Parent Orientation

August 22, 2019 • 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


12:30 - 12:45 p.m.

Welcome to Nazareth

Meaghan Arena, Vice President of Enrollment & Student Experience

12:45 - 1:30 p.m.

College Life: Strategies to Help Your Student Succeed

Andy Morris, Associate Vice President for Retention & Student Success

1:30 - 2 p.m.

Community and Belonging at Nazareth College

Diane Ariza, Vice President for Community & Belonging

Olajiwon McCadney, Director for Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Education

Ashley George, Coordinator for Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Education for Students


Financial Aid Process - Year Two and Beyond!

Janice Scheutzow, Director of Financial Aid

2 - 2:30 p.m.

Title IX & Student Conduct

Karen Vicks, Title IX Coordinator


Student Employment, Career Coaches, and the SPARK Grant - Center for Life's Work and Your Student

Emily Carpenter, Executive Director of the Center for Life's Work

Mike Kahl, Director of Career Services


First in Family: Gathering for First Generation Students & Families

Rene Fuehrer, Coordinator of First Generation Student Initiatives

2:30 - 3 p.m.

Campus Safety and Security

Terri Stewart, Director of Campus Safety

3 - 3:45 p.m.

New Student Convocation 


Campus Living

Matt Ward, Director of Housing & Residential Life


Commuting in Your First Year

Carey Backman, Director of Student Activities & Leadership

3:45 - 4:15 p.m.

Family Farewell

Say "see you later" to your student as you both continue with your respective Orientation programs.

4:15 - 5 p.m.

Health & Wellness and Your Student

Susan Quinn, Director of Health & Counseling Services

Kathryn DeVinney, Assistant Director of Health & Counseling Services

5 - 6 p.m.

Reception and Q&A

All presenters and Student Experience directors will be available for any last-minute questions you might have. Refreshments will be served.

** Due to limited seating, Convocation is streamed live in Callahan Theater for parents.