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Archive — 2018

Nazareth voice and musical theatre students chosen to perform with Josh Groban for third time

On Tuesday, November 13, twenty voice and musical theatre students from Nazareth College's Music and Theater and Dance departments will sing backup at Josh Groban's concert at the Blue Cross Arena. 

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Spring comes early in Nazareth College production of "Spring Awakening"

The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department and Theatre League presents the Tony Award-winning alt-rock musical, Spring Awakening, November 15 through November 18 in Studio Theater A48 at Nazareth College, located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, 14618.

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Students and Professor Create Music Recording Label

Two Nazareth music/business majors with the help and guidance of their professor have launched a record label that gives students ways to gain music recording, business, and marketing experience right on campus.

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Nazareth College celebrates Leonard Bernstein Centennial on November 10

Nazareth College will join others around the world in celebrating what would have been the 100th birthday of American composer Leonard Bernstein with a series of lectures and an evening performance on Saturday, November 10

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Nazareth Trustee Fournier Named 2018 Business Person of the Year

The Small Business Council of Rochester has named Nazareth College Trustee Timothy Fournier, vice chair of the board of trustees, as its 2018 Business Person of the Year. Fournier, chairman and CEO of Conifer Realty LLC, was recognized in category of businesses with 50 or more employees.

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Military Sexual Trauma Survivor Heath Phillips Speaks After Film Screening of The Invisible War, Nov. 14

Heath Phillips is sharing his powerful story as a sexual assault survivor in the military. The Nazareth College Veteran Community and Title IX office are hosting Phillips’ talk along with a screening of The Invisible War from Oscar®- and Emmy®-nominated director Kirby Dick and Emmy®-nominated producer Amy Ziering.

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Performing for Peace and Justice: Nazareth College's Ninth Annual Poetry, Music & Dance Contest

Nazareth College’s Foreign Languages and Literatures department is hosting its 9th annual poetry, music, and dance contest — “Love and Friendship in Dark Times” — on Thursday, November 15.

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A cornucopia of 13 arts events at Nazareth College in November

Celebrate gratitude for the arts this November at the Nazareth College Arts Center, presenting a cornucopia of 13 music, theatre, comedy, and visual arts events this month, many of which are free.

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Social Work Student Draws Inspiration from her Battled Past

“There’s no reason to run and hate yourself for what happened to you.”
Nazareth social work student and mother of five Lakisha Sims uses her experiences with abuse, addiction, and loss as inspiration for her education.

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Five Students Headed to CGI U in Chicago

Five Nazareth College students are presenting their social innovation projects at the 11th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) 2018 at The University of Chicago this October.

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Community welcome at annual Movement and Dance Weekend at Nazareth College October 26-28

Nazareth College hopes you have your dancing shoes on for the annual MAD (Movement and Dance) Weekend, October 26-28, at the Nazareth College Arts Center. 

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NYC theater founder directs "Hay Fever" at Nazareth College

Robert Moss is the guest director for the comedic play Hay Fever, presented by the Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department. Running October 18-21.

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Three-time Grammy Winner Branford Marsalis at Nazareth on October 25

The Nazareth College Arts Center presents 11 concerts and events in October, many of which are free.

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Nazareth English Lecturer Turns Award Winning Screenwriter

Nazareth English and Communication Lecturer Bridgette Yaxley isn’t the only one who appreciates strong female roles in film. Her edgy, suspenseful screenplay about a female attorney has received significant national and international recognition, including the Best Original Screenplay award at the Burbank International Festival in September 2018, continues to be nominated for honors at other film festivals, and now she’s turning it into a novel.


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Chat with NYSUT's Jolene DiBrango

Jolene T. DiBrango, executive vice president of New York State United Teachers, recently returned to her alma mater, Nazareth College, and sat down to chat with School of Education Dean Kate DaBoll-Lavoie.

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A Life Changing Volunteer Experience with Empower Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

“I had the amazing opportunity to spend a week volunteering at Empower Spinal Cord Injury (SCI),” says Physical Therapy Professor J.J. Mowder-Tinney. Empower Spinal Cord Injury is a charitable organization that works with individuals with spinal cord disabilities to help them reach their highest potential for an independent life. During the Summer of 2018, Mowder-Tinney, and current physical therapy student Sarah Conroy each had a life changing experience working with Empower in Long Island, N.Y.

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Nazareth Names New Trustees

Nazareth College welcomes Ed Leva, Duffy Palmer, and Keith Woedy as new members to its Board of Trustees.

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Latinx Heritage Month 2018

Nazareth College takes great pride in creating a supportive and inclusive campus. The College is celebrating National Latinx Heritage Month (observed annually September 15 to October 15) honoring the histories, cultures, and contributions of people of Latin American and Spanish descent. During this time, we also commemorate Latin American countries who received their independence. Latinx is gender neutral, which means it's an identifier that moves beyond gender binaries.

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Alumnae Celebrate 80 Years of Friendship at Homecoming & Reunion Weekend

Clarisse Coggins, Class of ’43, one of Nazareth’s oldest and most dedicated alumna, attends Homecoming & Reunion weekend each year. This year, Coggins will be attending her 75th reunion at age 96, where she will receive an Outstanding Alumni Award, and she’ll have her life-long friend and fellow Nazareth alumna celebrating with her.

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Meet Matthew Ward: New director for Housing and Residential Life

Matthew R. Ward is Nazareth College’s new director for Housing and Residential Life

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