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Archive — 2016

Nazareth Welcomes New Students for Move In Day, Aug. 25

Nazareth College is ready to welcome 525 new freshmen to the Class of 2020 on Thursday, August 25, when the new students move into the residence halls on campus

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Nazareth Names New Title IX Coordinator

Nazareth College has named Karen Vicks as the College’s Title IX coordinator.

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New Nazareth Students Take Part in Orientation Day of Service, Aug. 26

Nazareth College celebrates the arrival of its biggest incoming class ever with the annual Orientation Day of Service!  From partnering with the Red Cross to distribute and install smoke detectors to Rochester community cleanups with Habitat for Humanity, Nazareth students will be making a difference and learning more about our vibrant community.

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Human Resources Management Program Earns Top Marks

Nazareth's graduate program in Human Resource Management is one of only two programs in upstate New York now recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for a curriculum that is fully aligned with what HR graduate students should study.

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George Named College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean

Nazareth has named Yousuf George as its new associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. George is currently an associate professor of mathematics at Nazareth College. Yousuf takes on his part-time position as associate dean while continuing his commitment as a faculty member in the Mathematics Department.

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Nazareth College Art Department to celebrate faculty and visiting artists with two receptions Friday, September 16

The Nazareth College Art Department is pleased to present two outstanding exhibits: the Faculty Art Show 2016 in the Arts Center Gallery through September 24, 2016; and Ronald Gonzalez: Recent Sculpture in the Colacino Art Gallery September 16 through October 22, 2016.

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Nazareth Alumna Gail Evans Establishes Scholarship to Assist College's HEOP Program

Nazareth College alumna Gail Evans credits the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) with her decision to attend college, and now she is giving back with a $25,000 gift to Nazareth College to provide scholarships and other opportunities that will enhance the Nazareth College experience for HEOP students.

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Nazareth, WXXI, and Little Theatre Team Up for 2016 Teen Film Fest, Aug. 3

Teen filmmakers in the Rochester region and throughout the United States are being recognized for their filmmaking skills at this summer’s 2016 Rochester Teen Film Festival.

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Back by popular demand: Josh Groban invites 20 Nazareth College students and alumni to join him onstage at upstate New York tour stops

Vocalists from Nazareth’s Music and Theatre & Dance Departments will be in chorus when Groban performs in Saratoga Springs and Darien Lake!

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Nazareth Marketing and Communications Honored for Work

Nazareth College’s Marketing and Communications team is receiving high honors for its work both nationally and locally. Nazareth College received a 2016 Circle of Excellence Bronze Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for its student recruitment publication "In Our Words." Nazareth also received two PRism Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Rochester Chapter, one for "In Our Words" and one for its alumni magazine Connections.

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Dr. Shafiq Earns Lifetime Achievement Award as a Rochester Faith Leader

Nazareth College congratulates Dr. Muhammad Shafiq, executive director of the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue and professor of Islamic and Religious Studies on his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Faith in Action Network: The Greater Rochester Community of Churches.  Shafiq was honored at the 25th Annual Faith in Action Celebration Dinner in June for his work as a top faith leader in the Rochester area.

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Department of Education Awards Nazareth $1.2M Grant to Improve Services for Children with Autism

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $1.2M to Nazareth College to help improve educational and therapeutic services and results for children with autism.

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Nazareth College Arts Center 2016-2017 tickets on sale Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Nazareth College Arts Center is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 Season.

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Paul Smoker—jazz trumpeter, composer, music educator—dies at 75

The board, administration, faculty, students, alumni, and staff of Nazareth College were saddened to learn of the recent death of faculty member and renowned jazz trumpeter, Paul Smoker. Professor Smoker died on May 14, 2016.

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Nazareth Academic Counselor Earns National Advising Award

Nazareth College is pleased to announce that Academic Counselor Joshua Hine has won a national Outstanding New Advisor Award

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Deepak Chopra Speaks on The Future of Wellbeing, June 16

Nazareth College welcomes New York Times best-selling author and alternative medicine pioneer Deepak Chopra, M.D., to Rochester as he presents The Future of Wellbeing on Thursday, June 16, at 9 a.m., in the Nazareth College Arts Center’s Callahan Theater.

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Nazareth offers scholarships to select Rochester Broadway Theatre League Stars of Tomorrow participants

Nazareth College is pleased to partner with the Rochester Broadway Theatre League (RBTL) to award Stars of Tomorrow Scholarships to select high school sophomores and juniors participating in RBTL’s 2016 Stars of Tomorrow program.

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Nazareth Names Steitz Center for Service Learning Director

Nazareth College has named David W. Steitz as the new director of the Center for Service Learning. Steitz is also an associate professor of psychology and the director of the Gerontology Program at Nazareth College.

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Nazareth Celebrates 89th Commencement at Blue Cross Arena, May 8

Nazareth College will celebrate its 89th annual Commencement at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on Sunday, May 8, with an address from John Drain, senior vice president of finance at Hearst Television.

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Camp College Prep To Be Held at Nazareth College

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.

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Lights, iPad, Action

Anthony Stirpe '98 teaches an award-winning filmmaking course using the smartphones in his students' pockets.

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