News Archive

Archive — 2022, November

Nazareth remembers professor, historian, and academic administrator Mary T. Bush

Nazareth is saddened to report the death of Mary T. Bush ’51, Ph.D., professor emerita of history and political science, and an untiring advocate for Nazareth. She was 94. 

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Nazareth supports student, faculty, and staff mental health through new collaborative

As mental health on college campuses continues to be a top priority, Nazareth is among six colleges and universities in New York state that are partnering to bring an innovative program to higher education to better support student, faculty, and staff well-being in times of individual or collective crisis.. Nazareth joins St. John Fisher University, Elmira College, SUNY Brockport, Northeast College of Health Sciences, and Le Moyne College in the pilot initiative to bring the Consortium on Trauma, Illness, & Grief — or TIG — to their institutions. 

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Nazareth alum returns to lead marketing

T.C. Pellett '98 joins Nazareth as the new director of marketing. In the position, Pellett will play a leadership role in expanding Nazareth's reach. He will connect students, alumni, and community members — here in Rochester and beyond — to the value of a Nazareth education and the values of the institution. He officially starts January 3, 2023.

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Nazareth College to become Nazareth University on June 1, 2023

In a historic move as Nazareth prepares to celebrate 100 years of educating its students, Nazareth's board of trustees voted to approve that the College will soon become Nazareth University. It is now with the New York State Board of Regents to approve Nazareth's university status.

Once approved, the name Nazareth University will officially take effect on June 1, 2023. The Nazareth community will thoughtfully transition to University over the next seven months.


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Millie’s Expansion to Enhance Student Experience

Nazareth College released plans to expand Millie's Cafe in the Lorette Wilmot Library in their current efforts to give this heart of campus more seating spaces and expand menu offerings.

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Nazareth alumna and special education teacher surprised with prestigious Milken Educator Award and $25,000

Nazareth alumna and Clyde-Savannah special education teacher Caitlin Garvey '11 received the surprise of a lifetime on November 4 when she was named one of the nation's best teachers during a schoolwide assembly of cheering students, appreciative colleagues, local dignitaries, and media. Garvey, who works with first, second, and third grades at Clyde-Savannah Elementary School, received the Milken Educator Award from the Milken Family Foundation, which includes an unrestricted cash prize of $25,000.

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A local farm gives Naz students hope for the future of climate change

A field trip to see environmentally friendly practices at a local farm gave Nazareth students new understanding about agricultural strategies to address climate change.

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Damika Arnold joins Nazareth as new senior people officer

Nazareth welcomes Damika Arnold as its inaugural senior people officer. Arnold will lead campus-wide collaborative efforts to reimagine human resources and people-development functions at Nazareth. She started on October 31.

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