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Activities at FRCC to Mark Women’s History Month

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Front Range Community College has scheduled a number of events in recognition of Women’s History Month.

Student Life offices at the campuses organize some of the events. Others are organized by student clubs, academic departments, or individual faculty.

Boulder County Campus

  • Global Perspective on Women’s Rights. English as a Second Language students will present reports on women’s rights in their native countries. 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, Community Room.
  • Radical Women in History. History faculty and students will discuss some radical women in history who changed the world. 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, Community Room.
  • The fourth annual Profiles in Courage: Women Changing the World. The International Affairs Club and the Feminist Uprising Collective Club will present profiles of women from around the world who have made positive contributions to society. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, Community Room.

Larimer Campus

  • The Future is Female Photo Campaign, March 20-24, Longs Peak Student Center. Student Life seeks photos from students to contribute to the display.
  • What’s Left to Fight For? A Dialogue on the Women’s Rights Movement 2017. This is part of a Student Life-sponsored Honest Conversation Series. Noon to 1 p.m., March 21, Student Success Center
  • Gender, Communication, and the Workplace discussion. 10 to 11 a.m., March 29, Student Success Center

Westminster Campus

  • Annual Gender Dialogue Luncheon, March 20. This event is for the campus community. Tamra Ryan, CEO of the Women’s Bean Project in Westminster, is the guest speaker and recipient this year of the Women’s Studies’ Uniting Our Voices Award for helping to move forward discussions about gender, social justice, and other issues. The topic for this, the fourth annual dialogue, is “Women and Work.” Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant, history faculty, will give an overview. Throughout the event, time is allowed for audience discussion on the topic.

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FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online. FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System.

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John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College.