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Summer Enrichment Program


  • Summer 2015


  • Application Deadline:  TBD
  • Payment Deadline:  TBD (All payments can be made on-line)

Overview of the Program

  • The Summer Enrichment Program offers a four week intensive residential program at Daemen College located in Amherst, NY.  It features courses and lectures presented by our faculty and administrators, evening activities and weekend field trips.

Program Objectives

  • To encourage students to learn about American culture through an intensive four week seminar comprised of Intensive English Language courses and  lectures on aspects of American history, society, government, health care and culture.  
  • Attend day trips to learn about and experience cultural and recreational opportunities in western New York State. These may include Niagara Falls, historic Buffalo waterfront and Erie Canal, Albright-Knox, Burchfield-Penny and other art museums, summer outdoor music festivals, ethnic festivals, theater, parks, restaurants, and a harbor boat cruise on Miss Buffalo II on Lake Erie, one of the five Great lakes.
  • To experience life in a safe residential campus setting including classes, meals, accommodations, and activities with students.  Students will be encouraged to write about their experience and observations.

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed Summer Enrichment Program Application. All chaperons are also required to complete the application.
  • A Skype interview to determine the student's English level and their interest in the program
  • TOEFL or IELTS requirement  
  • Official University transcripts
  • Health Insurance:  All students enrolled in the program must have comprehensive health insurance as well as proof of inoculation translated into English. Health Insurance will be provided by Daemen College, this is included in the total cost of the program.

Cost of the program

  • To Be Determined.  The total cost includes, food, lodging, events, transportation during the program, seminars, and health insurance. This does not include the cost of international airfare.  

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Nick held several student leadership positions at Daemen and also completed an internship for graphic design. He recently traveled abroad to Italy with students and the department chair of the program.