Category: Voices

CATEGORIES: May 2020, Voices

Catt Center programming affected by COVID-19 pandemic

As many of you are aware, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Catt Center office has been closed and the staff working remotely since mid-March, following the University’s decision to encourage campus offices to accommodate flexible work arrangements to maximize social distancing. In addition, the University made the difficult decision to move all spring semester … Continue reading Catt Center programming affected by COVID-19 pandemic

CATEGORIES: May 2020, Voices

Kedrowski-Fitzgerald family funds new Legacy of Heroines scholarships

The family of Karen Kedrowski, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, and Timothy Fitzgerald, Kedrowski’s late husband, has funded two new scholarships through the Legacy of Heroines scholarship program, which is administered through the Catt Center. The Kedrowski and Fitzgerald Family Legacy of Heroines Scholarship will be awarded to two … Continue reading Kedrowski-Fitzgerald family funds new Legacy of Heroines scholarships

CATEGORIES: May 2020, Voices

Of note: News about center faculty, students, alumni and supporters

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is pleased to recognize the accomplishments and activities of its faculty, students, alumni and supporters: Crystal Brandenburgh, a May 2020 Iowa State University graduate in history and the center’s Archives of Women’s Political Communications research intern from 2018-2020, has been accepted to Carnegie Mellon University’s Ph.D. … Continue reading Of note: News about center faculty, students, alumni and supporters

CATEGORIES: March 2020, Voices

Hard Won. Not Done. kickoff set successful tone for state events

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics hosted the Hard Won. Not Done. 19th Amendment Centennial Commemoration Statewide Kickoff on Feb. 14 in the Memorial Union. The day began with a showing of the Iowa PBS documentary, “Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior For Women” in the Great Hall. The Mary Louise Smith Chair for … Continue reading Hard Won. Not Done. kickoff set successful tone for state events

2019 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics funds seven projects

Seven research projects received funding through the 2019 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics. “The Catt Center received 85 proposals from disciplines as varied as political science, history, theatre, queer studies, women’s studies and communication. Choosing from such a varied and high-quality pool of proposals is both rewarding and challenging,” said … Continue reading 2019 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics funds seven projects

CATEGORIES: March 2020, Voices

‘Toward a Universal Suffrage’ exhibit available for circulation

A new exhibit documenting the contributions of African American women to the suffrage movement in Iowa is now available for display in museums and public libraries and at other organizations and events statewide. The product of a collaboration between the Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Office on the Status of Women, the Central Iowa Community … Continue reading ‘Toward a Universal Suffrage’ exhibit available for circulation

CATEGORIES: March 2020, Voices

Catt Center announces changes in staffing

Kristine Perkins, public relations/student programs coordinator for the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, worked her last day at the center on March 3. On March 4, she began her new position as a communications specialist III with the agricultural and biosystems engineering and civil, construction and environmental engineering departments in the College … Continue reading Catt Center announces changes in staffing