National Women's History Month Events Held at Mount Union College

May 10, 2010


In March Mount Union College will celebrate National Women's History Month with a wide range of activities relating to the theme "Women Pioneering the Future."



The events kick-off on Sunday, March 2 with an 11 a.m. Morning Worship Service in Dewald Chapel. Amanda Tucker, a senior pre-ministry student from Carrollton, will lead the celebration. Another service at the Dewald Chapel will be held Sunday, March 23 at 11 a.m. and led by Melissa Spitzig, a junior pre-ministry student from Strongsville.

Wednesday, March 5 is host to a variety of programs. Dr. Ann Ritchey, assistant professor of mathematics, will present "Making Origami Wreaths" from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Campus Grounds of the Hoover-Price Campus Center. Please bring a bag lunch. This program will also be repeated on Thursday, March 20 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Campus Grounds.

At 7 p.m. the Campus Grounds will hold a kick-off party featuring poet Sara Holbrook, Mount Union class of '70. Holbrook is the author of "Isn't She Ladylike?" and "Chicks up Front." Refreshments will be served.

The Religion and Philosophy Club will have a movie and discussion on "Sybil" in Chapman Hall, Room 111 at 8 p.m.

In the Alumni Room of the Hoover-Price Campus Center, Residence Life is conducting a Breast Cancer Discussion at 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.


Mary Regula, National First Ladies' Library Founding Chairman (in purple)

Mary Regula, National First Ladies' Library Founding Chairman (in purple)


On Thursday, March 6 at 10:35 a.m., Mary Regula will speak in Presser Recital Hall, located in Cope Music Hall, on the topic of "The First Ladies Library." Immediately following will be the presentation of the Jane Weston Chapman Award.

On Wednesday, March 19, the Religion and Philosophy Club will hold a discussion on "Women in Religion." It will take place in Chapman Hall, Room 111, at 8 p.m.

"What Makes Me a Woman," a presentation looking at self-expression through art, will be held in the Alumni Room on Tuesday, March 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The facilitator will be Dr. Annette Cryder, director of counseling services.

Also on March 25, the Campus Grounds will be host to a game of Jeopardy! at 4:30 p.m.

On Saturday, March 29, there will be an Inspirational Voices of Praise Concert at 5 p.m. in the Dewald Chapel.

On Sunday, March 30, come see The Gospel Choir Experience in the Dewald Chapel at the 11 a.m. morning worship service.

A winner will be selected for the National Women's History Month 2003 Raffle of a "Rosie the Riveter" afghan on Monday, March 31 at 4 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Hoover Price Campus Center. Tickets are $1 each and will benefit the Alliance Area Domestic Violence Center.

On Wednesday, April 2 at 7 p.m., Judy Gorman will present a Women's History Month Wrap-Up Concert in the Campus Grounds, featuring music from her latest album, "Analog Girl in a Digital World." Refreshments will be served.

On Thursday, April 3 at 10:30 a.m. in Presser Recital Hall, the Women's History Month events will conclude with a convocation featuring Judy Gorman. She will be speaking on the topic, "Multicultural History of Women and Music/Finding Our Own Voice -- All of Us."

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (330) 823-2886.

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