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Women's Resource Center

East Tennessee State University




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 seminars and lectures that explore a wide spectrum of concerns.

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

Core Programs

  • Women's Health Series
  • Women's Personal Enrichment Series
  • Women's Personal Finance Series
  • Women's Professional Enrichment Series
  • Women's Resource Center Book Review Group
  • Programs dedicated to addressing domestic and sexual violence against women
  • Programs dedicated to enhancing the campus climate with respect to opportunities for women

Signature Programs ~

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


Margaret Winslow
presented a lecture entitled, "Lecture by Delaware Museum of Art Curator Margaret Winslow," on Thursday, March 29, 2018, during ETSU's celebration of Women's History Month 2018.



Christine Hale
, author and Southern Appalachian native, presented a lecture entitle, "Restlessness and Resilience," during ETSU's celebration of Women's History Month 2017.


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

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