MSU to host a variety of programs for Women’s History Month

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State is honoring the significance of Women’s History Month in March by hosting various events. The lineup includes a special appearance on March 4 by esteemed FOX Sports reporter Erin Andrews, known for her Emmy nominations.

March at MSU starts with the “Women’s Empowerment Brunch” scheduled for Saturday [March 2] from Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Bost Extension Center. This gathering will feature food, a keynote speaker, and opportunities for networking. Presented by Holmes Cultural Diversity Center and IDEAL Woman, the event is free and open to all. RSVP at https://msstate.campuslabs.com/engage/event/9862712/rsvp.

In addition, the HCDC will host the “Kick-off to Women’s History Month Celebration” on March 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Drill Field. This event aims to honor the diverse history and achievements of women.

For an engaging Q&A session with sportscaster Andrews, head to Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. The MSU Student Association is organizing this free Global Lecture Series event open to students, faculty, and the public. Andrews will delve into her collegiate experiences, her journey in the sports and entertainment industry, and how she overcame challenges.

Highlighted events throughout the month include:

—March 7, 3-5 p.m., “Loving Our Hair Art Exhibition and Reception” at Colvard Student Union Art Gallery. Visit this exhibition and reception hosted by HCDC to celebrate the beauty of hair, self-identity, and self-love.

—March 7, 6 p.m., “Why Not Me? Panel Series: Women’s History Month” at Thompson Hall, Tully Auditorium. The College of Forest Resources brings together its female faculty members to discuss natural resources professions and promote greater representation of women in these fields. 

—March 18, 6 p.m., “Why Not Me? Speaker Series: Women’s History Month” featuring Beth Baker, an associate extension professor in MSU’s Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture. Celebrate women in natural resources with the College of Forest Resources as Baker shares her journey and contributions to the field.

—March 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., “Painting with a Colleague” at Colvard Student Union, Foster Ballroom U. Join the Office of Inclusive Excellence for a painting session aimed at building relationships and promoting work-life balance for MSU faculty, staff, and students. Register at https://w.msstate.edu/workshops/

—March 21, 2-3 p.m., “The Artistic Alchemist: A Woman’s Tale of Transforming Challenges into Creativity with Shayne L. Townson” at Colvard Student Union, Dawg House. Explore creativity through challenges with multifaceted artist Townson in a presentation and Q&A session hosted by the Department of Music. 

—March 25, 5:30-7 p.m., “Women Standing on Business” at Mitchell Memorial Library, John Grisham Room. Hear inspiring stories of perseverance and success from women at a panel discussion organized by the Office of Access and Success. Refreshments start at 5:30 p.m., with the panel following at 6 p.m.

Other articles

Post Image
Education
Minnesota leads the way in addressing ableism through teacher training

Minnesota is set to implement a groundbreaking law focused on enhancing teacher …

Read More
Post Image
Education
SC Senate Proposes Free Meals for Students in Reduced-Price Lunch Program

South Carolina students who qualify for meals at a discounted price would now be …

Read More
Post Image
Education
Challenging Task: Convincing Parents to Choose San Francisco Public Schools

In a bustling city like San Francisco, Lauren Koehler, the 38-year-old executive …

Read More