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Public Health is not only Critical in Pandemics: Learn from Public Health Week April 6-9



Learn from nine live, virtual talks April 6-9 on preventing other infections and suicide; promoting breastfeeding; addressing healthy aging during COVID-19, opioid use in pregnancy, health communication with diverse populations, environmental lead in Rochester, and sustainability in industry; and journeying from nursing to public health.

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Casa Italiana Honored with Foreign Language Award

Nazareth College's Casa Italiana brings Italy's culture and the Italian language to life for the Rochester community — one of the many reasons it is the 2020 recipient of the Friends of Foreign Language Award. The Rochester region of the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT) bestowed the honor to the Casa Italiana at a major conference of language teachers in western New York in early March

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Calidore String Quartet on April 4, plus Nazareth students shine in Dance Concert and Art Exhibitions

The Arts Center’s touring series of performances continues with the internationally acclaimed Calidore String Quartet at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 in the Glazer Music Performance Center, performing Beethoven’s Op. 130 in B-flat Major, along with works by Schubert, Webern, and Bartók. Also upcoming is the Nazareth Theatre and Dance Department’s annual Spring Dance Concert on Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28, and the Art and Design Department’s annual Student Art Shows opening on Friday, March 27.

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Nazareth Receives First-gen Forward Designation

The Center for First-generation Student Success recently honored Nazareth College as among the 2020-21 cohort of First-gen Forward institutions.

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Research Discovery: Switchgrass Sustainably Removes BPA From Environment

New research from Nazareth College students and faculty just published in a top-tier international journal, Scientific Reports (part of the prestigious Nature Research journals), is the first to show that a plant called switchgrass (native to most of the U.S. and Canada) can significantly help remove BPA from the environment.

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Nazareth's 2020 Commmencement Speaker is Ann Costello

Ann Costello, excutive director of the Golisano Foundation, is the speaker for Nazareth College's 93rd Commencement.

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Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department presents "Polaroid Stories"

The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department is proud to present Polaroid Stories by Naomi lizuka. Combining Greek mythology with the real life stories of teenage runaways, Polaroid Stories will play in Studio A48 on Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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Coloring Mandalas Can Reduce Anxiety

Feeling anxious? Grab crayons. Coloring a mandala — those circles of intricate, geometric figures — has been shown to reduce anxiety significantly more than coloring on a plaid design or coloring on a blank paper.

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Elizabeth Paul, Ph.D., Named Nazareth College’s 10th President

Nazareth College's Board of Trustees has announced Elizabeth "Beth" L. Paul, Ph.D., as Nazareth's 10th president. Currently finishing her tenure as president of Capital University, Paul will take office on July 1.

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Nazareth College Arts Center in February: Dance, Taiko Drumming, Rainbow Fish, and Art Exhibitions

The Nazareth College Arts Center will present athletic dance, giant Japanese taiko drumming, and a black-light puppet performance based on a bestselling children's book this February as part of the Arts Center Series of professional productions by touring companies. In addition, two art exhibitions featuring the works of national artists will open.

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Three Nazareth Students Headed to Scotland for the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in April

In a highly competitive process, three Nazareth College students were selected to advance their social innovation projects at the 12th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) 2020 at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, from April 17-19 — the first international CGI U conference.

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Nazareth College Opera Workshop presents Hansel and Gretel

Witches and magical gingerbread houses come to life in Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, presented by the Nazareth College Opera Workshop. 

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Farida Hosaini Earns a Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad in Hungary

Nazareth student Farida Hosaini earns a prestigious Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Hungary

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