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Welcome to the GVSU Women's Center


Mission: To create meaningful learning about women and gender and to advocate for gender justice through the education, engagement, and empowerment of students and the greater GVSU community.


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Join the Women's Center in Celebrating our 15th Anniversary

This year, the Women's Center will be celebrating their 15th Anniversary. Join us as we reflect and honor the history and achievements of our past, celebrate the present, and gear up for the future. 

EqualiTEA, March 20, 2017

Grand River Room, Kirkhof Center

 


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The Women's Center invites you to engage with us!

Located in Russel H. Kirkhof Center (down the hallway near the Lobby Shop), there are numerous ways to get involved with the Women's Center:

The GVSU Women's Center is committed to a policy of equal access to our programs, facilities, and services. Our goal is to ensure that persons with disabilities will not be denied equal access to Women's Center resources.

 

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Women's Center Programs


Events

It's On Us: Bystander Intervention Training

It's On Us: Bystander Intervention Training

March 24, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Bystander intervention is the act of feeling empowered and equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively assist in the prevention of sexual violence. Bystander intervention doesn’t have...

GVSU Women's Center Fireside Chats

GVSU Women's Center Fireside Chats

April 5, 2017 12:00 PM

Karyn E. Rabourn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Higher Education Program Teaching while feminist: When 'strong woman’ becomes synonymous with ‘unfit teacher’.  

Talk Back Tuesday

Talk Back Tuesday

April 11, 2017 12:00 PM

Please join us for our monthly “Talk Back Tuesday” noon discussion focusing on current topics and events! Classes are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

It's On Us: Denim Day

It's On Us: Denim Day

April 14, 2017 All Day

Wear jeans on April 14, 2017 to commemorate the following story and subsequent activism to prevent and respond to sexual assault and rape.  "An 18-year old girl is picked up by her married...

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Give Now

Give Today

The power of a gift is transformational.  Gifts to the Women's Center allow us to serve more students, dream bigger dreams about the way our students will graduate and interact in the world.  This year as we celebrate our 15th anniversary, we are inviting friends of the center to join in our transformation by making an annual gift to the Women's Center Endowment at either the Advocate ($150) or Ambassador ($500) level.