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!

Upcoming Events

Oct
25
Sat
2014
8:30 am POP – Houston, TX @ Baylor College of Medicine
POP – Houston, TX @ Baylor College of Medicine
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Houston, TX which will take place at Baylor College of Medicine on October 25, 2014. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in[...]
Nov
1
Sat
2014
8:30 am POP – Baltimore, MD @ Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
POP – Baltimore, MD @ Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Nov 1 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Baltimore, Maryland which will take place at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine on November 1, 2014. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
11:00 am Special Event – Bay Area Science... @ AT&T Park
Special Event – Bay Area Science... @ AT&T Park
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
We are very excited to participate in the Bay Area Science Festival Discovery Days at AT&T Park in San Francisco on 11/1/14. Discovery Days is free to the public, runs from 11:00am-4:00pm, and is part[...]
Nov
7
Fri
2014
4:30 pm MSOP – Durham, NC @ Duke School of Medicine
MSOP – Durham, NC @ Duke School of Medicine
Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm – Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Durham, North Carolina which will take place at Duke School of Medicine on November 7, 2014. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in[...]
Nov
8
Sat
2014
8:30 am POP – Durham, NC @ Duke School of Medicine
POP – Durham, NC @ Duke School of Medicine
Nov 8 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Durham, North Carolina which will take place at Duke School of Medicine on November 8, 2014. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in[...]

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