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From the President

On November 14, 2014 By

With the fall semester now well underway, Daemen College is looking forward to the promise of another exciting year ahead. We’ve welcomed our newest students into Daemen’s dynamic college community as they join our many talented returning students who are continuing their studies at our exceptional institution.

We entered the new academic year with tremendous […]

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Daemen College’s newly refurbished Veteran’s Center, which provides a welcoming campus space devoted to students who have served in the military, has been named in honor of alumna Nancy Haberman Gacioch, a long-time supporter and friend of the college.

The 500-square-foot Nancy Haberman Gacioch Center for Veterans was officially dedicated at a Sept. 12 ribbon-cutting […]

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Daemen College’s Rosary Hall, recognized for its Italian Renaissance Revival architecture and designed by one of most prominent Buffalo architects of the early 20th century, was officially honored as a historic landmark at a celebration held July 1.

The college hosted the celebration in Rosary Hall in honor of this distinguished designation by the […]

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Daemen College has been named to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2014 Honor Roll as a “Great College to Work For,” an elite distinction that places the college as one of the top 10 small four-year institutions to work for in the nation. This marks the first time Daemen has been selected for this […]

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As higher education faces many changes and challenges, student affairs leaders from colleges and universities from across the United States discussed the latest issues and effective programs at a conference hosted this summer on the Daemen College campus. It was the first time the national conference was hosted by Daemen.

The three-day residential program, […]

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Daemen College has been awarded a two-year $681,600 grant from the federal Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) to offer primary care training to nurses in an effort to address a shortage of qualified providers in medically underserved areas.

The grant will fund Daemen’s Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships, for which the college has received more […]

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Daemen College has received New York State Department of Education approval to offer a master of public health degree that started this fall, making it the only MPH program available at a private college in Western New York.

The new 45-credit graduate program, which includes specialty tracks in epidemiology and community health education along […]

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A new Daemen College Presidential Medal of Honor has been instituted at the college to recognize individuals who serve as a strong, positive role model for students and alumni.

The medal honors individuals who have made a significant effort to improve the quality of life in Western New York, have made contributions toward the growth […]

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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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Daemen College President Gary A. Olson and Director of Athletics/Special Assistant to the President Bridget E. Niland introduced Mike MacDonald as the sixth head coach in the history of the Daemen men’s basketball program at a news conference held Sept. 16 in Rosary Hall.

“Mike MacDonald brings significant NCAA head coaching experience and a strong […]

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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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The Rosary Hill College Class of 1964 celebrated its 50th Anniversary Reunion from Sept. 12–14 at Daemen College. At a reception and dinner Saturday evening, Daemen President Gary A. Olson welcomed nearly 90 guests at this joyous celebration, saying that “it’s wonderful to have you here and to have this opportunity to celebrate such […]

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A Special Thank You!

On November 18, 2014 By

Daemen College extends sincere thanks to the more than 1,000 donors who gave a total of $1,251,000 during the 2013–14 fiscal year. Your generous support has made a real impact in the lives of our outstanding students and committed faculty and has helped make a difference across our campus.

Gifts to Daemen have benefited […]

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For nearly five decades, Professor Peter A. Siedlecki has been an everpresent figure on the Daemen College/ Rosary Hill College campus. Perhaps closest to his heart during his 49 years of dedicated service has been the college’s honors program.

His notable commitment to the program has been fittingly embodied with the naming of the Dr. […]

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A newly created Daemen College/Rosary Hill College alumni memorabilia collection featuring various college treasures, from a Rosary Hill blazer to mugs and photos, was unveiled in September in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge.

The first showcase of its kind at the college, the memorabilia collection was made possible from a generous gift from […]

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Class Notes

On November 19, 2014 By

Announcements 1960s

Mary Kay Poppenberg, ’61, English, was awarded the Allerton Lifetime Achievement Award by the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh in the 2014 Tribute to Women Leadership Awards.

Dianne Riordan, ’64, English, was featured at a book-signing event for her novel “The Names of My Mothers,” a book detailing the brief relationship she forged […]

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