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Christmas season welcomed with a blessing and tree lighting ceremony

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Dec 06, 2016 - A Christmas blessing, musical performances, and outdoor tree lighting ushered in the season.View Photo AlbumOn December 6, more than 125 members of the Rivier University ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University collects 491 Thanksgiving Baskets for families in need

Rivier student-athletes deliver the Thanksgiving food baskets to waiting agency vans.

Nov 22, 2016 - Rivier University's annual Thanksgiving Basket Project exceeded last year's record with 491 food baskets and turkeys collected for local families in need.Students, ... ( Full Article )


National and state public health leaders host roundtable discussions at Rivier University

Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, Rivier’s President, welcomes Thomas Quade, President of the American Public Health Association, to Rivier University.

Nov 18, 2016 - Rivier's Public Health program faculty and students welcomed Thomas Quade, President of the American Public Health Association; Katie Robert, President of the New ... ( Full Article )


“Shadow Worlds: The Child in Photojournalism” at The Art Gallery at Rivier University through Dec. 8

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Nov 18, 2016 - Photo: © Tony Corocher | www.tonycorocher.com - All Rights Reserved Through the works of both highly acclaimed and lesser known photojournalists, this exhibition ... ( Full Article )


Rivier hosts annual Thanksgiving Basket Project & Interfaith Service on Nov. 22

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Nov 16, 2016 - Rivier University is preparing for its annual Thanksgiving Basket Project, setting a goal of 350 food baskets and turkeys for distribution to local families in ... ( Full Article )


President's Circle Leadership Forum hosted prominent NH business leaders on Nov. 2

From left to right: Paul Clark, President's Circle Chair; Gerardine Ferlins; Dr. William Brewster; Cathleen Schmidt; and Sr. Paula Marie Buley, IHM.

Nov 04, 2016 - Rivier University President’s Circle presented a Leadership Forum titled “Challenges and Opportunities for New Hampshire Businesses” on Nov. 2, led by three successful ... ( Full Article )


Susan Zator, Class of 1966, receives 2016 Sister Madeleine of Jesus Award

Susan Zator '66 receives the Sr. Madeleine of Jesus Award from Sr. Paula Marie Buley, IHM, Rivier's President

Oct 24, 2016 - For her selfless devotion to others, especially the poor and the powerless, embodying Rivier's mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world, the ... ( Full Article )


Local business and community leaders honored with Rivier University alumni achievement awards

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Oct 23, 2016 - Rivier University presented four outstanding achievement awards to Greater Nashua area graduates in September. The awards highlighted the alumni’s leadership ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University and local organizations host Peace Celebration on Oct. 22

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Oct 18, 2016 - Rivier University Reconciliation and Peace classes, the Hollis-Brookline Rotary Club, and RxRelax are co-sponsoring this year's Celebration of Peace. The event ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University appoints new Executive Director of University Career Services

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Oct 06, 2016 - Patricia Antonelli has joined Rivier as Executive Director of University Career Services. In this role, she develops corporate connections to enhance internship ... ( Full Article )


19th annual Golf Classic raised more than $47,000 to support health and fitness programs

Rivier's annual Golf Classic brings the community together at the Nashua Country Club.

Sept 30, 2016 - Rivier University held its annual Golf Classic on Monday, September 26 at the elite Nashua Country Club in Nashua. The Club hosts a beautiful and challenging course ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University receives $650,000 National Science Foundation STEM grant

From left to right - Dr. Douglas Howard, Vice President of Academic Affairs; Dr. Susan Barbaro, Associate Professor of Biology & Dept. Coordinator; and Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, President

Sept 08, 2016 - The National Science Foundation has awarded Rivier’s biology department a five-year, $650,000 grant to support the education of young scientists. The grant will ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University’s Smashers are the cricket champions of TPL 2016 with an unbeaten record throughout the tournament

Rivier University President Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, stands proudly with team Smashers student-athletes celebrating their 2016 TPL Cricket Tournament Championship.

