Upcoming Events

adulting 101

Adulting 101: Breaking the Stigma; How to Support Your Mental Health

December 8, 6 p.m.

Virtual & Shults Center, Forum

Adulting is hard. Expert advice makes it easier. Naz has your back with a series of practical life workshops! 

Mental health is more important than ever. You'll learn how to advocate for yourself to obtain the mental health services, both at Nazareth and in the community, that you need. You'll also learn skills to manage stress and anxiety. This is an interactive presentation with free swag.


Relaxation Night

December 9, 7-9 p.m.

Shults Forum

Relaxation Night is back! Relaxation night is a night where you get to put your self care first! There will be massages, reiki, terrarium making, pet therapy, paraffin wax hand treatments, mandala coloring, a number of healthy eating options, soothing music and so much more. It is free and open to the Nazareth community.  Please join us! 



January 6

Join fellow Nazareth alums in discussions about our next book. Learn more about the Nazareth Alumni Book Club and how to sign up. 


Casa Italiana Winter Met Opera Trip

January 7 - January 9

Opera: Tosca, Saturday 8pm show

Excursions: Tenement Museum, Little Italy, 9/11 Memorial Museum


Earth Community: A New Story about Nonviolence

February 17, 7-8:30 p.m.

Shults Center, Forum

Marie Dennis is a senior advisor to the secretary-general of Pax Christi International, the global Catholic peace movement; a founder of the ecumenical Center for New Creation, dedicated to education and action for social justice and peace; and a member of the Jubilee USA campaign for the cancellation of overwhelming and unjust debt of impoverished countries. She holds a master’s degree in moral theology from Washington Theological Union and honorary doctorates from Trinity Washington University and Alvernia University. Marie is a laywoman, a Secular Franciscan, a mother of six, a grandmother of nine, and author or co-author of seven books. Since 1987 she and her family have lived at Assisi Community, a small, intentional Catholic community in Washington, D.C.

Pope Francis, Thomas Merton, and the Spirituality of Anti-Racism

March 6, 7-8:30 p.m.

Shults Center, Forum

Daniel P. Horan, OFM is the Director of the Center for Spirituality and Professor of Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Theology at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN. He previously held the Duns Scotus Chair of Spirituality at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He is a columnist for National Catholic Reporter, co-host of The Francis Effect Podcast, and the author of fourteen books. He received his Ph.D. in theology from Boston College, MDiv, and MA from the Washington Theological Union (DC), and a BA from St. Bonaventure University where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Felician University (New Jersey) in 2015.



Check back for new events as the academic semester begins!

night flyers band

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 studetns and employees. This non-auditioned concert band meets on capus and gives one performance a semester. If interested, contact Steven Zugelder.

Learning French Through Games

September 25-December 4

Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This program is perfect for children between the ages of 4 and 13, either beginners or those who have a degree of familiarity with the French language, as well as those who are learning French through other venues. The program is designed to teach children new skills as well as to reinforce already-learned skills.

This semester, the program will be offered through Zoom. A learning package accompanied by non perishable snacks will be accessible to families on the Saturday prior to the session and can be picked up at la Maison française on Nazareth College Campus, 4245 east avenue, Rochester NY 14618.

TEACHING METHODS: Arts & craft activities, educational and cartoon video clips, music video clips, painting, popular songs, poems, storytelling, board games, cooking, etc.

Free to Nazareth College Alumni

unified hiking club

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 College'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