Dr. Buchanan Awarded Excellence in Mentoring Award

On August 25, 2012,  The Perry Initiative was pleased to present Dr. Tom Buchanan with an award for Excellence in Mentoring in recognition of his established and continuing efforts to encourage women to pursue careers in engineering and the sciences.

Dr. Buchanan checks out his award

Dr. Tom Buchanan directs the Delaware Rehabilitation Institute (DRI) and holds faculty appointments in the Biomechanics & Movement Science Program and the Center for Biomedical Engineering Research.  Dr. Thomas S. Buchanan has also served as a Deputy Dean of the University of Delaware College of Engineering as well as Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.  A long-time champion of women in engineering and other STEM fields, Dr. Buchanan has mentored many students, including Perry Initiative Co-Founder, Dr. Jenni Buckley, and has encouraged gender equity and the increase in numbers of women in science and engineering programs.

Thank you, Dr. Buchanan!

We wholeheartedly thank Dr. Buchanan for all of his efforts spent encouraging the women leaders of tomorrow!

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8:30 am POP – Shawano, WI @ Shawano Community High School
POP – Shawano, WI @ Shawano Community High School
Apr 11 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Shawano, WI which will take place at Shawano Community High School on April 11, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in[...]
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4:30 pm MSOP – St Louis, MO @ St Louis University
MSOP – St Louis, MO @ St Louis University
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in St Louis, MO which will take place at St Louis University on April 17, 2015. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater St Louis area. Women[...]
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8:30 am POP – St Louis, MO @ St Louis University
POP – St Louis, MO @ St Louis University
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in St Louis, MO which will take place at St Louis University on April 18, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in[...]
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8:30 am POP – New Orleans, LA @ Tulane University
POP – New Orleans, LA @ Tulane University
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in New Orleans which will take place at Tulane University on April 25, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the greater[...]
8:30 am POP – New York City, NY @ Hospital for Special Surgery
POP – New York City, NY @ Hospital for Special Surgery
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in New York City which will take place at Hospital for Special Surgery on April 25, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]

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