Women's Center

Fall 2023 Events

All WMC events are open to all & everyone is welcome!


Women in Leadership

Check out the details of this semester's WIL speaker series: Advancing Women's Leadership in Higher Education

More Information Here

Book Club

Each semester we select a common read and hang out once a month to dive in. We end book club with a creative workshop inspired by the common read.

This Term's Club

Attune Journal

Each semester we produce a newsletter with writers from across campus covering all kinds of topics related to women and gender. 

Pitch Deadline


August Events

Graphic of Friendship Bracelets

Affirmation Bracelet Making with the WMC

August 24, 11:00-12:00pm, RUC Back Patio

Join us! Wear, share, and take these bracelets with you for positive affirmations and encouragement throughout your semester.

Gallery Opening 

August 31, 4 pm, Women's Center (RUC 339)

Celebrate the work of Charity Armao, this semester's winner of the WMC Exhibition Award, at the opening of her exhibition.

Refreshments provided! 

Charity Armao Exhibition Winner

September Events

Financial wellness panelists

Book Club, Session 1:

September 5 , 11:00-12:00pm, WMC (RUC 339)

Read Red, White & Royal Blue with us and Lambda GSA.

"What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales?" - We'll find out when we read this delightful romance!


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Sexual Wellness with the Women's Center

September 6, 4:00-5:30pm, RUC Multipurpose Room

Join us for the first session of our new sexual wellness series! Safe sex starts with picking a partner, but it doesn't end there. We'll talk about communication strategies, consent, coercion, and how to tell when when it's time to walk away. 



Healthy relationships with two people holding hands in bed

October Events

Book Club: Session 2

October 3, 11:00-12:00pm, WMC (RUC 339)

Read Red, White & Royal Blue with us and Lambda GSA.

"What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales?" - We'll find out when we read this delightful romance!


Chapters to have read: 1-9


Sign up here! 

Book Club with Lambda

Staying Safe from STIs

Sexual Wellness with the Women's Center Session 2: Staying Safe from STIs

October 6, 4:00-5:30pm, RUC Tech Pride Room

Featuring guest speaker Rachel Hall PH.D., MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, and Associate Professor of Nursing. Learn how to manage the risk of sexual contact with Tech's own nursing faculty!

Witch Pictures: Female Magic and Transgression in Western Art with Pam Grossman

October 23, 5:00pm, Stonecipher 113 Lecture Hall

Pam is a writer, curator, and teacher of magical practice and history. She is the host of The Witch Wave podcast (“the Terry Gross of Witches” - Vulture) and the author of Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power (Gallery Books / Simon & Schuster) and What Is A Witch (Tin Can Forest Press). She is also co-editor and co-author of the WITCHCRAFT volume of Taschen’s Library of Esoterica series. 

Join us for a magical evening as we experience her compelling visual storytelling.

Pam Grossman

Book by Pam Grossman Cover

Taking the Creative Turn: Q&A with Pam Grossman

October 24, 11:00-12:00pm, RUC Tech Pride Room

Join our director Helen Hunt for a conversation with Pam Grossman, freelance writer, curator, and teacher, discussing how to build a freelance career. We will discuss leaving corporate to venture out on your own.


WMC Halloween Social

October 31, 3:00-4:30pm, WMC (RUC 339)

Join us in a "spooky" Halloween social! Enjoy, music, games and candy with the WMC Staff! Be sure to wear your best costume. 

Halloween Party at the WMC

November Events

Preventing Pregnancy for All

Sexual Wellness with the Women's Center Session 3: Preventing Pregnancy for All

November 1, 12:00-1:30 pm, RUC Multi-Purpose Room

Featuring A Step Ahead, covering birth control and family planning strategies, including how to access free long-term birth control.



Advancing Women's Leadership in Higher Education- Title Discussion: 
Women in Leadership Conversation Series

November 8, 12:00-1:30 pm, RUC Multi-Purpose Room

Join us in the next edition of our series:

A round table discussion with Dr. Helen Hunt, Director of the Women's Center, of the title The Chronicle of Higher Education: Advancing Women's Leadership in Higher Education.
Complimentary lunch!

RSVP required by October 30th- HERE

Cover of Advancing Women's Leadership

Frist Museum

Art Gallery Feild Trip- With Dr. Hunt

November 10, departing TNTECH at 8:30am & to return mid afternoon

Join Dr. Hunt on a trip to Fisk University Galleries new exhibition called “Art and Imagination in Spanish America, 1500–1800”. Travel Provided!

 Sign up using the link below. More details and information to come! 

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Period Poverty Drive & Holiday Social

November 30 ,11:00-12:00pm, RUC Tech Pride Room

Join us in packaging period poverty packs with our donated period products for them to be donated, while enjoying holiday treats and music!

Period poverty is prevalent all around us. Many people who menstruate struggle to afford period products during their monthly cycle. Here at the Women's Center, we recognize period poverty for what it is—a public health crisis. 


Period Poverty

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