Mount Union Celebrates Women’s History Month

February 26, 2013

ALLIANCE, Ohio —The University of Mount Union will celebrate National Women’s History Month in March with a number of festivities.

Throughout the month of March, the University will host various activities to highlight and celebrate influential women.

On March 5, the Ralph and Mary Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement will host a tea with Stark County Commissioner Janet Creighton at 11:10 a.m. in the East Room of the Hoover-Price Campus Center. Creighton is the former deputy assistant to the President of the United States and current Stark County Commissioner. During the event, hors d’oeuvres will be served and a presentation will be given on the White’s House’s finest china.

On March 20, Marge Piercy will be the Women’s History Month keynote speaker at 7:30 p.m. in the Myers Sanctuary of Dewald Chapel. Piercy will give a Power Point presentation highlighting photos, cartoons and documents on the hot button issues of abortion, contraception, women’s rights, immigration, the rights of minorities and pornography.

These topics will especially deal with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Victoria Woodhull, an immigrant woman named Freydeh and Anthony Comstock.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (330) 823-6063.

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