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Fourth Annual Rochester Teen Summit at Nazareth College, April 28

Published April 11, 2018

On Saturday, April 28, teens and young adults from across the Greater Rochester region will come together at Nazareth College to share research, stories, and “calls for action” for the purpose of working together to improve our community. The event will be held in the Shults Center from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Rochester Teen Summit is free and open to the public. Nazareth College is located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y., 14618.  

The summit will feature a series of 10-minute creative and interactive “TED Talk” style presentations by young adults from Nazareth College’s Adolescence Education and Community Youth Development Programs, Webster Schroeder High School, School Without Walls, Our Lady of Mercy High School, East High School, Avalon School, Roc Kids Connect, and LifePrep@Naz.

Among this year’s topics are: mental health, drug abuse, sexual harassment  body image, youth citizenship, students with disabilities, connecting suburban and urban students, and slam poetry.

For more information and to register, click here.

This event is funded in part by a grant from the John F. Wegman Fund of the Rochester Area Community Foundation.

For More Information

Julie Long | Nazareth Chief Public Relations Officer | (585) 389-2456 | jlong2@naz.edu

Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y., challenges and supports 2,200 undergrads and 700 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon arts and sciences core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.