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The March 2015 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 March 2015 issue of the WRC Newsletter include:
Thursday, March 26 - “Mama's Got the Blues” –
A Women’s History Month Special Event
with Ruth Wyand, singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center.
Tuesday, March 31 – “Your Story Matters” – A Women’s History Month Event with Pam Murray, B.A., M.B.A., local artist and self-awareness guide. Sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center. Reservations are required.
Tuesday, May 12 – “True Expressions” – A Women’s Personal Enrichment Lunch Break Workshop with Pam Murray, B.A., M.B.A., local artist and self-awareness guide. Sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center. Reservations are required.
ETSU celebrating Women's History Month with a great lineup of events
With one foot in the juke joints and one foot in the jazz clubs Ruth Wyand draws on American roots music to frame her lyrics and demonstrate her strength as a guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist.
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Ruth Wyand performs her
“Mama's Got the Blues”
multimedia concert on the East Tennessee State University campus. Location is the Martha Street Culp Auditorium, D.P. Culp University Center. Start time is 7:00 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The show features a live onstage musical score by Wyand while using film footage designed by filmmaker Jean Antolini. In this merging of film and live music Wyand and Antolini take the audience on a musical journey with a radio-like experience at the show's opening then sets out exploring the women who helped shape America's rich Blues history.
Wyand plays the songs of women Blues artists from the early 1900s to the present that have blazed the trail of blues, jazz and rock and roll. The songs of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Nina Simone, Billy Holiday up to Bonnie Raitt plus a few others that have been overlooked and forgotten throughout history.
This Women’s History Month Special Event is sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center. For more information, contact the Women's Resource Center at 423-439-5772.
This concert 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, March 18th when the WRC Book Review Group meets to discuss Redfield Farm: A Novel of the Underground Railroad by Judith Redline Coopey.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . (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 December 2014 through May 2015:
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 email@example.com .
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 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 timeframe of each year.