University of Vermont

Office of the President

Seeking Nominations for the Mariafranca Morselli Leadership & Edith D. Hendley Awards

Awards to be presented at the March 18, 2013, Women’s Awards Banquet LuAnn Rolley, Director, Women’s Center

In the spirit of recognizing emerging women leaders (undergraduate & graduate students) for their academic achievement and their work to effect social change, the Women’s Center announces its call for nominations for the following two awards. The awardees will be announced during Commencement activities and presented at the Women’s Awards Banquet in March, which is Women’s Herstory Month. Please share with and encourage your colleagues to nominate a student so that we can honor the work of some of UVM’s remarkable women!

The Annual Mariafranca Morselli Leadership Award

We are seeking nominations of undergraduate senior women who have demonstrated leadership qualities and academic excellence in science, and who have contributed significantly to the awareness of the rights of women.

The Annual Edith D. Hendley Award

We are seeking nominations of women pursuing graduate studies who have shown a commitment to women and girls, including improving & enriching the quality of their lives locally or beyond the university setting, promoting safety and health, and who have demonstrated excellence in research, scholarship and teaching (if applicable).

Nominations may be made by faculty, staff, undergraduate/graduate students and/or alumni. Nomination forms must be received at the Women’s Center, 34 South Williams Street, by Friday, December 21, 2012. For nomination forms, please visit our website. Awardees will be notified by Thursday, January 31, 2013.