Jared Russom

Athletic Training

Year in School: Junior

Hometown/State: Delmar, NY

High School: Bethlehem Central High School

Why did you choose Daemen College?

I chose Daemen College for the fantastic five-year master’s program for athletic training, and the small learning community.

Why did you choose your present major?

I chose athletic training as a major based on the injuries I had as an athlete and because I wanted to pick a major that helped others. I am also a Self-Defense coach.

Please describe your academic experience at Daemen.

So far, my academic experience at Daemen has been enjoyable and challenging. It is preparing me for future classes building a base of knowledge.

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

I currently live on campus and have had a great experience. I have made friends that live on and off campus and have a great relationship with my roommates, the transition with new friends and independence was seamless. The community here is extremely friendly and a great place to live.

What do you like best about Daemen College?

My favorite thing about Daemen College would definitely be the small and friendly community. I enjoy living on campus and being in such a central location where I can easily find necessities and things to do. I also enjoy the academic environment it is a place where I can easily learn and thrive in.

What do you like best about Daemen College?

My favorite Campus hangout would be the Wick lounge or the library. Not only are these places both air conditioned, but the Library is a great place to get work done. The Wick is my favorite place to eat, and a great place to unwind and play a game of pool.