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The Women & Gender Studies program invites you to the annual Lorch Award celebration. The Dr. I. Joan Lorch Award for Women & Gender Studies honors a person who has made a significant contribution to women and who exemplifies the pursuit of liberation and justice regarding sex, gender, and sexuality.  The award ceremony happy hour will take place on Friday, March 19 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Zoom.  This event is open to the public. Email Dr. Loughead for a digital invite.

This year we celebrate four outstanding award winners in the following categories:

(1) Canisius Student Award 2020: Morgan Morris

(2) Canisius Student Award 2021: Olivia Miller

(3) Canisius Colleague Award: Matthew Kochan, Librarian

(4) Community Award: Luanne Firestone of Family Promise

At this event, each of the award winners will deliver a brief speech on the importance of gender equality.  Congratulations to our award-winners and we welcome everyone to join us in feminist solidarity and camaraderie on March 19.

Submitted by: Tanya Loughead, director, Women & Gender Studies; professor, Philosophy