News Highlights!

RAINN Day

Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN)

September 25th.

Time:11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Venue: CUB Patio.

Women's Institute for Leadership & Learning - Women's Empowerment Series

September 30th

Time: 8:30am - 10:30am

Venue:Career Center (CUB 108) - RSVP Required by September 26th 

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Contact Information

Dr. Rebecca Ward

Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   125 Horton Hall                MWF: 10:00am - 12:00pm (by appointment)        rjward@ship.edu

Women's & Gender Studies

Horton Hall 125
Shippensburg, PA 17257
717-477-1104
wst@ship.edu

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Events & Activities

Students and faculty associated with the Women's Studies Minor are active on campus and in the community.  This page is where you'll find some information about upcoming events and the things we've been up to.  We also work in collaboration with the Women's Center and other departments that promote equality. Please stay tuned in the upcoming weeks for some updates.

September

Be Safe / No More
Please pay attention to the posters in the Residence Halls and around campus.

RAINN Day
This is a national event sponsored by the Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN) to bring awareness of sexual violence to college and university campuses. A information table will be setup September 25th from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at the CUB Patio.

Women's Institute for Leadership & Learning - Women's Empowerment Series
September 30th (8:30am - 10:30am) in the Career Center (CUB 108) - RSVP Required by September 26th

*sponsored with the Shippensburg University Career Center

October - Domestic Violence Month


Domestic Violence Awareness Speakers
Authors Lynn Shiner and Nancy Chavez who wrote Stabbed in the Heart will speak October 2nd at 7:00 pm in the Orndorff Theatre

Tulip Planting Ceremony for Domestic Violence Awareness
This ceremony highlights the epidemic of intimate partner abuse and celebrates its survivors. The Women's Center partners with local resources to augment the importance of ending violence on campus and in our community. This will be October 7th at 4:00 pm near the Lehman Library.

Breastival - Breast Cancer Awareness Month Program
This will be October 28th from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on the CUB Patio
*sponsored with Colleges Against Cancer

Decoding Annie Parker - Breast Cancer Awareness Month Program
This will be October 29th & 30th at 7:00 pm in the Orndorff Theatre
*sponsored with the Activities Program Board (APB)

Zombie Prom - Halloween Party/Fundraiser for Women in Need
This will be October 31st from 9:00 pm - 12:00 am in the CUB MPR
*sponsored with Residence Hall Association (RHA)
*tickets go on sale October 15th for $3 in advance and $5 at the door

November


The Vagina Monologues Auditions (Women's Center Lounge - HH 135)
Walk-ins
November 3rd from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
November 4th from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
November 5th from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
November 6th from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
*or by appointment if you cannot make these times

Women's Institute for Leadership & Learning - Women's Empowerment Series
November 4th in the Career Center (CUB 108) - RSVP required
*sponsored with the Shippensburg University Career - Center

Women's Institute for Leadership and Learning (WILL)
November 7th from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Registration Required
*sponsored with the Shippensburg University Career Center and the Women in Media Class

Condom Bingo/Fundraiser for Women in Need
November 14th from 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm in the CUB MPR
*sponsored with the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Theta Xi
*tickets on sale October 27th for $3 in advance and $5 at the door

Pictures From Past Events