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Nazareth Occupational Therapy program three-year pass rate is perfect

Nazareth College’s B.S./M.S. in Occupational Therapy program is celebrating three consecutive years with a 100 percent passing rate on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (or NBCOT) exam.

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Nazareth students honored at National Philanthropy Day for intergenerational learning with St. John’s elders

Nazareth students studying aging alongside elders, and together supporting community nonprofit organizations, were honored September 9, 2022, with an Outstanding Young People in Philanthropy award. The Genesee Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals presented nine awards recognizing contributions that make our region a great place to live, work, play, and age well.

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Nazareth named a 2022-23 College of Distinction

Nazareth College has been named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction — recognizing the College’s commitment to instilling the skills that allow students to become impactful changemakers who learn, grow, and succeed through Nazareth’s many opportunities for engaged and experiential learning.

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Nazareth honored for its evolving partnership with Greece schools

The Greece Central School District — the 10th largest in New York state — honored Nazareth at the Greece school board meeting May 3, 2022, with a Power of Partnership award for teaming up to support children and families through multiple interprofessional initiatives. 

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Nazareth junior Ivy Dulysz selected for civic engagement fellowship

Nazareth junior Ivy Dulysz '23, (they/she)a music therapy major, has been selected for a 2022 Newman Civic Fellowship for their service work pursuing equity for people with autism and other marginalized groups. Dulysz joins 172 student civic leaders from 38 states, Washington, D.C, and Mexico to make up the 2022-2023 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows.

 

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New music therapy equivalency certificate program

Students who studied music for their bachelor’s degree have a new way to become a music therapist through Nazareth College, without the need for a second degree.

 

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RISE aims to strengthen and diversify the early childhood workforce

Rochester Scholars for Early Intervention — known as Project RISE — is designed to strengthen the early childhood workforce and to promote the development and well-being of young children (ages 0-8) and children with different abilities. Nazareth is uniquely positioned to contribute to workforce development efforts as it is the only regional college with a broad mix of allied health and early childhood education courses offering this specialized interprofessional concentration.

 

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“Why We Sing” for individuals and families living with Alzheimer’s, April 2

Interactive and accessible “Why We Sing” for individuals and families living with Alzheimer’s, April 2. Nazareth School of Music choirs & music therapy program partner with Alzheimer’s Association for concert where dancing and singing are welcome and encouraged.

 

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Naz clinics named RBJ 2022 Health Care Hero for innovation

The York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute at Nazareth College is being recognized and honored as a model for health care innovation with its unique collaboration across health and human services academic programs and clinics that serve the Rochester region. Rochester Business Journal has selected Nazareth College’s York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute (YWRI) as a 2022 Health Care Hero in the Health Care Innovation category.

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New partnership for Naz students to pursue chiropractic or clinical nutrition advanced degrees

Students who'd like to become a chiropractic doctor or clinical nutritionist have new opportunities to start their education at Nazareth College and seamlessly move on for a graduate degree from Northeast College of Health Sciences (formerly New York Chiropractic College) in Seneca Falls, N.Y.

 

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