10th Annual Initiatives
For Women Awards Celebration at UAlbany
James Goldsberry (518) 437-4980
(July 7, 2003) -- Initiatives For Women (IFW), a program
that provides annual awards for women to support their
educational and professional goals at the University at
Albany, will hold their Tenth Annual Awards Celebration
on Wednesday, July 9, at 2:30 p.m. in the Campus Center
Assembly Hall on the University's uptown campus. The event
honors the 2003 IFW award recipients. It is free and open
to the public.
IFW supports endowed scholarships, fellowships, excellence
awards for students, internships and training programs, career
planning and advisement, and research on women. UAlbany President
Karen R. Hitchcock will present the awards.
Past recipients of IFW awards have worked to improve their
lives in many different ways and this year's recipients are
no exception. Those honored this year include:
Tamara L. Smith, a Ph.D. student in sociology, will use
her award to help with her dissertation on the role of adult
granddaughters in caring for frail grandparents.
Susan Brent, a single parent in her senior year pursuing
a bachelor's degree, will use her award to defray tuition
and living expenses.
LaTrice C. Ewing, a first year art student, will use her
award to purchase a computer to help with her studies.
Sydney K. Allen, a library professional in technical services,
who will use her award to attend an intensive metal smithing
and jewelry course.
For a complete list of the 44 winners, visit http://www.albany.edu/ifw/recipients/recip2003.htm.