Events

Upcoming Events

 
 
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Nazareth Centennial History Book

August 25, 2023 - February 23, 2024

As Nazareth celebrates 100 years of educating people who have an impact on their communities, we are gathering alumni stories across generations and life experiences for a unique historical archive and printed and digital book for purchase.

Find out how you can share your story! >>

Alumni Career Workshops

Six Thursdays, noon - 1 p.m. ET
February 15, March 14, April 18

Join us for a series of virtual career workshops where you'll have the chance to rediscover your professional potential and revitalize yourself and your job search with a cohort of Nazareth alumni.

Facilitated by Emily Pelkowski, Nazareth’s Director of Career Design & Outreach, the Alumni Career Workshops provide an opportunity for fostering community and learning through self-reflection, engaging discussions, and interactive exercises designed to help you gain valuable insights and strategies for navigating today’s ever-changing job market.

Whether you're looking to switch careers, advance in your current field, or simply gain a fresh perspective, the Alumni Career Workshop series is for you. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to connect with Nazareth alumni!

Secure your spot >>

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Nazareth Alumni Book Club

January 5 - March 8

Our next reading period kicks off with Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez. Join the Book Club! >>

Author Talk on February 29 @ 6 p.m. ET

Overview: Inspired by true events that rocked the nation, a profoundly moving novel about a Black nurse in post-segregation Alabama who blows the whistle on a terrible wrong done to her patients, from the New York Times bestselling author of Wench.

 
 
 
 
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Golden Insights: Implementing Enrollment Strategies at Nazareth

February 27, 12 - 1 p.m. ET

Tune in to hear the inside scoop from Nazareth's campus leadership on your favorite topics.

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Nazareth in Action Worldwide

March 2024

Nazareth in Action Worldwide is a global effort that encourages Nazareth alumni, students, families, and friends to make a different through a variety of community engagement opportunities.

Right now we're looking for volunteers to host a site in their communities.  Raise your hand.

CCB Dialogue Series

Allyship: Is there a "Right" Way?

March 5, 12:10-1 p.m. 

Forum, Shults Community Center

This year-long dialogue series sponsored by Culture, Community, & Belonging at Nazareth is intended to share thoughts, information, and perspectives to advance the work of creating a community of belonging at Nazareth and beyond. This year's theme: “Recapturing a spirit of curiosity”

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Naz Giving Day

March 14, 2024

Sign up to become a Naz Giving Day ambassador and help spread the word, build hype, and participate in social media challenges.

More details on this page.

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Golden Insights: An integrated approach to the Student Experience

March 26, 12 - 1 p.m. ET

Tune in to hear the inside scoop from Nazareth's campus leadership on your favorite topics.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CCB Dialogue Series

Naz Culture, Community, and Belonging Dialogue Series: Naz Community check-in

April 18, 5:30 - 7 p.m. 

Forum, Shults Community Center

This year-long dialogue series sponsored by Culture, Community, & Belonging at Nazareth is intended to share thoughts, information, and perspectives to advance the work of creating a community of belonging at Nazareth and beyond. This year's theme: “Recapturing a spirit of curiosity”

This flyer shows the dialogue events for the full academic year.

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51+ Club and Founders Legacy Society luncheon

May 31, 2024

This special luncheon celebrates alumni who have already passed their 50th reunion (Class of 1973 and earlier) as well as those who have committed planned gifts to Nazareth as part of our Founders Legacy Society.

You can find the menu and other details on this page.

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Golden Insights: An Update on Athletics at Naz

June 18, 12 - 1 p.m. ET

Tune in to hear the inside scoop from Nazareth's campus leadership on your favorite topics.

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Golden Insights: An Equity-Minded Naz: A commitment to inclusive excellence through education, connection, and access

September 10, 12 - 1 p.m. ET

Tune in to hear the inside scoop from Nazareth's campus leadership on your favorite topics.

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Naz Weekend 2024

September 20-22, 2024

This year's Naz Weekend will be the pinnacle of our two year centennial celebrations.

More details will be shared on this page soon.

 
 
 
 
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Golden Insights: Careers, Community Engagement, and Study Abroad

November 12, 12 - 1 p.m. ET

Tune in to hear the inside scoop from Nazareth's campus leadership on your favorite topics.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ONGOING EVENTS

Check back for new events as the academic semester begins!

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French for Kids After School Program

Fall 2023, Fridays: 4 - 5 p.m.

The French House, Nazareth University Campus

This program teaches students aged 2-10 French with stories, songs, dances, cooking, arts and crafts and sports. Children are invited to discover or enrich their language and knowledge of the French culture. 

Snacks provided.

Register now >>

Italian Conversation Table

Thursdays, 5 p.m.

Frank DiMino Casa Italiana

The Italian Conversation Table is an informal conversation group led by Daniel Speciale and other members of Casa Italiana. Its goal is to provide attendees with an opportunity to speak Italian in a casual setting. For more information please contact Daniel Speciale (dspecia0@naz.edu).

"La Scuola Italiana" Italian Classes for Children

Saturdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Frank DiMino Casa Italiana, LeChase Lounge

La Scuola Italiana offers age-appropriate activities and curriculum for children of all ages. The classes are for beginners to advanced beginners and use authentic materials in the target language. This engaging program focuses on Italian language, music, and games. La Scuola Italiana will also include hands-on learning activities, watching video clips, role playing, and projects. Starting Saturday, January 28th through Saturday, April 29th (No class will be held on Saturday, March 18th and the week of Easter).

Cost:

Non-Members: $250/per child

Members: $200/per child

Nazareth Faculty/Staff: $200 per child

Additionally, we ask that parents fill out the attached forms for their child(ren) and email them back to us at casa@naz.edu or bring them in person to Casa Italiana.

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Night Flyers Campus Community Band

Wednesdays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m.

Nazareth's NEW Night Flyers Campus Community Band is open to Rochester area community members with proof of COVID-19 vaccination, as well as to students and employees. This non-auditioned concert band meets on campus and gives one performance a semester. If interested, contact Steven Zugelder.

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Unified Hiking Club

A Unified Hiking Club has connected Naz students with Special Olympic athletes for hikes at a local park, to everyone's benefit. If you are a Naz student, alum, faculty, or staff member, or a person with disabilities in the community who's intersted in joining the hikes, contact Dr. Jim Black.

Past Events

A Movement, Not a Moment: Nazareth's Commitment to Social Justice
Start Building Your Financial Knowledge Today!
The Afterlife & Life of Joan of Arc: Reflections on a Work in Progress
Creative & Productive Journaling
Jazz Notes: A Personal & Historical Perspective
Reclaiming PRIDE: Understanding Persistence, Resilience, Identity, Determination, & Empowerment for LGBTQIA+ Individuals
Leaving the Nest and Building Your Own: Getting Your Post College Life Off to a Strong Start
Unfolding History: Paper Cranes & Symbolism in East Asia Post WWII
Bias in AI: Can Computers Be Racist? Spoiler Alert: Yes!
Cooking Internationally: Ravioli Al Limone
Presidential Impeachment: What Does This Mean?
The 2020 Election: Understanding This Unique Moment in History

ANNUAL EVENTS