Posts by: Martin J. Haumesser

Surviving perilous combat missions in Afghanistan and a horrific helicopter crash, Army veteran Nicholas Pilozzi,’17, pursued his college degree in memory of fellow fallen soldiers.

Nicholas Pilozzi, ‘17, Won’t Quit.

Before attending Daemen College, Pilozzi experienced harrowing Army combat in the mountains of Afghanistan and personal tragedies that would have stopped anyone in their tracks. But […]

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Behind the Scenes

On December 7, 2016 By

Jacquelyn “Jacki” Rizzo,’70, brings theatrical background and creative energy to the world of federal law enforcement

Jacki Rizzo says she has the unique but likely largely unknown distinction of being the only theater arts graduate at Rosary Hill College (now Daemen College) with a major in scenic design. “The major was discontinued shortly after I […]

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Paula Joy Reinhold’s,‘79, fascination and passion for the arts led to a lasting connection with former teacher

When she first met Sister Jeanne File, OSF, Paula Joy Reinhold, ’79, was somewhat dismayed by the art teacher’s stern demeanor.

“She was so tough,” recalls Reinhold. “I had transferred to Daemen College from another university and […]

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Student veterans supported when making transition from military to college life

Three years ago, Thomas Sprague was a combat engineer in the U.S. Army National Guard taking cover from mortar attacks in Afghanistan. Today, he is a student at Daemen College, taking classes toward a degree in business marketing, while he continues to serve as […]

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Going Global

On November 17, 2014 By

In today’s competitive global economy, college graduates with international study experience will have a competitive advantage as they enter the workforce and begin their careers. As one example, a recent survey by the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) Abroad, a leading not-for-profit provider of international study programs, found that nearly 90 percent […]

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Ever since she was a child, Annie Stoll, ’08, says she has been given countless opportunities to express her creativity and refine her artistic talents.

Her parents filled their Amherst, N.Y. home with music and plenty of books, crayons, pencils, and drawing paper to encourage Stoll’s imagination. In high school at the Buffalo Academy of […]

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Remembering Dr. Robert S. Marshall, third president of Daemen College

Dr. Marshall, the third president of Daemen, who served from 1974 to 1996, passed away after a long illness last September in Pittsford, N.Y. He was 79-years-old. As the college remembers Dr. Marshall in this issue of Daemen Today, it also recognizes the former president’s […]

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College is the catalyst for Lois Ann Healy Beaver ‘63 and a 46-year career with the Food and Drug Administration

A total of 12 patents bearing the name of Lois Ann Healy Beaver ‘63 have been approved around the globe, including by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. To put that achievement in perspective, […]

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In February, the College welcomed its new president, Gary A. Olson, Ph.D. a nationally-known scholar, writer, and educator who was drawn to the leadership position by Daemen’s forward-looking curriculum.

“I saw a great fit at Daemen College with its modern academic programs, committed faculty, and personalized approach to teaching,” Dr. Olson explains. “My goal is […]

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Increased enrollment, greater diversity, innovative new programs, and development of a global focus were but some of the progressive changes that took place over the tenure of former Daemen College president and longtime educator Dr. Edwin Clausen.

Assuming Daemen’s presidency in 2011, Dr. Clausen left the position earlier this year to pursue other opportunities in […]

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Timothy K. Fisher, DPM ’02 Brings Innovative Podiatry and Wound Care Treatment to the Middle East.

There are more than 15 million people in the Middle East with diabetes, and it is estimated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the second highest incidence of the disease in the world. As many as […]

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The challenge in telling the unique story of Bonnie Johanna Gisel is where to begin. She is an artist, scholar, author, environmentalist and educator. She works among the majestic, natural beauty of Yosemite National Park in California as curator of the Sierra Club’s LeConte Memorial Lodge. She has earned a Ph.D., Master of Divinity, and […]

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