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AAVC to Celebrate Two Honorees in January

The Alumnae/i Recognition Committee of the AAVC Board is thrilled to announce that they will be hosting two virtual "Fireside Chats" honoring award recipients named in 2020. Please join us for these exciting programs, moderated by faculty and student leaders, and open to all Vassar alumnae/i and students.

Battling for Sex Education in Public Schools: A Vassar Trailblazer's Story

Saturday, January 9, 2020 - 2:00 to 3:15 pm EDT 

Fireside Chat with Susan Neuberger Wilson '51, AAVC Spirit of Vassar Award Recipient.  Moderated by Rebecca Edwards, Professor of History on the Eloise Ellery Chair, and Leila Barnes '23. Award Ceremony to follow.

For information and to register.

From Vassar to the Cosmos: A Conversation with MacArthur "Genius" Astrophysicist John Carlstom '81

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:00 to 9:15 pm EDT    

Fireside Chat with John Carlstrom '81, AAVC Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient. Moderated by Debra Elmegreen, Professor of Astronomy on the Maria Mitchell Chair, and Emily Frank '21. Award Ceremony to follow. 

For information and to register.

To learn more about all of the AAVC awards and past recipients, visit