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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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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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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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When Jeremiah Pedro left the Marines after thirteen years he chose to pursue a career in one of today’s most promising fields, paralegal services.

Kaeleigh Jessen had always been interested in the law so when she heard about the Daemen Paralegal Studies Certificate, she made sure she could fit it into her program plan.

Jeremiah […]

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History came alive this past September at Daemen College as General Albin F. Irzyk (Ret) captivated an audience of faculty, students, local veterans and community members speaking about his firsthand experiences of World War II.

The 95-year-old General Irzyk came to Daemen with his wife of 65 years, Evelyn, on the invitation of college […]

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In April at Daemen College, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer made the case that a new Veterans’ cemetery is critically needed in Western New York. “After numerous calls to the VA to designate a cemetery in that region, the VA finally agreed to build a much deserved Veterans’ Cemetery in Buffalo,” Senator Schumer noted. Schumer asked […]

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