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Rivier University is moving to MS Office 365. Click here for more information!

July 31, 2015 - Rivier University is moving to MS Office 365. Click here for more information!   ( Full Article )


3rd International Congress of Education convenes at Rivier University on August 3

July 30, 2015 - Sisters of the Presentation of Mary from 14 countries to collaborate on Catholic education in the 21st century.The Sisters of the Presentation of Mary will meet ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University announces new Bachelor’s in Biotechnology for fall 2016

July 16, 2015 - View the photo gallery from the event New degree will prepare graduates for careers in the high-demand STEM fields.Rivier University is launching a new Bachelor ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University and Beijing City University academic and cultural exchanges begin July 12

Beijing City University in China

July 16, 2015 - Students and faculty from Beijing City University will arrive at Rivier University on July 12 to take part in the first half of “Integrative Biotechnology,” an ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University mourns the loss of former president, Dr. William Farrell

July 08, 2015 - Dr. William Farrell, President of Rivier University from 2001-2011, passed away on July 8, 2015 at the age of 78. He was the first male and the first lay-person ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University welcomes the Class of 2019 at "REACH for your Future" Orientation Week

July 01, 2015 - Rivier University hosted Class of 2019 students and families on campus last week for New Student Orientation. Two orientation sessions—one June 22-23 and another ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University undergraduate students named to Dean’s List for spring 2015

May 27, 2015 - A total of 268 full-time, undergraduate Rivier University students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. Students named ... ( Full Article )


President's Circle Leadership Forum featured presidential candidate Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina addresses business and community leaders at the President’s Circle Leadership Forum. (Photo credit Jodie Andruskevich)

May 27, 2015 - More than 130 distinguished business and community leaders gathered at Rivier University for a President’s Circle Leadership Forum featuring Carly Fiorina. The ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University recognizes the impact of leadership and perseverance at 80th Commencement ceremony

Dr. Karen A. Daley, nurse leader, public health advocate, and educator, addresses the Class of 2015 and distinguished guests at the 2015 Commencement ceremony.

May 25, 2015 -  View the 2015 Commencement photo gallery.   Rivier University celebrated its 80th Commencement today at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. The University ... ( Full Article )


The Kreick Family of Nashua creates a lasting legacy for adult learners at Rivier University

May 07, 2015 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University will launch a three-pronged, transformational strategy to enhance programs for continuing education of the adult learner. Made ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University to recognize nurse leader, educator and safety advocate at 80th Commencement on May 9

Karen Daley, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

May 04, 2015 - Karen A. Daley, Ph.D., RN, FAAN will address graduates of the Class of 2015 at Rivier University’s Commencement ceremony on May 9, 2015 and will receive an honorary ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University receives grant from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation to support First-Year Student Day of Service on April 18

Mr. Thomas Space, Rivier University Trustee and Million Dollar Round Table Foundation grant sponsor, presents the Foundation grant check to Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, President.

April 16, 2015 -  The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation has awarded a $1,000 grant to Rivier University to support the First-Year Student Day of Service on April 18, ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University and Temple Beth Abraham sponsor Yom HaShoah observance on April 16

Rolf E. Schütte, Consul General of Germany to the New England States

April 16, 2015 -  “German-Jewish Relations Today –  70 Years after the Liberation of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp” The Greater Nashua Holocaust Remembrance Committee presents ... ( Full Article )


Register now for Rivier University's April 25 Undergraduate Day Open House

Professor Ben Philip, Ph.D. speaks with visiting students

April 13, 2015 - Register Here Rivier University will host an Undergraduate Day Spring Open House on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Muldoon Health and Fitness Center ... ( Full Article )


The Art Gallery at Rivier University presents “Between the Shadow and the Light.” Exhibition through April 30, 2015.

March 20, 2015 - “Between the Shadow and the Light: An Exhibition out of Africa” opens at 10 a.m. on March 23, 2015 at The Art Gallery at Rivier University. The exhibition features ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University alumni service initiative kicks off April 1. Alumni around the world are invited to participate.

Rivier alumni reach out in service locally, across the U.S., and around the world.

March 20, 2015 - As an extension of the University’s 2015 First-Year Student Day of Service on April 18, 2015, Rivier University’s volunteer efforts are going global with an invitation ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University community participates in annual First Year Student Day of Service on April 18

First-year students from the 2014 Day of Service share their enthusiasm.

