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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4:30 pm MSOP – Maywood, IL @ Loyola University of Chicago
MSOP – Maywood, IL @ Loyola University of Chicago
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program on February 19, 2016 which will take place at Loyola University of Chicago. We will be holding our MSOP event for current medical students in the[...]
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8:30 am POP – Maywood, IL @ Loyola University of Chicago
POP – Maywood, IL @ Loyola University of Chicago
Feb 20 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Maywood, IL, which will take place at Loyola University of Chicago on February 20, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school[...]
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8:00 am MSOP – Orlando, FL @ AAOS Annual Meeting 2016
MSOP – Orlando, FL @ AAOS Annual Meeting 2016
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program on March 2, 2016 which will take place at the AAOS Annual Meeting at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. We will be holding our[...]
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8:30 am POP – Orlando, FL @ Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
POP – Orlando, FL @ Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Mar 5 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Orlando, FL, which will take place at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort on March 5, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
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8:30 am POP – Fargo, ND @ North Dakota State University
POP – Fargo, ND @ North Dakota State University
Mar 12 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Fargo, ND, which will take place at North Dakota State University on March 12, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
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