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Nazareth Announces Ewing Challenge

  • Published: May 10, 2010

Highlights

  • Text 'NAZ (space) 5' to 27138 and make a quick donation from your cell phone.
  • Go online and donate at go.naz.edu/ewing
  • Follow us on Facebook and participate via social networking.
  • Call the office of development at 585-389-2415 to make your donation

For More Information

Julie Long
Media Relations
(585) 389-2456
jlong2@naz.edu

Alicia Nestle
New Media
(585) 389-2457
anestle5@naz.edu

Nazareth Announces Ewing Challenge

In an effort to increase the number of alumni currently giving to Nazareth College, Nazareth alumna Joan Ewing '55 has teamed up with the Golden Flyer to sponsor a $100,000 challenge. If 5,500 donors make a gift in any amount to Nazareth College by June 30, 2010, Ewing will make a $100,000 gift to the College. Every contribution—in any amount—counts toward this goal. Visit go.naz.edu/ewing.

Participation is easier than ever:

  • Text 'NAZ (space) 5' to 27138 and make a quick donation from your cell phone.
  • Go online and donate at go.naz.edu/ewing
  • Follow us on Facebook and participate via social networking.
  • Call the office of development at 585-389-2415 to make your donation

Joan herself knows a few things about rising to the challenge. Despite a passion for the arts, Joan studied chemistry at Nazareth and went on to become the first woman to complete a Ph.D. in electrical engineering at the University of Rochester in 1973. This was at a time when less than two percent of engineering doctorate recipients were women.

"I had absolutely no thoughts of being any kind of pioneer," she explains. "But I remember learning from Nazareth professors that we have potentials that can be converted into actuals."

The potential was there for Joan, and she believes the potential is there to have 5,500 fellow alumni and friends give to the College. Are you up to the challenge? We’re counting on you!

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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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