Category Archives: June 26 2017

Athletic Training Graduates Again Earn 100 Percent Exam Pass Rate

Daemen College’s athletic training graduates have for the fifth consecutive year achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the rigorous National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Board of Certification exam, a rate that far surpasses the national average of 83 percent. “The impressive success of our 2017 athletic training graduates continues the high level of… Read More »

Daemen Selected One of WNY’s Healthiest Employers

Daemen College has received a finalist award in Buffalo Business First’s 2017 Western New York Healthiest Employer program, marking the third consecutive year the college has earned this regional distinction. Daemen is the only local college in the Buffalo Niagara region named a wellness leader among a total of 27 finalists in four organization size… Read More »

Issues Impacting Private Higher Education Addressed at Lecture

Higher education is at a crossroads as institutions across the country face new challenges and opportunities, Dr. David Warren, president of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, discussed at a Daemen College Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series event held on June 22. “President Trump’s budget proposals will have a significant impact on domestic programs… Read More »

Witherell Receives Public Relations Awards

Paula Witherell, director of institutional communications at Daemen College, has received two 2017 Excalibur Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Buffalo Niagara Chapter for her work in the communications field. She received a Gold Award in the press conferences category for her work on announcing a gift from the Paul A. Saffrin… Read More »

Event Celebrates Employee Service

Daemen College recognized milestone years of service reached by 48 employees at the third annual Celebration of Employee Service and Ice Cream Social event. The celebration, which was co-sponsored by the Office of the President and Human Resources, honored full-time employees with five or more continuous years of service. Employees recognized at the event held… Read More »

Faculty Profile – Matthew Ward

Dr. Matthew Ward, director of the Daemen College Honors Program and associate professor of chemistry, has been elected to a two-year term as a faculty representative for the Northeast Regional Honors Council (NRHC) Executive Board. In this capacity, he will attend National Collegiate Honors Council and Northeast Regional Honors Council meetings, and help organize the… Read More »

Community Outreach Program Receives National Honor

The City of Lockport has received national recognition from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Game Changers, a community outreach program coordinated by Daemen College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike MacDonald in collaboration with the Buffalo office of the DEA.  City officials and Game Changers representatives were on hand Thursday, June 15 in Washington, D.C.… Read More »

News to Know

Dr. Janet Hobba-Glose, assistant professor of nursing at Daemen College, has received a Zonta International Yellow Rose Award in honor of her contributions to the betterment of women. She was also presented a New York State legislative resolution by Senator Chris Jacobs in recognition of her Yellow Rose Award and for her contributions to health… Read More »