Aug 26, 2016 - Telugu Premier League 2016 IV edition was held in Nashua, New Hampshire on 5 grounds simultaneously on 14 of August 2016. The Smashers competed with 15 other cricket ... ( Full Article )


Rivier Success and Visionary Project to enhance diversity in nursing workforce

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July 28, 2016 -  Rivier University welcomed Rivier Success and Visionary Project (RSVP) nursing students for summer enrichment and bridge programs on July 25. Incoming RSVP freshmen ... ( Full Article )


Alumni Reunion Weekend, Sept. 24-25, celebrates Reunion Classes ending in 6’s and 1’s.

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July 17, 2016 - Alumni Reunion Weekend, Sept. 24-25, celebrates Reunion Classes ending in 6’s and 1’s.  ( Full Article )


Rivier University receives third round of $930,000 federal nursing grant

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June 21, 2016 -  The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded Rivier University the third ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University professors recognized for educational excellence and service to New Hampshire communities

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June 13, 2016 - Two Rivier University professors have received prestigious awards recognizing their leadership in the classroom, on campus, and in the community. Dr. Elizabeth ... ( Full Article )


President’s Circle Leadership Forum features prominent CEOs sharing 21st-century successes

From left to right: Michael L'Ecuyer, John E. Tulley II, Paul Clark, and Howard Brodsky

May 18, 2016 - Rivier University President's Circle hosted a Leadership Forum entitled "Challenges and Opportunities for New Hampshire Businesses" on May 18. The event featured ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University undergraduate students named to Dean’s List for spring 2016

Dean’s List for Spring 2016

May 17, 2016 - A total of 290 full-time, undergraduate Rivier University students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2015-2016 academic year. Students named ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University celebrates 81st Commencement & largest graduating class in its history on May 7

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May 07, 2016 - View Commencement Photo GalleryView 'Hello Rivier Grads' VideoRivier University celebrated its 81st Commencement at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts ... ( Full Article )


Day of Giving raises more than $66,000 for the Rivier University Fund to support student scholarships.

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May 04, 2016 - Day of Giving raises more than $66,000 for the Rivier University Fund to support student scholarships. ( Full Article )


Rivier’s new online Doctor of Nursing Practice program to prepare global healthcare leaders

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April 29, 2016 - A leader in nursing and public health education, Rivier University is launching a new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree to address the shortage of nurse leaders ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University awarded $49,000 career compatibility grant

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April 25, 2016 - Grant to fund vocational discernment programs for first-year students The Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) awarded Rivier University a $49,000 ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University to celebrate technology and the humanities at 81st Commencement

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April 24, 2016 - Commencement Week ceremonies schedule and informationHighlighting the visual arts and the intersection of technology, business, and education, Rivier University ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University and Temple Beth Abraham sponsor Yom HaShoah observance on May 1

Featured Speaker: Mr. Fred Feldman, Holocaust survivor

April 22, 2016 - The Greater Nashua Holocaust Remembrance Committee presents a Holocaust Remembrance Day interfaith observance, sponsored by Rivier University and Temple Beth Abraham, ... ( Full Article )


More than 200 Rivier University students give back to the community in Day of Service

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April 16, 2016 - Rivier’s fourth annual First-Year Student Day of Service contributed hundreds of service hours to Greater Nashua non-profit organizations on Saturday, April 16. ... ( Full Article )


Rivier expands Board of Trustees with additional expertise in law and communications

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April 13, 2016 - Rivier University has appointed two new members to its Board of Trustees: William H. Barry, III and Shelley Walcott."Rivier University is fortunate to have Bill ... ( Full Article )


New Vice President for Finance and Administration joins Rivier University

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April 04, 2016 - Rivier University has named Scott M. Fields as Vice President for Finance and Administration. With more than 20 years of experience in higher education finance ... ( Full Article )


Opioid education event at Rivier advances dialogue within New Hampshire

From left to right: Karyn Madore, Donna Marston, Officer Eric Adams, Captain David Bailey, Amber Fox McNeil, and Annette Escalante

March 29, 2016 -  In response to rising opioid abuse in New Hampshire, Rivier University hosted an AnyOne.AnyTime.NH community event on March 28. Created by the New Hampshire Department ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University named Business of the Year by the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce

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March 29, 2016 - The University was recognized as the 2016 Business of the Year by the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce at its annual Eminence Awards ceremony on March 25. The ... ( Full Article )


