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Four Nazareth College History majors
presented their research on various topics at the annual West/Central NYS Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference held at SUNY
Geneseo on Saturday, April 13. One
of the largest, most competitive conferences in the last few years, there were
45 papers presented from students representing 10 colleges and universities in
Western New York. Four Nazareth College students presented papers.
Sara Bauer of Baldwinsville, N.Y., presented "A Peculiar Institution: African American Slave-owners in America;" Erica Buck of Pine City, N.Y., presented "Dying, Burying and Recording: John W. Jones’ Role at Elmira’s Prison Camp;" Emily Cornish of Rochester, N.Y., presented "Restless Man in Restless Times: In Search of the “Real” Augustine;" and Matthew Maloney of Fairport, N.Y., presented “Communal Identity: Africanisms in Colonial New York, 1696-1794."
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.