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Events for the 35th!

The UC Women's Center began its anniversary season activities with a round of programming for Women's History Month and continued the celebration with the C-Ring Award Banquet April 13,2013. Additional programming and events recognizing the 35th Anniversary are listed here.

For questions about past programming and events, please contact brandy.turnbow@uc.edu. 

UCWC April 2013 Programs & Events:

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The Women’s Center continued its 35th anniversary celebrations with the 91st cycle of the C-Ring Award. The 2013 finalists hail from: Allied Health Sciences; the College of Arts & Sciences; the College of Business; and the
College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH).  

Finalists selected by the C-Ring committee for 2013 include:               

Maya Antoine, College of Arts & Sciences, Biology/Pre-Medicine 
Nominator: Brandi Elliot, Associate Director for Office of Ethnic Programs and Services

Nikole Dorsett, College of Arts & Sciences, 
Communications/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 
Nominator: T.N. Vaught, Program Coordinator for UC LGBTQ Center      

Megan McDonald, Allied Health Sciences, 
Communication Sciences and Disorders 
Nominator: Nancy A. Creaghead, Department Head for Communication Sciences and Disorders

Jamie Nickell, CECH, 
Middle Childhood Education
Nominator: Lisa Vaughn, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Educational Studies

Janelle Wichmann, Lindner College of Business,  
Economics and Marketing 
Nominator: Rob E. Richardson, Jr.,  Trustee, University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees

The 2013 C-Ring Award recipient was announced at the annual banquet on April 13. For more information about the C-Ring Award, click here!

Events for Women's History Month 2013

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Reclaim Week March 4-8

  • Monday 3/4 Slut Walk Preparations
    5p, Steger 6th Floor
    Hang-out and make posters for Wednesday's Slut Walk!
    About Slutwalk: Slutwalk is an international protest movement against rape culture, victim blaming, and slut shaming. Sonya Barnett and Heather Jarvis, who became Co-Founders of Slut Walk responded:"We are tired of being oppressed by slut-shaming; of being judged by our sexuality and feeling unsafe as a result. Being in charge of our sexual lives should not mean that we are opening ourselves to an expectation of violence, regardless if we participate in sex for pleasure or work. No one should equate enjoying sex with attracting sexual assault."

    We especially want to make this anti-slut shaming statement visible on America's college campuses, places where 1 in 4 women are raped before they graduate. The general idea of the movement is to make ourselves visible in a public space with anti-rape culture, victim blaming, and slut shaming signage and chants, all while being scantily clad ;) (However, you're invited to come dressed as you like)

  • Tuesday 3/5 Film Speak
    5p, REC 3240
    View the film Speak and have refreshments.

  • Wednesday 3/6 Slut Walk
    12p-3p, McMicken Commons
    Join the Advocates on the commons to protest victim-blaming. This is an inclusive event, so everyone is invited regardless of gender expression, religious affiliation, race and ethnicity, age or ability, students and non-students.Join us in this annual event to demonstrate against victim-blaming, slut-shaming, and rape culture!

  • Thursday 3/7 The Invisible War: Screening and Featured Panel
    7p, ERC Auditorium-Room 427
    Watch the documentary and stay for the panel discussion with survivors featured in the documentary.
    Co-sponsored by WGSS Graduate Student Association and Friends of Women's Studies. 

  • Friday 3/8 Friday Night Chat
    4:30p, UC Women's Center Suite 571 Steger Student Life Center
    Talk about Slut Walk and other campus activism in the Women's Center

  • Friday 3/8 RECLAIM PEER ADVOCATE APPLICATIONS DUE!
    UC Women's Center 

Additional Women's History Month Programming:

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  • Soul Cafe: Wednesdays from 10am-12pm 
    March 6th, 13th, and 27th

  • Wednesday 3/6 Re-Envisioning Kick Off: Planned Parenthood Panel
    7pm, 601 Old Chem

  • Thursday and Friday 3/7-8 Re-Envisioning the Female Body  
    11am, McMicken Commons

  • Wednesday 3/13 Women's Center Open House: Celebrating 35 years of the Women's Center Creating Women's History
    11a-1p, UC Women's Center



  • Thursday 3/14 The Business of Being Born
    7p, ERC 427 

  • Tuesday 3/26 $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop
    contact Barbara.Rinto@uc.edu for details. 

  • Thursday 3/28 Half the Sky Screening and Discussion
    6p, Rec Center 3250

  • Friday 3/29 Friday Night Chat with Shades of You
    4:30p, UC Women's Center, Suite 571 Steger Student Life Center