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Archive — 2014

Nazareth College Students Receive Prestigious 2014-2015 Fulbright Awards

Teri Bunce of Spencer, N.Y., Katelynn Kundrata of Hamlin, N.Y., and Matthew Maloney of Fairport, N.Y. are recipients of the 2014-2015 U.S. Junior Fulbright award.

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Dr. Brad Berk to Speak at Nazareth College Commencement, May 11

Berk will deliver the address to the Class of 2014 graduates in a joint ceremony with both undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees.

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Nazareth to Host Camp College Prep this Summer

Camp College Prep, a four-day seminar designed to support high school sophomores and juniors pursuing college admission, will offer two sessions this summer at Nazareth College in Pittsford, N.Y. 

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Nazareth College Hosts 12th Annual ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! Rally

Nazareth College hosts Latinas Unidas' 12th annual ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! Rally, an event that historically draws as many as 200 girls ages 7 to 18 from the Greater Rochester area. The theme for 2014 is: The Power of You: Excellence in the Making.

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Nazareth Student Earns Top Honors at Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Conference

Nazareth College student Emily Cornish earned a “best of conference” award at the annual West/Central NYS Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference held at Buffalo State University on Saturday, April 5.

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Nazareth Honors Gary Rogers with Woerner Kollmorgen Award

Nazareth College is pleased to announce that Gary Rogers is this year’s recipient of the Woerner Kollmorgen Award for Community Service. The ceremony recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions to the Rochester community by enhancing the quality of life for members of the community. 

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Orobator Speaks in Shannon Lecture Series, April 10-11

Internationally known theologian and lecturer Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator is speaking in the Shannon Lecture series on April 10 and 11 at Nazareth College.

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Nazareth Student Cherise Madigan Earns Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow Award

Cherise Madigan is the recipient of the national Newman Civic Fellow Award. She is the first Nazareth student to earn this national honor and is one of 197 student leaders from colleges nationwide recognized. 

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Holocaust Survivor Henry Silberstern Launches New Book, Lost Childhood, April 6

Henry Silberstern, a Holocaust survivor who speaks to students around the Rochester region to share his story, is launching his new book Lost Childhood on Sunday, April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Nazareth College Arts Center Room A14

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Nazareth Welcomes Pedro Noguera on April 3

Noguera, professor in the Steinhardt School of Education at New York University, is a sociologist whose scholarship and research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions in the contact of an urban environment. He is a prolific author whose work includes books The Trouble with Black Boys and Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education; City Schools and the American Dream and The Imperatives of Power.

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The 6th Annual Nazareth Poetry Contest on "Peace and Justice"

The competition will feature 100 students and members of the Rochester community who will recite original poetry or read poems from their favorite Francophone poets on the subject of peace and libertythe “quest for freedom” in front of a panel of 24 judges and a planning committee made of 13 Nazareth College students.

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Stephen LaSalle II to Receive 2014 School of Management Distinguished Alumni Award

Nazareth College’s School of Management (SOM) is pleased to present Stephen LaSalle II ‘83 with the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. LaSalle was chosen based on his business success, service to others, commitment to ethics and social responsibility, and his unwavering support of Nazareth College. LaSalle will accept his award at the SOM Honor Society Induction on Sunday, April 6 at 10 a.m. in Room A-14 of the Nazareth College Arts Center.

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Folds Speaks at Your Queer Career Event on April 7

Nazareth College’s Career Services Department is hosting Your Queer Career with Riley Folds on Monday, April 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. Folds will discuss topics from his book Your Queer Career: The Ultimate Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Job Seekers. This lecture is free and open to the public and is located in the Palladoro Lounge in the Nazareth College Arts Center.

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Nazareth Hosts Ninth Teen Book Festival, May 17

Nazareth College is hosting the highly anticipated, Ninth Annual Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival (TBF). The event brings thousands of teens with all kinds of literary tastes together to meet their favorite authors.  TBF is Saturday, May 17, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Nazareth College, located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14618. This event is free and open to the public and kicks off with an author parade led by the Eastridge High School Lancers Drum-Line. 

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Congresswoman Slaughter Meets with Nazareth College Students Attending Clinton Global Initiative University

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and Nazareth College President Daan Braveman  met with students on Monday, March 17, as they prepare to leave for the seventh annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting.

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Clinton Global Initiative University Accepts Six Commitments to Action from Nazareth College Students in its Inaugural Year

In just its first year of involvement as a network member with the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), Nazareth College students submitted 10 Commitments to Action (project applications). Of those 10 projects, six have been accepted to CGI U 2014!

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Rodriguez Speaks on Latina(O) Perspectives and Liberation Theology, March 20-21

Theologian and professor Jeanette Rodriguez will be presenting Identity, Faith, and Resistance: A Latina(o) Perspective on Thursday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Forum of the Otto A. Shults Community Center. Rodriguez will also present Liberation Theology: The Next Generation on Friday, March 21 at 1:30 p.m. in the Linehan Chapel of the Golisano Academic Center.

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Nazareth, WXXI and Little Theatre Team Up for 2014 Teen Film Festival

Nazareth College, the WXXI Public Broadcasting Council, and the Little Theatre are proud to sponsor the 2014 Rochester Teen Film Festival, a collaborative, juried media competition for youth in the Rochester region.

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Holocaust by Bullets with Father Patrick Desbois, March 24

Father Patrick Desbois lectures at Nazareth College on "Holocaust by Bullets"

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Nazareth Hosts Tibetan Monks for Sand Mandala and Lecture

Nazareth College is pleased to collaborate with Brighton Pathways to Health to welcome the Dalai Lama’s monks from the Namgyal Monastery in Ithaca, N.Y. for a three day sand mandala event and a lecture from April 2-4.

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