Dana Bacher

Dana Bacher

Hometown: Hamburg, NY

Major: Physical Therapy

Graduating Year: 2024 (BS), 2026 (MS)

Why did you choose Daemen?

I choose Daemen because of the overall feeling of the campus. Right when I step on campus I knew there was endless opportunities for what I could do/become. I also loved the community and all the people I interacted with and made me feel like a actual student rather than just another number.

In what ways are you involved on campus?

I am a Tour Guide, Wildcats Will Lead, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Women's Lacrosse (also have been a Resident Assistant and a previous Orientation Leader)

What advice would you give to a prospective student?

Don't be afraid to be who you are and go out of your comfort zone

What excites you most about being a tour guide?

Being able to connect with possible incoming students and being someone they can count on

What is your most memorable moment at Daemen?

Orientation 2022

How has Daemen changed or shaped your life?

Daemen has allowed me to step out of my comfort zone and become who I am. Daemen also has allowed be to find my path and made my choice of becoming a Physical Therapist something I am confident with.  

Who inspires you the most?

Simone Biles