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2003 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner

February 6, 2003

The 2003 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner: A Tribute to the Women of the University of Rochester was held on Thursday, Feburary 6, 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

Speakers: Susan Gustafson, Ph.D., Director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies, on The Study of Women: On the Past, Present & Future of Women's Studies; Diana Brauner '03, on UR's First Women

Presentations by the 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 Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Patricia Herminghouse, Ph.D. Emerita of German, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Rochester

The evening closed with Songs to Celebrate Women's Rights by Vocal Point.


This year's award recipients are:

Patricia Herminghouse

2003 Lifetime Achievement Award: Patricia Herminghouse, Ph.D.






Student Award Recipients

Sarah Zubairy

Stephanie Fitzpatrick

2003 Susan B. Anthony Scholarships:
Stephanie Fitzpatrick ('04) & Sarah Zubairy ('04)





Erin McCrossan

2003 Susan B. Anthony Prize:
Erin McCrossan ('04), Take Five Scholar







Emily Faber

2003 Fannie Bigelow Prize:
Emily Faber ('03)







Margaret Coit

2003 Jane R. Plitt Award:
Margaret Coit ('04)







Special Thanks to those who made the event possible:

Legacy Sponsors: Costanza Enterprises, Inc., Rochester Women's Network, University of Rochester offices of the Provost and President, University of Rochester Women's Club, Visiting Nurse Service, Wegmans

Leader Sponsors: Strong Health and Medical Center, William E. Simon Graduate School

Legacy Dinner Committee: Jody Asbury, Laura Ballou, Nora Bredes, Zoe Horowicz, Amy Johnson, Mary Kelley, Connie Klein, Annette Weld

Women's Scholarship Committee: Anne-Marie Algier, Elaine Andolina, Kelly Barbic, Nora Bredes, Matt Burns, Brian Cool, Thomas Crews, Barbara Hartwig, Marie Lewis, Sigrid Long, Shawanda Martin, Burton Nadler, Daniel Watts, Annette Weld