March 20, 2015 - Rivier University’s third annual First Year Student Day of Service is scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2015. With approximately 200 first-year students, 25 upper-class ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University’s Biology Club to host 5k charitable walk/road race

March 13, 2015 - To celebrate Earth Day, Rivier University's Biology Club will host a 5k Charitable Road Race/Walk on the Rivier University campus on April 18, 2015 at 10 a.m. Proceeds ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University hosted Doctoral Conference on Leadership & Learning on March 7

March 07, 2015 - Rivier University hosted its annual conference in education focusing on scholarship at the doctoral level on Saturday, March 7.Now in its third year, the Doctoral ... ( Full Article )


Governor’s Dinner on Innovation draws local and national leaders to Rivier University

From left to right: Rivier University AVP for Global Engagement Dr. Mark Meehan, N.H. Governor Maggie Hassan, N.H. State Representative Latha Mangipudi, Rivier President Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM

Feb 28, 2015 - -Rivier University was the site of a dynamic discussion this week, led by Governor Maggie Hassan. The Governor’s Dinner on Innovation drew local, state, and national ... ( Full Article )


Peripheral Vision exhibit at The Art Gallery at Rivier University now through March 5.

An original work by Nashua artist Leo Balzano

Feb 05, 2015 - The Art Gallery at Rivier University presents “Peripheral Vision.”“Peripheral Vision,” a retrospective exhibition of mixed media works by local artist Leo Balzano, ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University appoints Dr. Douglas Howard as new Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Dr. Douglas W. Howard

Jan 26, 2015 - Douglas W. Howard, Ph.D, has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs at Rivier University. With 25 years’ experience in higher education administration, ... ( Full Article )


Become an Alumni Mentor! Connections: Rivier University Alumni Mentor Program launched in January. Learn how you can get involved.

Jan 25, 2015 - Rivier University alumni are invited to participate in Connections: Rivier University Alumni Mentor Program, which was launched in January 2015.Alumni mentors will ... ( Full Article )


Construction of granite gateway completed at main entrance. View photos and an update on the Gateway Projects.

New gateways greet visitors at the University's main entrance.

Dec 10, 2014 - View a photo gallery of the Gateway Projects' progress. Rivier University’s Gateway Projects reached a major milestone with the installation of the main entrance ... ( Full Article )


2013-2014 President’s Report recognizes Rivier University’s generous donors

Dec 07, 2014 - President’s Report recognizes Rivier University’s generous donors. ( Full Article )


Register now for Rivier University's Undergraduate April 25 Open House

Professor Ben Philip, Ph.D. speaks with visiting students

March 03, 2015 - Rivier University will host an Undergraduate Spring Open House on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Muldoon Health and Fitness Center on campus. Learn ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University’s Biology Club to host 5k charitable walk/road race

Feb 13, 2015 - To celebrate Earth Day, Rivier University's Biology Club will host a 5k Charitable Road Race/Walk on the Rivier University campus on April 18, 2015 at 10 a.m. Proceeds ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University undergraduate students named to Dean’s List for fall 2014

Jan 07, 2015 - A total of 289 full-time, undergraduate Rivier University students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. Students named ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University campus offices will be closed from December 24 – January 4

Dec 23, 2014 - Rivier University will close for Christmas break from Wednesday, Dec. 24 through Sunday, Jan. 4 and will re-open on Monday, Jan. 5.During the break, you can register ... ( Full Article )


RESERVE YOUR BRICK THIS WEEK for the Heritage Plaza Gateway Project

Your personalized brick will be placed in Heritage Plaza, the new focal point of Rivier's campus.

Dec 08, 2014 - Become a permanent part of Rivier's history and tradition when your personalized brick is placed in Heritage Plaza. Bricks must be ordered now to be ready for spring ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University Thanksgiving Basket Project sets a new record

Rivier presented area agencies with 465 food baskets at the Thanksgiving Prayer Service

Nov 25, 2014 - Rivier University’s annual Thanksgiving Basket Project surpassed last year’s 408 basket total, with 465 food baskets collected.Rivier students, staff, faculty and ... ( Full Article )


Rivier's President appointed to the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Advisory Committee

Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, Rivier University President

Nov 20, 2014 - Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, Rivier University’s President, has been appointed to the New Hampshire Advisory Committee of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition ... ( Full Article )


