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The Canisius College Women and Gender Studies Program presents the 2020 Dr. I Joan Lorch Award Winners. The Dr. I. Joan Lorch Award for Women & Gender Studies honors a person (or persons) who has made a significant contribution to women and who exemplifies the pursuit of liberation and justice regarding sex, gender and sexuality. Receiving the Community Award is Family Promise of Western New York. The Student Award recipient is Morgan Morris, ’21. The Canisius Employee Award recipient is Matt Kochan, librarian.  This year we also celebrate a special career achievement recognition for Dr. Barbara Porter, associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences.

Save the date!  Please join us in honoring all of our award winners on March 26, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge located in the Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center.  Appetizers, beer and wine provided. Click here to add this event to your calendar.

Submitted by: Johanna Fisher, adjunct professor, English and co-director, Women and Gender Studies