As the academic year at Daemen College comes to a close, we are celebrating new levels of excellence, and our national prominence continues to grow. In many ways, Daemen is a strong, vibrant institution with an enduring sense of promise and purpose. The collective pride we share in our college is built on a steadfast […]Continue Reading →
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul discussed a new Cuomo administration effort related to campus sexual assault prevention and policies at New York State’s private colleges at a meeting in March with a group of panelists and members of the Daemen College community.
Hochul’s visit to Daemen was the first to take place at a Western New […]Continue Reading →
The Daemen College Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Arthur G. Wingerter and John Yurtchuk to the college’s board.
“We are delighted to have such distinguished and accomplished leaders join the Daemen board,” said Board Chair Dale Demyanick ’79, a partner at Lumsden and McCormick, LLP.
Wingerter has served since 2009 as president […]Continue Reading →
Daemen College’s economic impact on the Buffalo Niagara region in 2013 reached nearly $132 million, represent-ing a $17 million increase for the Amherst-based institution, according to a new study released by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU).
“This substantial figure illustrates Daemen plays a key role in the region’s economic vitality and […]Continue Reading →
In a formal ceremony held at Daemen House, the presidential residence, college officials signed a memorandum of agreement with a high-level delegation of governmental officials from Mongolia that will lead to exchanges of faculty and students between Mongolia and the U.S.
“Daemen College has a longstanding relation-ship with the Mongolian government and its people, and […]Continue Reading →
Daemen College has been selected as one of 240 institutions nationwide to receive the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, making it the second time the college has received this prestigious designation. Daemen is one of only two private institutions in Western New York of the five local colleges and universities to receive the classification.
Daemen […]Continue Reading →
Daemen College is now offering a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, which includes a concentration in the high-demand prac-tice area of children and families, making it the first MSW program offered at a private college in Western New York.
The New York State Department of Education has granted approval for Daemen to offer the […]Continue Reading →
A newly installed decorative stone wall gracing the front of the Daemen College campus will be extended to include more of the front perimeter of the college. President Gary A. Olson announced in early spring that the Amherst Historic Preservation Commission has approved the college’s proposal to extend the wall to along the west front […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
The exceptional achievements and valuable contributions of six outstanding Daemen College alumni were celebrated at the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner held in their honor on Nov. 7.
In addressing the more than 150 family, friends and members of the college community in attendance, Daemen President Gary A. Olson noted, “Since Daemen’s founding, our graduates […]Continue Reading →
The Daemen College Wildcats men’s and women’s basketball teams have won the 2015 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division I Tournament, marking the first-ever championship title for the men’s basketball team and the second for the women’s team. Gerald Beverly and Raeann Stillwell were named 2015 USCAA Division I Basketball National Championship Most Valuable […]Continue Reading →
Leontae Parker, a 12-year-old Buffalo resident, has officially joined the Daemen College men’s basketball team through a partnership with Team IMPACT, a nonprofit organization that aims to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses by matching them with college athletic teams.
Parker was introduced by head men’s basketball coach Mike […]Continue Reading →
Danielle Kehoe ’07 has helped Daemen secure millions in academic grants funding
When she was in high school, Danielle Kehoe, ’07, wrote down a list of the career choices that most interested her. College professor was at the top of the list. While her career path ended up taking her in a different direction, she […]Continue Reading →
Gloriajean LaSota, ’73, Business Administration, director of the Teacher Center of Cheektowaga, was selected by Buffalo Business First as a 2014 Women of Influence in the community supporter category.
Bonnie (Szymoniak) Cassidy, ’78, Medical Record Administration, received the 2014 Distinguished Member Award presented by the American Health Information Management Association, the […]Continue Reading →
Daemen College’s newly completed $2 million state-of-the-art visual effects facility was formally opened in December with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, signifying a major step forward in a Buffalo Billion initiative focused on growing Buffalo Niagara’s film and post-production industry.
“Western New York is poised for success in developing a thriving regional post-production industry and this new, […]Continue Reading →
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