10th Anniversary Schedule of Events

Please join us for a weekend of engaging and inspiring leadership events and activities as we celebrate the Weissman Center and ten years of excellence.

March 27, 2009
Body Politic(s) Lecture Series
7:30 pm From Jim Crow America to Apartheid South Africa and Beyond: A Journalist’s Journey
Charlayne Hunter-Gault, former national and foreign correspondent for NPR, CNN, and PBS
Art Building, Gamble Auditorium
Saturday, March 28, 2009 Weissman Center Leadership Symposium
9:30-10:30 am Leadership in Action: WCL Alumnae and Students
Panel presentation and discussion

Dyanne Rousseau FP ’10, Yedalis Ruiz FP ’08, Marcia Schenck ’09, Mika Weissbuch ‘11
Cleveland Hall, L2

10:45-Noon Women’s Voices and the Public Sphere
Panel presentation and discussion

Mary Kelley, Ruth Bordin Collegiate Professor of History, American Culture and Women's Studies, University of Michigan

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, former national and foreign correspondent for NPR, CNN, and PBS

Carolyn Jessop, advocate for women and girls and former member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1:45-3:00 pm Voices and Visions of Transformative Leadership
A Weissman Center Documentary
Cleveland Hall, L2

Leadership and the Liberal Arts
Panel presentation and discussion
Cleveland Hall, L2

Maria Hinojosa, award-winning broadcast journalist,documentary filmmaker, and NOW on PBS senior correspondent

Nita M. Lowey ’59, Congresswoman and former New York Assistant Secretary of State

Laurie Priest, Director of Athletics and chair of Physical Education, Mount Holyoke College

3:00-3:30 pm Book signings by Maria Hinojosa, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Carolyn Jessop, and Mary Kelley ‘65
Kendade Atrium
3:45-4:30 pm Under the Shadow of the Camera: Reflections of the #Khomani San
Gallery talk and multimedia exhibit by Marcia Schenck ‘09
Blanchard Art Gallery

Legacies of Leadership: A Weissman Center Exhibit

An exhibit showcasing the development of the Weissman Center, student leadership, and center donors will be on display throughout the weekend in Porter Hall.