Theo Kalikow Awards

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Every year, the PCSW grants three awards to members of the campus community and beyond. The Theo Kalikow Award honors a faculty or staff member who has significantly contributed to the advancement of women’s issues. The Student POWA (Powerful Outstanding Women’s Advocate) award honors a Plymouth State University student who has significantly contributed to the advancement of women’s issues while a student at PSU and the Community Member POWA award is given to a member in the greater Plymouth area who has significantly contributed to the advancement of women’s issues.

SUGGESTED CRITERIA:

  1. Brings women’s issues to public attention;
  2. Demonstrates genuine concern for the advancement of women;
  3. Works collaboratively with various campus and community constituencies; and
  4. Is dedicated to improving or elevating the status of women through continuous involvement in and advocacy of women’s issues.

The person selected for the Theo Kalikow or POWA Student  Award must have served a minimum of three consecutive years at PSU and must not be a current member of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women.

 

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