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Women's History Month

Women's History Month 2016

Downloadable Events Flyer
College Committee

For more information about the events, please contact the Women's History Month Co-Chairs:

Dr. Kristie Morris, Associate Professor of Psychology, at 845-574-4434, kmorris@sunyrockland.edu or Dr. Christina Stern, Assistant Professor of History, at 845-574-4438, cstern@sunyrockland.edu.

March

March 1 – March 31, 2016
Technology Center Rotunda

Photo Exhibit – Women in Sports


March 1 – March 31, 2016
Student Union

Poster Exhibit – Women in Technology
Posters by RCC Digital Art Students


Tuesday, March 8, 2016  •  12:30 – 1:30 pm
Student Union, Room 3214

Roundtable Discussions: #BlackGirlMagic
A social media statement that focuses on the empowerment and celebration of women and girls of the African Diaspora.

For more info contact Rhonney Grant or Dr. Shamika Mitchell
Bridge Event with the Black Student Union


Thursday, March 10, 2016  •  12:30 – 1:30 pm
Academic II, Room 2323

Lecture – Women and Finance: How to Manage Your Finances and Retirement Goals in Times of Market Volatility

Presenter: George Repic, Business


Tuesday, March 15, 2016  •  12:30 – 1:30 pm
Student Union, Room 3214

Roundtable Discussions: #BlackGirlMagic
A social media statement that focuses on the empowerment and celebration of women and girls of the African Diaspora.

For more info contact Rhonney Grant or Dr. Shamika Mitchell
Bridge Event with the Black Student Union


Tuesday, March 15, 2016  •  1:30 – 2:45 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse (Room 8180)

Book Presentation and Discussion: SOS - Calling All Black People
Authors and Presenters: John R. Bracey Jr. (Historian), Sonia Sanchez (Poet), and James Smethurst (Historian)

Bridge Event with the African American History Month Committee


Tuesday, March 15, 2016  •  3:00 – 4:00 pm
Technology Center, Room 8349

Book Signing: SOS - Calling All Black People
Authors John R. Bracey Jr. (Historian), Sonia Sanchez (Poet), and James Smethurst (Historian) sign their new book, SOS - Calling All Black People.

Bridge Event with the African American History Month Committee


Wednesday, March 16, 2016  •  1:00 – 1:50 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse (Room 8180)

Discussion – Women in the Civil Rights Movement
Presenter: Dr. David Lucander, Multicultural Studies


Wednesday, March 16, 2016  •  2:00 – 2:50 pm
Technology Center, Room 8322

Discussion – Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics by Ruth Lewin Sime
Presenter: Joan Asch, RCC Staff
Bridge Event with CETL’s Last Good Book I Read Series


Monday, March 28, 2016  •  3:00 – 4:00 pm
Academic II, Room 2206

Book Discussion – Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture and What We Can Do About It by Kate Harding


Tuesday, March 29, 2016  •  11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse (Room 8180)

Lecture – Political Power of Women in Celtic Society
Presenters: Sabrina Rieder, Psychology and Dino Ritsatos, History


Wednesday, March 30, 2016  •  10:00 am - noon
Student Union, Room 3214

Panel Discussion – Women’s Health: Fibroids 101
Presenters: Members from The Fibroids Project, The Black Women’s Health Alliance, and the RCC Biology Professors

Please contact Dr. Shamika Mitchell, English, for information about this event.
Bridge Event with the Black Student Union


Wednesday, March 30, 2016  •  11:00 – 11:50 am & 1:00 – 1:50 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse (Room 8180)

Discussion: Rape Culture: What Is It? Are We Living in One?
Presenter: Center for Safety & Change


Thursday, March 31, 2016  •  11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse (Room 8180)

Lecture – Breaking the Tech Ceiling: Bringing More Women into Technology
Presenter: Paola Garcia Cardenas, Computer Science, Webmaster at Datadog, Inc.

April

Monday, April 4, 2016  •  3:00 – 4:00 pm
Academic II, Room 2206

Book Discussion – Undaunted: The Real Story of America’s Servicewomen in Today’s Military by Tanya Biank


Tuesday, April 12, 2016  •  12:30 – 1:30 pm
Fieldhouse, Room 5202 (Dance Studio)

Activity – Yoga with a Kabbalistic Twist
Instructor: Bracha Meshchaninov, founder of Tiferet Movement Yoga Studio
Bridge Event with Jewish Heritage Month


Wednesday, April 13, 2016  •  1:00 – 2:00 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse (Room 8180)

Lecture – Blood, Soil, and Motherhood: The Role of Women in Fascist and National Socialist Ideology
Presenter: Bruce Delfini, History

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