Author Archives: Tom Wojciechowski

Alum Profile – Paul Michaud ‘99

As a graduate from Daemen College in 1999 from the Physical Therapy department, Paul began his career path with a solid foundation; he notes, “at Daemen, I learned how to take care of people.” Paul Michaud began his career focused in the basic sciences, liberal arts, and patient care. He continued his studies after graduating… Read More »

Alum Profile – McKenzie Higgins ‘09

McKenzie Higgins, who holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in religious studies from Daemen College, received the Graduate of the Last Decade honor at the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony. After completing her undergraduate studies at Daemen, she pursued a law degree from Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School in Auburn Hills,… Read More »

Alum Profile – Maureen Kellick ‘74

While a student at Rosary Hill College (now Daemen College), Maureen Kellick had the honor of studying with Sister Jeanne File and working with painting advisors James Allen and James Kuo. Since receiving a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting and drawing in 1974, Kellick has gone on to have a successful career as… Read More »

Alum Profile – Jacki Rizzo ‘70

Jacki Rizzo ’70, set out to be a Renaissance woman. As a supervisory customs and border protection officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), she sees several similarities between her work and the bachelor’s degree she received in theatre arts (scenic design) from Rosary Hill College (now Daemen College). In her role with… Read More »

Alum Profile – Don Hogan ‘80

Don Hogan received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Daemen College and then went on to attend C.W. Post Long Island University, where he earned a dual master’s degree in social work and mental health counseling. He also received a doctorate in clinical psychology from Antioch College. Based out of the Correctional Facility in… Read More »

Alum Profile – M. Krista Barth ‘90

M. Krista Barth ’90, who grew up outside of Washington, D.C., has a deep family connection to Buffalo and she often spent summers in Western New York. Familiar with the region, she decided to attend college in the area and found Daemen College to be the perfect fit for her because of its small college… Read More »

Daemen President Gives Fall State of the College

In his fall State of the College Address, Daemen College President Gary A. Olson emphasized the institution is strong and thriving amid remarkable progress and a growing national prominence. “We have been on an exceptional upward trajectory for several years and have transitioned to a college of first-choice for many students,” said Olson at the… Read More »

Faculty Profile – James Golden

Dr. James Golden joined Daemen College’s faculty this year as an assistant professor of social work, having most recently been on the faculty and served as chair of Hilbert College’s Social Sciences Division. His teaching background includes courses in social work and sociology, specifically in the areas of cultural diversity, social welfare policy, research methods,… Read More »