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Nazareth’s LifePrep@Naz honored with Cornerstone Award from The Arc of Monroe

Nazareth College is celebrating more than a decade since first opening its doors as home to LifePrep@Naz, an innovative program providing a fully immersive on-campus college experience for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Monroe is now honoring Nazareth with this year’s Cornerstone Award. It was presented at the 2022 A Toast to The Arc gala on October 21 for Nazareth’s integral part in sustaining and building The Arc of Monroe and supporting its programs and services. LifePrep@Naz is a reciprocal partnership between Nazareth College and two community partners: Victor Central School District and The Arc of Monroe.

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Nazareth partners with PeerForward to bring first generation students to and through college

Several hundred high school students from more than 70 schools across the country, including the Rochester, New York area, are heading to Nazareth College this summer, July 11-31, for a life-changing experience intended to guide more young people to and through college. Nazareth is teaming up for a new partnership with PeerForward, a national nonprofit organization that uses an engaging peer-to-peer model to guide students in under-resourced schools to pursue four-year college degrees.


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Nazareth students curate exhibit to educate about the impact of redlining in neighborhoods

American Studies graduate student Arlene Lopez ’18, ’22G and public history student Jordyn Bagley ’24 curated the exhibit Confronting Relics of the Past: The History and Impact of Deed Restrictions and Redlining in Brighton, on display at the Brighton Memorial Library’s main lobby until April 30, as a project for Nazareth’s Center for Public History. 

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Special Olympics awards Naz student a grant to promote inclusion on campus

Rachel Hance, president of Special Olympics Club@Naz and a junior communication sciences & disorders major, has been awarded a grant from Special Olympics to advance Unified Sports at Nazareth. Unified Sports brings together Nazareth students and Special Olympics athletes to play together and celebrate abilities.

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Nazareth College alumna shared her story at "Celebration of Healing and Hope"

Called a “superhero who survived a world of brutal addiction,” Dellenna Harper shared her honest and inspirational story at “A Celebration of Healing and Hope” on March 24 at Nazareth College, in celebration of Women’s History Month and Social Work Month.

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MLK Day Commemoration, January 17

Nazareth is holding its annual MLK Day commemoration on Monday, January 17, the first day of the spring semester — the entire event will take place via Zoom.

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