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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

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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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Alumni Couple

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Matt McGrath, ’87 Humanities, Philosophy and Religion Valerie (Vacanti) McGrath, ’87 Physical Therapy


How they Met

Matt and Valerie met during their freshman year at a social event in the Daemen “Rat” (Rathskeller) dining area. As students, Matt played on the men’s basketball team and was editor of the Ascent, the campus newspaper, […]

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Thank You!

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Dolores Attea Sapienza, for inspiring others to reconnect with their alma mater.

As a member of the second graduating class of Rosary Hill College (now Daemen College), Dolores Attea Sapienza has given her all to her college family for more than 50 years. She began her alumni involvement soon after graduating in 1953. Even a stint […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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There has been much excitement at Daemen College over the past several months – from welcoming our new president to watching the men’s and women’s basketball teams achieve a tremendous amount of success.

The lady Wildcats won the 2013 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The Wildcats, making their first-ever […]

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