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.

Full statement on diversity and strategic plan 

Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council members and working groups 

Diversity and Inclusion strategic implementation plan 

Departments

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 »

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 »

Contact

Diane M. Ariza

Diane M. Ariza

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion in Diversity and Inclusion
585-389-2025
dariza3@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 185
Anastasia Stavros Tahou

Anastasia Stavros Tahou

Executive Assistant in Diversity and Inclusion
585-389-2026
atahou5@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 185
Calendar

Diversity and Inclusion Events

Jan 6
Catholic Mass 7 – 8 p.m.
August 26 – May 5
Jan 16
Catholic Mass 12:30 – 1 p.m.
August 29 – May 1
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