Learn more about the clubs and organizations that provide many of the social, educational, cultural, spiritual, and recreational activities of the Nazareth community.
The goal of ASL Club is to expose students to deaf culture and experience it in a way that allows not only something fun and interesting, but also provides positive learning opportunities for students with or without ASL background. The club plans to bring in guest speakers and allow for members to attend deaf events in the area. Rochester area has a large deaf population, so with this club we plan to involve the community in our events in return for them to involve us. ASL Club will provide students interested in the deaf community, a chance to immerse themselves in the community and receive a hands on experience. To contact ASL Club, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Therapy Club's purpose is to create a greater awareness of the discipline of art therapy, to connect Nazareth students interested in art therapy, to connect undergraduate students with the graduate students in the Creative Art Therapy department, and connect Nazareth with the larger art therapy community in Rochester. To learn more, email email@example.com.
The Association of Social Work Students (ASWS) is the Social Work Department's student organization and falls under the governance of the Undergraduate Association of the college. Its main goals are to help students integrate their social work knowledge, skills, values and life experiences with the academic and social aspects of Nazareth College; to respond to the needs of the local community; and to enhance the presence of undergraduate social work education in Rochester and surrounding areas.
For more information contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The goal of this club is to play badminton, interact with people, and compete against other college teams in the future. For more information, contact the club officers at email@example.com.
Ballroom Club provides students with the opportunity to learn new forms of dance, all while exercising and relieving stress. We offer instructions in American-Style Tango, Bachata, East Coast Swing, Meringue, Salsa, West Coast Swing and much more. No dance experience required!!! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info!
Best Buddies Club encourages involvement from Nazareth College students both with and without developmental and intellectual disabilities. The club creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, volunteer involvement both on campus and in the community as well as leadership opportunities for all involved! We are an international organization with a individualized chapter at Nazareth College: check out our website bestbuddies.org. To contact Nazareth's Best Buddies group, email email@example.com.
The Black Student Union (BSU) is a multicultural organization dedicated to strengthening, enhancing, and promoting unity among students of color through social and political action. Our vision is to serve the campus with cultural and educational initiatives as we aim to support and build leaders while fostering a sense of identity for students of color on the Nazareth College campus. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Capoeira is a Brazilian dance and martial art form that involves singing and percussion. The purpose of Capoeira Club is for students to improve their strength, flexibility and endurance as well as musical abilities by practicing an Afro-Brazilian martial art. To contact the club, email email@example.com.
CAB is the student run programming board at Nazareth and is comprised of seven committees: Night Life, Major Events, Marketing, Live@Naz, Operations, Off Campus Events and Spirit of Naz. They are responsible for creating and implementing a full calendar of programs each year in addition to planning traditional events including Welcome Week, Formal and Springfest.
If you are interested in joining the Campus Activities Board email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Spirituality Council is an organization of students who work closely with the Center for Spirituality (CFS) staff to coordinate a variety of opportunities in an effort to fulfill some of the spiritual, educational, and social needs of Nazareth students. The Council is composed of four officers, 15 program coordinators, and at-large members. Its programs include Bible Study, Blood Drive, Catholic Worship, Protestant Worship, Women & Spirituality discussion groups, and more!
For more information on these and other programs or to get involved with the Center for Spirituality, look for CFS interest night or contact the club officers at email@example.com.
Chinese Club provides students with the ability to perfect their Chinese language skills and to bring together people interested in the Chinese language, literature, its culture, and its issues. It intends to provide the whole student population with a new place for knowledge, mutual understanding, and fun.
For more information on this club please contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Communications Science and Disorders Association (CSDA) is a club open to all students who may have an interest in communication disorders and their treatments. CSDA is active in social, professional, and educational events that members will surely enjoy.
Previous events include professional speakers and presentations, professional panel discussions, freshman/sophomore/transfer dinners, end of the year picnics, various community service activities, graduate school information sessions, club bonding activities, campus-wide movie nights, and attendance at national and state conventions.
CSDA is great for students who want more knowledge and experience in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology. For more information contact the club officers at email@example.com.
Club Italianissimo allows the Nazareth community to come into contact with Italian language and culture outside of the classroom. Each semester, the Italian Club sponsors activities such as Italian films, operas, and get-togethers in the Rochester area.
