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(L to R) Tara Weber, Nicole Helfrich, Lyndsey Monstream, Sarah Zink
Four undergraduate students representing Nazareth’s College of Arts and Sciences and Schools of Health and Human Services, Management and Education made a poster presentation at the National Council on Public History annual conference in Ottawa, Ontario on April 17 – 20.
Nicole Helfrich ’13 (speech pathology and psychology), Lyndsey Monstream ’13 (psychology and inclusive education) Tara Weber ’13 (business administration and marketing) and Sarah Zink ’13 (psychology and inclusive education) presented A Public History of the Hollybank Trust, UK: The Transatlantic Consumption and Production of Disability History based on their service trip to Hollybank Trust in Mirfield, England, where they worked with children and adults with physical and learning disabilities. The students blogged about their experience and you can read more here.
Of the dozens of poster proposals submitted, the Nazareth College poster was the only undergraduate proposal accepted. The four students also participated in other conference events including the Public History Educators session.
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.