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 – Hillsboro, OR @ Acumed Headquarters
POP – Hillsboro, OR @ Acumed Headquarters
Jan 31 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Hillsboro, Oregon which will take place at Acumed Headquarters on January 31, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
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4:30 pm MSOP – Winston-Salem, NC @ Wake Forest University
MSOP – Winston-Salem, NC @ Wake Forest University
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Winston-Salem, North Carolina which will take place at Wake Forest University on February 6, 2015. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater Winston-Salem area. Women[...]
Feb
7
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2015
8:30 am POP – Winston-Salem, NC @ Wake Forest University
POP – Winston-Salem, NC @ Wake Forest University
Feb 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which will take place at Wake Forest University on February 7, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in[...]
Feb
20
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2015
4:30 pm MSOP – Philadelphia, PA @ University of Pennsylvania
MSOP – Philadelphia, PA @ University of Pennsylvania
Feb 20 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which will take place at UPenn on February 20, 2015. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater Philadelphia area. Women in first and[...]
Feb
21
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2015
8:30 am POP – Philadelphia, PA @ University of Pennsylvania
POP – Philadelphia, PA @ University of Pennsylvania
Feb 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which will take place at University of Pennsylvania on February 21, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]

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