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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9:30 am POP – Royal Oak, MI @ Beaumont Health
POP – Royal Oak, MI @ Beaumont Health
Jul 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Royal Oak, MI, which will take place at Beaumont Health on July 8, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
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8:30 am POP – Phoenix, AZ @ Mayo Clinic Arizona
POP – Phoenix, AZ @ Mayo Clinic Arizona
Sep 17 @ 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 17, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
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8:30 am POP – Kansas City, MO @ MCC Penn Valley's Health Science Institute
POP – Kansas City, MO @ MCC Penn Valley's Health Science Institute
Oct 1 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Kansas City, MO, which will take place at MCC Penn Valley’s Health Science Institute on October 1, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for[...]
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8:30 am POP – San Francisco, CA @ UCSF
POP – San Francisco, CA @ UCSF
Oct 8 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in San Francisco, CA, which will take place at the University of California San Francisco on October 8, 2016. We will be holding our POP event[...]
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8:30 am POP – Baltimore, MD @ Johns Hopkins University
POP – Baltimore, MD @ Johns Hopkins University
Oct 15 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Baltimore, MD, which will take place at Johns Hopkins University on October 15, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in[...]
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