In addition, many of the meetings and activities take place in Nazareth's Casa Italiana. Members of the Italian Club share a common bond and interest in Italian culture.
Club Italianissimo welcomes the entire Nazareth community to participate in any of our events during the year. For more information contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Youth Development Collective aims to advance the goals of youth development by engaging in "fun with a purpose" leadership and service-learning opportunities. For more information, email email@example.com.
Dare2Dance offers a variety of dance opportunities regardless of an individual's dance experience. The club is a non-competitive dance group with a passion for dance and a desire to reach out to the community and to share its talents by volunteering time to instruct children of the community. Also, the club wants to raise awareness of being fit, active, and staying healthy as well as teaching ballet, jazz, and hip-hop to those members who have had no prior dance experience.
For more information, please contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diversity Council is comprised of representatives from diversity clubs within the Undergraduate Association. These clubs include ASWS, CFS, Chinese Club, Club Italianissimo, French Club, German Club, Habitat for Humanity, INC, International Club, Lamda, and LASMA.
Together, they work to educate the college community and to foster a greater understanding of what it means to live in a diverse world. For more information, please contact the club officers at email@example.com.
The French Club of Nazareth College provides activities through which students and community members may practice the French language and expand their knowledge of French culture and civilization. Various activities such as Dejeuner conversations, gourmet dinners, and weekly films are held in the Maison Francaise. The club is not exclusively for French majors, but for everyone interested in the French language and culture.
For more information contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The German club's purpose is to foster an understanding and appreciation of the German culture and language. Other objectives include: to provide services to Rochester and other international communities; offer activities in combination with other clubs to strive for the betterment of the student-body; support for the understanding of world cultures; and to work towards a mutual understanding of the world's people.
For more information on this club please contact their club officers at email@example.com.
The Gerontology Club is open to all undergraduate students, regardless of academic major, interested in gaining experience working with, and for, older adults. The club functions to:
Members of the Gerontology Club also work together to raise funds for agencies and organizations whose missions are to educate and serve the interests of an aging population.
Interested in service and gerontology? Contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Golden Gazette is a student run, "Naz-centric," online newspaper. It allows students, faculty, staff and alumni an opportunity to promote Nazareth and shine a spotlight on all of the amazing opportunities and events that the College has to offer, as well as to provide the community with entertaining and engaging written works. For more information on joining the Golden Gazette, email email@example.com.
Individuals of all ages can help out with the construction of a house for a family in need. You do not need to have any constructions skills, just the heart and the motivation.
To find out more about Habitat for Humanity, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The purpose of the International Club is to provide a place for American students and students from other countries to come together and share cultural experiences in order to promote tolerance and understanding. Previous activities include a movie at the Little Theater and hiking at Watkins Glen.
For more information, please contact the club officers at email@example.com.
The mission of Jazz Club is to create a comfortable environment in which students from all majors can appreciate jazz as a wonderful genre of music and a useful and relevant form of expression for all musical careers. Students with a desire to learn more about this music have the opportunity to collaborate and connect with peers and professors from various fields, as well as connect with internationally renowned guest artists as part of the club’s "Voices In Music" speaker series. Additional activities include: Judgement-Free Jams, Jazz Choir, and snacking. No musical experience necessary to be a part of this club--Jazz is for everyone!
For more info about Jazz Club, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nazareth Lambda Association celebrates diversity and aims to provide resource information about and support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. We envision a campus community that embraces everyone, including persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Lambda welcomes the participation and support of all, including our straight allies, who share in and hope to realize this mission.
We hope and believe that our group will continue to grow and develop over the years, helping Nazareth become even more inclusive, welcoming, and safe for the LGBTQ community. All students with open minds are invited to join the Lambda Association.
For more information about the Lambda Association, please e-mail the club officers at email@example.com.
The purpose of the LASMA is to allow interested persons to come in contact with the Spanish language outside of Spanish classes. Also, the club exposes them to areas of Latino and Spanish culture, helps them in gaining an appreciation of both the language and the culture, and provides a chance for those interested in the language and culture to express their views and share a common bond.
Previous events include: weekly Spanish films, cultural dinners, and various festivals.
