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REGISTER NOW for Spring 2015 classes – Terms begin January 12

Register today for fall Term 2 classes.

Oct 24, 2014 - Course registrations are being accepted now -- Reserve your classes today!     NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University offers two eight-week terms in spring 2015 to graduate ... ( 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 )


Register now for Rivier University's Undergraduate October 4 Open House

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

Aug 14, 2014 - Rivier University will host an Undergraduate Fall Open House on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Muldoon Health and Fitness Center on campus. Learn ... ( 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 President’s Circle to feature Jerry Gappens of NH Motor Speedway

Feb 26, 2014 - The Rivier University President’s Circle will host a Leadership Forum on March 26, featuring a presentation by Jerry Gappens of New Hampshire Motor Speedway—“Racing ... ( Full Article )


NH Motor Speedway's GM shares business wisdom

Jerry Gappens, executive vice president of NH Motor Speedway. (PATRICIA GARRITY PHOTO)

Feb 25, 2014 - Union Leader Correspondent -Nashua- Jerry Gappens knows teamwork and communication separate the winners from the rest of the pack.For Gappens, the executive vice president and general manager ... ( Full Article )


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

Feb 20, 2014 - To celebrate Earth Day, Rivier University's Biology Club will host a 5k Charitable Road Race/Walk on the Rivier University campus on April 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. Proceeds ... ( 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 )


Rivier University campus offices closed from Dec. 23 – Jan. 1

Dec 19, 2013 - Rivier University will close for Christmas break from Monday, Dec. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 1 and will re-open on Thursday, Jan. 2. During the break, you can ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University’s Thanksgiving Basket Project sets another new record

Nov 26, 2013 - Rivier University’s annual Thanksgiving Basket Project has set another record, surpassing last year’s record year of 362 baskets collected with 425 baskets collected ... ( Full Article )


Alumni and Rivier community to celebrate 3rd annual Christmas tree lighting on Dec. 6

Christmas Tree Lighting 2012

Nov 20, 2013 - Register Now Alumni, sisters, faculty, staff, students, friends, and family members are invited to celebrate the Christmas season with a tree lighting ceremony ... ( Full Article )


Presents Best of New England exhibition, Nov 5 - Dec 6

Nov 06, 2013 - The Art Gallery at Rivier University will present a new exhibition titled "THE BoNE SHOW (Best of New England): Graphic Design from the Boston Chapter of the AIGA, ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University receives grant from Davis Educational Foundation for new core curriculum

Oct 24, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University has been awarded a $105,000 grant from the Davis Educational Foundation for its newly developed undergraduate core curriculum, ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University President’s Circle hosts Leadership Forum

Oct 17, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – The Rivier University President’s Circle hosted a Leadership Forum on Oct. 17, featuring a presentation by Attorney General Joseph Foster on the ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University Golf Classic raises funds for athletic programs

Oct 16, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – The 16th Annual Rivier University Golf Classic recently raised more than $45,000 to support health and fitness programs and resources, as well as ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for newly renovated dining center

Sept 25, 2013 - Pictured from left to right: Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, President of Rivier University; Rivier senior and Student Government Association president Magnolia ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University named a College of Distinction for third consecutive year

Sept 18, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University has been named a 2013-2014 College of Distinction, joining select colleges and universities across the country recognized as teaching-centered ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University named to Victory Media Inc.’s fifth annual Military Friendly Schools® list

Sept 18, 2013 - Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life, has again named Rivier University to the coveted Military Friendly ... ( Full Article )


The Art Gallery at Rivier University presents new exhibition, September 16-October 25

Sept 09, 2013 - Sept. 9, 2013 – NASHUA, N.H. – The Art Gallery at Rivier University will present a new exhibition titled “Seeing Christ in the Darkness: Georges Rouault as Printmaker” ... ( Full Article )


Exciting changes to the Dion Center

Aerial View of Campus

June 12, 2013 - The Rivier community can expect to see some exciting changes when they visit the Dion Center dining hall this fall. Renovations are currently underway in partnership ... ( Full Article )


Chair of the Board of Trustees

June 10, 2013 - Dr. Richard Foemmel of Nashua was recently appointed chair of Rivier’s Board of Trustees. He has served as a member of the board since 2008 and as vice chair for ... ( Full Article )


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

May 23, 2013 - A total of 301 full-time, undergraduate Rivier University students were named to the Dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. Students ... ( Full Article )


Rivier celebrates global engagement, home in Nashua at first Commencement as a University

May 11, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. — Rivier University celebrated its 78th Commencement today—its first since officially becoming a University on July 1 of last year—at the Tsongas Center ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University is pleased to announce the launch of our new TV Commercial

May 08, 2013 - The new TV Commercial will be running on a variety of networks beginning this week.  The World Is Your Classroom  ( Full Article )


