Women's History Month 2014
Women's History Month Events
On March 20, the Women’s History Planning Committee will host slam poet Gina Lorring. She will begin at 7 p.m. in Campus Grounds.
At 7:30 p.m. on March 25, Mount Union’s Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement will host the Celebration of Women Panel in the East Room of the Hoover Price Campus Center. The event will include a panel of speakers featuring women who have chosen a career in public service. The speakers will include Hope Rummel of the Alliance Police Department, Kathleen Bauer of the Alliance Fire Department, State Representative Christina Hagan, Alliance councilwoman Julie Jakmides and Alliance law director Jennifer Arnold.
Jane Weston Chapman Award
The Jane Weston Chapman Award is presented to a faculty or staff member and a student recognizing their efforts in bringing awareness to women’s issues. This award is given in honor of Jane Weston Chapman, the first woman to graduate from Mount Union. She made Orville Hartshorn’s dream of coeducation a reality.
Individuals and organizations may nominate people for this prestigious honor by submitting a letter detailing the nominee’s demonstrated efforts to:
- Promote gender equality
- Advocate for social justice
- Educate others regarding women’s history and celebrate their accomplishments
- Increase awareness and address women’s issues
- Ensure a campus climate, which promotes women’s participation and opportunities in any and all areas of our Mount Union community
Celebration of Women
The Women's History Month Planning Committee is currently working on this year's events and would like your help in choosing students to be recognized during the Celebration of Women that will take place on March 25. Last year we featured female athletes at the dinner and honored them for their dedication. This year we are featuring female students who excel in community service. Please contact Abby Honaker at firstname.lastname@example.org or (330) 829-8168 with any questions you might have.