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Ride for Roswell

Ride for Roswell

SUNY Niagara served as one of 4 host sites for the Ride for Roswell. This annual event is one of the nation’s largest cycling events, with a mission of bringing riders, volunteers and cancer patients together to honor and support those impacted by cancer. Proceeds from the event directly benefit Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Student Nurses Association

Members of the Student Nurses Association organized a donation drive for Horizon Health Services where they collected various items including books, shoes, clothing, and DVDs as a way to give back to the community.

Miranda Fiore - Passage House Donations Fall 2020

Passage House

As one of their many community service initiatives, Student Life hosted an event for Domestic Violence Awareness where they created toiletry kits for Passage House, a domestic violence shelter serving Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, and Niagara County.

NFCI Student Club

NFCI Student Club

NFCI Student Club members collected over 500 items to make 50 care packages for those suffering from homelessness. The care packages were donated to the Niagara Falls Community Missions.

Gingerbread Wonderland

Each year our talented baking and pastry arts students and faculty transform the second floor of the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute into a Gingerbread Wonderland complete with a completely edible life-sized gingerbread village and Santa’s house.  The building is full of holiday spirit from the weekend after Thanksgiving until the weekend before Christmas, including live entertainment, cookie decorating, crafts, face painting, and visits with Santa Claus himself!

Health Studies Program

Health Studies students collected blankets, food, toys, cleaning supplies, and grooming tools to present to the Niagara SPCA.

SUNY Niagara employees participated in the United Way Day of Caring by spending time working on a painting project at Empower in Niagara Falls.

United Way Day of Caring

SUNY Niagara employees participated in the United Way Day of Caring by spending time working on a painting project at Empower in Niagara Falls.

Phi Theta Kappa

Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at SUNY Niagara collected 331 pairs of socks and underwear for homeless veterans in a drive during the fall of 2020.  Donations were presented at the fall Honors in Action Conference in Cortland, NY.

SUNY's Got Your Back

SUNY’s Got Your Back

In collaboration with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department, SUNY Niagara students, staff, and community members get together annually to fill comfort bags with personal care items for victims of violence.

Welcome to SUNY Niagara

Two unique locations, one strong community

SUNY Niagara has two locations in Western New York and online programs that are available anywhere. The Sanborn, NY campus is centrally located minutes from Buffalo and Niagara Falls. The academic divisions housed at this location include Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences; Business & STEM; and Nursing, Physical & Allied Health. The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute (NFCI) is located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls, just steps from the world-famous Niagara Falls. This location is home to our Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, and Hospitality programs. Both of our locations have a unique environment and provide a career-focused, success-oriented education at an affordable price.

News & Events

May 15, 2024 in News Archive

SUNY Niagara Alumni Association Seeking Submissions for Annual Award

Sanborn, N.Y. – The SUNY Niagara Alumni Association is seeking submissions for its Distinguished Alumni Award. Established in 1988, this award is the college’s highest honor, recognizing graduates for outstanding…
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April 24, 2024 in News Archive

SUNY Niagara Names New Vice President

Sanborn, N.Y.—SUNY Niagara has appointed Alissa Shugats Cummings vice president of student services. Cummings had served as an interim in that post since July 2023. An alumna of SUNY Niagara,…
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April 24, 2024 in News Archive

SUNY Niagara Joins National Student Voter Registration Initiative

Sanborn, N.Y.—SUNY Niagara has committed to the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN), encouraging each eligible college student to register to vote and then cast a ballot in every…
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April 23, 2024 in News Archive

Two SUNY Niagara Students Receive Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Sanborn, N.Y. – SUNY Niagara celebrates two outstanding students, Kaitlyn Goss and Brooke Wells, named recipients of the 2024 Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence (CASE). Goss and Wells were honored…
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