The Network Newsletter
  Fall 2003  


In this Issue:

Students Win Women Forum Scholarships

Career Corner
Networking for Women in Higher Education

Job Stress

Research Award Recipients Announced

Women's Forum to Establish Staff Awards

AAUW Fellowships and Grants


Research Award Recipients Announced

The USM Women’s Forum proudly announces its Faculty Research Award recipients for 2003. The purpose of the awards is to advance research that impacts the lives of women—social, economic, political, and health conditions—and to provide seed money for junior faculty’s research ideas.  Congratulations to this year’s awardees.

Dr. Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, University of Maryland College Park, awarded $1,000 for research on “Coping, Race-Related Stress, and Job Satisfaction among African-American Female Counselor Educators”

Dr. Annie Ruth Leslie, Bowie State University, awarded $500 for research on “Using Culture to Reduce HIV/AIDS Among African-American Women”

Dr. Ida Robinson-Backmon, University of Baltimore, awarded $750 for research on “The Status of Diversity in the Accounting Academy: Perceptions of the Under-represented Faculty”

Dr. Barbara Swartz, Bowie State University, awarded $750 for research on “Determining Variables that Support Retention of Single Mothers Attending Universities”

USM Women's Forum: Enhancing the Status of Women in the
University System of Maryland

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