Monday, March 28, 2011

News Flashes

Local scholarships available

The Troy Women's Association will be awarding scholarships to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education and adult women who are returning to or who are currently enrolled in higher education.  Obtain an application at  Completed applications are due by April 15.

OU and NOW present Title IX and reproductive justice update

Please join Oakland County NOW and the Women and Gender Studies program at Oakland University for a FREE Women's History Month eventTitle IX and Reproductive Justice: An Update

Location: Lake Michigan Room in the Oakland Center on OU’s Campus
Date: Thursday, March 31st
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm

Featured speakers:

Renee Chelian:  Executive Director of Northland Family Planning Centers and recently spoke in front of U.S. Congress and the UN in Geneva

Jennifer Martin:  Special Lecturer at Oakland University in the Women and Gender Studies Program

OU hosts same-sex marriage discussion April 4

"Haters, Sinners, and the Rest of Us," a speaking engagement by Dr. John Corvino about the diverging opinions on same-sex marriage and other LGBT issues.

April 4th, 2011 - 7:00 - 9:00pm
Banquet Room B, Oakland Center, Oakland University

A reception before and Q&A session after the engagement will include hors d'oeuvres and time to talk with Dr. Corvino personally.

Take Back the Night Tuesday, April 5

Rally, march and speak out against rape and other forms of sexual violence on Tuesday, April 5 from 6-10 p.m. in the Oakland Center Courtyard on the campus of Oakland University.  The event will feature live music and food.  Visit the Women and Gender Studies Program at Oakland University on Facebook for updates.

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