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The Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute
According to the 2009 Institute of Medicine report, there will be a gap of 200,000 physicians and 1 million nurses over the next 10 years.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of social workers is expected to grow by 25 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations.
Health care is one of the fastest-growing field in the U.S. In April 2011, 37,000 health care jobs were added, notes the Clinton Global Initiative America Conference.
The New York State Department of Labor projects an 18 to 22 percent growth rate in speech-language pathology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and nursing jobs from 2011 to 2018.
Endowment & Scholarships
The overwhelming percentage of Naz students who receive grants or scholarships to pay for college. In fiscal year 2010, only $800,0000 in endowed scholarship funds were available.
Naz students who come from families with annual incomes below $75,000
Number of endowed scholarships that change the lives of students
Number of endowed professorships at Nazareth
Campaign goal for the endowment, bringing it to $65 million to invest for the good of Nazareth students
Funds from the College's own operating funds that went toward scholarship support
Return on the endowment in 2010. Nazareth beat the average return of nearly 800 institutions with endowments under $1 billion.
The Integrated Center for Math and Science at Peckham Hall
gross square feet
to serve biology, chemistry, physics, math, computing, and ecology
and lab lecture rooms offer state-of-the-art technology, including smartboards
devoted to learning spaces
LEED green building
certification at the silver or potentially gold level
Space is designed to encourage collaboration among students and faculty, including open areas for group study and reference materials adjacent to faculty offices
Two “green roof” gardens continue Naz’s environmental initiatives
A greenhouse features three environments — desert, sub-tropical, and temperate. It will grow plants for study and research, for community outreach, and for showing teachers how to use plants to enrich a math/science curriculum.
One of 20 buildings on the 150-acre Nazareth campus
Cost: $32 million
Naming opportunities range from $10,000 to $7.5 million
Funds raised as part of the Campaign for College and Community that supported the renovation of the Nazareth College Arts Center
The age of the Callahan Theater before renovations
Available for productions and performances open to the Rochester region
Yearly attendance at the Arts Center
The estimated economic impact of Arts Center events
Nazareth is featured in The Best 373 Colleges: 2011 Edition, and this year's edition ranks the Nazareth College Arts Center as one of the Best College Theaters at #10.
Nearly 3,000 students, 94% of whom come from New York
472 students enrolled in entering class for fall 2012
23 states and territories represented in that class, including California, Hawaii, Minnesota, Guam, as well as New York and the greater Northeast
30% are in the top 10% of their high school graduating class
15% are students of color
60% of alumni are in the Rochester region
91 (out of 100) "Quality of life" score students give Nazareth in The Princeton Review’s Best 377 Colleges
90% of Nazareth students volunteer with service organizations across the region
90% of the respondents in a survey of the 2010 graduating class are either employed or attending graduate school within one year of graduating
12 consecutive years ranked as a "top tier" Northern college in U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges
#1 producer of U.S. Fulbright student-scholars in the Master's Institutions category, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
#89 on finance magazine Kiplinger's list of Top 100 Best Value Colleges.