The University of Mount Union will
celebrate National Women’s History Month in March with a number of festivities.
Throughout the month of March, the
University will host various activities to highlight and celebrate influential
On March 5, the Ralph and Mary
Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement will host a tea with
Stark County Commissioner Janet Creighton at 11:10 a.m. in the East Room of the
Hoover-Price Campus Center. Creighton is the former deputy assistant to the
President of the United States and current Stark County Commissioner. During
the event, hors d’oeuvres will be served and a presentation will be given on
the White’s House’s finest china.
On March 20, Marge Piercy will be
the Women’s History Month keynote speaker at 7:30 p.m. in the Myers Sanctuary
of Dewald Chapel. Piercy will give a Power Point presentation highlighting
photos, cartoons and documents on the hot button issues of abortion,
contraception, women’s rights, immigration, the rights of minorities and
These topics will especially deal
with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Victoria Woodhull, an immigrant
woman named Freydeh and Anthony Comstock.
All events are free and open to the
public. For more information, call (330) 823-6063.