Services

The Women's Center serves women and men from the campus and surrounding communities by offering the following:

An extensive referral service consisting of hotline and assistance numbers. Although it's not a counseling center, the Women's Center features resource listings available for public assistance. Issues include addiction, eating disorders, divorce, family violence, PMS, depression, sexual harassment, stress management, and many more.

Workshops

To request a workshop in your classroom, club meeting or another gathering please call 973-655-5114.

Events

Special events are featured each semester that speak to a number of topical themes such as:

Gender equity in the workplace
Women and Leadership
The Vagina Monologues and V-Day Campaign
Breast Cancer Initiatives
S.A.V.E. - Sexual Assault & Violence Ended
The NJ-NOW Clothesline Project
Dating Violence
Self Esteem and Empowerment
Women's Wellness and Spirituality
Reproductive Rights and Political Participation
Women's History
Current Feminist Issues
Multiculturalism and Diversity
Student Activism and Volunteerism
Guest Speakers

Through the combined efforts and support of various campus departments, the Women's Center has hosted lectures by prominent guest speakers. The speakers have provided informative, contemporary programs and presentations. To name a few:

Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian Author/Activist
Lidia Falcon, Spanish Author/Activist
Bell Hooks, Author/Activist
Patricia Schroeder, Former Congresswoman
Marge Roukema, Congresswoman
Sally Jessy Raphael, Television Journalist
Jean Kilbourne, Lecturer/Scholar
Peggy Orenstein, Author/Journalist
Dorothy Cantor, President - American Psychological Assocation
Yvonne Thornton, MD and Author
Esmeralda Santiago, Author
Bernard Lefkowitz, Author
Eleanor Smeal, President - Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance
Bear Atwood, President, NOW NJ
Roz Abrams, CBS News Anchor
Gish Jen, Author
Mariposa, Poet

 

Women's History Month

March is designated as Women's History Month, each year the Women's Center and Women's Studies Program combine efforts to provide outstanding programs and events celebrating women from all walks of life. The month begins with a flag raising ceremony and continues with lectures and programs featuring notable women scholars, writers, and performers