Berkeley College Celebrates Contributions of Women during Activities for Women's History Month

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2018
Contact: Kelly Depsee
Associate Director
Communications and External Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5112
kme@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

BERKELEY COLLEGE CELEBRATES CONTRIBUTIONS OF
WOMEN DURING ACTIVITIES FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

 Berkeley College

Berkeley College will study and commemorate the vital role of women in American history with Women’s History Month events throughout March 2018.

 

Join the Dialogue: @BerkeleyCollege #WomensHistoryMonth

 

Brooklyn (255 Duffield Street)

 

#MeToo: The Movement

Wednesday, March 7, 2018; 1 to 2 p.m.

Room 308

Students will discuss the #MeToo movement and what it means to women in the 21st century.

 

Online Book Club: “The Death Class”

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 11 a.m.

Student Activity Center

Via livestream, students will meet author Dr. Norma Bowe, whose book, “The Death Class: A True Story about Life,” was the Online Book Club’s winter reading selection.

 

Women Who Inspire – Visual Board and Tabling

Monday, March 12, 2018 through Friday, March 16, 2018; All day

Hallway

Students will see a visual display of influential women who have shaped today’s society, and will have the opportunity to tell the College community about the women who inspire them.

 

Caribbean Women Who Paved the Way

Wednesday, March 14, 2018; 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Room 308

Through interactive discussion, visuals and hands-on activities, the Caribbean Students Association will educate students about influential women who have paved the way in the Caribbean.

 

Tea Party Women

Thursday, March 15, 2018; 3 to 4 p.m.

Room 315

Berkeley College will host a tea party to encourage the empowerment of women, and to celebrate how women can be a force of change in the world.

 

Movie Screening: “Hidden Figures”

Thursday, March 22, 2018; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Student Activity Center

Students will view “Hidden Figures,” a movie that celebrates the black female mathematicians who worked at NASA.

 

Dover (1 West Blackwell Street)

 

Women’s History Trivia

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 through Tuesday, March 13, 2018; All day

Student Development and Campus Life Office

Students can pick up a quiz any time during the week and compete to win Berkeley bling and giveaways.

 

Midtown Manhattan (12 East 41st and 3 East 43rd Streets)

 

Women Crush Wednesday

Wednesday, March 7, 2018; 12 noon

Lobby, 43rd Street

The College will create a backdrop by taking Polaroids of students and having them share their thoughts on women empowerment.

 

Online Book Club: “The Death Class”

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 11 a.m.

Student Center, 43rd Street

Via livestream, students will meet author Dr. Norma Bowe, whose book, “The Death Class: A True Story about Life,” was the Online Book Club’s winter reading selection.

 

What Are You Leaving Behind?

Monday, March 12, 2018; 12 noon

Lower Level, 43rd Street

History often remembers us only by what we leave behind. What will the history books say about you? Students will watch clips of historical women and the impact they have made. Following the viewing, students will discuss their own legacies.

 

The Glass Ceiling: Broken, Cracked or Shatterproof?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018; 5 p.m.

Lower Level, 41st Street

A panel of Berkeley College professors will discuss the “glass ceiling,” how it impacted their careers, and the advice they have for young women starting their careers.

 

Women Who Help Us “Grow”

Tuesday, March 27, 2018; 2 p.m.

Lower Level, 43rd Street

Students will make tissue paper flowers to give to the special women in their lives, and will create a visual board with the flowers dedicated to the women who helped them “grow.”

 

Newark (546 Broad Street)

 

Online Book Club: “The Death Class”

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 11 a.m.

Room 300

Via livestream, students will meet author Dr. Norma Bowe, whose book, “The Death Class: A True Story about Life,” was the Online Book Club’s winter reading selection.

 

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Online Book Club: “The Death Class”

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 11 a.m.

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Via livestream, students will meet author Dr. Norma Bowe, whose book, “The Death Class: A True Story about Life,” was the Online Book Club’s winter reading selection.

 

Movie Screening: “Zero Dark Thirty”

Thursday, March 1, 2018 through Saturday, March 31, 2018; All day

Blackboard

Students can watch “Zero Dark Thirty,” which details how a female-led Central Intelligence Agency team changes the course of history by taking down Osama bin Laden.

 

Profiles of Women in American History

Thursday, March 1, 2018 through Saturday, March 31, 2018; All day

Yammer

Students can read about important women, including Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Sonia Sotomayor and others, during weekly features on Yammer.

