Gary A. Olson, Ph.D., was inaugurated as the sixth president of Daemen College on September 20, at a formal ceremony on the Daemen campus. Dr. Olson began his term February 1.

The Inauguration took place in Wick Center, before members of the Daemen community, family members, business and government leaders, and members of the [...]

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President’s Welcome

On November 25, 2013 By

It’s common to ask college presidents, especially upon the occasion of their formal Inauguration, “What is your vision for the future?” By that question, one usually means, Where do you intend to take the college? In what ways will the college be different five years from now—different from how it is today?

Any meaningful [...]

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New Clinic Tackles a Problem of Global Importance

Following nine months of highly successful operation, a formal grand opening of the Daemen Physical Therapy Inc. Wound Care Clinic was held June 12, 2013.

The Clinic serves individuals in Western New York who suffer from chronic wounds, which can often lead to complications, including decreased [...]

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Establishment of Empire Visual Effects puts Western New York in position to become a national leader in post-production

New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy came to Daemen’s International Center for Excellence in Animation in July to announce that New York State will support a partnership between Daemen and a start-up company, Empire Visual Effects, with [...]

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On Saturday, October 26th, a celebratory planting event was held for the culmination of Phase One of the Daemen College 100 Tree Challenge. Dr. Brenda Young, Daemen’s Director of Global and Local Sustainability, led a team of Daemen students, alumni,Trustees, faculty, staff as well as almost 100 volunteers from Re-Tree Western New York (WNY), [...]

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Five Daemen students traveled to Poland this summer to take part in a new exchange program between Daemen and East European

State Higher School in Przemyśl (PWSW).

Led by Daemen College Associate Professor of History Dr. Andrew Wise, a key focus of the program was to perform service learning work in the preservation and documentation [...]

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Daemen Professor of Biology Dr. Brenda L. Young, director of the Global and Sustainability Program, was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for her role in promoting environmental education in Western New York.

Young was recognized by the EPA as the driving force behind Enviro-News, an electronic newsletter that serves as the focal [...]

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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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President Olson reminded members of the graduating class that perhaps the most important ability acquired in their college years is the ability to think critically and analytically about the world in which they live.

Olson spoke at the College’s commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 18, in Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo.

Olson, who holds [...]

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Renowned Emmy-winning TV host, veteran correspondent, and best-selling author Rita Cosby gave a Daemen audience a first-hand account of history and current events. Cosby’s talk, “A Front Row Seat to History…and Getting Out Alive!” served as the keynote address to the 2013 Daemen College Academic Festival.

Cosby, who anchored highly rated primetime shows on [...]

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Lilly Ledbetter, whose efforts to establish equal pay for men and women resulted in President Barack Obama’s first piece of legislation — the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act — spoke before a packed audience at Daemen College April 22, 2013. Ledbetter told the audience “We still have a long way to go in the battle [...]

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Daemen athletic training, physical therapy, nursing, physician assistant, and pre-med students again traveled with doctors from the Hope for Tomorrow Foundation on the organization’s second medical mission to Haiti.

In May, 2011, Daemen students traveled to Haiti with the Williamsville, New York based Foundation, to provide surgical and other treatments to the impoverished city of [...]

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