DCLive featured artist: DJ Bonaparte

On Feb. 18, DCLive featured local talent DJ Bonaparte. He has been a disc jockey for ten years and has performed at local venues such as Buffalo’s Mohawk Place, Milkie’s on Elmwood, School 43 and Daemen College’s own Springfest last year. He is a Daemen alumni and he attended graduate school at Regent University. The type of music he plays is hip-hop, R&B, Rap and … Continue reading DCLive featured artist: DJ Bonaparte

Project based learning: Idealistic or realistic?

A common goal for educators across the US is for students to produce thoughtful, high quality work. Thanks to problem, or project, based learning (PBL), gone are the days where critique and revision are a private deal between student and teacher. English and Kitsantas’ 2013 article, “Supporting Student Self-Regulated Learning in Problem- and Project-Based Learning,” acts as a guide for teachers who are interested in … Continue reading Project based learning: Idealistic or realistic?

Annual Christmas tree lighting kicks off holiday season

A performance by Daemen’s Music Club and tree lighting lead by Vice President of Student Affairs Greg Nayor put the holiday season in full motion on Nov. 29. Though there was not any real snow outside, Wick Center has been decorated with snow flakes and wreaths in preparation for the winter months and holiday celebrations. Students and faculty alike joined together to watch Nayor connect … Continue reading Annual Christmas tree lighting kicks off holiday season

SVA Brings a Safe Trick or Treating Environment to Daemen

On October 28, the Student Veteran Alliance, headed by Jessica Najera-Mcfarland (SVA president), organized a safe trick or treating environment for the children of the Daemen College community. Clubs, sororities, the dance team, registration advisory and the library supported the event by setting up tables and handing out candy to children dressed in costumes trick or treated the halls of Duns Scotus and the RIC. … Continue reading SVA Brings a Safe Trick or Treating Environment to Daemen

Buffalo Bills players hold Q&A and meet-and-greet session with Daemen students

On October 4, the Lumsden Gym hosted Buffalo Bills players Lorenzo Alexander and Corbin Bryant. The panel was made possible through a partnership with Cru and Athletes in Action. Daemen student and volleyball player Katie McKrell interviewed Alexander and Bryant with questions submitted by other Cru members and individuals from the audience. Alexander and Bryant focused on how their Christian faith plays a role in … Continue reading Buffalo Bills players hold Q&A and meet-and-greet session with Daemen students

Daemen College: A world of contradictions

For years, Daemen has proudly advertised itself as an “ecofriendly school.” As an environmental advocate, I am proud to attend a school where students use reusable containers instead of Styrofoam ones. I am proud to attend a school where recycling bins are around essentially every corner. Daemen even has an environmental club which does fantastic things such as construct an eco-trail and apply signage near … Continue reading Daemen College: A world of contradictions

SVA Brings Awareness of Service Dogs on Campus

On April 12 in Alumni Lounge, Daemen College Student Veteran Association hosted Christopher Kreiger of WNY Heroes Inc. to bring awareness of what a service dogs is and what to do if you see one on campus. The event started with members of the Anime Club, Jordan Quinones (President), Louis Kerrigan (Vice President) and Catherine Bachraty (Secretary), presenting a donation of $400 to WNY Heroes. … Continue reading SVA Brings Awareness of Service Dogs on Campus

Academic Festival 2016

Each spring semester, Daemenites await the most highly anticipated event of the academic year, Academic Festival. Academic Festival is an annual campus-wide event that is held in mid-April, just a few weeks shy of the summer break. This event gives Daemenites the opportunity to display a variety of thoroughly research-based topics. On Wednesday, April 20, neither one hall nor building was left deserted. Even the … Continue reading Academic Festival 2016

Daemen College Academic Festival: A Celebration of Academic Achievement that is Getting Bigger Every Year

Daemen College is celebrating its 16 year of the annual Academic Festival.  The Festival centers on student presentations to campus and community, providing a showcase for academic excellence and achievement through student and faculty presentations and exhibitions.  These presentations may reflect work done in a single discipline or interdisciplinary in nature, and include posters, papers, panel discussions, exhibits, videos, musical or theatrical performances or  students’ … Continue reading Daemen College Academic Festival: A Celebration of Academic Achievement that is Getting Bigger Every Year

Daemen College Students get Life Experience Running VITA Site on Campus

This tax season 16 Daemen College accounting students ran the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site on campus providing income tax services for 90 clients.  This gave the students real life, hands on experience in tax preparations and customer service. “Daemen College has had some sort of student tax program for over 31 years, whether on or off campus,” according to Linda Kuechler, professor of … Continue reading Daemen College Students get Life Experience Running VITA Site on Campus