Daemen Selected as National College of Distinction

By | January 12, 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, Daemen College has earned national recognition as a College of Distinction in honor of the institution’s excellence in undergraduate higher education and innovative application of high impact educational practices.

“We are proud to receive once again this national distinction and to be cited as one of the best colleges in the nation,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “This prestigious honor reaffirms our steadfast commitment to providing exceptional academic programs and a distinctive college experience that prepares our students for future professional success.”

Daemen was selected as a 2016-17 College of Distinction for its exemplary commitment to student engagement, great teaching, creating a vibrant campus community, and successful outcomes.

To be considered for the distinction, colleges are nominated by high school counselors and educators. Institutions are evaluated on key indicators, including student engagement and empowerment, and curricular innovation. Colleges that are selected have distinguished themselves in each of the four distinctions and have demonstrated dedication to enriching student outcomes through innovative learning opportunities.

“Colleges of Distinction is more than an annual ranking of colleges and universities as we only include colleges that offer every student a holistic and valuable experience,” said Tyson Schritter, executive editor of Colleges of Distinction. “Like Daemen, our member schools provide the affirming undergraduate experience every student deserves, and have earned a solid reputation for serving their students and nurturing success.”

To view Daemen’s profile or to learn more about the innovative learning experiences it offers, visit collegesofdistinction.com/school/daemen-college.