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Photo courtesy of Roberta Hurley -
Current Senior Vice President of Administration and Secretary to the Board of
Trustees Roberta Hurley began her Wofford career in 1977.

Learn more about some of Wofford’s earliest female students, including Roberta Hurley

Katie Kirk and Gabby Gecan March 14, 2023

The month of March highlights the celebration of Women’s History. On March 13, 1913, Women’s Suffragettes paraded in Washington, D.C. in hopes of earning their right to vote. Since then, women in...

Photos by Addie Porter -
 Students gather to send off the Wofford Women’s Basketball Team to the Southern Conference Regular Season

Making history for women one SoCon Regular Season Championship at a time

Brandi Wylie March 14, 2023

The Wofford Women’s Basketball Team has just made history (again). The team is the first women’s sport at Wofford to win the Southern Conference Regular Season Championship allowed to compete in...

The lights on Old Main turned pink during the month of March as an homage to the women on campus. These lights have been used to celebrate the LGBT+ community, Black History Month and many other groups and holidays through- out this year. Photo by Natalie Aversano.

The Women That Make Wofford

Elizabeth Taylor April 1, 2021

The college came together to celebrate Women’s History Month During the month of March, Wofford’s faculty, staff and students have had the pleasure of celebrating the women who make a difference...

On Feb. 28, 1980, President Carter signed the proclamation to nationally recognize the week of International Womens day as Womens History Week

The History Of Women’s History Month

Allison Sherman March 21, 2020

How March became a 31-day celebration of the fight for gender equality All over the United States, college campuses, small bookstores and politicians are creating slogans and holding events to celebrate...

Wofford celebrates Women’s History Month

Wofford celebrates Women’s History Month

Contributing Writer March 7, 2017
Events coming this month
“Fair is Foul and Foul Ain’t Fair”

“Fair is Foul and Foul Ain’t Fair”

Kelsey Aylor February 21, 2017
New exhibit at Wofford to portray the contemporary African American experience
McKenzie Blanton tries on a hijab for “In Her Shoes: Experience the Hijab,” an event hosted by the Muslim Student Association for Women’s History Month. Photo courtesy of Anum Ahmed.

Women’s History Month events

Contributing Writer March 22, 2016

By: Brie White, Staff Writer Wofford College celebrates 2016 Women’s History Month with the pledge campaign: Respecting Others, Respecting Ourselves. A number of events are being offered by the College...

Celebrating religious diversity

Celebrating religious diversity

Kelsey Aylor March 8, 2016

By: Kelsey Aylor, Staff Writer  On Jan. 14, a resolution on religious tolerance was forwarded campus-wide from Provost Dennis Wiseman. The resolution declares that the college finds prejudice or discrimination...

Women’s History Month

Old Gold & Black Web Admin February 24, 2015

WOFFORD’S PAST AND PRESENT INVOLVEMENT, PLUS PERSPECTIVES FROM WOFFORD WOMEN— March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to educating on and spreading awareness of women’s history. Each...

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