Tag Archives: Alum

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 Presents Top Alumni Honors

Five outstanding Daemen College graduates were honored at the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner held on Nov. 3. At the awards ceremony, Daemen President Gary A. Olson noted, “As their exceptional achievements clearly demonstrate, our distinguished alums are doing extraordinary things right here in Western New York, throughout the nation, and around the globe. We… Read More »

Alum Profile – Katie Martin Miller ’04, ‘05

Dr. Katie Martin Miller received both a bachelor’s degree in childhood education and special education and a master’s degree in childhood special education from Daemen College. After graduating, Miller moved to Kissimmee, Fla., and began her teaching career in Osceola County, where she taught general education and K-3 special education. She also worked with students… Read More »

Alum Profile – Sarah Rodman ‘13

Sarah Rodman, a Trustee’s Scholar and recipient of the Ruth Stratton Memorial Scholarship, received a bachelor’s degree in political science magna cum laude from Daemen College. She went on to earn a law degree with a concentration in intellectual property and technology law from the University at Buffalo Law School. As a student at Daemen,… Read More »