrates those who have graduated in the Class of 1968 and earlier, regardless of your anniversary year.

*Registration required/$40 per person


5:30 p.m.

Class of 1969 Golden Eagle Mass and Dinner

Celebrate your 50th anniversary with Mass in Alumni Chapel followed by cocktails, dinner, and Golden Eagle pinning ceremony in the Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons. Class photo will be taken after Mass.

*Registration required/$65 per person


7-10 p.m.

Purple & White Night

Gallagher Center, Lower Level

Ticket price includes an assortment of WNY’s favorite foods and two drink tickets. Cash bar available.

*Registration required/$30 per person


Saturday, Oct. 12


8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tim Hortons Coffee and Bake Shop
Gallagher Center, Lower Level


10:30 a.m.

Veterans Memorial Service

Gallagher Center, Multipurpose Room

Please join us as we commemorate all veteran alumni who served our country.  A prayer service, memorial citations, and other reflections will be offered.

*Registration required/Complimentary


11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Alumni Bash

Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons

Come relive your student dining days at the Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons. Ticket price includes brunch, entertainment, giveaways, and raffles! 

*Registration required/$12 per person


11 a.m.
The Future of Niagara University
Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons
During the Alumni Bash, you will have the opportunity to hear about the future of Niagara University, meet some of the NU Advancement team, and learn about ways to support your alma mater.


11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Campus Tour

Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons
Walk with current students to see what has developed on campus since graduation. Meet in front of the Dining Commons.


2 p.m.

Nursing Alumni Reception

Dunleavy 127

*Registration required/Complimentary


Purple Eagles (Oct 12)


9:30 - 11 a.m.
Kiernan Recreation Center
Swimming and Diving Alumni, family swim and races.

1 p.m.
Bobo Field
Alumni Baseball Game
Contact coach Rob McCoy at or 540.383.9161


2 p.m.

Men's Soccer 

Niagara University's 50th Anniversary of NCAA Men's Soccer Program

2 p.m. - NU alumni vs. UB alumni
7 p.m. - NU vs. Quinnipiac

NU Soccer Field


4 -6 p.m.

Class of 1994 Happy Hour & Silver Eagle Reception

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Parkway Lounge

Celebrate your 25th anniversary with a happy hour and Silver Eagle pinning ceremony. Includes an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and a class photo.

*Registration required/$15 per person


 6 p.m.

Alumni Dinner and Awards Celebration
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Enjoy an evening with all alumni celebrating their reunion at the Alumni Dinner and Awards Celebration. The event includes open bar from 6-6:45 p.m., dinner, awards, entertainment, and cash bar.  Business attire is preferred. Class photo will be taken after dinner.

*Registration required/$65 per person


 Sunday, Oct. 13


9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tim Hortons Coffee and Bake Shop
Gallagher Center, Lower Level


11 a.m.
Alumni Memorial Mass and Marriage Vow Renewal
Alumni Chapel
Tribute to Niagara alumni, presentaion of the Dunleavy Award, and celebration of marriage. All are welcome to attend.


*The Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons will be open for brunch following Mass. Brunch can be paid upon entry into the Dining Commons.