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Forum focuses on refugee challenges, misconceptions

Feb 3, 2016
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Addressing the myths about refugees. That was the focus of a panel discussion held Tuesday at Daemen College, where an audience of nearly 200 people heard about the challenges facing immigrants, including just how hard it is to achieve asylum status in the U.S.

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A gubernatorial task force was told Wednesday that Common Core can work. There was less certainty regarding the level of testing connected with the standards.

State Education Commissioner to speak at Daemen

Oct 13, 2015
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New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia will be speaking at Daemen College in Amherst next week for the college's Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series. 

Daemen expands with new academic & wellness center

Sep 17, 2015
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Daemen College in Amherst is celebrating the expansion of its campus with a brand new Academic and Wellness Center. 

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Daemen College in Amherst is receiving a nearly half-a-million dollar state grant to create a new  Graduate Studies Technology Center. 

New York State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer appeared at Daemen Monday for a news conference to announce that he secured the funding.

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A former Buffalo resident has been connected to the shootings of four females in Queens, New York.

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Some real life perspective on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was brought to light at Daemen College Monday night.

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Daemen College in Amherst has made the Chronicle for Higher Education's "Honor Roll" as one of the Top Ten small four-year institutions to work for in the United States.

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Daemen College celebrated the historic landmark dedication of its Rosary Hall Tuesday. The building's unique architecture and history in Amherst helped land the accreditation.

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Results of the Buffalo School Board election point to a potential shift in power and end to a racial divide. Many in the community are speculating that it could mean the ouster of city schools Superintendent Dr. Pamela Brown.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talked with an associate professor of education at Daemen College as part of our Focus on Education reporting.  Dr. Bruce Shields has studied in the area of school superintendents and school board relationships and lends his expertise. 

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The area's cultural scene is expanding Friday evening, as MusicalFare Theatre opens its new cabaret space with "A Tribute to the Music of Louis Prima."

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The Thomas Reynolds Center for Special Education and After-School Programs at Daemen College received a grant to prepare elementary school students with learning disabilities for middle school.

New partnership aims to build digital post-production

Jul 25, 2013
Ashley Hassett / WBFO News

A movie post-production center is expected to bring over 150 jobs to western New York. As WBFO’s Ashley Hassett reports the film hub partners a local college with a new visual effects company.

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The state is tapping some of the 'Buffalo Billion' to train workers for the film industry and launch a new company to employ them.