EduCativ Posted September 17, 2020 Share Posted September 17, 2020 Daemen College is a private, non-sectarian, co-educational, comprehensive College in Amherst, New York, chartered to award both undergraduate and graduate-level degrees. Located in a safe and attractive suburban setting, Daemen offers convenient access to one of the country's most vibrant regions, spanning Buffalo-Niagara, the Great Lakes, and a cross-border corridor with Ontario, Canada, less than a two-hour drive from cosmopolitan Toronto. With a balance of liberal studies and professional programs, Daemen students acquire the skill to solve problems creatively and think critically. They will be comfortable with diversity and will recognize the importance of a global perspective. They will be able to work with others and be invigorated by environments that present challenges and demand innovation. The mission of Daemen College is to prepare students for life and leadership in an increasingly diverse and complex world by integrating the intellectual qualities acquired through the liberal arts with the preparation necessary for professional achievement. Daemen College will continue to thrive by preparing students for professional excellence, intellectual rigor, and service in the global community. The mission of Daemen College is to prepare students for life and leadership in an increasingly complex world. Founded on the principle that education should elevate human dignity and foster civic responsibility and compassion, the College seeks to integrate the intellectual qualities acquired through the liberal arts study with the education necessary for professional accomplishment. This integration, which recognizes the equal value in liberal studies and professional programs, aims at preparing graduates who are dedicated to the health and well-being of both their local and global communities. With a Daemen education, students will acquire the skill to solve problems creatively and think critically. They will be comfortable with diversity and will recognize the importance of a global perspective. They will be able to work with others and be invigorated by environments that present challenges and demand innovation. Daemen students are expected to be active participants in their education and inform citizens who understand that learning is a lifelong journey. At the heart of Daemen's integrated learning, the experience is the relationship that can develop between the College's faculty and its students. Daemen prides itself on maintaining a student-centered atmosphere and a close professional and collaborative association among all members of the College community. Assisted by a supportive faculty, Daemen students are encouraged to pursue goals beyond their initial expectations, to respond to academic challenges, and to develop habits of mind that enrich their lives and their community. Daemen College recognizes that education needs to be more agile to help prepare students for professional, intellectual, and civic leadership. At Daemen, the core curriculum provides an innovative competency-based foundation for your studies in whatever major you may choose. We focus on seven core elements – Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving, Information Literacy, Communication Skills, Affective Awareness, Moral and Ethical Discernment, Contextual Integration, and Civic Responsibility. In today's rapidly changing world, the competencies developed in the core curriculum will have lasting value and will provide you with a strong basis for lifelong learning. Academic Affairs comprises all academic departments and support offices and is responsible for maintaining the highest quality learning experience for Daemen students. As a small liberal arts college, Daemen offers a collegiate experience that is truly different and distinctive, but Daemen College goes beyond merely being a small liberal arts school. Our challenging academic programs and our exceptional co-op and internship programs are just a few of the things that set us apart. Add to that our firm commitment to personal enrichment through service learning and international education, and you have an unparalleled combination. Daemen offers small classes, a personal feel, and one-on-one attention throughout our academic and student life programs. We have beautiful, high-quality facilities and upscale residence halls. We work hard to meet the individual needs of each of our students. However, at Daemen, we don't stop there. Leadership at Daemen draws on a team committed to ensuring that the various dimensions of the College work harmoniously. Our diversity is what unites us. Daemen College has a great campus supported by excellent facilities that range from our state of the art Athletic Wellness Center and modern and slick Visual and Performing Art Center to our LEED award-winning Research and Information Commons. A Donation Today, A Vote of Confidence in Tomorrow. As a not-for-profit institution, Daemen College encourages the solicitation of, and gratefully welcomes gifts, in various forms, to advance its educational and leadership mission. Daemen College has a beautiful complement of Centers and Initiatives that reach out far beyond the campus and its classrooms. Each is designed to help others while enriching and empowering those who participate in such acts of kindness and caring. Daemen College has been recognized in 2014 as a premier employer by Business First and was awarded Honor Roll status by the Chronicle of Higher Education in the 2014 "Great Colleges to Work For" challenge. View full university Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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