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Nazareth Hosts 9th Annual Global Citizenship Conference for Hundreds of High School Students, March 13

Published March 12, 2019

 More than 700 high school students from more than 20 different Rochester area schools will come to Nazareth College to celebrate and discuss diversity for the ninth annual Global Citizenship Conference on Wednesday, March 13, from 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The conference is a collaboration between the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue and community organizations. Nazareth College is located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y., 14618.


President and CEO of the Rochester Area Community Foundation Jennifer Leonard is speaking to the students on Bridging the Gap, and the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce’s Adrian Hale will address Coexistence, Celebrating Our Diversity. Other sessions include Encountering Myth Busting in World Religions and Cultures and Experiencing Globalization: Bridging the Gap.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 13

WHERE: Nazareth College, Shults Community Center, Kidera Gym


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Global Citizenship Conference

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.