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50 Things to do Before You Graduate

1. Attend Freshmen, Transfer, or International Student Orientation.

2. Enjoy Daemen College’s Convocation Ceremony. 

3. Go to Duff’s for Buffalo chicken wings.

4. Get to know your faculty advisor or a college administrator.

5. Dress up for the BOOBAR Halloween costume party.

6. Register for service learning and make a difference.

7. Work with an academic coach (or become one).

8. Study in the Research & Information Commons (RIC).

9. Participate in a Career Services internship or Shadow Day Program. 

10. Enjoy a TGIF in Cyber Café.

11. Play volleyball on the sand court behind Wick Center.

12. Check out the Partridge Family Bussalo in Wick Dining Room.   

13. Attend a Student Association meeting in Wick Center.

14. Ride the Maid of the Mist in Niagara Falls or visit Clifton Hill in Canada.   

15. Volunteer or donate blood at a campus blood drive.   

16. Join an intramural athletic team on campus.

17. Participate in campus health and wellness programs and events.

18. Attend a Daemen Wildcats home game! 

19. Make the Dean’s List.

20. Meet the College President!

21. Have your family visit during Homecoming & Family Weekend.         

22. Join a student organization or run for office.

23. Go to night cross-country skiing at Byrncliff Resort.

24. Test your luck at Not Your Grandmother’s Bingo or Wheel of Fortune.               

25. Go to a movie night on campus.

26. Roast a marshmallow at the campus fire pit.

27. Enjoy a special theme dinner in Wick Dining Hall.

28. Attend an International student welcome or go to Global Programs event.               

29. Have coffee at RIC’s Daily Grind.

30. Attend an Opening Night Reception for a new exhibit in the Daemen Art Gallery.

31. Attend a student theatre performance.

32. Attend a Buffalo Bills, Sabres, Bandits, or Bisons home game.               

33. Attend a major guest speaker event on campus.

34. Make a presentation at the annual Academic Festival.

35. Develop your leadership skills by attending a LEADS presentation.

36. Look into exchange programs with other campuses through the CIEL program or experience an international exchange opportunity by studying abroad.

37. Attend a MusicalFare Theatre performance on campus.           

38. Play one of the pianos on campus.

39. Attend a Career Services Event.

40. Take a stroll down Daemen's Ecotrail

41. Have dinner aboard the Miss Buffalo II on Lake Erie during Senior Week.   

42. Before finals, relax, enjoy some music, and be a kid again at SPRINGFEST.

43. Attend Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies with your family.          

44. Participate in the Annual Fund drive.

45. Make a friend with or become a Student Alumni Ambassadors.   

46. Attend a Residence Life program put on by an RA.

47. Attend a step team competition or be in the fashion show.

48. Wear Daemen colors at Blue Madness.

49. Create your resume with the Career Services staff.         

50. Tell a friend about this great little place called Daemen College!

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David - International Business

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David was an international student from Caracas, Venezuela. He majored in International Business and had an internship at Liberty Pumps, which actually turned into a job.  David has applied his knowledge and skills at national and international trips with the company.  “The internship is the main reason I got the job,” David states. “I had an opportunity to get to know the company and become familiar with what they do. I am very glad I was afforded the chance to join this company through the internship.”