The Nazareth College Centennial Podcast features stories of amazing alumni, fascinating faculty, and the hidden history of Nazareth College. Your guide for each episode will be Timothy Kneeland, Director for the Center for Public History at Nazareth College.
"A Real Gem in the Community," Nazareth College, 1973-2003
Stephen LaSalle was Treasurer and VP for Finance at Nazareth College for over 30 years during which the campus was transformed by buildings, land acquisitions, and remarkable financial stability. Yet for Steve, it was the people of Nazareth who made Nazareth a "real gem in the community."
ORSI Reports Orion the Service Dog
In this new podcast we discuss the role that Orion the service dog has played on the Nazareth campus 2020-2021
Sr. Kathy Weider and Origins of Service Learning at Nazareth College
Sr. Kathy Weider describes how in the 1990s a group of dedicated faculty worked with Campus Compact to create a reflective learning experience through service learning on the Nazareth campus. Weider mentions key faculty, how service reflects the order of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, and how service-learning has changed over the years. Interview conducted by Kelsey Jones.
The Good Samaritan: Barbara Lum, Selma 1965
This episode features Nazareth graduate Sr. Barbara Lum who was missioned to the Good Samaritan Hospital in Selma, Alabama -- the only hospital in nine counties that would treat and teach students of color. We explore Lum's eyewitness account of the Jim Crow South and her subsequent career. Now in her 80s, Lum continues to work for social justice by promoting anti-racist behavior and by serving her community.
Social Justice - Nazareth College in the Community
In this episode, we speak with Dr. Rashid Muhammad about his life and those things which influenced him including encounters with Nazareth College. Topics include black leaders in Rochester, including Roy Wheatley King, William Johnson, Jess Moore, John Walker; Rashid's conversion to Islam in Turkey, and stories of how Dr. Muhammad Shafiq and the Sister of St Joseph influenced Rashid.
Context, Compassion, and Courage the Antiracist formula of Dr. Rashid Muhammad
Dr. Rashid Muhammad is a community scholar and friend of Nazareth College who works with us on our antiracist agenda. In this episode, Dr. Muhammad explores the deep history of racism in the U.S., the persistence of racial barriers in Rochester, and tells how Nazareth College community members inspired his own work in anti-racism.
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