For more information, please e-mail the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Math Club strives to unite math majors and non-majors alike by sponsoring several social and community service activities throughout the year. There is also an emphasis placed on promoting mathematical ideas and concepts by inviting guest speakers, orchestrating math "fun nights" for area schools, and encouraging students to give talks at undergraduate conferences.
The club is always open to new suggestions inspired by its members. For more information, e-mail the club officers email@example.com.
Mind Over Matter focuses on promoting awareness, increasing education, and removing the stigma around mental health. To contact the club, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music Therapy Club (AMTAS) involves the use of musical interventions by trained music therapy professionals to achieve non-musical goals. Music therapy has been used in a variety of applications with a variety of populations, ranging from developmentally disabled children to the elderly.
The Music Therapy Club at Nazareth is open to all students with an interest in music therapy. Members have the opportunity to interact with music therapy professionals at regional and national conferences each year. Other activities have included campus-wide drum circles, A Night of Jazz, an annual on-campus mini-conference, volunteering at programs with the Girl Scouts of Genesee Valley, workshops, speakers, and Music Therapy Awareness Week.
For more information contact the club officers at email@example.com.
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among some of the world's largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education.
To learn more about NAfME, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The purpose of Law Club at Nazareth is to promote and educate students about different areas and careers in the legal field, regardless of academic major, through guest speakers, field trips, discussions and other activities. Additionally, Law Club organizes visits to nearby law schools and helps with preparations for the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test) for students that plan on attending law school. For more information, please email email@example.com.
The Nazareth Communication Society is focused on implementing events that provide students with an opportunity to refine their skills in the communication discipline. Specifically, the society is working to develop opportunities for students to enhance their skills in public relations, marketing communication, and oral communication. To contact the club, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nazareth Commuter Association (NCA) exists to enhance communication with commuter students, recognizing that they have needs and concerns that differ from those of resident students. The NCA encourages commuters to take part in the various campus activities offered to all students.
Through rowing, students will get a full body, low impact workout while working with a team of rowers. Everyone learns in a slow, sequential manner, working on individual rowing techniques in a safe, easy-to-learn environment and bonding over practices and regattas.
NDO provides students with dance opportunities in support of the College's dance program and departmentally-sponsored activities including performances, workshops, master classes, and conferences. For more information, email email@example.com.
Nazareth Men's Basketball Club is a club that practices and plays games 2-3 times per week. The group travels to and plays against other schools competitively. If you're interested in participating, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Naz Ultimate is dedicated to the future development, promotion and awareness of the game of Ultimate Frisbee. The club serves to teach individuals of all experience levels to play ultimate and schedule games and scrimmages with area ultimate teams. Naz Ultimate strives to exemplify Ultimate in its true form; where it emphasizes finesse and athleticism with competitive play while maintaining the bond of mutual respect between players.
For more information contact the club officers at email@example.com.
Nursing Club exists to unify the nursing students at Nazareth College by providing a system of support of faculty and peers. Also, the club provides non-nursing undergraduate students the opportunity to join and participate in fundraising, community service, and gain a knowledge and understanding of the importance of health care issues that particularly relate to nursing.
For more information, please contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Philosophy Club is a student-run, departmentally advised discussion group; traditionally, philosophy majors take turns leading the discussion and circulating preparatory materials. The group aims at developing the skill of discussing issues philosophically.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the club at email@example.com.
Physical Therapy Club strives to provide an educational, social, and charity minded organization for all individuals sharing common interests and future goals relating to physical therapy. Club activities revolve around and promote learning about the physical therapy profession and any related topics. Annual events include: guest speakers, and various volunteer and social activities.
For more information contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pre-Health Professionals Club is geared towards those students interested in pursuing a career in any of the various health related fields. Most club members are those who are pursuing minors in pre-med, pre-dental, and pre-vet, but those students who are interested in other medical fields such as podiatry or optometry are also encouraged to join. The focus of the club is to bring together, in both a social as well as an academic setting, those students who share a common career goal.
The club also prides itself on its dedication to the community, as members have participated in a wide variety of community service activities. These include bowling with the Special Olympics, a Valentine's Day party with the Sisters of St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center, and taking part in both the Breast Cancer and MS walks in Rochester.
