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2004 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner

February 5, 2004

The 2004 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner: Celebrate the Brilliance of the Women at the University of Rochester was held on Thursday, Feburary 5, 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 Wharton Conkling, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Music Education, Eastman School of Music, on Women in Music.

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

Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award: Jean Barr, DMA, Professor of Piano Accompanying & Chamber Music at the Eastman School of Music

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


This year's award recipients are:

Jean Barr

2003-04 Lifetime Achievement Award: Jean Barr, DMA






Student Award Recipients

Marilyn Lopez

Rachael Gabriel

2003-04 Susan B. Anthony Scholarships:
Rachael Gabriel ('05), Marilyn Lopez ('05)






Andrea Ferrara

2003-04 Susan B. Anthony Prize:
Andrea Ferrara ('04)







Sheila Vakharia

2003-04 Fannie Bigelow Prize:
Sheila Vakharia ('04)







Carmen Lewis

2003-04 Jane R. Plitt Award:
Carmen Lewis (Take Five Scholar)







Special Thanks to those who made the event possible:

Visiting Nurse Service, Monroe Ambulence, Genencor International, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester offices of the Provost and President, University of Rochester Women's Club, Wegmans

Leader Sponsors: Thomson West Women in Science and Engineering Program, William E. Simon Graduate School, Senator Robach, Susan Rea, Costanza Enterprises, Manning & Napier, University of Rochester Student Activities Office, University of Rochester Department of English, University of Rochester Susan B. Anthony Institute