New and prestigious programs, Dept. of Education grant, and upcoming events
New and prestigious programs, Dept. of Education grant, and upcoming events
NazarethAlumni & FriendsFebruary 2023
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Introducing Xavier Marshall 

Nazareth is thrilled to welcome Xavier Marshall as part of the alumni engagement team. With more than 10 years of coaching and community building experience, Xavier will collaborate with campus partners to create compelling programs and provide meaningful connection opportunities for current students and recent graduates.
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Campus News

Nazareth to offer prestigious Bonner Leader scholarships

The four-year service and community engaged learning undergraduate program is conducted in partnership with the Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation. Available for students starting their studies at Nazareth beginning in fall 2023, participants will receive professional development, training, and opportunities to create a more just and equitable world while developing leadership and changemaking skills.  

Nazareth awarded $2.6 million Department of Education grant 

The grant — Increasing Access to Mental Health Professionals in High-Needs School, or AMPs Up — will support major scholarships for eight Nazareth graduate students interested in becoming mental health professionals in a high-need school district. Nazareth is one of only 67 institutions nationally to receive this funding.

Nazareth & UR partner with Rochester City School District on first-ever urban teaching fellows program 

Have you ever considered earning your master's degree in teaching? The ROC Urban Teaching Fellows program is a paid residency model designed to prepare future educators for purpose-driven careers while providing hands-on classroom experience, employment, and mentorship. Applications are due March 1! 

FYI for Alumni

Welcome Nazareth's next generation

Nazareth's admissions team is looking for alumni to help congratulate admitted students and encourage them to join the Golden Flyer family. If you're interested in sharing your Naz pride and experiences with the incoming class, contact Christie Smith, dean of first year admissions, by February 24.

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Share your expertise, become a mentor, or find your next job  

FlyerConnect, Nazareth's innovative online platform for networking and career development, has a new look. Claim your free account in minutes to take advantage of everything it offers.

Art and science summer camps return to Nazareth

Registration for Summer Art for Teens (ages 13 through 18) and Summer Science Camp (ages 6 through 13) is now open. Hosted on the Nazareth campus, these exciting programs are designed to hone skills and ignite passions. Use the code NAZ2023 at checkout for 12% off Summer Science Camp! 

Upcoming Events

February 17

Changemaker Conference

Join Nazareth students, faculty, staff, and social innovators to explore equity through the lens of post-incarceration reentry, public health, employment access, and antiracist education.

February 18

BIPOC Affinity Gathering

Celebrate community and connection at this bi-annual get together. 

March 7

Braiding Sweetgrass Presentation by Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer

As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, an environmental biology scholar, and a mother, Wall Kimmerer weaves her identities together to tell a story of connection in her best-selling book. She shows a world full of teachers and gifts, and urges all of us to take part in the generous reciprocity of life.  

March 7

Social Work Alumni Event 

Enjoy conversation and refreshments in the Medaille Formal Lounge with fellow alumni, faculty, and current social work students. A link for remote participation can also be provided.

March 7

Author Talk with Geraldine Brooks 

Hear from the author of Horse, our first alumni book club selection of 2023.

March 22

Spring 2023 Job and Internship Fair

Explore opportunities in Rochester and beyond with top employers hiring Nazareth students and graduates. Alumni are encouraged to reserve a spot as a recruiter for your business or organization and are also welcome to attend as candidates.

April 23

A Celebration of the Life of Dr. Mary T. Bush

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Bush with a mass in Linehan Chapel followed by a reception in the Shults Center Forum (kindly RSVP by April 3).

September 22–24

Naz Weekend

Mark your calendar, book your accommodations, and check out the event highlights for this year's incredible celebration.
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