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Schedule your campus visit to Nazareth College. View upcoming dates for tours, auditions, portfolio reviews, open houses, and other undergraduate admissions events.

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Emily Virgil

Social Media Intern

Emily Virgil interned at Symphoria, gaining hands-on experience in digital media, photography, music administration, and event coordination.

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Students and President Daan Braveman in class

Why Nazareth

A Nazareth education prepares you not just for a job but for your life's work — in three key ways.

Why Nazareth
Sean Saville in NYC
Jenna Zajac
Yousuf George

Meet Prof. George

What if everyone changed the way they taught math? One Nazareth professor is at the forefront of a growing national movement.

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Leo Wu '19G in Nazareth T-shirt on Yellow Mountain, eastern China
Lan Nguyen

Internship in Cancer Research at Duke

Nazareth student Lan Nguyen '21, a biomedical sciences major, spent her summer at Duke University Cancer Institute, doing research with Nazareth alumnus Dr. Jason Somarelli '02.

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Mark Primus with students

Meet Prof. Primus

"My favorite classes to teach are about human behavior, human rights, and fathering," says Dr. Mark Primus.

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Meredith Rasey

Early Acceptance to Medical School

Being accepted early to medical school means no MCATs, great peace of mind, and time to pursue undergrad electives to develop her interests, says Meredith Rasey ‘21.

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Izzy Kimber with Prof. Rouland
Abby Hazlett in London
Faulds in Australia
Joycelyn Rivas in Naz sweatshirt on campus
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Rose Hair

Meet Prof. Hair

Dr. Rose Hair on her academic passion: “People and what they bring to the workplace — nothing else has as much of an impact on what we do and how successful we are.”

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Daniel Jacob walks on sidewalk with downtown Rochester cityscape behind him
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Life's Work video

A Nazareth education prepares you for your life's work through transformative, career-sparking experiences that build skills, confidence, and connections while broadening perspectives.

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Prof. Cathy Leverone stands in the finance lab at Nazareth College

Meet Cathy Leverone

She works one-on-one with students to best prepare them for successful careers — an advantage of a small college.

Finance prof. profile
Baker Street band of students and alums performing.

Students + Prof Create Record Label

Great music — plus experience in recording, marketing, public relations, social media management, and business.

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Glazer Music Performance Center

Acoustics Mastered

The Glazer Music Performance Center was constructed to provide performers with the perfect space to hear, adjust, and perform better than ever, and treats audience members to a premier acoustic experience.

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Suad Abdulla

Meet the Interns

Naz students build real world experiences and their resumes.

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Corinne Aquilina

Meet Corinne Aquilina

Corinne Aquilina loves live theater. Read her practical advice for students.

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Dr. Sangarasivam

Meet Dr. Sangarasivam

"To be successful, one must learn to live and work cooperatively and collaboratively, and to create and produce knowledge in multicultural contexts. Anthropology prepares you to do exactly that."

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Nazareth campus

This is Nazareth

Immerse yourself in the college life experience.

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Erich D' Eredita, summer research

Sparking Experiences

Students are using the Nazareth SPARK Grant for an international experience, internship, or research during the school year.

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Brittany Patton

2 majors, 3 internships

Double majoring in legal studies and community youth development and completing multiple internships prepared Brittany Patton '18 for her future goals.

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Dr. Shafiq
Springfest
Yolanda Benitez
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Nazareth students in dorm
Shane Fuentes
Katie Eipert
Roy Stein

Meet Prof. Roy Stein

Roy Stein enhances student learning through his music industry connections, his own business and performing experience, and an on-campus record label.

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Eileen Beiter

Meet Prof. Beiter

Eileen Beiter on accounting: "What I like about the discipline is it makes you uniquely qualified to be a decision-maker and problem-solver within an organization."

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Allen Shannon
Hannah Eberle
Isabel Córdova
Grant Richards performing in Cinderella

The Third Act

Grant Richards ‘17 almost rejected the performing arts as a viable career. But fairy tales do come true.

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Nazareth Wind Symphony performs a new Sandy Hook reflection piece.
Nick Napoli
Rochelle Ruffer
Student researchers with test tubes at Rochester's Lower Falls

Cutting-edge Science

Undergraduates and professors presented their environmental quality and remediation research at an international conference.

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Carolyn Lagoe seated in her office
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Loving Teaching

Many Nazareth TESOL graduates find a job—and a lifestyle—teaching refugee children at the Rochester International Academy.

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Jewish-Muslim Center Opens

Professor of Religious Studies Susan Nowak spoke at the recent opening of Nazareth’s unique prayer space devoted to those of Jewish and Muslim faiths.

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The SPARK Grant

Introducing Nazareth College's new door-opening grant, providing no-strings-attached funds to qualified students to pursue study abroad, internships, and study-away experiences.

SPARK Grant details

Real-World Ready

Interns acquire hands-on experiences that bolster confidence and prepare them for meaningful work.

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Street Med

Moudi Hubeishy '14 has expanded his medical school studies to the homeless of Buffalo.

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Noteworthy Performance

Nazareth's performance-based music program is widely accessible, and a new music center will expand its reach.

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Prepare with Guided Career Coaching

Help with determining, preparing for, and pursuing your life's work are woven into your years at Naz.

Center for Life's Work

Set Up for Success

Nazareth's Young Scholars program challenges and supports high-achieving students from urban schools.

Young Scholars

Big Ideas

“I want to have an impact,” says Marcus Moles '17, a business management major who’s getting a minor in finance. “I want to revolutionize something in the world.”

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Secrets of Success

Alums share tips with today's students.

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Research Breakthrough

Hydrofracking has created an ecological problem. Stephen Tajc, Ph.D., may have the answer.

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Foreign Focus

Winners of the 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest.

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The Art of Medicine

Dr. Thomas Caprio '96 concentrates his medical practice on person-centered care.

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York Institute Now Open

Nazareth unveils the newly named York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute.

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Car Tunes

Students competed to compose an ad for national carmaker Elio.

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Bridgette Hobart Janeczko and her husband

Art and Artifacts

Julia Madore '17 interned at the Fenimore Art Museum.

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Zappos and Vegas and Bears, Oh My!

Joe Christian '15 interned at Zappos headquarters in Las Vegas and was quickly hired by Paychex.

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Two lacrosse players running on the field.

World Views

The Center for International Education announces the winners of its annual student photo competition.

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Faces of Diversity

Explore the many faces and facets of diversity at Nazareth.

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College Crooners

The popularity of collegiate singing groups soars at Nazareth.

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A Place to Call Home

Nazareth's team of student bloggers share why they love living and learning in Rochester, N.Y.

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Lab Partners

HIV research gives Moudi Hubeishy '14 a chance to think beyond textbooks.

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Broadway Bound

Glo Gambino '13 and Katie Ganem '13 are acting, directing, writing, and striving for Broadway.

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Into the Blue

Lauren McLaughlin '10 embarks on an expedition with Alexandra Cousteau.

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Free Your Mind

An English literature course explores the fictional "criminal mind" with real-life inmates.

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Hoop Dreams

An interview with former NBA coach and ESPN/ABC analyst Jeff Van Gundy '85.

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From Combat to Career

Nazareth College helps Veteran-students transition from military to academic life.

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