Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

Nazareth College is dedicated to inclusion, the active pursuit of conscious and sustained practices and processes that value and respect differences. This commitment to diversity and inclusion informs our curriculum, teaching, learning, scholarship, creative activities, co-curricular activities, residential life, community involvement, and support of these endeavors by the Nazareth Community.


Center for Spirituality »

The Center for Spirituality (CFS) is the office of the college chaplains. They provide one-on-one pastoral care for all students and sponsor opportunities that encourage students to explore their own spiritual practice, dialogue with others, and engage the world around them.

Student Access & Achievement Programs »

Student Access and Achievement Programs (SAAP) is comprised of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and Nazareth's Excel and Young Scholars Programs. This department supports a variety of students throughout their time at Nazareth by implementing best-practice support services in the following knowledge areas: personal/social, academic, financial aid, and careers. They provide individual counseling, academic, cultural, educational and social activities/events designed to develop students holistically. Additionally, the department assists in providing students opportunities for internships, research, and studying abroad, and continuing their education beyond the undergraduate level. 

Office for Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Education »

The Office for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Education develops as well as facilitates ongoing educational programs, workshops, trainings and initiatives (curricular and co-curricular) that engage students, faculty, and staff within and across difference. Additionally, the office provides outreach, advice, and resources to campus leaders on diversity and inclusion practices to assist faculty, staff and students in creating and sustaining an inclusive campus community.

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Resources »

MLK Day on Campus


    Diane M. Ariza

    Diane M. Ariza

    Vice President for Community and Belonging in Community and Belonging
    Smyth Hall 185
    Anastasia Stavros Tahou

    Anastasia Stavros Tahou

    Executive Assistant in Community and Belonging
    Smyth Hall 185

    Community and Belonging Events

    Oct 17
    LGBTQ+ Rights and Religion: An Interfaith Cafe 6:30 – 8 p.m.
    Oct 18
    Jumu'ah Salah 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
    August 30 – May 8
    Oct 18
    Kabbalat Shabbat Services 6 – 7 p.m.
    August 30 – January 17
    Oct 18
    Harvesters Christian Fellowship 7 – 9 p.m.
    August 30 – May 1
    Oct 20
    Nazareth Christian Fellowship 5 – 6 p.m.
    September 8 – May 3
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