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2016: Black Lives Matter

March 17 Topic: "It is Our Duty to Fight for Our Freedom": Women in the Movement for Black Lives
PRESENTER: Dr. Hillary Potter 
Date: Thursday, March 17th, 2016
Location: Shaw Auditorium
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
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March 31 Topic: TBA
PRESENTER: Ms. Val Applewhite
Date: Thursday, March 31st, 2016
Location: School of Business and Economics Building (SBE), Rm 145
Time: 2-4 pm

Essay Contest 2016 (Click here for full flyer of details)
What to Write: Write a 500 word essay to point out the merits of a woman who has made a difference to you, the community, nation, or world through her activism or service.
Who Can Enter: Contest is open to FSU students and members of the greater Fayetteville community.
How to Submit: Send the essay as a Microsoft Office Word file to Dr. Micki Nyman at mnyman@uncfsu.edu
Deadline: March 1, 2016
Prize: THREE winners will receive $100 gift cards and their names will be announced during a Women's History Month event.

2015: Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives

March 17 Topic: Eugenics in NC
FACILITATORS: Dale Brown Emeagwali and Karen McElrath
PRESENTERS: Sarah Brightman and Emily Lenning
Date: Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
Location: School of Business and Economics Building (SBE), Rm 145
Time: 2-4pm

March 24 Topic: Military Women Go to College
PRESENTERS: Eugenie Almeida and Debra Brown
Date: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
Location: School of Business and Economics Building (SBE), Rm 145
Time: 2-4 pm

March 31 Topic: UNSUNG: Influential but Unknown Women and Founding Mothers of FSU
PRIMARY PRESENTER: Blanche Radford-Curry (Founding Mothers of FSU)
FACILITATORS: Viviette Allen, Ella Keller, and Amanda Virelles
Date: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Location: Nursing Education and Research Center (NERC), Rm 107
Time:2-4 pm

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Essay Contest 2015 (Click here for full flyer of details)
What to Write: A 500-750 word essay describing a woman who has had a positive effect on your life.
Who Can Enter: Contest is open to currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.
How to Submit: Send the essay as a Microsoft Office Word file to Dr. Sonya C. Brown at scbrown@uncfsu.edu
Deadline: February 20, 2015
Prize:
Three winners receive $100 gift cards and read winning essays at campus events during Women's History Month

Essay Contest 2015 Winners:

Ms. Temara Murphy for her essay, "My Infamous (S)hero aka Momma"
Ms. Arabhis Nicholson for her essay, "Yogii"
Ms. Jacqueline Cartwright for her essay, "In an Epic"

The winners will read their essays at the event. So come to listen!

2012: Women's Education -Women's Empowerment

March 15: "Plan, Prepare and Publish" Faculty Workshop presented by Dr. Blanche Radford Curry

March 22: "Healthy Relationships" presentation by Dr. Viviette Allen

March 29: Women's Health Awareness Scavenger Hunt.

For more information contact:

Dr. Eugenie Almeida, or
Dr. Cesraea Rumpf

 

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