Nazareth University, alumni awards, upcoming events, and more.
Nazareth University, alumni awards, upcoming events, and more.
NazarethAlumni & FriendsDecember 2022

Nazareth College to become Nazareth University

In a historic move as Nazareth prepares to celebrate 100 years of educating its students, Nazareth's board of trustees voted to approve that the College will become Nazareth University on June 1, 2023. The Nazareth community will thoughtfully transition to University over the next several months.
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Campus News

Alumni awards: Nominate a classmate or friend

For more than 30 years, Nazareth has recognized the incredible achievements of our graduates with the Outstanding Alumni Award and Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Alumni Award. If you know someone who has demonstrated inspiring dedication to their community or workplace while exemplifying the values fostered by the Nazareth experience, submit a nomination today.

Nazareth alum returns to lead marketing

As the new director of marketing, T.C. Pellett '98 will connect students, alumni, and community members to the value of a Nazareth education and the values of the institution. "Nazareth is really where my story began and I'm excited to be back on campus to return the favor by telling new stories for this constantly evolving place."

Remembering Mary T. Bush ’51, Ph.D.

Dr. Bush, beloved professor emerita of history and political science, passed away on November 22 at the age of 94. A devotee of Nazareth College from her freshman year in 1948 to her retirement in January 2009, Bush was an accomplished professor, historian, and academic administrator.

FYI for Alumni

Let us know what’s new!

Did you get married? Welcome a baby? Get a new job, retire, or move to a new city? Tell us about your recent travels, career developments, family updates, or anything else you want to share with a class note.

Calling all class years ending in 3 and 8!

2023 is your reunion year, and the countdown to your celebration at Naz Weekend, September 22–24, starts now. Share your excitement and encourage others to join the fun as a reunion volunteer! We can’t wait to work with you.

Inspire a Flyer

Alumni know better than anyone the experiences and opportunities that Nazareth makes possible. Refer a new, transfer, or graduate student to Nazareth to help us welcome future Golden Flyers! Simply send us a name, and we'll send you some swag. P.S. Each new applicant from the referral program is eligible for a $1,000 room grant.
Video: Gratitude

Celebrating the season of gratitude

In case you missed it: Several members of the alumni family recently shared what they’re thankful for from their time at Nazareth.

Upcoming Events

January 6–March 10

Alumni Book Club

Start the year with a new read and enjoy our next selection, Horse, by Geraldine Brooks.

February 4

Men's Hockey Anniversary Celebration

Save the date to commemorate this exciting milestone. 

February 11

Battle of the Beaks

Cheer on the Golden Flyers as they take on rival St. John Fisher in this annual tradition that benefits Golisano Children's Hospital. 

February 12 & April 16

Shannon Lecture Series

Explore life’s meaning, purpose, and hope through this thought-provoking series, featuring nationally known guest speakers. This year’s theme, Fanning the Flame of Hope, challenges us to act boldly and confront tragedies such as poverty, religious violence, and political polarization so all can live with dignity.

February 18

BIPOC Affinity Gathering

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