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Archive — 2019

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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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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 Names Four New Board Members

The Nazareth College Board of Trustees welcomes Scott Chapman, Roger Friedlander, Aaron Newman, and Grant Randall as its newest board members.

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Nazareth Welcomes Class of 2023 with Day of Service

Nazareth College welcomes the Class of 2023 and all its students back for the new year.The new Class of '23 is comprised of 530 students and is one of the College’s strongest academically, most geographic, and culturally diverse classes. This year’s class has 30 states represented, including California, Florida, Texas, and Washington, and some students are coming from international locales like Saudi Arabia, Canada, and China. The first year students, along with 120 transfer students, spend the weekend participating in a whirlwind of activities, including New Student Convocation and the annual Orientation Day of Service on Friday, August 23.

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Nazareth College Named to The Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges-2020 Edition

Nazareth College is proud to be on the list for the 12th consecutive year as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features Nazareth in the new 2020 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 385 Colleges (Penguin Random House, August 6, 2019).

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Two Nazareth Students Selected as Fulbright Scholars

Nazareth alum Katie Box and senior Jessica Meyers will head to Spain and Germany, respectively, to teach English for a year as 2019 Fulbright scholars.

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After Successful 15-year Tenure, Nazareth College President to Retire in June 2020

Nazareth College President Daan Braveman announced his plan to retire in 2020 in an address to faculty and staff today. He is the ninth president in the College’s 95-year history. When Braveman completes his 15-year tenure in June 2020, he will be Nazareth College’s longest serving president.

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Founder of Comparative Theology Francis X. Clooney Speaks at Nazareth College, April 11-12

Touted as the father of comparative theology; he is a Jesuit priest who truly loves the Hindu tradition. Francis X. Clooney, S.J., will present Hinduism as a Catholic — Finding God in Small Things on Thursday, April 11, at Nazareth College in the Glazer Music Performance Center at 7 p.m. The following day, Friday, April 12, Clooney will present Learning Interreligiously in Golisano Academic Center’s Linehan Chapel at 1:30 p.m.

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Naz Community Unites for Giving Day 2019, April 3

Naz Giving Day 2019’s theme is Sunrise to sunset: the difference a day can make. It kicks off at midnight EST, and runs until 11:59 p.m. This is the College’s second annual giving day and the goal this year is 1,400 gifts

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Harrison Kane is 2019 Newman Civic Fellow

Nazareth is proud to announce that sophomore Harrison Kane, a legal studies major, has been selected for a 2019 Newman Civic Fellowship.

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Nazareth Hosts 9th Annual Global Citizenship Conference for Hundreds of High School Students, March 13

 More than 700 high school students from more than 20 different Rochester area schools will come to Nazareth College to celebrate and discuss diversity.

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Seven Visiting Scholars from Nazareth Partner Schools in China

Nazareth is happy to play host to a group of seven visiting scholars from Nazareth’s overseas partner schools in China.

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Nazareth Continues Sustainability Through Composting

Composting is a new addition to the Nazareth campus this semester. Through working with staff and an offsite company, composting is occurring on campus in places such as Lourdes & Kearney, The Cabaret, and Cafe Sorelle. Anyone can look for the green composting bins at the end of their meal. Compostable items include leftover food, compostable straws, cups, and napkins.    

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Geitner Announced as Nazareth College's 2019 Commencement Speaker

Nazareth College is honored to announce that Marisa Geitner, a ‘92, ‘95G Nazareth alumna, Nazareth board of trustee member, and the president and CEO of Heritage Christian Services, is the College’s 2019 Commencement speaker.

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Witchcraft trials and gender inequality in Nazareth College production of "Vinegar Tom"

Vinegar Tom, a play with music by Obie Award winning author Caryl Churchill, runs February 15 through February 24 in Studio Theater A48 at Nazareth College, located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, 14618.

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Oak Tree Food Pantry Set to Open on Campus

After teaming up with five Nazareth departments, Turner and Brunale are opening the Oak Tree food pantry at Nazareth. It’s a solution to a nationwide reality among college students — hunger or food insecurity.

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Calendar

Events

Nov 17
Letters & Lives: Typographic work of Bigelow & Holmes 12 – 5 p.m.
October 18–November 22
Nov 17
The Unknown Landscape by Brian Ferrell 12 – 5 p.m.
October 18–November 22
Nov 17
Buffalo Sabres v. Ottawa Senators: Ticket Sales 10 – 5 p.m.
November 9–December 16
Nov 11
Night Light Yoga - 8:45 p.m. 8:45 – 9:45 p.m.
September 2 – December 9
Nov 17
Catholic Mass 7 – 8 p.m.
August 25 – December 8
Nov 17
SOLD OUT - The Drowsy Chaperone 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
November 14 – November 17
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