The Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research held its annual Fall Reception on September 12 in the Atrium in Ustler Hall. Director Bonnie Moradi welcomed over 100 guests including core and affiliate faculty, students, and friends of the Center. Dean Richardson offered words of pride and encouragement for the Center.

New and returning graduate students, new and continuing affiliate faculty, and campus and community partners were celebrated.

Student awards included the O. Ruth McQuown Awards, Madelyn Lockhart Dissertation and Emerging Scholars Awards, and the Cindy Colangelo Award for Breast Cancer Awareness.

The Distinguished Affiliate Contribution Award was presented to Center Affiliate and former Center Director Dr. Judy Page. After an inspiring talk to reception attendees, Center Affiliate, Dr. Zoharah Simmons, was honored with the Uppity Woman Award for her inspiring scholarship and activism.

Dr. Zoharah Simmons gave an inspiring talk before being presented with the Uppity Women Award for 2018.
Former Director Judith W. Page (right) is presented with the Distinguished Affiliate Contribution Award at the Fall 2018 Reception.