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 – Jacksonville, FL @ Mayo Clinic Florida
POP – Jacksonville, FL @ Mayo Clinic Florida
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Jacksonville, FL which will take place at Mayo Clinic Florida on May 2, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
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4:30 pm MSOP – New Haven, CT @ Yale University
MSOP – New Haven, CT @ Yale University
May 8 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in New Haven, CT which will take place at Yale University on May 8, 2015. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater New Haven area. Women in first[...]
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8:30 am POP – New Haven, CT @ Yale University
POP – New Haven, CT @ Yale University
May 9 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in New Haven, CT which will take place at Yale University on May 9, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the greater[...]
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4:30 pm MSOP – Chicago, IL @ Loyola University Chicago Medical Center
MSOP – Chicago, IL @ Loyola University Chicago Medical Center
May 15 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Chicago, IL which will take place at Loyola University Medical Center on May 15, 2015. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater Chicago area. Women in[...]
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8:30 am POP – Chicago, IL @ Loyola University Chicago
POP – Chicago, IL @ Loyola University Chicago
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Chicago which will take place at Loyola University Chicago Medical Center on May 16, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]

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