Nominations Open for "Mothers, Mentors and Muses" | Kent State University

Nominations Open for "Mothers, Mentors and Muses"

“Mothers, Mentors and Muses” is the Women’s Center’s signature event that recognizes Kent State University female-identifying faculty or staff who have made a significant difference in the life of a student or colleague. More than 300 women across the university have received this honor. 

Honorees will be celebrated at the “Mothers, Mentors and Muses” Women’s Center’s annual scholarship fundraiser on Tuesday, March 8. The keynote speaker is Kent State University President Emerita Carol Cartwright, Ph.D.

You are invited to nominate a Kent State woman for the 2016 “Mothers, Mentors and Muses” Women’s Center annual scholarship fundraiser. The deadline for nominations is Jan. 29.

This award is intended to honor those who have served in any of three roles:

  • Mother – one who has helped “birth” ideas, thoughts and academic endeavors in others or who serves as a nurturing individual to others.
  • Mentor – one who serves as a trusted counselor, colleague and/or role model.
  • Muse – one who inspires creativity and artistic/academic passion in others.

Who can be nominated?

Any female-identifying Kent State faculty or staff (with five or more years of service), except those who have previously been honored at this event.

Who can nominate?

Any member of the Kent State community, including faculty, staff, emeriti and students can nominate. Access the online honoree form.