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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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Ever since she was a child, Annie Stoll, ’08, says she has been given countless opportunities to express her creativity and refine her artistic talents.

Her parents filled their Amherst, N.Y. home with music and plenty of books, crayons, pencils, and drawing paper to encourage Stoll’s imagination. In high school at the Buffalo Academy of [...]

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The Rosary Hill College Class of 1964 celebrated its 50th Anniversary Reunion from Sept. 12–14 at Daemen College. At a reception and dinner Saturday evening, Daemen President Gary A. Olson welcomed nearly 90 guests at this joyous celebration, saying that “it’s wonderful to have you here and to have this opportunity to celebrate such [...]

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A newly created Daemen College/Rosary Hill College alumni memorabilia collection featuring various college treasures, from a Rosary Hill blazer to mugs and photos, was unveiled in September in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge.

The first showcase of its kind at the college, the memorabilia collection was made possible from a generous gift from [...]

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Class Notes

On November 19, 2014 By

Announcements 1960s

Mary Kay Poppenberg, ’61, English, was awarded the Allerton Lifetime Achievement Award by the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh in the 2014 Tribute to Women Leadership Awards.

Dianne Riordan, ’64, English, was featured at a book-signing event for her novel “The Names of My Mothers,” a book detailing the brief relationship she forged [...]

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Students and advisors from colleges from throughout the region gathered at Daemen College in February for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP) District 2 conference, the first-time the event was held on Daemen’s campus.

Hosted by the Daemen Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA), nearly 100 attendees participated [...]

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Rosary Hill/Daemen College Items Sought for Display We all have that one space in the house.

It might be your attic or maybe your basement. It’s where your college memorabilia is stored with items that have great sentimental value to you and bring back many fond memories. Now, there is a special place to [...]

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College is the catalyst for Lois Ann Healy Beaver ‘63 and a 46-year career with the Food and Drug Administration

A total of 12 patents bearing the name of Lois Ann Healy Beaver ‘63 have been approved around the globe, including by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. To put that achievement in perspective, [...]

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“Know yourself. Never forget where you came from, and reach back to help someone else come forward too.” Dr. Alpha Alexander, co-founder of Black Women in Sport Foundation

These words quoted by Daemen College Vice President for Institutional Advancement Dr. Richanne C. Mankey, captured the essence of five alumni honored at the Daemen College 2013 Distinguished [...]

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A record-breaking number of alumni and their guests boarded the Miss Buffalo II Friday evening, August 9, to kick off the 2013 Alumni Reunion Weekend. For the over 100 alumni and guests enjoying a cruise on the Niagara River, the third annual Boat Cruise offered spectacular views of the Buffalo waterfront, a variety of food, [...]

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Friends and supporters of the College enjoyed a perfect day on the links, for the 29th annual Daemen Golf Classic, presented by The Arthurs Malof Group at Morgan Stanley.

The tournament was held Monday, June 17, at Park Country Club of Buffalo. In welcoming participants to the tournament, Daemen President Gary A. Olson said, [...]

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Going Places

For Sandra Armstrong Thomson ’66, Daemen College was an important step in a life trek that has taken her from elementary classrooms in Kenmore, New York, to federal courtrooms in Phoenix, Arizona, to refugee centers in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Born and raised in Kenmore, the former Sandra Armstrong earned a Bachelor’s degree in [...]

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Class Notes

On December 9, 2013 By

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Lieutenant Commander Joyce Zongrone, ’70, English, was congratulated by Congressman Al Green, 9th District Texas on her US Navy retirement after 35 years of service. Her name was read into the Congressional record and the Congressman also presented her with a flag, which was flown over the Capitol in her honor.

Sheila [...]

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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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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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