PSU President's Commission On The Status Of Women Honors Administrator And Student

June, 2009

A longtime administrator and a criminal justice major were honored at the annual PSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women awards ceremony in recognition of their work as advocates for women.

Athletic Director John P. Clark received the Theo Kalikow Award for his efforts in working toward the advancement of women at PSU, particularly in the field of athletics. Clark, who has been at PSU for more than four decades, says, “This means more to me than you can ever imagine. I respect, admire, and love Theo Kalikow.”

Harmony Reid, a criminal justice major, received the Powerful Outstanding Women Advocate (POWA) award for her work in helping victims of violence against women. Reid, a native of North Kingstown, RI, is an intern for the New Hampshire Coalition against Sexual and Domestic Violence, tracking legislation at the New Hampshire State House. “My goal is to continue to work helping victims of sexual violence against women, because it is a huge problem for our society,” Reid says.

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