News Archive

Archive — 2019

Holidays at the Nazareth College Arts Center

It's time to celebrate the holiday season, and the Nazareth College Arts Center presents a series of festive events guaranteed to warm your heart and brighten your spirits!

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Dr. Marie Watkins Earns National Honors for Social Work

Nazareth College Community Youth Development Professor Marie Watkins earned national honors with a Mentor Recognition Award from The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). She recently accepted the award at the national CSWE Annual Program Conference in Denver, Colorado.

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Nazareth and RG&E: A Lasting Partnership

A lasting partnership with Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) is supporting excellent facilities and programs at Nazareth College. Nazareth has received $1.5 million in commitments and grants over the past 43 years. RG&E’s support — whether for capital projects, arts programming, scholarships, or the annual fund — fuels Nazareth students to pursue their life’s work.

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Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department presents "The Drowsy Chaperone"

The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department is proud to present the Tony Award winning “musical within a comedy,” The Drowsy Chaperone, on Thursday, November 14 and Friday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Studio A48 at Nazareth College.

 

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10th Annual Performing for Peace and Justice in French

 Nazareth College’s Foreign Languages and Literatures department and the Maison Française launch the 2019 10th Annual poetry, music and dance contest on Thursday, November 14, to honor the life of Martin Luther King on his 90th birthday.

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November at Nazareth: Brass quintet, Americana swing, and "The Drowsy Chaperone"

From chamber music to country swing to a drowsy chaperone, there is something for everyone this month at the Nazareth College Arts Center.

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Nazareth College's Board of Trustees Names New Officers

Nazareth College recently named Trustee Timothy Fournier as the College’s Board of Trustees chairman, and Trustee John Drain, the Board of Trustees vice chairman.

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MAD (Movement and Dance Weekend) 2019 at Nazareth features collaboration with Arts Center Series artists

The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department presents the eighth annual MAD (Movement and Dance) Weekend from Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27 on the Nazareth College campus.

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Golisano Training Center is Innovative Model of Fitness and Wellness

Today, Nazareth College, Special Olympics New York, and the Golisano Foundation announced the grand opening of the Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College. The three organizations have partnered to create the first of its kind collaboration of inclusion, fitness, and wellness for athletes of all abilities.  Nazareth is poised and ready to be a national model of “Wellness for All” as the only college or university that has ever developed an inclusive training center that levels the playing field for athletes of all abilities and ages.

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Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department presents William Shakespeare’s "The Tempest"

The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department presents an epic story that begins with a shipwreck on a remote island. William Shakespeare’s The Tempest will play in the Callahan Theatre on Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 13 at 2 p.m. 

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Atlas Center Opens on Campus

Nazareth College’s Atlas Center is now open to help students, faculty, and staff navigate life by offering guidance to those at an intersection of sexuality and gender.

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Director of New Konar Center for Tolerance and Jewish Studies Wants to Spread Understanding Through Education and Communication

As anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination are on the rise, the Konar Center for Tolerance and Jewish Studies at Nazareth College has formed to promote understanding and inclusion and to expand Jewish studies, including increased opportunities for students' experiential learning and learning on campus. The Center's first Executive Director, Hava Leipzig Holzhauer, J.D., believes that education and communication are key to greater understanding and to bringing people closer together.

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Sound Stories: Why audio journalism works

Nadia Reiman — a supervising producer for the award-winning This American Life weekly radio show and podcast — in a talk at Nazareth College that included examples of using audio strategically and creatively.

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Creating Racial Equality in the 21st Century, Oct. 3-5

Located in the city known as the home of Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony, Nazareth College and St. John Fisher College are co-hosting the regional conference of the National Association for African American Studies and Affiliates (NAAAS) at Nazareth from October 3 - 5.

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Nazareth presents "Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" Oct. 19

The Nazareth College Arts Center welcomes Peter Gros, star of the original Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom series, along with some animal friends, to Callahan Theater on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.

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Nazareth College Adds Financial Planning Minor that is Approved by the Certified Financial Planning Board

Nazareth College's finance majors interested in working as certified financial planners can complete a new financial planning minor — the only program in Rochester approved as a CFP Board Registered Program — providing high-quality education to become eligible to take the Certified Financial Planning (CFP) exam.

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Nazareth Earns National Distinction for Sparking Changemakers

 Nazareth College is one of only 26 institutions in the United States to be recognized for its commitment to accelerate changemaking by Ashoka U as part of its global #MillionsofChangemakers campaign.

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Nazareth College Arts Center Series celebrates Latinx Heritage Month with Gina Chavez

The Nazareth College Arts Center opens the 2019-2020 series of touring performances with Latin-pop singer and songwriter Gina Chavez in the Jane and Laurence Glazer Music Performance Center on Saturday, October 5 at 8 p.m.

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Nazareth Announces A School of Music

Nazareth College has formed a School of Music to expand and elevate its undergraduate and graduate music programs.

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Nazareth Recognized as Best College by U.S. News and Other Top Rankings

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges guide has again ranked Nazareth College in the top tier of colleges and Universities for Best Regional Universities-North, rising to No. 32, based on academic quality indicators such as graduation rates and faculty resources. The region covers 11 states and the District of Columbia. The 2020 edition also marks Nazareth highly as a Best Value School, at No. 25 in the region, and as a Best College for Veterans.

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Calendar

Events

Nov 14
Letters & Lives: Typographic work of Bigelow & Holmes 12 – 5 p.m.
October 18–November 22
Nov 14
The Unknown Landscape by Brian Ferrell 12 – 5 p.m.
October 18–November 22
Nov 14
Buffalo Sabres v. Ottawa Senators: Ticket Sales 10 – 5 p.m.
November 9–December 16
Nov 14
The Niceties: Ticket Sale 10 – 1 p.m.
November 10–November 17
Nov 11
Night Light Yoga - 8:45 p.m. 8:45 – 9:45 p.m.
September 2 – December 9
Nov 14
Performing for Peace and Justice in French: Poetry, Music, and Dance Contest to Celebrate MLK’s 90th Birthday 4:30 – 9 p.m.
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