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ENC and Women’s Rights: A Feminist History

ENC and Women’s Rights: A Feminist History

The Church of the Nazarene (CotN) has a long-standing history of women in leadership. Since its inception, the CotN has ordained women into ministry, while even today many denominations still resist ordination of women. The Nazarene Church has long believed in the equality of women. Some of the first Nazarene churches in America, including the Malden Church of the Nazarene just a few miles away, were founded by women pastors. Today, ENC’s feminist story continues with
So Why Is ENC an Arboretum and What Is That…

So Why Is ENC an Arboretum and What Is That…

You’ve probably noticed small plaques adorning some of the trees on ENC’s campus connecting the plant to ENC’s Babcock Arboretum. Since 1993, ENC’s collection of 75 varieties has been designated an official arboretum named for the colorful Professor J.Verner Babcock who taught botany at ENC from 1938 until 1978. What is an arboretum? An arboretum is a botanical garden containing a collection of plants intended at least partly for scientific study. What are those small plaques
15 Things You Didn’t Know About ENC

15 Things You Didn’t Know About ENC

  ENC has a great campus that is full of history and character. With a 117-year-old college, there are bound to be a few hidden facts you didn’t know. Some of them might surprise you… ENC was founded in 1900 in Rhode Island 95% of ENC graduates are employed or in graduate school ENC’s Quincy campus is built on the property of the Josiah Quincy Adams Estate Angel Hall is on the site of the original