Call for gender equity/professional development award, nominations and application

Nominations and applications for The Mary K. Tachau Gender Equity Award and the M. Celeste Nichols Professional Development Award are being accepted through Friday October 6.

The Mary K. Tachau Gender Equity Award goes to a member of the UofL community whose work has directly furthered women's equality and gender equity. The Women’s Center expects that the recipient will be available to accept the award in person during the Empowerment Luncheon on November 9.  Nominators should have cleared this date with the candidate before submitting a letter of nomination. Additional questions may be addressed to: Committee Chair, Valerie M. Casey, UofL Women’s Center, 852-8976.

The Nichols Award goes to a UofL graduate or professional school student to support academic and professional enrichment beyond normal program expenses. Submit applications for the Nichols Award toPhyllis M. Webbor drop off at the Women's Center (#4 Administrative Annex Bldg., Belknap Campus).