All students are invited to contact the club officers at email@example.com.
The Psychology Club's purpose is to bring knowledge and understanding about issues of mental health to the Nazareth community through education and service activities. Goals for this club include: introducing students to careers in Psychology, encouraging interaction with the department faculty, participation from students with other majors, and providing service opportunities in the field of mental health and well-being.
For more information contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Public Health Club is dedicated to serving the local, national, and international communities to raise public health awareness. Starting with the Nazareth community, we strive to make the healthiest nation in one generation. To contact the club, email email@example.com.
The Ministry of Magic, a club devoted to the fictionalized world of Harry Potter, allied itself with the College's Quidditch team. In the Harry Potter series, Quidditch is the wizarding world’s most popular sport, sort of like soccer played on flying broomsticks. Nazareth’s team practices twice a week, with the goal of competing in the Quidditch World Cup.
To learn more about Quidditch Club, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Residence Hall Council (RHC) is an organization that represents resident student interests and concerns on campus. The council acts as a student advocate organization, in addition to providing activities for the resident population. Some of the activities sponsored in part by RHC are: Siblings Weekend, Halloween Mixer, the campus movie channel, and the Volleyball Tournament.
For more information contact the officers at email@example.com.
The Nazareth College Science Club is committed to presenting science as a diverse and exciting field to students and the community. Science Club members are involved in several social and community service activities. Students of the club have volunteered with the Adopt-a-School Program, which brings science into fourth grade classrooms. Additionally, students have volunteered to work with kids during National Chemistry Week demonstrations at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
For more information, contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ski and Snowboard Club provides a school affiliated organization that allows students to participate in events relating to skiing and snowboarding. It is the organization's intention to offer students the opportunity to ski once a week at a discounted rate as well as have access to transportation to the off-campus event site. This club also provides the opportunity to fundraise and plan group ski trips that are open to the entire campus to promote the activity within the student population.
For more information contact the club officers at email@example.com.
Student Athlete Mentors (SAMs) is a club that focuses on helping other students and themselves maintain a healthy and safe lifestyle. The club tries to promote the healthy and safe lifestyle by running educational programs, presenting speakers, and running campus-wide events to help raise awareness.
If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Student Occupational Therapy Association is an organization that focuses on the impact and current issues that affect the Occupational Therapy profession. It is a student run club through which all OT students and faculty have a part in promoting occupational therapy through various learning and fundraising experiences. The organization will facilitate communication between our members and the professional community. Furthermore, Occupational Therapy students will engage in educational, service, and social opportunities.
Lastly, we will promote interest not only in our fellow peers, but the community as well. Creating a fully integrated experience throughout the Nazareth campus will bring a greater awareness to the Occupational Therapy Program. If you are interested in this club do not hesitate to contact the club officers at email@example.com.
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Nazareth's Theatre League is an active student group dedicated to exposing students to theatre and the arts. The Theatre League plays a large role in producing all four of the Theatre Department productions, as well as other small-scale productions. The league also holds other club activities and events including acting workshops and trips to area theatre events. Most of all, the Theatre League has a lot of fun producing first-rate theatre!
For more information contact the club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WNAZ is the campus radio station at Nazareth. The station is operated completely by interested students and features a number of talented DJs throughout its daily programming and advertising. WNAZ can be listened to on campus as well as being heard through the college closed-circuit television. Most recently, WNAZ has begun to stream online.
Any person interested in becoming involved with or advertising on the station is asked to contact the club officers at email@example.com.
The Women & Gender Studies Student Association at Nazareth College aims to build awareness and understanding about gender as an organizing factor in social, political, and familial institutions and policy. Informed by the field of feminist studies while contributing to an educational environment that promotes diversity and inclusion. To contact the group, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Health Club is dedicated to empowering students on health and wellness issues pertaining to women. This club aims to give students the necessary tools to live healthy lives throughout college as well as after they graduate, relating to topics of healthy relationships, reproductive health, college resources, self-image, etc. To contact the club, email email@example.com.
The Involvement Fair at the start of each fall and spring semester is a great way to learn more about the different student organizations and volunteer opportunities available at Nazareth. More than 40 clubs/organizations and various volunteer community organizations are typically represented.