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Celebrating Women's History Month

Women's History Month is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. The theme for Women's History Month in 2021 captures the spirit of these challenging times. Since many of the women's suffrage centennial celebrations originally scheduled for 2020 were curtailed, the National Women's History Alliance is extending the annual theme for 2021 to "Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced."

Faculty Retreat Series 2020-2021
Wednesday, March 17

Faculty and administrators of all faiths are invited to the first retreat of the Faculty Retreat Series 2020-2021, Heart of the University, on Wednesday, March 17, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. via Microsoft Teams.

Ella Triunfa 2021: Women in STEM Panel
Thursday, March 18

Celebrate Women’s History Month with women in STEM discussing their experiences in the field as it pertains to identifying as a woman.

Keynote Address: Martha S. Jones
Monday, March 22

Martha S. Jones, Ph.D. is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and Professor of History at The Johns Hopkins University.

A Reading by Jacqueline Bishop
Wednesday, March 24

An acclaimed writer and visual artist, Jacqueline Bishop (NYU), will present her work at Seton Hall at a virtual event: from 6 to 7:30 p.m. E.S.T., on Wednesday, March 24.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Charter Day
Thursday, March 25

Charter Day celebrates the founding of Seton Hall in 1856 and the granting of our charter by the New Jersey State legislature in 1861. It is a special annual opportunity to reflect on our history and purpose, our Catholic identity and mission.

Women’s Care Packages
Thursday, March 25

We will make boxes for women and donate all to Safe and Sound Somerset.

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