Contact: Carl Smith
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State will celebrate Women’s History Month throughout March with a variety of events, including presentations on and discussions about important women’s issues and numerous networking and community-building activities.
The first of three Women’s Health Luncheon Series events kicks off the month with a discussion on the history of women’s health care beginning March 1 at 11:30 a.m. in Mitchell Memorial Library’s John Grisham Room. Two other luncheons—March 8’s presentation, “Healthcare for the Whole Woman,” and “Medical Care as Self-Care” on March 22—are scheduled for the same time and location later this month. Registration for the event, which is sponsored by the MSU Division of Access, Diversity and Inclusion and the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness, is available at www.tinyurl.com/womens-luncheon. For more information or to request assistance or accommodations, email Delaney Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sports fans can cheer on the Bulldog women’s teams all month with free admission to games and matches. Events include March 3 tennis matches against the University of Kentucky; softball games during the March 3-5 Alex Wilcox Memorial Weekend and the March 9-12 Bulldog Invitational; and track and field’s Bulldog Relays, scheduled for March 23-25. For more information or any accommodation needs, email Ann Carr at email@example.com.
The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion will present “Our Voice, Our Insights: A Panel on Empowering Women” March 20 at 11:30 a.m. at Memorial Hall’s Coskrey Auditorium. The panel will feature distinguished women from different roles sharing their experiences and insights on encouraging, promoting and supporting women. Visit www.tinyurl.com/women-voices to register. For more information or to request assistance or accommodations, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the Division of Access, Diversity and Inclusion March 21 at 10 a.m. in the Colvard Student Union Dawg House for “Painting with a Colleague,” an activities-based event that will foster relationships, stimulate creativity and encourage a healthy work-life balance. Employees can register by visiting www.tinyurl.com/PwaC-FAS, while the student registration link is www.tinyurl.com/PwaC-student. For more information or any accommodation needs, email email@example.com.
The Women’s History Month tribute “You Are Appreciated, We Are Inspired” will be held March 23 at 11 a.m. on the Drill Field, where attendees may write letters of appreciation to women faculty, staff and friends who have helped, inspired and supported them during their time at MSU. Sponsored by the offices of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Survivor Support, the event’s rain location is the Union’s first floor.
The annual Women’s Empowerment Brunch will be held March 25 at noon at the Bost Extension Center. Hosted by I.D.E.A.L. Woman, the event’s theme is “Building Our Future” and will feature inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and great food. Visit www.tinyurl.com/ideal-brunch to register. For more information or to request assistance or accommodations, email Ashley Swift at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monthlong celebrations will conclude with the Women’s History Month Social March 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Butler Guest House. The DADI-hosted event will feature food, fun and fellowship. For more information or any accommodation needs, email Foster at email@example.com.
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