LOCK HAVEN, Pa. -In honor of Women’s History Month, Lock Haven University will host an evening of panel discussions entitled “Women’s Voices, Women’s Visions.” The event will take place Tuesday evening, March 24 from 6-8:15 at the East Campus of Lock Haven University in B210 and B211. There is no cost for this event and all faculty, staff, students and members of the Lock Haven community are invited.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
The evening will consist of four panel discussions, beginning with “Women in Non-traditional Professions” led by Dr. Jacqueline Whitling, Associate Professor of Chemistry, and “Women in Sports” led by Women’s Field Hockey Coach, Patricia Rudy. The second half of the program will consist of a panel led by Dr. Beth McMahon, Professor of Health Science, “Women’s Health Issues” and one led by Dr. Sharon Stringer, Associate Professor of Communication Media titled “Women and Relationships—The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”.
The co-coordinators for “Women’s Voices, Women’s Visions” Melinda Hodge, Associate Professor of Art; Dr. Jacqueline Whitling, Associate Professor of Chemistry; and Dr. Patrizia Hoffman, Associate Professor of Communication Studies said in a joint statement, “In honor of Women’s History Month, we have brought together a variety of female life experiences represented by four discussion panels in our ‘Women’s Voices, Women’s Visions’ event. In doing so, we hope that you will gain a better appreciation of the challenges that women face in society today.”