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    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 


    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 »


    Diane M. Ariza

    Diane M. Ariza

    Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion in Diversity and Inclusion
    Smyth Hall 185
    Anastasia Stavros Tahou

    Anastasia Stavros Tahou

    Executive Assistant in Diversity and Inclusion
    Smyth Hall 185

    Diversity and Inclusion Events

    Mar 21
    Lambda Movie Night 7 – 8:30 p.m.
    Mar 22
    Art, Ability and Advocacy Creation Event 12 – 3 p.m.
    Mar 22
    Jumu'ah Salah 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
    January 18 – May 10
    Mar 24
    Catholic Mass 7 – 8 p.m.
    August 26 – May 5
    Mar 25
    LGBTQ+ Empowerment Group 4:30 – 6 p.m.
    January 21 – April 29
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