Fall 2009

Fall 2009

Auditions for The Vagina Monologues

Monday, November 16th, 2009
Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

7:00 PM

Bud Frank Theatre, Gilbreath Hall

Scripts are available in the library reserves, under both Women's Studies and Theatre. Please be familiar with the script for the auditions.

2009 Notable Women of ETSU

The 9th annual 2009 Notable Women of ETSU is taking place on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 in the D.P. Culp Center Ballroom at 5:00 PM. Please join us for the reception at 4:30. 

The two recipients are Dr. Dorothy Conley Dobbins and Dr. Priscilla Blakeney Wyrick.  Come and honor these remarkable women and listen to them speak about what it took for them to achieve their goals.  There will be refreshments at the reception preceding the ceremony. 

Click here to learn more about this event.

Click here to read the article in the ETSU Accent

To view photos taken at the ceremony click here!

Women's Studies takes 2 out of 3 Faculty Awards!

Faculty Awards

East Tennessee State University awarded Dr. Amber Kinser and Jamie Kridler each with a 2009 Distinguished Faulty Award.  There are three categories of awards: Teaching, service, and research.  Dr. Kridler received the teaching award, and Dr. Kinser took home the service award. The awards were presented at the Faculty Convocation on August 28.  Dr. Kinser and Dr. Kridler were nominated by their faculty peers and received a medallion, a plaque, and a $5,000 check (provided by the ETSU Foundation). 

Dr. Kinser's nomination for the service award was based on enhancing the level of understanding about critical issues facing women and her service work to the community.  She is a professor in the Department of Communication and director of Women's Studies.  She has impacted ETSU students through her enthusiastic teaching style and her remarkable ability to address sensitive issues in a caring way.

The nomination for the teaching award presented to Dr. Kridler based on her compassionate personality and her open-minded views on teaching.  She is a professor in the Department of Human Development and Learning within the Claudius G. Clemmer College of Education.  She is also a faculty staff member for the Women's Studies program.  She demonstrates leadership and activism by strongly encouraging community involvement from her students. 

To read more about Dr. Kinser and Dr. Kridler, Click here for the press release.