New Master of Public Health degree addresses public health and safety challenges

Nov 16, 2014 - Rivier University will offer a new, online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in January 2015. This degree prepares students to meet Certification in Public Health ... ( Full Article )


REGISTER NOW! 2014 Small Business & Diverse Communities Networking Event on Nov. 14

Oct 15, 2014 - Rivier’s Division of Business and Office of Multicultural Affairs are hosting the first annual Small Business and Diverse Communities Networking Event on Friday, ... ( Full Article )


Alumnus and business executive Aaron C. Dufoe joins Rivier University’s Board of Trustees

Aaron C. Dufoe '97, '98G

Oct 07, 2014 - Aaron C. Dufoe has been appointed to the Rivier University Board of Trustees. Currently serving as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Single Digits, a global ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University named a College of Distinction for fourth consecutive year

Oct 07, 2014 - Rivier University has been named a 2014-2015 College of Distinction, joining select colleges and universities across the country recognized as student-centered ... ( Full Article )


2014 Golf Classic raises more than $45,000 to support the University's athletic programs

17th Annual Golf Classic generously supported by sponsors, alumni, and friends.

Oct 02, 2014 - With the generous support of the local community, the 17th annual Golf Classic raised more than $45,000 to support the University’s athletic programs.The event ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University establishes teaching and learning partnerships with universities in China

Left to right: Ye Yingfang, Asst. to the President of Beijing City University; Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM; Dr. Mark Meehan; and Duan Xiaoli, Director of Int'l. Affairs at Beijing City University

Sept 26, 2014 -   Rivier University has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with two leading institutions in China: Beijing City University and Shanghai Lixin University ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University celebrates renovation of Resurrection Chapel with blessing and dedication ceremony

Bishop Francis Christian performs the Incensation of the Altar.

Sept 23, 2014 - The Rivier community gathered for the blessing and dedication of Resurrection Chapel on September 21. The celebratory Mass included a blessing of the newly renovated ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University holds ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for new Learning Commons

The Honorable Donnalee Lozeau, Board of Trustees Chair Dr. Richard Foemmel, and Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, President cut the ribbon at the Learning Commons dedication.

Sept 19, 2014 -   Rivier University celebrated the opening of its new Learning Commons with a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony on September 19. This new facility unites the ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University Awarded Federal Nursing Grant of up to $930,000

Sept 18, 2014 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded Rivier University a $230,000 ... ( Full Article )


The Art Gallery at Rivier University hosts Caproni Castings Exhibition

"Macedonian Soldier on Horseback" from the frieze entitled Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon, XVI; Origin: Quirinal Palace, Rome; Artist: Bertel Thorvaldsen (Norwegian, c. 1812)

Sept 17, 2014 -   From September 22 through November 19, the Art Gallery at Rivier University will present “The Sculpted Figure: Featuring Historic Caproni Castings.” This exhibition, ... ( Full Article )


REGISTER NOW for the Sept. 29 Golf Classic at Nashua Country Club

Tournament highlight - 2013 Golf Classic

Aug 20, 2014 - Generous sponsors and players make this annual fundraiser a success. Player registrations are still being accepted -- Reserve your place today!  NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University expands Bachelor’s in Public Health to online format

Aug 20, 2014 - New degree will be offered online to adult students. Learn more about the program.  NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University has expanded its new Bachelor of Science in ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University's new Learning Commons to unite a variety of academic support services

Rivier University's new Learning Commons at 2 Robinson Road, Nashua, New Hampshire

Aug 12, 2014 - NASHUA, NH - Research shows that successful college and university students have common characteristics. They take advantage of services and resources and maximize ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University President joins NH Charitable Foundation Board of Directors

Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, President

July 14, 2014 -  July 7, 2014 – Rivier University’s president, Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, was welcomed onto the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Board of Directors last ... ( Full Article )


RISE fall course preview scheduled for August 22

July 02, 2014 - Fall courses begin September 8—Click here to view courses NASHUA, N.H.—The Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) Fall Course Preview is scheduled for Friday, ... ( Full Article )


Support the Gateway Projects and leave your mark on the Rivier campus - order your personalized brick paver today

Your personalized brick will be placed in Heritage Plaza, the new focal point of Rivier's campus.

July 01, 2014 - The Gateway Projects are a series of landscape design enhancements that will transform Rivier, creating a distinct campus experience that reflects the University's ... ( Full Article )


Dr. Mark Meehan joins fellow scholars to research religion, leadership and social transformation.

