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The December 2016 issue of the Women's Resource Center newsletter is available online. Click the link above or the image below to access the newsletter.
Highlights of the December 2016 issue of the WRC Newsletter include:
~ A Women's Personal Enrichment Series Lunch Break Seminar with Pam Murray, B.A., M.B.A., local artist and creative coach
Let your expressive holiday colors and ideas flow out into greeting card-sized works of art. Join Pam Murray, B.A., M.B.A., local artist and creative coach, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, for a “ Holiday Creative Card- Making” Workshop. This year marks the fifth year for this annual workshop.
In this annual workshop, Murray guides participants through creating “holiday”–themed cards that provide endless possibilities for true self-expression and art exploration using all materials provided – from paints, pencils, decorative paper, stickers, stamps, shiny things, and more – just let your imagination flow! Most importantly, this is a chance for creating cards to share with young patients at the Niswonger Children's Hospital, bringing some loving holiday cheer and fun from your heart to the children's hearts. This is a wonderful opportunity for each participant to give back to the community while having fun yourself;, come join us on December 13th!
This one-time "holiday-inspired" session will be held in the Campus Center Building, Global Understanding Video Conference Room, room 233, at noon.
Reservations are required . To reserve a space or for more information on Murray's Women’s Personal Enrichment Series seminar, contact the Women’s Resource Center at 423-439-5772.
This lunch break seminar is free and open to the public.
Love to Read? So do we!
Join us for the next WRC Book Review Group!
Join us on Wednesday, December 14th when the
WRC Book Review Group
meets to discuss “your favorite reads of 2016.” Come and discuss books you have read throughout 2016 that have not been included in our reading selections. New readers welcome.
The Women's Resource Center's Book Review Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at noon. Location is the Women's Resource Center conference room, Campus Center Building, Room 220. We provide drinks and snacks - feel free to bring your lunch and join us! New readers always welcome!
For more information, contact the Women's Resource Center at (423) 439-5772 or email email@example.com .(If you're joining us from off-campus and would like a Visitor Parking Pass, please contact us. We will be happy to email you a pass that you can print and place in your vehicle to avoid a parking ticket.)
Book Review Group Selects New Titles
The Women's Resource Center's Book Review Group has selected the new titles for discussion for January through May 2017:
The Book Review Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at noon in the Women's Resource Center's conference room, Campus Center Building, Room 220. We provide drinks and snacks - bring your lunch and join us! New readers always welcome!
For more information, contact us at (423) 439-5772 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Programs & Services
The Women's Resource Center facilitates programming dealing with an extensive variety of issues and concerns affecting women. Our goal is to enrich and enlighten women on the issues confronting them. The Center is dedicated to providing seminar and lectures series that explore a wide spectrum of concerns.
Although programs are designed to enrich and enlighten women, they are not limited to this group. Many seminars and lectures will interest the entire campus, community, and regional populations.
Women's Health Series
Women's History Month
Nationally designated as Women's History Month, the month of March is dedicated to keynote lectures and programs highlighting the accomplishments of women, both regionally and nationally.
Women Making History Lecture Series
This lecture series, held annually in March, is designed to highlight regional women who have made significant contributions to the region through their respective careers, along with personal and community accomplishments.
Past guest speakers include:
Penny White, ETSU alumna and associate professor of law at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville
The Honorable Jean Stanley, First Judicial District Circuit Court judge
Anne Darden, local author and editor
Dr. Susan Gentry Williams, ETSU alumna and Belmont University professor of management
Dr. Wilsie S. Bishop, ETSU vice president for Health Affairs and university chief operating officer
Karen J. Kemp, former Lady Buccaneers head basketball coach at East Tennessee State University
Take Back the Night
Take Back the Night Candlelight Vigil - Honoring Survivors of Sexual Violence and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes ® are nationally recognized programs the Women's Resource Center co-sponsors with the Counseling Center at ETSU. Both programs highlight and provide insight on the domestic and sexual violence issues surrounding women today. These programs are scheduled for the March/April time frame of each year.