Get ahead - Register now for summer and fall courses

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March 23, 2016 -  View courses and register now to take advantage of the greatest class availability!Summer and fall classes are open for registration.Summer Term 1 begins on May ... ( Full Article )


The University institutes innovative Employment Promise Program

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March 22, 2016 - Rivier University announced an innovative Employment Promise Program designed to enhance career preparation and employability of students in all academic disciplines. ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University students attend Harvard National Model United Nations Conference

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Feb 29, 2016 - Front row, L to R: Alex Trevains, Jackie Pisecco, Erin O'Reilly, Ally Stefanovski, Molly McCormack     Back row, L to R: Michael Hadder, Tyler Blank, Patrick Harkins, ... ( Full Article )


The Art Gallery at Rivier University presents “Music on View” through April 15

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Feb 24, 2016 -  Photos:  Top right: Pablo Picasso, Woman Ironing, 1904                             Lower left: Paul Klee, The Twittering Machine, 1922Taking a step beyond the ... ( Full Article )


Join us for the A.S. in Nursing Information Session on March 3

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Feb 04, 2016 - The Professional Studies Admissions Office is hosting an A.S. Nursing Admissions Information Session on March 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Madeleine Hall.The information session ... ( Full Article )


President's Circle Leadership Forum featured Republican presidential candidate Governor Jeb Bush on January 20

Credit to Jodie Andruskevich

Jan 20, 2016 - Distinguished business and community leaders gathered at Rivier University for a President’s Circle Leadership Forum featuring former Governor Jeb Bush on January ... ( Full Article )


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

Dean’s List for Fall 2015

Jan 12, 2016 - A total of 281 full-time, undergraduate Rivier University students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2015-2016 academic year. Students named ... ( Full Article )


RISE spring courses Information Session scheduled for January 15

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Jan 11, 2016 - Spring courses begin February 1 and March 14—Click here to view coursesThe Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) spring information session is scheduled ... ( Full Article )


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

Earth Day

Feb 19, 2016 - To celebrate Earth Day, Rivier University's Biology Club will host a 5k Charitable Road Race/Walk on the Rivier University campus on April 16, 2016 at 10 a.m. Proceeds ... ( Full Article )


Register now for Spring Term 1 classes

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Dec 21, 2015 - Spring Term 1 classes begins on January 11! Course schedules and descriptions are available online. View courses and register now to take advantage of the greatest ... ( Full Article )



Rivier University celebrates the season with a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

2015 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rivier University

Dec 04, 2015 - A Christmas blessing, musical performances and outdoor tree lighting usher in the season. View Photo GalleryOn December 3, members of the Rivier University and ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University Thanksgiving Basket Project sets a new record

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Nov 24, 2015 - University provides Nashua area agencies with 470 baskets to distribute to local families View the Photo GalleryRivier University’s annual Thanksgiving Basket Project ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University welcomes new members to Board of Trustees

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Nov 09, 2015 - New members’ professional expertise builds on existing Board’s strength.Rivier University has appointed two new members to its Board of Trustees: Talesha Caynon ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University President’s Circle event honored Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau

Sr. Paula Marie Buley, IHM, President, (left) and Paul Clark (right), Chair of the President's Circle Leadership Committee, presented Mayor Lozeau (center) with the first-ever 'Key to the University'.

Oct 28, 2015 -  View the Photo Gallery In recognition of her dedicated leadership and service to Greater Nashua, the Rivier University President’s Circle hosted “A Tribute to ... ( Full Article )


Register now for Rivier University's Undergraduate November 14 Open House

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

Oct 19, 2015 - Rivier University will host an Undergraduate Fall Open House on Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to noon on campus in Memorial Hall. Learn more about the Rivier ... ( Full Article )


Fresh Check Day events on October 7 support student wellness

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Oct 08, 2015 -  Rivier University hosted Fresh Check Day on Wednesday, October 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fresh Check Day is a concept created by The Jordan Matthew Porco Memorial ... ( Full Article )


Small Business and Professional Networking Event at Rivier on November 9

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Oct 02, 2015 - Rivier’s Division of Business and Office of Multicultural Affairs are hosting a small business and professional networking event called “RU Connected” on Monday, ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University hosts International Peace Conference on October 17

