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Carol A. Moore Scholarship–applications now being accepted!

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Vermont Women in Higher Education annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to a woman working in higher education, either faculty or staff, who is successful in her campus role. The scholarship must be used to engage in professional development or academic pursuits in order to further her career. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to supporting women’s leadership on campus. For further questions, please contact Shannon Bohler-Small at bohler@middlebury.edu or extension 2961.

Application deadine is November 30, 2014.

For the form and more information please go to www.vwhe.org/index.php/scholarship .

 

Vermont Women in Higher Education Awards Dinner: all are welcome!

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LESS THAN ONE MONTH until the 2014 Fall Dinner hosted by Vermont Women in Higher Education! Register now!Celebrate the three 2014 VWHE award winners, catch up with colleagues from across the state, and enjoy dinner at the Capitol Plaza in downtown Montpelier. This year’s keynote speaker is Peggy R. Williams, co-founder of VWHE.Date: October 15, 2014
Time: 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. – networking
5:15 – 5:30 p.m. – keynote address
5:30 p.m. – dinner
Cost: $432014 VWHE Award Winners

  • Sister Elizabeth Candon Distinguished Service Award:
    Mary Hoppe, Norwich University
  • Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award:
    Megan Doczi, Norwich University
  • Jackie M. Gribbons Leadership Award:
    Beth Mintz, University of Vermont

About the Keynote Speaker
A co-founder of Vermont Women in Higher Education, Peggy R. Williams has a long history of leadership at institutions in both Vermont and New York. She served as the seventh president, and the first woman president, of Ithaca College in New York from 1997 to 2008. Prior to Ithaca, Peggy served as president of Lyndon State College for eight years. In addition, she held positions of Associate Academic Dean, Chair of the Business and Economic Department and Associate Professor at Trinity College. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University, an M.Ed. from the University of Vermont and a B.A. from St. Michael’s College of the University of Toronto.

When
Wednesday October 15, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
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Where

Capitol Plaza
100 State Street
Phone #: 802-223-5252
Montpelier, VT 05602

 

Vermont Women in Higher Education Award Nominations–Deadline extended!

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The VWHE Awards Committee has extended the 29th annual VWHE award nominations deadline until Thursday, July 10, 2014.

Please spread the word and encourage nominations for some of the deserving women you might know.

 

VWHE will present three awards to outstanding women: the Sister Elizabeth Candon Award for Distinguished Service; the Jackie Gribbons Award for Leadership; and the Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award at our fall dinner (date to be determined).  Nomination forms, which include criteria for each award, as well as past award recipients, are available on our website – www.vwhe.org.

 

You are in a unique position to nominate women who have made significant contributions to higher education at your institution or organization.  Please share this information with others who also may identify deserving nominees.  On behalf of VWHE, I invite you and your colleagues to submit nominations and supporting statements to Shanti McKenna by July 10, 2014.

 

If you have questions or need further information, please contact Shanti at (802) 786-3825, email shanti.mckenna@ccv.edu, or fax (802)786-4980. We look forward to receiving your nomination(s).

 

It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up for VWHE!

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The Vermont Women in Higher Education conference is still accepting registrations!

Our pre-conference keynote speaker is Jennifer Hetzel Silbert and our Conference keynote is Cary Brown, Executive Director of Vermont Commission on Women.

The conference fee covers a number of workshops, meals, and networking sessions. Women from educational institutions all over the state will be traveling to Killington Grand Resort on March 20th and 21st for this annual event.

Friday only: $110

Both days: $160

Register today by going to www.vwhe.org

If you have ANY questions please feel free to contact Shannon Bohler-Small at ext. 2961 or bohler@middlebury.edu

 

VWHE Annual Conference Registration

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 Please feel free to contact Shannon Bohler-Small with any questions! x2961
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VWHE 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference
When
Thursday March 20, 2014 at 2:30 PM EDT
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Friday March 21, 2014 at 4:30 PM EDT
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Where

Killington Grand Resort
4763 Killington Road
Killington, VT 05751
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The 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference from Vermont Women in Higher Education, with the theme “Creating Opportunity for Women,” is March 20 and 21 at Killington Grand Resort. There will be professional workshops, wellness workshops, a networking lunch, raffle, and more, all in a beautiful setting.

VWHE is very excited to announce this year’s keynote speaker:
Cary Brown, Executive Director of The Vermont Commission on Women 

Prior to becoming Executive Director for this independent state agency, she served two terms as a VCW commissioner. Previously, she served as the Director of Girls’ Programs for Vermont Works for Women, a non-profit organization supporting education, training, and careers in non-traditional fields for women and girls.

 
There will also be a great pre-conference speaker March 20: Jen Hetzel Silbert, who will be giving a talk titled “The Super Heroine Within.”

 

Click below to RSVP and get all of the details, including more on workshops and meal options. Register early to save money!
 
There is a $10 discount for registration by March 1.
Overnight accommodations are also available at a special group rate.
 
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Visit the VWHE Conference Page for all of the details about the event, including detailed workshop descriptions. And join theVWHE Facebook page to stay up to date!

 

Sincerely,

 

Christina Fabrey
Vermont Women in Higher Education
fabreyc@greenmtn.edu
(802) 287-8234
 

Vermont Women in Higher Education Scholarship Opportunity!

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The Carol A. Moore Scholarship recognizes women currently working in higher education who are successful in their roles, who intend to engage in professional development or academic pursuits in order to further their career, and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting women’s leadership. VWHE is pleased to offer up to two $1,000 scholarships in support of this mission. Applications are due no later than November 30th. 

Please go to our website in order to download an application.

http://www.vwhe.org/index.php/scholarship

Applications should be sent to Shannon Bohler-Small

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 108

bohler@middlebury.edu , extension 2961

You already belong…

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If you are a woman teaching or working in higher education in Vermont, you are already a member of Vermont Women in Higher education. There are no dues, but some great events that focus on networking, professional development and collaboration across the state. Our first event is next month!

2013 VWHE Fall Dinner

When: Thursday October 17, 2013 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EDT

Where: Capitol Plaza, 100 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602

Celebrate the three 2013 VWHE award winners, catch up with colleagues from across the state, and enjoy dinner at the Capitol Plaza in downtown Montpelier.

This year’s keynote speaker is Tiffany Bluemle, Executive Director of Vermont Works for Women.

Register now

http://www.vwhe.org/

Please contact Shannon Bohler-Small with any and all questions! bohler@middlebury.edu or ext 2961.