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2008 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner

February 7, 2008

The 2008 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner was held on Thursday, Feburary 7, at 6:00 PM in the May Room of Wilson Commons, located on the University of Rochester campus. The dinner is an annual celebration of the achievements of women in the University of Rochester community and is sponsored by the UR Women's Club and the Anthony Center.

 

The Evening's Program

Presentations by UR Women's Club and the Anthony Center of the Susan B. Anthony Scholarship, the Susan B. Anthony Prize, the Fannie Bigelow Prize, and the Jane Plitt Award.

Presentation of the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Association of Women MBAs Leadership Scholarship.

Presentation of the Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award.

The evening will close with songs to celebrate women by Vocal Point.

 

This year's award recipients:

2008 Lifetime Achievement Award:
The Honorable Lois J. Giess, B.S.N.

 

2008 Distinguished Women Leaders at the University of Rochester:

Sandra M. Schneider, M.D. & Judith Smetana, Ph.D.

 

Student Award Recipients:


Julianne Nigro

Lauren Jewett

2008 Susan B. Anthony Scholarships:
Lauren Jewett ('09), Julianne Nigro ('09)

 

 

 

 

 


Meghan Gilligan

2008 Susan B. Anthony Prize:
Meghan Gilligan ('08)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Robin Levy

Eliza Kaye

2008 Fannie Bigelow Prize:
Eliza Kaye ('09), Robin Levy ('08)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Susan Storey

2008 Jane R. Plitt Award:
Susan Storey ('08)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ashley Churder

2008 William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Association of Women MBAs Leadership Scholarship :
Ashley Churder ('08, MBA)

 

 

 

 

 

Special thanks to the Susan B. Anthony Women's Student Leadership Awards Committee:

Jason Smith, Nora Bredes, Annette Weld, Daniel Watts, Thomas Crews, Kelly Barbic, Laura Ballou, Edward Feldman, Emily Carpenter, Peter Dwyer, Susan Gustafson, Marilyn Lambert-Fisher, Benjamin Ojala, Jim Scheible, Belinda Redden.

Special Thanks to:

Provost Ralph Kuncl, Annette Weld, Mimi Freund Tilton, Catherine Juravich, Julianne Nigro, Susan Storey, Women's Caucus, & Vocal Point.