Eischen, Oliver, Pierce-Baker to be honored by Women’s Center

The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will present its Mentoring Award to Christine Eischen, associate professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology; and Kelly Oliver, the W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy, during the Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society Tuesday, March 13.

The Women’s Center also will present its Mary Jane Werthan Award to Charlotte Pierce-Baker, professor of women’s and gender studies and director of program from 2007 to 2010. These annual awards honor individuals making a difference for women on campus.

The Cuninggim Lecture will feature a keynote speech by longtime Alabama Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company employee Lilly Ledbetter, who prompted the 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

The event, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room, is free and open to the public. Those interested in attending must RSVP online.

Contact: Kayce Matthews, (615) 322-4843