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Archive — 2021

Nazareth College remembers Trustee Sandy Parker

Nazareth College is mourning the loss of trustee Sandy Parker who passed away after a brief battle with cancer. She joined the College's board of trustees in 2015, most recently serving as the chair of the trusteeship committee and a member of the executive and the community and belonging committees.

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Nazareth College is a 2021-22 College of Distinction

Nazareth is among a select group of top colleges and universities across the country hand-picked to earn a 2021-2022 Best Colleges of Distinction designation for its commitment to engaged, experiential education.

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Nazareth’s Rachel Hohenwarter recognized nationally for her ResLife work during the pandemic

In a year marked by uncertainty and change, Nazareth College Residential Life Area Director Rachel Hohenwarter helped lead the residential life team through leadership transitions at the departmental, divisional, and college level while providing stability and continuity for student leaders. She’s earning national honors as the Association of College and University Housing Officers - International (ACUHO-I) recognizes her outstanding work, specifically during COVID.  

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Nazareth celebrates the perseverance of Class of 2021 with 94th Commencement on campus

The Nazareth College Class of 2021 — which will forever be remembered for its perseverance, adaptability, and strength — will be celebrated at the in-person 94th Commencement ceremonies, held for the first time in the Golisano Training Center (GTC) on campus. The graduate ceremonies are Friday, May 14, at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. The undergraduate ceremonies are Saturday, May 15, at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. Each of the five ceremonies will be livestreamed; see Commencement 2021.

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Nazareth nursing ranked best in region and #4 statewide

Nazareth's nursing program is celebrating National Nurses Day (May 6) ranked the best in the region — and #4 statewide — based on Nazareth nursing students' licensing success over the past three years and the strength of Nazareth's accredited program, reports RNCareers.org.

 

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President Paul Signs the Higher Education Carbon Pricing Endorsement

President Beth Paul is demonstrating her support for carbon pricing by signing an endorsement letter on April 21, at 1:30 p.m., outside Peckham Hall. It is part of a week-long series of Earth Day events at Nazareth College.

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Nazareth School of Business and Leadership cohosts first annual global case competition

Nazareth College’s School of Business and Leadership is hosting a global case study competition to foster collaboration, team-building, and competition.

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Orion trains to become a Golden Flyer therapy dog

Orion, the black labrador retriever on campus, is now officially a Golden Flyer wearing the purple and gold! Her "therapy dog in training" vest has her own NazCard ID badge.

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Nazareth awarded Cabrini Health Foundation Grant to work with migrant families

A new grant funds a college-community partnership to support the mental health and public health of migrant people in Livingston and Wayne counties and support experiential, community-based learning for students. The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation awarded nearly $328,000 for Nazareth College to collaborate with the Migrant Ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester.

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Nazareth Hires New Vice President for Advancement

As Nazareth College approaches its 100th anniversary, the College welcomes Darrell Bell as vice president for advancement — a dynamic, experienced advancement leader who's ready to help power Nazareth's next 100 years. In May, Bell becomes the chief development, alumni engagement, and fundraising officer for the College, joining a strong team dedicated to leading the College's important mission to educate and elevate new leaders to advance social innovation, social justice, and social progress.

 

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Nazareth College Commencement with Speaker Goodwell Nzou in May 2021

Nazareth College will celebrate its 94th Commencement in May 2021 and is honored to have as Commencement speaker Goodwell Nzou '15 — whose path from Zimbabwe to Nazareth College to breakthrough brain research all stemmed from a snake bite.

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Nazareth honored for health and wellness commitment to Special Olympics athletes

For Nazareth College's efforts to improve the health and wellness of people with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics NY (SONY) has chosen Nazareth for a 2020 Golisano Health Leadership Award. The award recognizes SONY's leading health partners for their support in improving the health and wellness of Special Olympics athletes and the intellectual disabilities (ID) population in the Rochester area.

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Grad student chosen for Russia youth leadership and entrepreneurship exchange

Nazareth College graduate student Meagan Maher '20, '21G, is set to participate in the
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Russia Youth Leadership and Entrepreneurship Virtual Exchange

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Nazareth partners with 540WMain to give students access to social and racial justice education workshops

Nazareth College is proud to be the first organizational member in a new partnership with 540WMain,Inc., a Rochester, N.Y. virtual non-profit organization and antiracist education brand that promotes justice for all. The partnership enables Nazareth students in the College's Partners for Learning and Partners for Serving programs to attend community workshops and connect with resources, groups, and efforts in the wider area related to social and racial justice issues.

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