NU’s CRU Soars: ‘A community with a difference’

By Jheanelle Kerr Since 1951, Campus Crusade for Christ International (CRU) has advocated for a Christ-centered college experience. Its mission is to win, build and send disciples. CRU is a community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. "Our purpose is helping to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by … Continue reading NU’s CRU Soars: ‘A community with a difference’

More than 100 NU students donate blood

ConnectLife hosted blood drive at Niagara University on Nov. 10-11 Freshman Skyler Stanley poses for a picture while donating blood at the recent drive held at Niagara University. By Kaylee Brennan ConnectLife hosted a blood drive at Niagara University in the multipurpose room at the Gallagher Center, and more than 100 NU students donated their … Continue reading More than 100 NU students donate blood

Changemaker profile: Remi

By: Alison Chodak NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Varsity Village house two loves animals, especially the house cat: Remi. Remi is a small shorthair cat who provides comfort and affection to each person living in the house. Her official owner is Alyssa Gambacorta. Gambacorta is a transfer student, who’s a junior and a Hospitality major. Remi has … Continue reading Changemaker profile: Remi

Changemakers of Niagara: Terri Filips Vaughan

By: Alison Chodak NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Ever since she was a little girl, Terri Filips Vaughan loved dance and specifically likes to express herself through choreography. She started dancing at the age of three and decided to go to Hope College for choreography. She later pursued a three-year graduate program at Texas Women’s University. After … Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Terri Filips Vaughan

Changemakers of Niagara: Kylie Stover

By: Alison Chodak NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Kylie Stover, a senior at Niagara University, is involved in many clubs and organizations while balancing 15-credit semesters. Her major is Special and Childhood Education with a minor in Literacy. Before coming to NU, Stover graduated from Clarence High School in 2015. She founded the club Dance Crew and held … Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Kylie Stover

Changemaker profile: Sara Villnave

By: Alison Chodak NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Sara Villnave has always loved Niagara University. After graduating from Fairport High School in 1997, she decided to attend college here at NU. Before attending college, she found her role model/mentor Kyle Hargrave who taught sociology and history. She felt he was a role model to her because he … Continue reading Changemaker profile: Sara Villnave

Changemaker profile: Professor Valerie Ward

By: Alison Chodak, NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Professor Valerie Ward loves to interpret sign language for the Deaf community. The moment she knew she wanted to interpret sign language was when she had a friend in middle school who was deaf, and she saw her interpreting sign language. At that point in her life, she … Continue reading Changemaker profile: Professor Valerie Ward

Changemakers of Niagara: Mitchell Alegre

By: Zackary Kephart NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Adjunct Professor of Management and Leadership, Mitchell Alegre, has adopted a teaching style that just may be the way of the future. Students who sign up for one of Alegre's classes don't buy textbooks, nor do they sit in a traditional classroom environment. Instead, students sit in a … Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Mitchell Alegre

Changemakers of Niagara: Ken Colella

By: Alize Rosado NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Niagara University prides itself on its Vincentian mission and having students who embrace this message both academically and spiritually. Ken Colella, a senior at NU, embraces these values and was able to turn a class project into an opportunity that led him to becoming a board member at … Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Ken Colella

Changemakers – Dana Radatz

By: Breanne Guevara They say you’ll never work a day in your life, if you love what you do, because everything that comes from it will have purpose and meaning. Dr. Dana Radatz is the definition of loving what she does. Dr. Radatz received her doctorate in criminal justice and criminology and is currently an … Continue reading Changemakers – Dana Radatz