Long-time MSU alumni director Jaynee Drange Groseth set to retire
After 38 years, an estimated one million travel miles, and connections that number in the thousands, Jaynee Drange Groseth - the long-time director of the Montana State University Alumni Association - is retiring effective July 1.
On Thursday, the MSU Alumni Foundation announced that Groseth will retire from her position and, in recognition of her long service, be given the title president emerita of the MSU Alumni Association.
Iqra Fund, a Bozeman based non-profit supporting girls education in Pakistan, will be hosting two FREE screenings of "Girl Rising" at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. on April 30th at the Emerson Cultural Center. This film is part of the global 10x10 campaign, spreading the message that by educating girls in developing nations, we can change the world. It tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned actresses. Girl Rising showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. FREE tickets can be picked up at Indulgence or the Country Bookshelf. (4/13)
Official trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BJsvklXhYaE
Award-winning journalist to deliver keynote address at W2: The Women to Women Conference
Award-winning journalist Nance Guilmartin will deliver a keynote address from noon-1:30 p.m. at the 2013 W2: The Women to Women Conference, set for Thursday, May 23, at the Best Western Plus GranTree Inn in Bozeman. The conference, "Empowering Women to Move Forward in Business and Life," is presented by the Montana State University College of Business, MSU College of Business Women's Circle of Excellence, Prospera Business Network and Montana Women's Business Center. (Registration is required.) (4/13)
NSF Report Highlights Latest Data on Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and EngineeringNSF Report Highlights Latest Data on Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering
Recent data details science and engineering employment patterns. Women, persons with disabilities and three racial and ethnic groups--African Americans, Hispanics and American Indians--continue to be underrepresented in science and engineering (S&E) according to a new report released by the National Science Foundation. The NSF report, Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2013, highlights the most recent data on S&E education and employment patterns for these groups. (3/13) - http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=127139&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
ADVANCE Project TRACS awarded $3.4 million
MSU has received a $3.4 million grant to help broaden the participation of women faculty members by improving the work environment for the entire campus. Funding is from the National Science Foundation's ADVANCE Institutional Transformation program for "Project TRACS: Empirically Investigating Transformation through Relatedness, Autonomy, and Competence Support." award news
The research team includes Jessi Smith, Psychology Department, as the PI. President Waded Cruzado, Provost Martha Potvin and Tom McCoy, Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer, and Sara Rushing, Political Science, are serving as Co-PIs.
For more information please contact Jessi Smith or call 994-4690.NEW - ADVANCE Project TRACS web site
Working to enhance and expand research and creative opportunities for women and minorities.