Centennial Snippets - June Anderson Center
- The first women's center was established in 1977 and was known as WISE - Women's Information Service in Education.
- Dr. June Anderson, a chemistry professor on campus, served as the first director.
- The name changed to Women's Information and Referral Center, and Rebecca Rice served
as the director.
- The department eventually became known as the June Anderson Women's Center, or JAWC.
- It was named in memory of June Anderson
- Upon her death June Anderson donated a large portion of her estate to MTSU.
- Scholarships were set up for nontraditional women in male dominated fields.
- Brown bag lunches were started in the early 80's and still continue today.
- Various topics are discussed during this lunchtime event.
- Past directors include Candace Rosovsky, Susan Trentham and Terri Johnson.
- In 2010 the JAWC merged with Off Campus Student Services to become the June Anderson
Center for Women and Nontraditional Students.
- Anne Fraley currently serves as Interim Director.
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