Danitra Simmons

Social Work

Year in school: Senior

Hometown/State: Rochester, NY

High School: The Aquinas Institute of Rochester


Why did you choose Daemen College?

I chose Daemen College because they have the major I was looking for and not only do they have the major I was looking for but they have a masters in social work program and that’s what I was looking for specifically.

Why did you choose your present major?

I chose my major because I have always had a thing for wanting to help people and I feel as though this is the biggest help I can give.

Please describe your academic experience at Daemen College. (Ex: It is challenging, but I know it will prepare me for my career..etc)

This is my second year here and it’s been tough especially with my internship, but I know it preparing me for my career.

Do you live on campus? Please tell us about your on campus experiences.

Yes, I do live on campus and the on campus experience has been good so far.

What do you like best about Daemen College?

My professors and the people I have met here.

What are your plans after graduation?

My plans after graduation is to get my license and work at the Make a Wish Foundation.