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March 2014 Newsletter Now Available

The March 2014 issue of the Women's Resource Center newsletter is available online. Click the link above or the image below to access the newsletter. 

 

March 2014 newsletter cover page

 

In this issue:

 

MARCH is Women's History Month

 

Monday, March 17 through Friday, April 11 - "EQUAL: Modern Family in Contemporary Art" - A Women's History Month and Civility Week Event. March 17th is the opening of the art exhibition exploring the evolving definition and form of the American family in contemporary art.  An Opening Reception, with artists' talk, is scheduled for First Friday, April 4, 2014.  Lead sponsor is ETSU's Department of Art and Design and Slocumb Galleries.  See article pages 1-2.   

March 20   - "Gender Issues?  Then, Now and How We Are Doing"  A Women's History Month Lecture with Natalie Manor,  executive coach and business entrepreneur.  Sponsored by the Women's Resource Center.  See article pages 1-2.

March 25 - "You are the Art" - A Women's History Month Event with  Pam Murray, B.A., M.B.A., local artist and self-awareness guide.  Sponsored by the Women's Resource Center.  See article pages 1-2.

April 2 - " Inisfáil: Island of Destiny" - A Women's History Month Program with Dublin-born performer and storyteller Clare Murphy.  Sponsored by ETSU's Storytelling Program, SGA BucFund, and Women's Resource Center. See article pages 1-2.

 

APRIL Programs and Special Events

 

April 1 TAKE BACK THE NIGHT Candlelight Vigil - Honoring Survivors of Sexual Violence A Sexual Assault Prevention Program.  Sponsored by OASIS (Outreach and Advocacy Sexuality Information for Students), Buctainment, ETSU Counseling Center, and Women's Resource Center.  See article page 2.

April 3 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®: The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence A Sexual Assault Prevention Program. Sponsored by OASIS, SACETN (Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee), Kappa Delta, Earth Fare, Basler CPA, Planned Parenthood, and Women's Resource Center.  See article pages 2-3.

April 10 –   "Unbreakable Threads" A Civility Week Special Event.  A film screening with producer and director Stacey Summers. Lead sponsor is Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Gender and Diversity Studies.  See article page 3.

April 16 ETSU Staff Woman of the Year Award Ceremony and Reception.   All faculty and staff members are invited to attend this award ceremony recognizing the accomplishments of one of ETSU's extraordinary staff women.  Sponsored by the ETSU Commission for Women Standing Committee, ETSU Staff Senate, Office of Equity and Diversity, and Women's Resource Center.  See article page 3.

 


 

April 2014 Upcoming Programs

  


 

Congratulations to Kathleen Moore - ETSU Staff Woman of the Year for 2014

 

  • Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
  • ETSU Staff Woman of the Year Award Ceremony
  • Photo: Courtesy of Charles Warden, ETSU Photo Lab
  • Location:  D.P. Culp University Center, East Tennessee Room

 Photo of Kathleen Moore

 

 

Ms. Kathleen Moore (pictured above), received the ETSU Staff Woman of the Year Award for 2014.  She serves as director of sustainability in the Department of Facilities Management. President Brian Noland presented the monetary award and plaque to Ms. Moore, along with Dr. Sarah Bradford, chair of the ETSU Commission for Women Standing Committee, during the award ceremony and reception.

Sponsors of this program include the ETSU Commission for Women Standing Committee, ETSU Staff Senate, Office of Equity and Diversity, and Women's Resource Center.  For more information, please contact the Women's Resource Center at 423-439-5772.



 


 

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014

  • Well-A-Palooza: A Carnival of Health

  • 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • D.P. Culp University Center, Pedestrian Mall & Amphitheatre

 Wellapalooza logo

 

This is an annual event that showcases the services of a multitude of campus organizations, departments, and offices.  Participating entities provide a wide variety of information about healthier lifestyle choices.  Lead sponsors are the Public Health Student Association, College of Public Health, and ETSU Counseling Center.  For more information contact Milca Nuñez at 423-676-5450 or Eden Hodges at 276-233-3643. 

Please note:  In case of rain the event will be cancelled. 

 


Love to Read?  So do we! 

Join us for the next WRC Book Review Group!

 

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014
  • The Husband's Secret
    by Liane Moriarty
  • Noon
  • Location: Campus Center Building, Room 220. 

 

The Husband's Secret book cover

Join us on Wednesday, April 16th when the WRC Book Review Group meets to discuss The Husband's Secret  by Liane Moriarty.

The Women's Resource Center's Book Review Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at noon.  Location is the Women's Resource Center conference room, Campus Center Building, Room 220.  We provide drinks and snacks - feel free to bring your lunch and join us!  New readers always welcome!

For more information, contact the Women's Resource Center at (423) 439-5772 or email .  (If you're joining us from off-campus and would like a Visitor Parking Pass, please contact us. We will be happy to email you a pass that you can print and place in your vehicle to avoid a parking ticket.)


 

Book Review Group Selects New Titles 


The  Women's Resource Center's Book Review Group  has selected the new titles for discussion for December 2013 through May 2014:

The Silver Star book cover Gone Girl book cover   Objects Of My Affection book cover Paryers and Lies book cover The Husband's Secret book cover   The Other Typist book cover

December 2013

January 2014

February 2014

March 2014

April 2014

May 2014

The Book Review Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at noon in the Women's Resource Center's conference room, Campus Center Building, Room 220.  We provide drinks and snacks - bring your lunch and join us!  New readers always welcome! 

For more information, contact us at (423) 439-5772 or email .

 


Programs & Services

The Women's Resource Center facilitates programming dealing with an extensive variety of issues and concerns affecting women. Our goal is to enrich and enlighten women on the issues confronting them. The Center is dedicated to providing seminar and lectures series that explore a wide spectrum of concerns.

Although programs are designed to enrich and enlighten women, they are not limited to this group. Many seminars and lectures will interest the entire campus, community, and regional populations.


Core Programs

 


 

Signature Programs

    • Women's History Month

      Nationally designated as Women's History Month, the month of March is dedicated to keynote lectures and programs highlighting the accomplishments of women, both regionally and nationally.

      Photo of SARK during 2011 Womens History Month lecture
      Best-selling author and artist, SARK, is keynote speaker during ETSU's 2011 Women's History Month.

    • Women Making History Lecture Series
      This lecture series, held annually in March, is designed to highlight regional women who have made significant contributions to the region through their respective careers, along with personal and community accomplishments.

      Past guest speakers include:


      Penny White,
      ETSU alumna and associate professor of law at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville
      The Honorable Jean Stanley,
      First Judicial District Circuit Court judge
      Anne Darden,
      local author and editor
      Dr. Susan Gentry Williams,
      ETSU alumna and Belmont University professor of management
      Dr. Wilsie S. Bishop, ETSU vice president for Health Affairs and university chief operating officer
      Karen J. Kemp,
      former Lady Buccaneers head basketball coach at East Tennessee State University

    • Take Back the Night
      Take Back the Night Candlelight Vigil and Take Back the Night 5K Road Race/Walk
      are nationally recognized programs the Women's Resource Center co-sponsors with the Counseling Center at ETSU. Both programs highlight and provide insight on the domestic and sexual violence issues surrounding women today. These programs are scheduled for March of each year.

 

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