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The Canisius University Women & Gender Studies program is happy to announce the 2024 Lorch Award winners. 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.

In the category of Canisius University student, the winner is: Bex Nagel ’25, Strategic Communications, Sociology and Women & Gender Studies.

In the category of Canisius University employee, the winner is: Kim Griffin, ’11, Head Coach of Women’s Softball.

In the category of a community organization or person(s), the winners are: Adrienne Hill and Ana Grujić of the Buffalo-Niagara LGBTQ History Project.

We congratulate all of these deserving people who help to make our world a more equitable world each day.

We heartily welcome everyone to celebrate Women’s History Month — and these 4 awardees in particular—on Thursday, March 21 4:00– 5:30 pm  in the Grupp Fireside Lounge.  Please join us for drinks, appetizers, and feminist solidarity and inspiration.

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Submitted by: Tanya Loughead, Professor, Department of Philosophy and Women & Gender Studies