Sharon Haselhoff, one of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center’s first Legacy of Heroines scholarship recipients, has established two new scholarships: the Haselhoff Family Legacy of Heroines Scholarship and the Meylor Family Legacy of Heroines Scholarship.
Kathleen Parker, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post, will present a public lecture at Iowa State University on Nov. 12 as the fall 2015 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics.
Joanne Kuster, an entrepreneur and business journalist, has been selected by the Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for the 2015 Carrie Chapman Catt Public Engagement Award for her work in the area of financial literacy.
With presidential candidates campaigning across the state in advance of 2016 Iowa Caucuses, the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women in Politics is coordinating several activities to educate and engage voters in the political process.
Since 1996, the Legacy of Heroines program has provided a number of scholarships to women who seek involvement in and knowledge about the political process and public service. Each scholarship has specific criteria determined by the donor, and all applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and leadership experience. Each student selected receives a one-time scholarship divided … Continue reading Center welcomes 23 Legacy of Heroines scholars
Clint Stephens, who helped substantially grow the curriculum and student enrollment in the Leadership Studies Program in his five years at Iowa State University, has joined Emporia State University in Kansas as an administrator and faculty member.