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

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

Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare

By: Liam Cuddy NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Niagara University’s newest program, Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare, is proving to be a success when it comes to furthering the students' and faculties' knowledge of real medical and healthcare dilemmas. Dr. James Delaney, professor of Philosophy and the Ostapenko Center's endowed Director of Professional Ethics, has brought … Continue reading Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare