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Women's History Month

Edinboro celebrates Women's History Month



Edinboro University will mark Women’s History Month with a series of presentations highlighting the unique legacies, accomplishments and struggles of women – from Mexican painter Frida Kahlo to topics of intersectionality and social change.

Programming includes:

Intersectionality at the Crossroads of Gender and Race: Material Support Across Difference
Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Self-Care for BIPOC Women
Thursday, March 11, at 12:30 p.m. 

Self-Care: What, Why and How
Tuesday, March 16, at 4 p.m. 

The Women of the National Panhellenic Council (D9)
Thursday, March 18

Tres Vidas
Tuesday, March 23, at 4 p.m.

Women and Social Change
Tuesday, March 30, at 4 p.m. - Closing Keynote 

For more information regarding Women's History Month programming, please contact Dr. Terrence Mitchell, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, in the Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

 

Calling all wizards, witches and muggles: Join UPB for Harry Potter Trivia



Harry Potter

 

You're invited: Women's basketball virtual meet and greet



Women's Basketball Meet and GreetFighting Scots fans: We know COVID-19 has kept you from packing the stands this year. So we’re giving you the opportunity to connect with one of your favorite Edinboro teams.

The Fighting Scots women’s basketball team is hosting a family-friendly meet and greet on Thursday, March 11, at 6 p.m. This virtual event is open to the public. The team will discuss their top picks for Selection Sunday, what inspired them to play and much more!

Two lucky fans – one adult and one child – will receive a free T-shirt for attending. The winners will be chosen during the virtual event. The meeting kicks off on Zoom and will be streamed on YouTube.

Have a question you want to ask? Feel free to submit your questions to the team early or post them live during the event. We hope to see you then!

 

Mark your calendars: Tea Times with Dr. Dale



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Mark your calendars: Tea Times with Dr. Dale



Dr. DaleDr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, interim president of Edinboro University, has scheduled informal conversations with students, faculty and staff throughout the spring semester. The schedule for the virtual Tea Times is as follows:

Student Tea Times with Dr. Dale

  • March 8, 4-5 p.m.
  • April 8, 4-5 p.m.

Employee Tea Times with Dr. Dale

  • March 10, noon to 1 p.m.
  • April 6, noon to 1 p.m.
  • May 13, noon to 1 p.m.
Invites with Zoom information will be sent via email. In the meantime, follow Dr. Dale on her Instagram account, @boropresident, for news and updates.

 

Dr. Melinda Q. Brennan to address gender, race



Melinda Q. Brennan

 

Mask up in style with UPB DIY event

DIY Masks

 

Save the date for a virtual visit with Chancellor Dan



Virtual Visit with Chancellor Dan

Dr. Daniel Greenstein, chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, will host a virtual open forum for Edinboro University students, faculty and staff on Monday, March 15, from noon until 1:30 p.m.

Please complete the online form to submit your questions or comments to the Office of the Chancellor prior to the Zoom forum. Questions can also be emailed to communications@edinboro.edu.

 

Take the PSECU financial fitness challenge



PSECU Financial Fitness Challenge

Are you in on PSECU’s Financial Fitness Challenge? There’s still time to sign up and receive a $10 Amazon egift card claim code. The first 2,021 students to complete the challenge and meet all requirements will be awarded a $10 Amazon egift card claim code. The challenge is open to members and non-members. 

Get Started

 

Spin the prize wheel and win free UPB merch



UPB Prize Wheel

 

Paint vinyls with UPB



DIY Vinyls

 

Calendar of Events


Athletic Events


Delta Zeta will host Succulents and Sisters via Zoom on Sunday from 7-8 p.m.

Zeta Tau Alpha has a virtual Skit in a Bag party planned for Thursday from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

To submit an event to the calendar, please fill out the Submission Form here.

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Get the latest news from the Athletics Department and access the winter sports schedule at www.gofightingscots.com.

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