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

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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[...]
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19
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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[...]
Sep
25
Fri
2015
4:30 pm MSOP – Durham, NC @ Duke University
MSOP – Durham, NC @ Duke University
Sep 25 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program on September 25, 2015 which will take place at Duke University. We will be holding our MSOP event for current medical students in the Durham area. Women in[...]
Sep
26
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2015
8:30 am POP – Dallas, TX @ University of Texas Southwestern
POP – Dallas, TX @ University of Texas Southwestern
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Dallas, TX, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on Saturday, September 26th, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
8:30 am POP – Durham, NC @ Duke University
POP – Durham, NC @ Duke University
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Durham, NC, which will take place at Duke University on September 26, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]

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