Christine Messina

The personal connection between students and faculty in the Women’s Studies program is one of the main things that attracted me to the minor.
- Christine Messina ’07, English major, women’s studies minor

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Nikole Snover

June 29th, 2010 by Bridget
My courses in Women’s Studies have given me the voice and tools to go out in the world and create change to better our society.
- Nikole Snover ’05, English major, women’s studies minor

Christine Messina

June 29th, 2010 by Bridget
The personal connection between students and faculty in the Women’s Studies program is one of the main things that attracted me to the minor.
- Christine Messina ’07, English major, women’s studies minor

Shirley Glines

June 29th, 2010 by Bridget
Women’s Studies courses brought together many passions for me, and eventually led to my now being in an M.Ed. program in order to teach women’s history at the college level.
- Shirley Glines ’00, interdisciplinary studies major, women’s studies minor

Dr. Robin DeRosa

June 29th, 2010 by Bridget
Teaching Women’s Studies courses is a pleasure. I thoroughly enjoy being a part of the outstanding caliber of work produced by students in this program, students who are among the most engaged and enthusiastic scholars at Plymouth.
– Dr. Robin DeRosa

Maya Blanchette

June 29th, 2010 by Bridget
The program helps you think about alternative perspective.
- Maya Blanchette ’05, political science major/women’s studies minor

Jeannette Bilodeau

June 29th, 2010 by Bridget
The world needs more business owners, police chiefs, educators, and politicians who will bring an understanding of women’s issues to their work.
- Jeannette Bilodeau ’99, psychology major, women’s studies minor

Dr. Liz Ahl

June 29th, 2010 by Bridget
When we speak of putting learners at the centers of our classrooms and enabling them to be active participants (rather than passive recipients) in their education, we owe a debt to Women’s Studies.
- Dr. Liz Ahl, from her 2005 Kalikow Award acceptance speech.

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