Women’s History Month Celebrates “Valiant Women of the Vote”


“Valiant Women of the Vote,” celebrating the centennial anniversary of the 19th amendment, is this year’s theme as William Paterson University celebrates Women’s History Month in March with lectures, discussions and civic events.

Cheng Library Exhibits thru March:

  • Valiant Women of the Vote
  • Suffragettes; 19th Amendment 100th Anniversary: Celebrate the Women Who Fought for our Rights
  • Student Women’s History Celebration Art

Tuesday, March 3

  • Opening Celebration Luncheon, featuring Wartyna Davis, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Science
    12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., University Commons, Ballroom BC

Wednesday, March 4

  • Café Con Leche – Women’s History Edition
    A discussion about prominent Latinas in history
    3:30 to 4:30 p.m., University Commons 202

  • Women’s Empowerment Networking Social
    Network with alumni, staff and students.
    5 to 7 p.m., University Commons, Ballroom BC

  • Womyn Portrayal in Media
    7  to 8:30 p.m., University Commons 209

Thursday, March 5

  • Women Color the World – Art Activity
    Make an accordion book on a topic of choice. Color a page to celebrate women’s history.
    Noon to 2 p.m., University Galleries, South Gallery

  • Voter Registration and Breast Cancer Fundraiser
    Noon to 2 p.m., University Commons, Main Street

  • Someone Must Wash the Dishes
    O
    ne-woman satirical play about the women’s suffrage movement.
    2 to 3:15 p.m., University Commons, Multipurpose Room

  • Black Girl Magic
    Uplifting black women, social networking and entrepreneurialism.
    6 to 9 p.m., University Commons, Multipurpose Room

Friday, March 6

  • Pioneer Café Live featuring Comedian Raja Michael
    8 to 10 p.m., University Commons, Multipurpose Room

 Saturday, March 7

  • Civic Engagement for Paterson LatinX Women’s Center
    Care Package assembling.
    11 a.m. to 2 p.m., University Commons 329

Sunday, March 8

  • Brunch and Burn
    Fitness, health education, women’s empowerment, fun surprises and brunch.  
    10 a.m. to noon, Sports and Recreation Center

Monday, March 9

  • Self Care Space
    10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., University Commons 202

  • Mental Health and Women
    1 to 2 p.m., University Commons 202

  • Healthy Relationship Series: Breaking Up Safely
    3 to 4 p.m., University Commons 202

  • Girl’s Night Out
    7 to 10 p.m., University Commons, Multipurpose Room

Tuesday, March 10

  • Women and Wellness Fair
    12:30 to 2 p.m., University Commons, Multipurpose Room

  • WISE Lecture: How to Have a Satisfying Career: Learn, Contribute and Make Money Dr. Monika Vnuk, MD
    12:30 p.m., Science Hall West

  • From Voting Rights to Governing: Women Rise to Power, film and discussion
    7 to 9 p.m., Cheng Library Auditorium

Wednesday, March 11

  • WHC Commuter Breakfast
    9 to 11 a.m.,
    University Commons 171 AB

  • Politics of Persistence: The 19th Amendment at 100
    9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ballroom C

  • Women’s Political Representation: 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

  • Running for Office: 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • Persisting Challenges: 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

  • Benefit Banquet Against Human Trafficking
    7 to 10 p.m.,
    University Commons, Multipurpose Room, $5 per person

Thursday, March 12

  • Voter Registration and Breast Cancer Fundraiser
    Noon to 2 p.m., University Commons, Main Street

  • Women Who Run: From Running to Governing
    12:30 to 2 p.m., Ballroom C
    Featuring Christabel Cruz, Director, NEW Leadership®, Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics

Sponsors: Student Government Association, Women’s History Celebration Committee, Women’s Center, Campus Activities, Service & Leadership, Cheng Library, Center for Diversity & Inclusion, Counseling, Health & Wellness,  Career Development Services, Alumni Relations, ACE-NET, University Galleries, Honors College, Peer Health Advocates, Lambda Tau Omega Sorority, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, ATMOSS, CARIBSA, BSA, EBONEE, Recreation Services, American Democracy Project, Women & Gender Studies, Political Science Department, WISE Lecture Series

02/24/20