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In February, the College welcomed its new president, Gary A. Olson, Ph.D. a nationally-known scholar, writer, and educator who was drawn to the leadership position by Daemen’s forward-looking curriculum.

“I saw a great fit at Daemen College with its modern academic programs, committed faculty, and personalized approach to teaching,” Dr. Olson explains. “My goal is [...]

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Alvaro Orozco, a Daemen international business major, had not anticipated graduating with a job. But with the help of Career Services at Daemen, that is exactly what happened. Originally from Barranquilla, Colombia, the international student graduated with a bachelor’s degree in international business and a minor in marketing in 2012.

Following an internship with Sunbelt [...]

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Global educational outreach moved another step forward during January 2013 Intersession, when the Daemen Winter Institute served as host

During their stay, the group attended classes and lectures in the Daemen physical therapy program, and became familiar with many of Buffalo’s favorite sights, shopping attractions, and foods.

The students, from the Brazilian Institute of Higher Education [...]

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The Canavan Legacy Society recognizes a special group of people who have included Daemen College in their estate plans through their will, trust, life insurance policy, retirement plan, or other planned gift. Members want to ensure the continued strength and integrity of the College mission of education and service for future generations.

Anyone, regardless of [...]

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Increased enrollment, greater diversity, innovative new programs, and development of a global focus were but some of the progressive changes that took place over the tenure of former Daemen College president and longtime educator Dr. Edwin Clausen.

Assuming Daemen’s presidency in 2011, Dr. Clausen left the position earlier this year to pursue other opportunities in [...]

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Some stars are fixed in the heavens, their light ever visible at a single point. And then there are shooting stars, which trace a swift and graceful arc across the sky, but once and briefly, their brilliance lingering in the mind’s eye. We wish on shooting stars.

Throughout the eighteen months of his [...]

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Funding Will Support Advanced Education of Diverse Students and Veterans

A competitive grant of $561,360 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded to the Daemen College Nursing Department will help to relieve the shortage of primary health care providers in the Western New York region. The funding will [...]

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Don Silveri

Fresh off his team’s record-setting 27-win season, Daemen College men’s basketball head coach Don Silveri was named the Coach of the Year within the Independent Collegiate Athletic Association (ICAA) while three of his players — junior guard Casey Sheehan (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Athena), senior forward Jim Regan (Williamsville, N.Y./Nichols) and sophomore forward Gerald Beverly [...]

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Now progressing through the rigors of NCAA Division II Candidacy, part of Daemen’s transition is a prohibition on post-season play until gaining full membership (planned for 2015 –16), leaving the Wildcats’ athletic programs in a conundrum. With NAIA post-season no longer a possibility, and NCAA post-season still off on the horizon, what would the College [...]

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Women’s Basketball Mission Accomplished: Wildcats Claim USCAA National Title Kosior Named MVP, Stoddard And Allen Selected All-Tournament

Top-ranked Daemen College won a 73–62 victory over third-seeded Lindenwood University-Belleville in the championship game of the 2013 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament.

The Wildcats, making their first-ever appearance in [...]

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On September 25, 2012, the Daemen volleyball team made their home debut after 15 consecutive matches away from the friendly confines of Lumsden Gymnasium to start their season. The Wildcats defeated rival Roberts Wesleyan College in straight sets (25–20, 25–15, 25–16) but it was the spirit of togetherness that stole the show on [...]

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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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Memories of Rosary Hill abounded as members of the Class of 1962 celebrated their 50th anniversary on the Daemen campus Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8, 2012.

Friday’s activities included a welcome reception for the classmates in historic Rosary Hall, which served as the site of the entire College when [...]

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Daemen College Student Alumni Ambassador Megan Conley has been selected as the Outstanding Student Leader for District 2 by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education & Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP). Conley is a senior.

This is the second consecutive year Daemen Student Alumni Ambassadors have won in this category. Additionally, [...]

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Distinguished Alumnus Luis A. Santiago ’79

Luis A. Santiago ‘79 is the owner and agent of Lou Santiago/State Farm Insurance, a business he has owned for more than 23 years. In addition to his BA in Humanities, Lou earned a Master’s of Business Administration in 2012 from the University at Buffalo through [...]

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It often takes time to gain footing on a career track after graduation. Daemen alumna Samantha Tagliarino, however, managed to take a giant step forward on her career path within just a month after receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design degree in May 2011.

On June 18, 2011, she [...]

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Class Notes

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Announcements sixties

Sister Mary Francis Gangloff, OSF, ’64, English, just completed a new book on a new saint – St. Marianne Cope, OSF, a Sister of St. Francis from the Syracuse area.

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Kathryn Cooney-Thrush, R.N., M.S., N.P., ’97, ’07, Adult Nurse Practitioner, has been hired to provide primary care to participants in the medical [...]

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Remembering

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Irene Fergus 1928 – 2012 Retired Executive Assistant to the President

Irene C. Fergus, whose wit and wry sense of humor graced the Daemen College President’s Office for many years, passed away December 27, 2012, at the age of 84. Described as an inspiration and role model to many, Irene was able to [...]

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