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Nazareth’s First Annual MLK Visual and Performing Arts Awards

Published October 17, 2017

Nazareth College will present the inaugural Martin Luther King Visual and Performing Arts Awards as part of the College’s MLK Day Celebrations on Monday, January 15, 2018. The award is open to all undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at Nazareth, and there will be category winners in music, theatre/dance, and visual arts.

Participants are expected to compose, write, and/or create a new work with a social justice theme. The winner’s work will be presented on January 15 during the MLK Day celebration on the College’s campus. A stipend of $250 will be awarded in each category. The deadline for submitting a work is November 15, at 4 p.m. Award recipients will be announced on November 27.

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Julie Long | Nazareth Chief Public Relations Officer | (585) 389-2456 |

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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 2,300 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.