University Women's Commission

2023-2024 Events

Listed here are events sponsored or supported by the University Women's Commission.

Spring Events

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Lunch & Grow

Join the University Women's Commission for this free event during lunch for a creative break to learn about sustainable native plants in our area, plant seeds of friendship and decorate a pot to take with you.

Date: May 14, 2024  | Time: Noon - 1:15 PM

Location: Eberly Center - Tucker Hall 0152

Registration for this event has reached the maximum RSVP allowed. 

Guest Speaker

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Dr. Jillian Bornak
Distinguisher University Lecturer
Department of Physics & Astronomy

Topic: Sustainable Native Plants

Fall Events

2023 Spring Awards Luncheon

Annual fall luncheon and 2023 membership drive

October 26, 2023 at the Savage Arena - Grogan Room | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Menu to include tacos, carne asada and more.

Special Guest

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Nicole Alderson

Executive Associate Athletic Director/COO/SWA/
Sports Administrator for Football, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf and Women's Swimming & Diving


Thursday, November 30 , 2023 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women
Tucker Hall - Room 0168


Take a break with the University Women's Commission and the Eberly Center for Women and enjoy cider and donuts with us.  Meet other women on campus and learn more about how to get involved with our organizations.

Spring Events

UWC Women's Basketball Event - 2024

UWC at Bowling Green Basket Ball Game

February 3, 2024, at the Savage Arena in the Loge | 2:00 P.M.

This game celebrated National Girls & Women in Sports Day!
UWC was honored for the work we do to support Lady Rockets on campus.

Congratulations Lady Rockets!

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Celebrate Galentine's Day with the UWC

 What is Galentine’s Day? Galentine’s Day was invented by Parks and Recreation’s Leslie Knope as a day to celebrate the women in your life. UWC is excited to help our members celebrate Galentine’s Day, sending Galentine’s Day cards to your campus bestie!

How does it work? You design a customized Galentine’s Day card for your campus Galentine and UWC will deliver it February 12 and 13.  The UWC Board and Eberly Center are pleased to offer this no cost as a Valentine’s treat to UWC members.

Yes! Sign me up!: UWC has 4 designs members can select from and customize the greeting, message and salutation for up to 3 cards. Galentine’s cards can go to anyone on Main Campus or Health Science Campus.

The deadline to request a Galentine is Monday, February 5th at 12pm at Noon.

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Coffee Connection - International Women's Day!

Co-sponsored by the Women's Mentoring Network

Come celebrate International Women's Day, network with others on campus and enjoy a great cup of coffee!

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024

Location: Main Campus - Carlson Library - 2nd Floor Starbucks

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2024 Annual Spring Luncheon

Come celebrate with us as we celebrate the Alice Skeens Outstanding Woman awardees.
Due to the delays with FAFSA release, the 2024 scholarship winners will be notified privately and honored at our 2024 Fall Membership Drive Luncheon.

Date: April 10, 2024

Location: Main Campus - Savage Arena - Grogan Room

Guest Speaker: Dr. Amira Gohara, Professor and Dean Emerita - Department of Pathology
College of Medicine and Life Sciences

Alice H. Skeens Outstanding Woman Awardees: Malaika Bell, Diana Franz, PhD,
Bina Joe, PhD, Jeanne Kusina, PhD, Valerie Simmons-Walston, Danielle Van Fleet

Photos from the 2024 Spring Luncheon

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Image of 2024 Awardee, Diana Franz
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Image of 2024 Awardee, Bina Joe
Image of 2024 Awardee, Danielle Van Fleet

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Image of 2024 Awardee, Malaika Bell
Image of 2024 Awardee, Jeanne Kusina

Last Updated: 5/7/24