Women & Gender Studies News
As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, St. John Fisher College announced the 2012-2013 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Yesenia Garcia-Key, Community Engagement Coordinator, Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, presented Mohammad Husain Bawany ’13 and Kaelen Austin ’13 with $500 scholarships in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice.
Seven undergraduate students led sessions at the Third Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues, which took place October 19-21 in Seneca Falls, New York, known as the birthplace of women’s rights.
Cora Weiss, President, Hague Appeal for Peace and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will be a guest speaker at St. John Fisher College on October 22 in conjunction with the “1,000 PeaceWomen Across the Globe” exhibit now on display in Lavery Library.
The Office of Campus Life, Women and Gender Studies Program, Student Government Association, and the Student Activities Board have planned a full month of events focused on National Women’s History Month.
On Friday, March 2, Dr. Deborah Uman, Associate Professor of English at St. John Fisher College, will serve as the First Friday Lecture Series speaker. Her presentation is entitled, “Shakespeare’s Afterlives,” and will take place in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day is coming up next week, and the St. John Fisher College Sport Management Department is once again holding a 12-hour teeter-totter marathon to celebrate.
Dr. Deborah Uman, Associate Professor of English and former director of the Women and Gender Studies Program at St. John Fisher College, recently presented a workshop at the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) conference in Atlanta.
Throughout the month of October, the Women and Genders Studies program presented Wellness Wednesdays, an initiative by the program and the newly created Make a Difference program (MAD) aimed to make people think about a healthy body image, positive self-esteem, and other psychological issues.
Wed., June 05, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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