Tag Archives: Nazareth College

In pandemic pause, local colleges adjust and still woo new students

Students on the campus of Roberts Wesleyan College. The pandemic is playing havoc with the admissions timeline for many local colleges. (File photo supplied by Roberts Wesleyan)

Normally, April would be the month when high school seniors are making last-minute visits to Rochester-area colleges, trying to decide which school that accepted them they will attend in the fall. Juniors might use their April break to start their ...

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SUNY, University of Rochester students urged to go home as precaution for coronavirus

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State University of New York colleges and the University of Rochester will close down most in-person classes and teach the rest of the semester online in an effort to reduce the possibility of spreading the COVID-19 virus, it was announced ...

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Nazareth curtails two programs because of coronavirus

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Nazareth College has curtailed two study abroad programs as precautions in light of the global outbreaks of the coronavirus. President Daan Braveman issued a statement on Wednesday saying Nazareth would call home its students now studying in Italy, where the ...

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Elizabeth Paul ready to lead Nazareth to new heights (access required)

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When Elizabeth L. Paul talks about Nazareth College, it’s clear that the future Nazareth president has done her homework. She says she’s fascinated by its founding by nuns as a school for women, and its evolution to a non-denominational, co-educational ...

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Nazareth College selects Elizabeth Paul as next president (access required)

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Nazareth College has announced its next president will be Elizabeth L. Paul, currently president of Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Paul has worked at Capital since 2016. Previously she was chief academic officer at Stetson University in Central Florida. Paul, ...

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Adjunct faculty reach contract agreement with Nazareth College (access required)

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After more than a year of protests and negotiations, adjunct faculty members at Nazareth College have ratified their first union contact with the college administration. While the union would not provide an exact vote, representatives of Service Employees International Union ...

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Nazareth elevates music programs to new school of music (access required)

The scaffolding has only been gone for a year from the Jane and Laurence Glazer Music Performance Center at Nazareth College. It turns out that the new building itself has been a scaffold: It was part of a long-term plan ...

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So you’ve got your kid into college, but will they graduate? (access required)

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Just in time for back-to-college, a new book says higher education has a dirty little secret: dropout rates. David Kirp, author of “The College Dropout Scandal,” says it’s shameful that 40 percent of college students seeking a bachelor’s degree never ...

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Grant helps Nazareth screen pre-schoolers for development issues (access required)

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Nazareth College has won a $50,000 grant from the Florence M. Muller Foundation to provide developmental screenings for young children in the coming school year. The screenings of 3-year-olds are being done at in partnership with the Children’s Institute GROW-Rochester ...

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Three women poised to take first-ever higher-ed leadership roles (access required)

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On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.

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Nazareth agreement allows pre-med students easier access to medical school (access required)

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A new partnership Nazareth College has with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine allows students to apply to both schools as they’re leaving high school and be able to attend medical or dental school without further ado after finishing at ...

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