These are some current news items of interest to UC alumni:
UC to Host AAUW District Conference, 100th Anniversary of Local Branch
Group Celebrates Achievements of Women, Anniversary, Welcoming Refugees
Written By Colleen Bierstine '15, PR Intern
American Association of University Women to hold district conference at UC; Brindisi, Chapin, Winfield to speak
Utica, NY (09/11/2013)- The American Association of University Women (AAUW) District III Conference will take place at Utica College on Saturday, Oct. 5, marking the 100th anniversary of the AAUW Mohawk Valley branch.
The conference will feature three prominent speakers including Anthony Brindisi, New York State Assemblyman; Mary Chapin, chairwoman of the Mohawk Valley Women’s History Project; and Judy Winfield, humanitarian. According to AAUW, this special branch celebration will focus on Utica as a model for welcoming diversity through the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees.
The conference will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Utica College’s Carbone Auditorium in the Economic Crime and Justice Cybersecurity Building. The cost is $30 ($10 for students). Register by Monday, Sept. 23; registration form is available at www.utica.edu/aauw-reg. Send a check payable to AAUW to Paulette Salamy, 315 Winchester Drive, New Hartford, NY 13413 (315-733-5301).
The AAUW District III Conference is sponsored by AAUW Mohawk Valley Branch, AAUW Utica College University Affiliate and The K. Della Ferguson Womyn’s Resource Center of Utica College.
For more information, contact Jo Ellen Vespo, professor of psychology and psychology child-life, at (315) 792-3283, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 20 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.
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