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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.
In this issue:
MARCH is Women's History Month
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
ETSU Staff Woman of the Year Award Ceremony & Reception
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, the annual ETSU Staff Woman of the Year Award Ceremony and Reception is scheduled to formally recognize the 2014 award recipient. All faculty and staff members are invited to attend this important ceremony recognizing the accomplishments of one of ETSU's outstanding staff women.
Ms. Kathleen Moore (pictured above), the 2014 award recipient, serves as director of sustainability in the Department of Facilities Management. President Brian Noland will present the monetary award and plaque to Ms. Moore, along with Dr. Sarah Bradford, chair of the ETSU Commission for Women Standing Committee.
Sponsors of this program are 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.
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. (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 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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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.