Bernadette Brennen

Assistant Director of Academic Exploration Program

Timon Hall, 118

Phone: 716.286.8205



Bernadette Brennen is the Assistant Director in the Academic Exploration Program (AEP) and an instructor for NUB 102 (Niagara University Beginnings).  She has 25 years of experience at Niagara University and returned to the award-winning program in September 2019.  She is well-versed in advisement and major/career exploration – in addition to a wealth of Study Abroad knowledge. Her dedication to students and her kind and personable manner is a reputation widely appreciated by students, administrators, and professors alike.

Bernadette previously served at NU as Director of International Relations and Study Abroad and Assistant to the Academic Vice President. As a graduate student, she worked in the College of Education at Niagara University. Bernadette received her M.S. in School Counseling at Niagara University and her B.A. in Communication Studies & Art Studio with a minor in Public Relations from SUNY College at Geneseo.