Dr. Mark Meehan, Associate Professor of Education and History and Associate Vice President of Global Engagement at Rivier University

July 01, 2014 -  NASHUA, NH – Dr. Mark Meehan, Rivier University’s Associate Professor of Education and History and Associate Vice President of Global Engagement, has been awarded ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University undergraduate students named to Dean’s List for spring 2014

May 16, 2014 - A total of 315 full-time, undergraduate Rivier University students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Students named ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University recognizes the impact of transformational service at 79th Commencement

May 10, 2014 - NASHUA, N.H. —  Rivier University celebrated its 79th commencement today – and its 80th anniversary– at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Mass. The University awarded ... ( Full Article )


Sister Adrienne Beauregard, pm, leaves behind a lasting legacy for the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary and Rivier University

May 05, 2014 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier mourns the loss of a devoted member of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary and the University community with the passing of Sister Adrienne ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University to host Undergraduate Spring Open House on April 26

April 21, 2014 - Rivier University will host an Undergraduate Spring Open House on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Dion Center on campus for prospective undergraduate ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University and Temple Beth Abraham sponsor Yom HaShoah observance April 28

April 11, 2014 - NASHUA, N.H. – The Greater Nashua Holocaust Remembrance Committee presents a Holocaust Remembrance Day interfaith observance, sponsored by Rivier University in ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University announces bachelor’s in Public Health for fall 2014

April 03, 2014 - New degree will prepare graduates for public health challenges of the future Learn more about the program and view the program sheet NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University ... ( Full Article )


The Art Gallery at Rivier University presents 'Celebrating the Faculty in Art'

March 31, 2014 - The Art Gallery at Rivier University will present “Celebrating the Faculty in Art” through April 22, 2014. There will be Gallery Talk by Associate Professor Clifford ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University to recognize the impact of transformational service at Commencement ceremony

March 28, 2014 - In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Rivier University will recognize the transformational service of two outstanding individuals at its Commencement ceremony ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University to host Doctoral Conference on Leadership & Learning on March 1

Feb 04, 2014 - Rivier University will host its annual conference in education that focuses on scholarship at the doctoral level on Saturday, March 1st. Now in its second year, ... ( Full Article )


The Art Gallery at Rivier University presents photographs by Lou Jones

Lou Jones Man and Camels

Jan 31, 2014 - The Art Gallery at Rivier University will present “Every Color Has a Different Song,” photographs by Lou Jones, through March 7.The eclectic career of Lou Jones ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University offers global experience on health care in China

Jan 30, 2014 - Rivier University’s Office of Global Engagement and Division of Nursing are offering a transformative educational experience and tour of China from May 21 – May ... ( Full Article )


President's Report recognizes Rivier University's generous donor investors

Jan 14, 2014 - The 2012-2013 President's Report of Donors is available online at www.rivier.edu/presidentsreport. The University is appreciative of the generous support of alumni ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University undergraduate students named to Dean’s list for fall 2013

Jan 10, 2014 - A total of 332 full-time, undergraduate Rivier University students were named to the Dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Students named ... ( Full Article )


Spring course preview scheduled for January 17

Jan 04, 2014 - Rivier University 420 South Main Street Nashua, NH 03060 CONTACT: Irene Holland 603-889-0135 iholland128@aol.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RISE spring course ... ( Full Article )


Register now for Alumni Reunion Weekend - September 25-27, 2015. Celebrating Reunion Classes ending in 5's and 0's.

The quicklint has been changed to go to http://www.rivier.edu/alumni/reunionweekend.aspx  ( Full Article )


Media ContactsRivier in the News

Lowell Sun: 05/10/2015
799 receive Rivier diplomas

Nashua Telegraph: 04/08/2015
Alumnus Galipeau named Nashua fire chief

Inside Higher Ed: 03/23/2015
Commencement speakers announced

News Channel 7 - wjhg.com: 03/10/2015
College students build homes in Jackson County, Florida

Hippo Press: 03/03/2015
On the Job: Rick Perrine

Hippo Press: 02/03/2015
On the Job: Dr. Joel Stake

Nashua Telegraph: 11/20/2014
RISE authors to read at Toadstool Bookshop

Nashua Telegraph: 11/11/2014
A man who found a home in the army

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