Monthly Archives: January 2011

Celebrating Women: Leaders On and Off the Court

Please join the Women’s Center, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Intercollegiate Athletics on Saturday, Jan. 29 @ 2pm at the OU vs.Northern Illinois game for a special event entitled, “Celebrating Women:Leaders On and Off the Court.” We hope to see … Continue reading

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Today in Women’s History: Happy Birthday Mary Lou Retton!

Born on Jan 24, 1968 – Mary Lou Retton, first and only American woman to win a gold medal in the All-Around in gymnastics at the Olympics (1984), the first American woman to win a gold in gymnastics and the … Continue reading

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Peer Advocate Application Deadline Extenstion

The application deadline for OU SAP Peer Advocates has been extended! The new deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Applications can be turned into the SAP Office, 06 McKee House, or the Women’s Center, 403 Baker University Center. … Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Kristen Magers

Kristen Magers is beginning her first quarter as a Women’s Center employee after volunteering at the Center during Fall Quarter. Kristen is a senior studying women’s and gender studies and psychology. “My academic interests are mostly within pop culture, and … Continue reading

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Today in Women’s History: Birthdays

Jan 13, 1850 (1911) – Charlotte Ray, first African-American woman lawyer and first woman admitted to the bar in D.C. Jan. 13, 1917 Edna Hibel  the first woman to win the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts via National Women’s … Continue reading

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Today in Women’s History

Jan 12, 1932 – Hattie Wyatt Caraway (D-Arkansas) is the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate. She was the first woman to chair a Senate Committee and the first to serve as the Senate’s presiding officer. Jan 12, 1820 … Continue reading

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Apply to become an OU Survivor Advocacy Program Peer Advocate!

The Ohio University Survivor Advocacy Program (OU SAP) is currently seeking applicants for Peer Advocates. Applicants must have strong public speaking and interpersonal skills, as well as compassion and commitment to the program. Those accepted to the program must commit … Continue reading

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