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New Staff

The Women’s Center is happy to welcome two new program coordinators to the office! Erin Mulligan and Nneka Dennie both started at the Women's Center in June 2016 and are looking forward to a wonderful year. Come meet Erin and Nneka at the WC’s Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, August 23rd at 3pm in the WC.

For more information about Erin and Nneka please visit our staff page.

Gender Based Violence Prevention Presentations

Our Campuslink form to request presentations is now live! Check it out here!

WC Upcoming Events & Programs

For the Pdf version of our Monthy Events click here!

August & September:

Consent Crafternoon

- Welcome Weekend Event

Sunday, August 21 at 2pm

Ice Cream Social

- Tuesday, August 23rd at 3pm, Women’s Center

Come get the scoop about our events and programs for the upcoming school year!

 Soul Café

- August 24th & September 21st at 10am, Women’s Center (Free Breakfast!)

A monthly program facilitated by the Women's Center and Sister Leslie Keener of Campus Ministries that supports open and engaging conversations among students of all faiths and spiritual backgrounds.

Sexual Assault Awareness Week

- August 29th – September 2nd

For more information, contact Erin Mulligan at

Women Conquer the Working World

- Free Food! Wednesday: August 31st at 12:30pm & September 7th at Noon, TUC 419

A monthly professional development series that empowers women students with insights, tools, and strategies for getting prepared for the working world.

Zine Team Interest Meeting

-  Wednesday, August 31st at 4:00pm, Women's Center

Graduate Women’s Caucus Interest Meeting

Thursday, September 1st at 5pm, Women’s Center

Writing Circle

- Every 1st Thursday starting September 6th at 3pm, Women’s Center

A student led program that allow students to enjoy the company of others while they process and discuss poetry, short stories, and written work that they have authored or brought for consideration.

Lemonade Series: Love & Resistance

- Thursday, September 8th at 4:30pm, Women’s Center

Bi-monthly workshops for feminist students to identify strategies for reconciling their political beliefs with their personal and professional relationships.

Food for Thought

- Bring Your Own Lunch! Fridays: September 16th & September 30th at Noon, Women’s Center

Bi-weekly brown bag lunch for students to have open dialogue about current events.

Women of Color Knowledge & Empowerment (WOKE)

- Every 3rd Monday starting September 19th at 4:30pm, Women’s Center

Monthly leadership training and professional development series for women of color students to learn how to navigate racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression on campus and in the workplace.

Brave Miss World

- WC Co-Sponsor with Hillel Center

- Wednesday, September 21st, Hillel Center

Check out the link to the traier here!

Barriers in Business

- A collaboration with Lindner College of Business

- Thursday, September 22nd at 5:00pm, TUC 400

A roundtable, networking event for women exploring a major or career in business.


- Free Food! Saturday, September 24th at 9am-3pm, African American Cultural & Resource Center

A one-day conference featuring workshops that promote networking and peer-mentorship by introducing first-year women students to upper-class women, faculty, staff, and various campus resources. RSVP at Campus Link!

Do-It-Together: Feminist Craftivism Series

- Every 4th Tuesday starting September 27th at 4pm, Women’s Center

A monthly feminist focused crafting series aimed at building community and using crafts to promote social justice and civic responsibility.