LEADS Center Mission:

Daemen College’s LEADS Center serves as a clearinghouse for students aspiring to realize and develop their leadership skills. The program affords Daemen students the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to bring purpose, meaning, and integrity into their lives, and consequentially the lives of others. The program emphasizes life long learning and civic engagement through interdisciplinary programs that provide and encourage the development of consciousness of self, fosters inclusive collaborative relationships, social change, and civic responsibility.

The LEADS Center is located in the Wick Center Second Floor Office Suite.

LEAD Center Committee Members:

Kimberly Pagano, Director of Orientation & Student Leadership Development
Frank Williams,Dean of Admissions
Chris Malik, Director of Student Activities
Jill Cole, Interim Director of Residence Life
Denise Mills, Foreign Languages Department Cahir
George Siefert, Social Work Department Chair
John Frederick, Executive Director for the Executive Leadership & Change Program
Kathryn Belliotti Graf , Director of Alumni Relations
Susan Marchione, Director of new Program Development & Strategic Initiatives for Academic Affairs
Mary Fox, Education Department Chair
Cathaleen Curtiss, Director of Experiential & Creative Learning for Academic Affairs

 

Feel free to contact any of the committee members for additional information about the LEADS program.


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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.

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