 

Women’s History Month Poll

Thursday, March 1, 2018 through Saturday, March 31, 2018; All day

Yammer

Have women had the most influence in politics, entertainment, music or education, so far in 2018? Students can vote their opinions in a Yammer poll.

 

Charity Miles: GirlUP

Thursday, March 1, 2018 through Saturday, March 31, 2018; All day

Walkers and runners can support GirlUP, the United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign, on the Charity Miles app. Charity Miles raises funds for nonprofits through exercise.

 

Paramus (64 East Midland Avenue)

 

Bulletin Board Presentations
Thursday, March 1, 2018 through Friday, March 30, 2018; All day
Student Center
The College will dedicate the bulletin board outside the Student Center to women in history, and inside the Student Center to self-care and positive body image.

 “Add One On” Ribbons

Monday, March 5, 2018; 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018; 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

Hallway

Students can add a ribbon for each woman they look up to in their lives – from musicians, to authors, to poets and family. The program will create a color expression of decorations.

 

Online Book Club: “The Death Class”

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 11 a.m.

Room 124

Via livestream, students will meet author Dr. Norma Bowe, whose book, “The Death Class: A True Story about Life,” was the Online Book Club’s winter reading selection.

 

Round Table Discussion – Can Women Have It All?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018; 10:30 to 11 a.m., 12:15 to 12:30 p.m., and 1:45 to 2 p.m.

Student Center

The discussion will focus on whether women can balance a family and career, how women can be financially savvy, and other topics.

 

Documentary Screening: “Women against ISIS”

Wednesday, March 21, 2018; 11 a.m. to 12 noon

Thursday, March 22, 2018; 6 to 7 p.m. (Tentative)

Room 124

Students will view “Women against ISIS,” a documentary about women who joined the resistance movement in the Middle East. A discussion will follow the film.

 

Coffee House Celebrating Artistic Women

Monday, March 26, 2018; 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Student Center

The coffee house will celebrate the famous quotes of women, as well as the talents of students who are poets, singers or comedians. Women artists, including photographers, graphic designers, painters and more can showcase their work. All presentations must be submitted to Student Development and Campus Life by March 22, 2018. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Woodbridge (430 Rahway Avenue)

 

Online Book Club: “The Death Class”

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 11 a.m.

Student Center

Students will meet author Dr. Norma Bowe, whose book, “The Death Class: A True Story about Life,” was the Online Book Club’s winter reading selection.

 

Woodland Park (44 Rifle Camp Road)

 

HerStories Listening Party

March 5, March 12, March 19 and March 26, 2018; 11:30 a.m.

The Atrium, Renaissance Hall

The HerStories listening party will celebrate the achievements of women in history and in contemporary society through the work of Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and Susan B. Anthony.

 

Online Book Club: “The Death Class”

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 11 a.m.

The Gallery

Via livestream, students will meet author Dr. Norma Bowe, whose book, “The Death Class: A True Story about Life,” was the Online Book Club’s winter reading selection.

 

Women’s History Month Trivia Wheel and Book Display

Tuesday, March 20, 2018; 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The Atrium, Renaissance Hall

Students can spin the wheel and earn prizes, while learning about the achievements of women in history. The Library will display books on prominent women authors.

 

White Plains (99 Church Street)

 

Write to Our Women

Tuesday, March 6, 2018; 4 to 5 p.m.

The Living Room

Students can write letters or send cards of appreciation to the special women in their lives.

 

Movie Night: Women’s History Month

Tuesday, March 20, 2018; 4:30 p.m.

Third Floor Lounge

Students can enjoy a to-be-determined film celebrating dynamic women in history.

 

Online Book Club: “The Death Class”

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 11 a.m.

Theater Room

Via livestream, students will meet author Dr. Norma Bowe, whose book, “The Death Class: A True Story about Life,” was the Online Book Club’s winter reading selection.

 

Trip to New York Historical Society Museum and Library

Saturday, March 24, 2018; 2 p.m.

170 Central Park West

Manhattan, NY

Students will visit the exhibits at the Center for Women’s History at the New York Historical Society, and watch the film “We Rise,” about women who advocated for change.

 

About Berkeley College

 

Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,100 students – including more than 440 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

 

Berkeley College has three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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