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Women's History Month Luncheon tickets available

noon

Location: Student Union West/Building 58W, Ballrooms A and B


Celebrate Women's History Month with a delicious meal and an entertaining program that includes the presentation of the prestigious 2014 Susan B. Anthony Award and the Women's History Month Scholarship. 

 

The luncheon begins at noon, Wednesday, March 25, in the Student Union Ballrooms A and B.


Lily Ledbetter has been invited to be the guest speaker. Ledbetter is a crusader for equal pay and women's rights and is the namesake of President Obama's first bill singed into law, the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. She also is the author of "Grace and Grit: My fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond."

 

The Susan B. Anthony Award is presented to the current year's recipient during the luncheon. The scholarship is presented to a student who has done work on campus or in the community to enhance gender equity and student volunteers will be recognized.

 

A limited number of free student tickets are available in the ticket office, located in English Hall , building 8. Tickets for non-students are $25 and are available online  and in English Hall.

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Friday Lounge

2-4 p.m. Friday when classes are in session

Location: UNF Women's Center Lounge, Founders Hall, Building 2, Suite 2100


Cost: Free

Join in the conversation at Friday Lounge. Snacks will be provided.

 

Special editions:

Jan. 30: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Healthy Relationships with Dustin Arceneaux, MS, CHES, Director of Education at Planned Parenthood of North Florida

April 10: Writing Workshop led by Jennifer Wolfe of Women Writing for (a) Change, Jacksonville

April 17: Last Friday Lounge of the year; End of Year Friday Lounge and Volunteer Appreciation Event

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Women's History Month Scholarship Applications Accepted through Feb. 9

Location: Women's Center, Founders Hall, suite 2100


Students may apply for a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded at the Women's History Month Luncheon, scheduled to begin at noon Wednesday, March 5, in the Student Union Ballrooms A and B. Applications are available online and will be accepted through 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in the Women's Center, Founder's Hall, suite 2100.

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Visit the Lounge

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Location: Founders Hall, Building 2, Suite 2100


The Women's Center lounge is available to students, staff and faculty. You may study, charge your electronics, eat your lunch, enjoy free coffee and tea, watch TV, visit with friends or browse the library books.

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Tickets now available for "The Vagina Monologues"

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13

Location: Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Theater


Cost: $20 for general admission, $30 for general admission and VIP reception, $10 for students and $20 for students with the VIP reception

Purchase your ticket now for Eve Ensler's award-winning play. Members of the UNF community bring to the stage the voices of many women as they share their stories of love, pain, vulnerability and self-discover. Proceeds support global programs that assist women and girls who have experienced violence. Tickets are for sale online at the UNF Ticket Box Office, Building 8, room 1101, and by calling (904) 620-2878. The exclusive VIP reception will follow the production with a special meet-and-greet cast party and is only open to VIP ticket holders.