Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and MCCC is proud to have planned a series of events for your edification. I will personally be one of the presenters, along with other distinguished colleagues. Please join us as we celebrate Women’s History, which is American and World history.

I attended the first presentation on March 3, and Penny Tullis did a great job; it was very well attended.

Below is the schedule of events. All are free and open to the public.
• Monday, March 3: Presentation – “Women’s Issues and Empowerment” by Penny Tullis, development manager of Junior Achievement of Northwest Ohio; 7:30 p.m.; La-Z-Boy Center Atrium; sponsored by the MCCC International Studies Club
• Thursday, March 6: Presentation – “Women Writers” (followed by a tea reception) by Dr. Carrie Nartker, associate professor of English; 5-6 p.m.; Whitman Center, Temperance
• Thursday, March 13: Panel Discussion – “Women Leaders in Monroe,” led by President Dr. Kojo Quartey; will feature professionals, educators, spiritual leaders and others who work in Monroe; 6 p.m.; La-Z-Boy Center, Room 258
• Monday, March 17: Presentation – “Status of Sub-Saharan African Women” by Dr. President Kojo Quartey; 6-7 p.m.; La-Z-Boy Center, Room 258 Thursday, March 20
• Presentation – “Women in Criminal Justice,” by Penelope Dunn, assistant professor of criminal justice; 12:30-1:30 p.m.; La-Z-Boy Center, Room 259
• Presentation – “Women Behaving Badly in History,” by Edmund LaClair, assistant professor of history; 7-8 p.m.; La-Z-Boy Center, Room 259
• Tuesday, March 25: Women Immigrants in History Fair, sponsored by the MCCC Diversity Committee; 11:30-1 p.m.; Campbell Learning Resources Center Lobby
• Wednesday, March 26: Author Lecture – Reyna Grande; a discussion of “The Distance Between Us,” sponsored by One Book, One Community of Monroe County; 7-8:30 p.m.; La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater
In addition to the events listed above, MCCC will host two displays throughout the month:
• “Women in the Science,” coordinated by Patrick Wise, associate professor of psychology, Life Sciences Building
• “Women in History,” Audrey M. Warrick Student Services/Administration Building (administration hallway)
For more information regarding Women’s History Month events at MCCC, contact Molly McCutchan, director of human resources, at (734) 384-4245 or mmccutchan@monroeccc.edu.

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