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alice Rothschild

Oct 02, 2015 - “Israel/Palestine: Shadows of the Past–Visions of the Future”  Rivier University Reconciliation and Peace classes, the Palestine Education Network, and NH Peace ... ( Full Article )


The Art Gallery at Rivier University presents “Figures of Grace: The Art of Sylvia Nicolas”

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Oct 01, 2015 - Following the recent installation of the Blessed Anne Marie Rivier sculpture at Rivier’s Heritage Plaza, The Art Gallery at Rivier University is honoring the artistic ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University appoints six new members to the Board of Trustees

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Sept 22, 2015 - New Board members provide leadership and expertise in theology, global communications, healthcare, real estate management, the law and entrepreneurism to the University. Rivier ... ( Full Article )


New test-optional policy expands educational access at Rivier University

Rivier adopts a test-optional policy, no longer requiring SAT/ACT test scores for admission consideration.

Sept 15, 2015 - Undergraduate students applying to Rivier University for fall 2016 are no longer required to submit SAT/ACT scores for admission consideration to most programs. ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University appoints Dianne Mercier to Chair of the Board of Trustees

Dianne Mercier, Chair of Rivier University's Board of Trustees

Sept 01, 2015 - Dianne Mercier of Manchester, President of People's United Bank for New Hampshire, has been elected Chair of Rivier University's Board of Trustees. She has served ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University welcomes Dr. Susan Langlois as new Dean of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Susan Langlois joins Rivier University as Dean of Arts and Sciences.

Aug 20, 2015 - Dr. Susan Langlois brings more than 20 years of higher education leadership to the position.Rivier University has appointed Dr. Susan Langlois as its new Dean of ... ( Full Article )


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

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Aug 06, 2015 - Rivier University is moving to MS Office 365. Click here for more information!   ( Full Article )


Heritage Plaza dedication and blessing of Blessed Anne Marie Rivier sculpture reflect Rivier University’s Catholic heritage

Photo by Jodie Andruskevich

Aug 05, 2015 - Click here to view Plaza Dedication Ceremony and Sculpture Blessing photo gallery. Click here to view Heritage Plaza photo gallery.Bishop Francis J. Christian presided ... ( Full Article )


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

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


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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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.

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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 hosted Doctoral Conference on Leadership & Learning on March 7

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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 )


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.

Alumni Mentor Program

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 )


Media ContactsRivier in the News

Union Leader: 11/07/2016
Newsmakers: Rivier alumni honored

Nashua Telegraph: 10/24/2016
Rivier hosts Celebration of Peace

Nashua Telegraph: 10/03/2016
New career services director joins Rivier

Nashua Telegraph: 09/10/2016
Rivier awarded $650K STEM grant

Nashua Telegraph: 06/19/2016
Rivier faculty receive honors

Nashua Telegraph: 05/14/2016
Nearly 900 receive diplomas at Rivier

Nashua Telegraph: 05/05/2016
Rivier University awarded $49,000 grant

Nashua Telegraph: 04/28/2016
Rivier gives back to community

Nashua Telegraph: 04/27/2016
Rivier lacrosse hits stride

Nashua Telegraph/Encore Magazine: 04/08/2016
Art and music combine beautifully at Rivier exhibit

Inside Higher Ed: 04/04/2016
Commencement speakers announced

Nashua Telegraph: 04/03/2016
Rivier names Commencement speaker

Londonderry News: 03/07/2016
Exhibit at Rivier combines art and music

Nashua Telegraph: 02/01/2016
Rivier to host opioid forum on Feb. 8

Hollis Brookline Journal: 12/21/2015
Bisson takes over as Rivier interim basketball coach

Nashua Telegraph - Editorial: 10/16/2015
Riv's 'Fresh Check' the right approach

Nashua Telegraph: 10/16/2015
Rivier will host peace conference

Nashua Telegraph: 09/19/2015
Rivier won't require SAT ACT scores

Nashua Telegraph: 09/08/2015
Rivier welcomes new students to campus

Fosters.com: 08/21/2015
New dean at Rivier University

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

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