The St. Lawrence County Branch was formed in 1927 - Celebrating 87 years in 2014!
We have 60 members from a diverse educational and employment background who work together to fulfill the mission of the American Association of University Women: Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Membership in the St. Lawrence County Branch is open to anyone who supports the mission of AAUW. In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There are no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
The St. Lawrence County Branch created the first AAUW Branch website in the country!
The AAUW Educational Opportuntities Fund provides funds to advance education, research, and self-development for women and to foster equity and positive societal change.
The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund provides funding and a support system for women seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination.
AAUW-St. Lawrence County Branch, PO Box 909, Potsdam, NY 13676-0909.
March is National Women's History Month! The 2014 National Women's History Month Theme: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment. The 2014 Honorees have been selected.
March 9: SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music presents "Mothers of Invention," a free recital featuring vocal music by women composers at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater. The concert features sopranos Deborah Massell and Julie Daoust, as well as mezzo-soprano Lorraine Yaros Sullivan, who will all be joined by pianist François Germain. The performance includes works by Clara Schumann, Cécile Chaminade, Pauline Viardot, Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, Ruth Crawford Seeger and more. March 10: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 10 -21: AAUW will once again participate UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION on the STATUS OF WOMEN (CSW) - The 58th annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will be held at the UN Headquarters from March 10 to March 21st. This year's priority theme is "Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls."
March 12: The Small Business Development Center's Women’s Business Bootcamp Luncheon from 11 am to 2:30 pm at Canton Campus Center Multipurpose Room. Panel Presentation: Best Practices for Facebook - get great tips from our panel of women business owners who have successfully used Facebook to promote and grow their businesses! Cost: $30 per person, which includes the panel presentation, networking time, buffet luncheon and Mini Marketplace display (subject to space availability).
March 16: The 22nd annual SUNY Potsdam's Annual Women's and Gender Studies Brunch from 11 am to 1:30 pm in Thatcher Hall, SUNY Potsdam. Brunch Tickets: $14; (Students are Free); RSVP by March 12 to 267-3187. The keynote is Holly Adams: Teaching in Kabul. Holly has worked in Kabul and Afghanistan and has a degree in Anthropology and a Master's in Theatre, Education, and Social Change. She is a performer, playwright, and teaching artist with specialties in physical theatre.
March 17-20: Women's Empowerment & Success series at JCC in Watertown.
March 25-26-27: PROFESSIONAL CLOTHING FAIR - Sponsored by SUNY Canton & AAUW-St. Lawrence County in SUNY Canton's Dana Hall Intramural Gym. Free professional clothing for men and women. Questions? Contact Betty Connolly at (315) 386-7013.
AAUW in the News: St. Lawrence County Branch PR
Download the 2009 50 Books list here!
Watch North Country Matters - the local video public affairs magazine produced by WCKN under the direction of Dan Dullea of the Center for Excellence in Communication at Clarkson University. The NCM civic partners working to educate North Country residents about critical public policy issues facing our region include AAUW-St. Lawrence County, the League of Women Voters of St. Lawrence County, and Clarkson Media and Mass Communication students, who provide the technical expertise for the productions. The shows are filmed at the WCKN studio on the Clarkson campus.
Read the remarks of Mitzi Witchger, GREAT! who was the keynoter for our Celebrating 35 Years of Change: Title IX & Girls' & Women's Sports event on March 5, 2007. Hear an audio interview with her on NCPR!
Read the Executive Summary of the KIDS at RISK: A North Country Forum, held on Sept. 24, 2005.
Toxic Tide: No Place to Hide - A Preliminary Report on Cancer and the Environment in the North Country - from the 1998 Cross-Border Conference.
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