Rivier University signs Memorandum of Agreement with Atilim University in Turkey

May 06, 2013 - Rivier University is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Atilim University of Ankara, Turkey. This mutually beneficial strategic ... ( Full Article )


Leave Your Mark

April 29, 2013 - The Graduating Class Gift recognizes the generosity of graduating students as they give back to the University in support of current and future students. The mission ... ( Full Article )


Rivier’s new Psy.D. program in counseling and school psychology first of its kind in New Hampshire

April 25, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University announces the official launch of a doctorate of psychology (Psy.D.) in counseling and school psychology—becoming the first college ... ( Full Article )


Several Raiders honored by the GNAC in end of season selections

April 17, 2013 - BOSTON, Mass. – The Great Northeast Athletic Conference has announced the 2013 All-GNAC Men's Volleyball Teams and major awards following the completion of this ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University’s Early Childhood Center awarded national reaccreditation through National Association for the Education of Young Children

April 11, 2013 - The Landry Early Childhood Center at Rivier University is proud to announce that they have recently achieved a new, five-year term of accreditation through the ... ( Full Article )


Rivier celebrates global engagement, home in Nashua at first Commencement as a University

April 02, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – True to its core mission of ‘transforming hearts and minds to serve the world,’ Rivier will highlight both its global connections and its home in ... ( Full Article )


The Art Gallery at Rivier University presents “Sacred Space/Sacred Journey" exhibition

March 18, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – The Art Gallery at Rivier University is currently presenting “Sacred Space/Sacred Journey: New Work by Ronnie McClure,” running through April 19.In ... ( Full Article )


Author and former Rivier faculty member to read from new novel

March 11, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – On March 21 at 7 p.m., Terry Farish, an author and former Rivier faculty member, will read from her most recent book, “The Good Braider,” which has ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University to host Refugee Engagement Forum and panel discussion as part of Refugee Engagement Month

March 04, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University will host several events and activities throughout the month of March as part of its “Refugee Engagement Month,” which is intended ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University establishes Business Program Advisory Board

Feb 19, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University has recently formed a Business Program Advisory Board (BPAB) composed of leaders and managers from the industry who are experts ... ( Full Article )


Dr. Waleed El-Ansary discusses “Egypt in Transition” at Rivier University’s inaugural lecture of the Global Speaker Series

Feb 11, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – In the first of what will be an ongoing Global Speaker Series at Rivier University as part of a growing global engagement initiative, Dr. Waleed ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University to host Fifth Annual Peace Conference

Feb 10, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – The Rivier University campus will serve as the venue for the Fifth Annual Conference on Building a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence taking place ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University sponsors two events in observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 8

Feb 05, 2013 - 7 p.m. Historian discusses Portuguese diplomat who saved more than 10,000 during World War II 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Brother Mickey O’Neill McGrath presents Holocaust-inspired ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University to host Doctoral Conference on Leadership & Learning on February 23

Feb 04, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University will host a regional, peer-reviewed research conference in education that focuses on scholarship at the doctoral level on Saturday, ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University appoints four new members to Board of Trustees

Jan 29, 2013 - Rivier University has recently added four new members to its Board of Trustees. Sister Janice Perrault, pm of Methuen, Mass.; Mr. Kevin Halloran of Brookline, N.H.; ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University undergraduate students named to Dean’s list for fall 2012

Jan 25, 2013 - A total of 331 full-time, undergraduate Rivier University students were named to the Dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. Students ... ( Full Article )


Share your opinions now by completing the Office of Global Engagement Annual Survey; attend Global Engagement Speaker Series Feb. 11

Jan 14, 2013 - Rivier University’s Office of Global Engagement participates in Rivier's mission of 'transforming hearts and minds to serve the world' by creating and leading a ... ( Full Article )


Rivier University signs Memorandum of Agreement with Hellenic American University

Jan 14, 2013 - NASHUA, N.H. – Rivier University is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Hellenic American University of Athens, Greece and New ... ( Full Article )


Rivier alumnus, former faculty member donates painting to University

Jan 07, 2013 - On Dec. 17, an alumnus of Rivier’s M.B.A. program and former adjunct faculty member in Rivier’s Division of Business donated a vibrant piece of artwork to the University.Dr. ... ( Full Article )


Spring course preview scheduled for January 18; spring courses set to begin February 4

Jan 04, 2013 - The Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) Spring Course Preview is scheduled for Friday, January 18, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Demoulas Room of ... ( Full Article )


New Vice President for Student Affairs joins Rivier University

Jan 02, 2013 - Rivier University is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Kurt W. Stimeling as Vice President for Student Affairs.Stimeling comes to Rivier as an experienced ... ( Full Article )