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The beginning of the fall, 2011 semester not only brought new and returning students back to the Daemen campus, it also marked the start of the first semester under a new President. Dr. Edwin Clausen, the fifth President of Daemen College, accepted the Presidential Chain of Office midway through Inaugural ceremonies on September 8 in [...]

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Daemen College opened the fall 2011 semester by continuing a cultural exchange between visual arts faculty from Daemen and South China University of Technology, of Guangzhou, China. “Intersecting Currents” opened September 9 on the Daemen campus and represented the second step in the cross-cultural collaboration between Daemen and South China University of Technology. In [...]

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Daemen now offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation degree through the Daemen International Center for Excellence in Animation, located in 17,000 square feet on the fifth floor of the Tri-Main Center in Buffalo.

Operated through the International Center, Daemen’s animation program is structured with a partnership with the National University of Mongolia in Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia. The [...]

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More than 200,000 people perished in January 2010 in Haiti when the earth shook violently for a few seconds. Mountains of rubble still stand in the capital city of Port-Au-Prince, just as they did over a year and a half ago. The tent cities that shelter hundreds of thousands of the displaced were supposed to [...]

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With construction underway, the new Visual & Performing Arts Center has received a big boost from the George I. Alden Trust, which has awarded Daemen a $100,000 grant.

“The Center will bring the students and faculty of the Department for the Visual and Performing Arts together in one campus location,” said Daemen [...]

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Daemen College is offering is the first degree program in Western New York that presents a curriculum focused on educating students on sustainability concepts and how they can be applied to modern communities. The new interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree in Global and Local Sustainability will prepare students for the twenty-first century by developing problem-solving [...]

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Michele S. Flint, Assistant Professor of Accounting/MIS, received the Tyll van Geel Award at the University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education commencement ceremony in May, where she graduated with an Ed.D. in higher education. Flint holds a B.S. from Utica College of Syracuse University, and an M.B.A. from St. Bonaventure University.

With many [...]

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Commencement 2011

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Daemen Awards 798 degrees to graduates in all Daemen programs

Well over 300 graduates walked across the stage to receive their degrees from Daemen College during the 2011 Commencement ceremonies, held Saturday, May 21, in Kleinhans Music Hall, in Buffalo.

A total of nearly 800 graduates earned degrees from the College at the end of [...]

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Daemen College was a double winner in this year’s “Going Green” competition, sponsored by Ecology and Environment, Inc., held during Earth Week in April. Daemen won the Good Going WNY “Highest Participation Award” for the fourth year in a row for its efforts to encourage alternative transportation. In addition, Daemen Professor of Biology Dr. Brenda [...]

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Chris Matthews, host of “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” on MSNBC, spoke to a packed house at Daemen College in April, kicking off the 2011 Daemen College Academic Festival. Matthews’ talk, “A Political Insider’s View From Washington,” was delivered in his irreverent talk show style.

Throughout a freewheeling hour, Matthews’ insider commentary ranged from Donald Trump [...]

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Former Daemen College President Dr. Martin J. Anisman led the Hall of Fame Class of 2011. Since arriving at Daemen in 1996, Dr. Anisman was a staunch supporter of Wildcat athletics. Having previously been president at Sam Houston State University, an NCAA Division I institution, Dr. Anisman understood the importance of building a strong athletic [...]

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Over the summer, Daemen College hired William Morris to become the College’s full-time Athletic Director, taking over for longtime A.D. Don Silveri, who stepped down to concentrate on his coaching duties as part of Daemen’s quest for NCAA Division II membership.  Recently, Morris sat down with Athletic Communications Director Mike Miranto for a short [...]

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Throughout their adult lives, Nancy Haberman Gacioch (’62) and her husband Bill have followed that bit of life’s wisdom that says “It’s better to give than to receive.”

Widely known for their generous philanthropy in Western New York, the successful couple says there is a great satisfaction in their commitment to supporting worthwhile causes in [...]

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Grace Ritz ’59, will be the first to admit that when she began attending what was then known as Rosary Hill College she was not a serious student.

She didn’t really know what she wanted to do and was initially going to major in art. However, she was encouraged by her advisor, Sister Georgia, to [...]

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Grace Meibohm ’83 always knew that she would have a career in the art field. Even  before she was tall enough to see over the top of the counter of the art shop that has been in her family for three generations.

“I always felt that art was the right fit; some things you [...]

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Dr. Laurence C. Wright, former Daemen College campus minister, passed away August 1, 2011, in Getzville, New York. He was 83.

Dr. Wright was a 1955 graduate of the School of Dental Medicine at what is now Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. His graduate degree was from the Department of Orthodontics at the University [...]

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Class Notes

On December 7, 2011 By

80’s

Lisa K. (Peterson) Eckstrom, `82, Nursing, was honored with an Alumni Nurses of Distinction award from The Jamestown Community College Alumni Association. Lisa was nominated by her employer, WCA Hospital, where she has worked since 1982.

Patricia (Coppola) Farrell, `84, Medical Technology, was promoted to manager of lab services for diagnostic immunology at IMMCO [...]

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