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Welcome Class of 2016, Aug. 23

  • Published: August 16, 2012


  • Freshmen Class of 2016 moves in on Thursday, August 23
  • Day of Service on Friday, August 24 from 2-4 p.m.
  • Classes begin Monday, August 27

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Media: Julie Long at 389-2456 or Alicia Nestle at 389-2457

Welcome Class of 2016, Aug. 23

Nazareth College is ready to welcome the Class of 2016 as 480 new freshmen and 170 transfer students arrive on campus.  Nazareth's "Orientation 2012" begins on Thursday, August 23, when the new students from 5 countries (including South Africa, Switzerland, and Serbia), and 18 states move in to the residence halls on campus.  They'll spend the weekend participating in a whirlwind of activities, including New Student Convocation and the annual Orientation Day of Service on Friday, August 24.

Nazareth chose the Class of 2016 from a record applicant pool of more than 3,100 applications.  Approximately one quarter of the incoming students compete in one of Nazareth’s 24 intercollegiate athletic teams.

Thursday, August 23
8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  New freshmen and transfer students move in! 

MEDIA :    *MEDIA MUST ENTER NORTH CAMPUS DRIVE (without traffic light) and follow road past gym around behind Clock Tower Commons (newest residence hall). Park in lots “G” or “H” or Julie Long can direct you—please call her cell at (585) 781-8186.

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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