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President Braveman is an Icon Honors Awardee for Leadership

Published December 06, 2019

Nazareth College President Daan Braveman’s 15 years as leader of Nazareth College and a leading voice in the community beyond campus is earning him a spot among the 2019 Icon Honors awardees in Rochester.He joins a class of 20 other influential leaders in Rochester being recognized at a special event in December.

The Icon Honors awards recognize long-standing Greater Rochester area business leaders for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field. Winners will be honored during an awards celebration on December 9, 2019 and will be profiled in an event publication inserted in the Rochester Business Journal in December.

Braveman has announced his plan to retire in June 2020. He is the ninth president in the College’s 95-year history. When Braveman completes his 15-year tenure, he will be Nazareth College’s longest serving president.

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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.

President Braveman is a 2019 Icon Honors awardee.