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
7
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2016
8:30 am POP – Columbia, SC @ University of South Carolina
POP – Columbia, SC @ University of South Carolina
May 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Columbia, SC, which will take place at the University of South Carolina on May 7, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high[...]
May
14
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2016
8:30 am POP – Jacksonville, FL @ Mayo Clinic
POP – Jacksonville, FL @ Mayo Clinic
May 14 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Jacksonville, FL, which will take place at the Mayo Clinic on May 14, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
8:30 am POP – New York, NY @ Hospital for Special Surgery
POP – New York, NY @ Hospital for Special Surgery
May 14 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in New York, NY, which will take place at the Hospital for Special Surgery on May 14, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high[...]
May
21
Sat
2016
8:30 am POP – New Haven, CT @ Yale University
POP – New Haven, CT @ Yale University
May 21 @ 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 21, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
Jul
8
Fri
2016
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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