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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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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

On June 24, 2013 By

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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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The Nancy Haberman Gacioch, William T. Gacioch & Family Center for Visual & Performing Arts opened Thursday, October 4 on Daemen’s campus. Ceremonies were highlighted by a naming gift from Nancy Haberman Gacioch, a member of the Rosary Hill College Class of ’62, her husband, William, and their family. The $5.4 million Center [...]

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A Message to Our Alumni

On December 7, 2012 By

A robust liberal arts program is one of the key principles upon which Rosary Hill and Daemen College were founded. The College enhanced this commitment in October, by unveiling the new Haberman Gacioch Center for Visual & Performing Arts. This long-awaited event was highlighted by the largest naming gift in Daemen’s history, from Nancy Haberman [...]

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Make the Dean’s List. Meet the president. See Niagara Falls while riding the Maid of the Mist.

For Daemen College’s 50th anniversary in 1997, a list of traditions — from the obvious to the adventurous — was created to give students a sense of milestones achievable during their Daemen years. Now the DC Book [...]

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On September 29, 30, and October 1, 2011, 29 members of the Rosary Hill College Class of 1961 reunited from around the country to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of their graduation. Friday’s activities included an intimate welcome reception in historic Rosary Hall where classmates could casually reconnect and reminisce. Saturday included a campus [...]

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Alumni Reunion Weekend – July 27 & 28

This reunion weekend got off to a great start on Friday evening, July 27th, with an all reunion years boat cruise aboard the Miss Buffalo II. Departing from Erie Basin Marina on a perfect July evening, the cruise offered terrific views of Buffalo as a city on [...]

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Timothy K. Fisher, DPM ’02 Brings Innovative Podiatry and Wound Care Treatment to the Middle East.


There are more than 15 million people in the Middle East with diabetes, and it is estimated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the second highest incidence of the disease in the world. As many as [...]

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Class Notes

On December 10, 2012 By

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Charlene J. Haykel, ’65, English, co-authored “College Access: A Family Guide for Planning and Funding College” in 2010 and recently received the 2012 Clearmark Award for best original document from The Center for Plain Language. Charlene is currently chief executive officer of Simply Student Aid, a New York City company that published the [...]

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Nedra J. Harrison, M.D., a surgeon with more than 30 years of experience and a member of the Rosary Hill College Class of 1973, was named to Phoenix Magazine’s Top Doctors list in 2011. Dr. Harrison practices in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was nominated to the Daemen Board of Trustees in 1993, and served until [...]

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As I write this there is a very strong hint of spring in the air. Even though we really didn’t have a winter this year, it is still exciting to know that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are on their way up. The same can be said for our beloved alma mater, [...]

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