Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies kudos

Andrea Hansen

Andrea Hansen, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, received the award for Recognition of 13 years of service from Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council . Hansen was recognized as a founding member of the Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council at the Council's annual meeting in January. In 2007, UWL Continuing Extension (now Extended Learning) received UW-Extension grants for Andrea to develop workforce diversity programs for area employees. Now in its 13th year, the council offers programming, community collaborations and a speakers bureau. Hansen provided leadership as a member and officer of the Board of Directors until her resignation in September. Thomas Harris (OMSS) serves on the board. Jodi Vandenberg-Daves, Ph.D. (WGSS) was the Council's Executive Director, 2015-2018. Arlette Rodriquez-Miller is the current Executive Director. UWL is a member of the Council.

Submitted on: Feb. 10

Kayleigh Day

Kayleigh Day, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, was named One of 2019's Rising Stars Under 40 for River Valley Media Group and the 7 Rivers Alliance.

Submitted on: Oct. 17, 2019

Andrea Hansen

Andrea Hansen, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies was interviewed by Alice Pettway of Insight into Diversity on Sept. 1, 2018. Hansen, gave insights on supporting student parents in UWL's Self Sufficiency Program. Insight into Diversity, is the oldest and largest diversity magazine and website in higher education.

Submitted on: Sept. 14, 2018

Nabamita Dutta, Miranda Panzer, Taviare Hawkins and Diana Moran Thundercloud

and Miranda Panzer, International Education & Engagement; received the award for ALANA Phenomenal Womyn's Award at ALANA's Phenomenal Womyn's Dinner on April 19, 2018 in La Crosse, WI. Asian, Latina, African, Native American (ALANA) Womyn's Student Organization recognizes womyn of color and allies for their significant contributions in the community and for their support of the student organization's members.

Submitted on: May 14, 2018