Daemen Student Maura

Maura Wood-Ellis

Lead Tour Guide

Hometown: Newfield, NY

Major: Childhood/Special Education

Graduating Year: 2025

Why did you choose Daemen?

I chose Daemen because I loved the size of the campus. I am from a small town so Daemen felt like home to me.

In what ways are you involved on campus?

I am a proud tour guide on campus! 

What advice would you give to a prospective student?

Put yourself out there! College is all about meeting new people and trying new things.

What excites you most about being a tour guide?

I want to share my love for Daemen with the rest of the community. 

What is your most memorable moment at Daemen?

Freshman year, meeting my best friends and living with them.

How has Daemen changed or shaped your life?

Daemen has helped me become more independent and helped me adjust to life without my parents.

Who inspires you the most?

My dad, he's my hero.