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Women’s History Month Calendar

Feb. 28 South will host its 14th annual Women’s Symposium 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the dining hall (SSTU 1114). Vendor spots are $25 and support the Wanda Hill Women’s History Month Scholarship. This event features over 40 vendors. For information on attending or being a vendor, call Women’s Symposium committee chair Triesha Light at 817-515-4740.

March 1-31 A Women’s History Month exhibit will be on display all month in the South Library. The exhibit’s theme is Mentoring Young Women for Leadership in the Future.

March 3 In order to raise domestic violence awareness, South will show the documentary Telling Amy’s Story 11:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in the Living Room (SSTU 1114).

March 4 From 12:30-1:20 p.m., South will hold a women’s health seminar in the SHPE gym. Kay Cross, a personal trainer and life coach, will speak. For more information, call the kinesiology department at 817-515-4595.

March 4 Rescue Her will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. A representative of Rescue Her (rescueher.org), a nonprofit charity organization to fight human trafficking, will speak about efforts to stop human trafficking in the U.S. and internationally. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 16 A self-defense class will be taught 10 a.m.-noon in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Presented by Shane Whitehead, instructional associate and fourth-degree black belt in Ga San Ryu Kenpo, this two-hour class will lay the foundation for effective self-defense including safety strategies, verbal confrontation skills, physical techniques and more that will prepare students for dangerous situations. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 16 South scholarship manager Rhonda Seyfried will speak as part of the Young Women’s Leadership track event 6:15-7 p.m. For information, call Seyfried at 817-515-5124.

March 17 South Campus will celebrate Breaking Barriers: The Life of Elithe Kirkland, Texas’ First Great Female Author 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. Kirkland’s novel Love is a Wild Assault (1959) is considered one of the top 50 novels of Texas. She wrote, published and collaborated on plays and musical performances until her death in 1994. Michael H. Price, one of her collaborators, will talk about her remarkable career and will show excerpts of musical performances based on her works. For more information, call Women’s Symposium committee chair Triesha Light at 817-515-4740.

March 17-31 Student activities will sponsor a Women’s History Month exhibit south of Art Corridor III in SE Campus. The opening reception is on March 18 10:30-11:45 a.m. in Art Corridor III. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3124.

March 18 Award-winning author and poet Debra L. Winegarten will introduce an extraordinary Texas woman, Oveta Culp Hobby, in a presentation sponsored by student activities, SE humanities division and the Judith J. Carrier Library in the SE Carrier library (ESED 1200) 10:40-11:35 a.m. Seating is limited, so students should RSVP by contacting the library at 817-515-3081 by March 15.

March 18 Award-winning author and poet from the University of Texas Press Debra L. Winegarten will discuss her book Oveta Culp Hobby: a Colonel, Cabinet Member and Philanthropist 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The book is a biography on Hobby, a legendary Texas woman. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 18 South will show the film Miss Evers’ Boys 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. For more information, call speech instructor Molly Floyd at 817-515-4600 or English associate professor Iris Harvey at 817-515-4620.

March 23 Students can join SE government instructors Ruthann Geer and Marilyn Murphy in a film discussion of Miss Representation 2:20-3:40 p.m. in the SE Carrier library (ESED 1200). For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

March 24 South will host a Women’s History Month luncheon 12:30-1:45 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. Tickets are $5 for students or $7.50 for non-students. The proceeds benefit the Women’s History Month scholarship. For more information or to buy tickets, call administrative office assistant Maisha Tsiboe at 817-515-4575.

March 25 A Modern Feminism Panel Discussion will take place 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. History assistant professor Sara Reed will chair a panel discussion on the meaning of modern feminism. The panelists will include NE psychology assistant professor Jeanell Buck, NE government instructor Leigh-Anne Regenold and Texas Wesleyan University history professor Elizabeth Alexander. For more information, contact NE student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 25-26 South will assist students via resume workshops 6-7 p.m. on the 25th and 11 a.m.-noon on the 26th. The events will take place in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, call South student development specialist Fran Long at 817-515-4551.

March 26 South will have mobile mammograms available 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the North parking lot. For more information, call South health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4740.

March 26 South presents Makers — Women Who Made America 6-9 p.m. in SACB 1210. The free noncredit course gives a history of women who contributed to the success of America through 200 years. Students can register for the noncredit course prior to this date or on the date of presentation. For information and to enroll, call the South noncredit office at 817-515-4592.

March 26 Korean pianist Mijin Kim will perform 7:30-9 p.m. at South’s SREC Recital Hall. For more information, contact music professor Oscar Dressler at 817-515-4649.

March 31 South will show the Lifetime Movie Network’s original Five 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. The film explores the subject of breast cancer through five interwoven stories that reflect the different trials and stages women face.

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