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Vaughn Donahue

Instructor of Graphic Design

Vaughn Donahue is an Instructor of Graphic Design at Dordt University. He holds a BA from Northwestern College (IA) and is soon completing an MFA in Design Thinking from Radford University (VA). Vaughn is also a working graphic designer, serving clients in Northwest Iowa and around the entire United States. Vaughn uses his experience as a practicing designer in the classroom, helping to prepare a new generation of designers and artists.

Vaughn grew up in New England, but has been a Siouxland resident now for nearly two decades. He lives in Sioux Center with his wife, Becky, and two daughters.


  • MFA – Radford University (Design Thinking, 2022)
  • BA – Northwestern College (2008)

Courses Taught

  • Digital Tools
  • Design Theory
  • Graphic Design 1, 2 and 3
  • Photography 1 and 2
  • Web Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • CORE 100

Art Work