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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax (802)786-4980. We look forward to receiving your nomination(s).
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 email@example.com
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.
Applications should be sent to Shannon Bohler-Small
Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 108
firstname.lastname@example.org , extension 2961
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.
Please contact Shannon Bohler-Small with any and all questions! email@example.com or ext 2961.
Each year, the Vermont Women in Higher Education presents three awards to outstanding women. VWHE is pleased to accept nominations through June 7, 2013 for the Sister Elizabeth Candon Award for Distinguished Service; the Jackie Gribbons Award for Leadership; and the Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award.
The Sister Elizabeth Candon Distinguished Service Award is presented to a woman who has shown evidence of promoting and working toward the advancement of women in higher education and involvement at the national, regional, state, and local levels in related activities.
The Jackie Gribbons Leadership Award is presented to a woman who has demonstrated leadership ability, served as a model and mentor, developed innovative programs, and contributed significantly to the institution and profession.
The Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award is presented to a woman who is in the early stages of her career, demonstrates excellence in her contributions to students, colleagues, and/or her institution (in such areas as service, innovative programs, teaching, research, etc.), and shows promise and potential for future contributions.
The awards will be presented at the annual dinner in the fall. Criteria for each award and nomination forms are available on our web site:www.vwhe.org. You may also find us on Facebook and please join us on Linked In.
If you have questions or need further information, please contact Ellen Danahy Liptak at (802) 485-2084 or by: email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your nomination(s).
There will be an informal lunchtime get-together on Tuesday March 5th at the Grille with Shannon Bohler-Small, Middlebury’s Institutional Representative to Vermont Women in Higher Education. We will be talking about the organization in general and the Annual Conference in particular! There is still time to sign up for the Conference taking place March 21-22 at the Killington Grand Resort. To register online click this link: www.vwhe.org/Conferences_2012.html
If you have questions now, feel free to contact Shannon at email@example.com or at extension 2961.