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

May
30
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2015
8:30 am POP – Miami, FL @ Mercy Hospital
POP – Miami, FL @ Mercy Hospital
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Miami, FL which will take place at Mercy Hospital on May  30, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
Jul
25
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Sacramento, CA @ Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California
POP – Sacramento, CA @ Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California
Jul 25 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Sacramento, CA, which will take place at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California on July 25, 2015. We will be holding our POP event[...]
Aug
8
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – San Jose, CA @ Stryker Endoscopy
POP – San Jose, CA @ Stryker Endoscopy
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in San Jose, CA, which will take place at Stryker Endoscopy on August 8, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
Sep
12
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Phoenix, AZ @ Mayo Clinic Arizona
POP – Phoenix, AZ @ Mayo Clinic Arizona
Sep 12 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Phoenix, AZ, which will take place at Mayo Clinic Arizona on September 12, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
Sep
19
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Newark, DE @ University of Delaware
POP – Newark, DE @ University of Delaware
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Newark, DE, on the University of Delaware Campus on September 19th, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]

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