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International Education Week, Nov. 4-15

  • Published: October 26, 2012


  • Cantorial Concert, Sunday, Nov. 4 at 3:00 p.m. in the Linehan Chapel
  • Cultural Cafe, Sunday, Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in the Shults Center International Room
  • Celebrating 10 Years of Success, Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. in Medaille Formal Lounge
  • A Personal Journey in Researching the Holocaust, Thursday, Nov. 15 at 12:15 p.m. in the International Room

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International Education Week, Nov. 4-15

Nazareth College will celebrate International Education Week 2012 from Sunday, November 4 to Thursday, November 15 with four different cultural events. International Education Week (IEW), a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Nazareth’s IEW will include a cantorial concert, a cultural café, an international reception, and a lecture given by Center for International Education (CIE) Director Dr. George Eisen. All events are free and open to the public. All four events take place on the Nazareth College campus, located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.

Cantorial Concert: Celebration of Jewish Music from Around the World will feature both international musicians and Nazareth students. The concert will take place on Sunday, November 4 at 3:00 p.m. in the Linehan Chapel of the Golisano Academic Center. Cultural Café, an evening of international student performances, will take place following the cantorial concert at 5:30 p.m. in the Otto A. Shults Center Forum. The evening will feature performances that range from African drumming to a Chilean dance competition! The event includes dinner. The CIE requests that guests RSVP no later than Friday, October 26.

The CIE will also host an international reception entitled Celebrating 10 years of Success: The Center for International Education at Nazareth College. The event, a ten-year retrospect of the CIE at Nazareth College, will take place on Tuesday, November 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Medaille Formal Lounge. There will be light refreshments and music provided by a string quartet from the Nazareth College Chamber Orchestra. Nazareth’s celebration of IEW will come to a close with a lecture given by CIE Director Dr. George Eisen entitled A Personal Journey in Researching the Holocaust: Chapter Two on Thursday, November 15 from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. in the Otto A. Shults Center International Room.

Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.

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