AAUW Weatherford Branch to Host Jordyn Richey at Saturday Brunch

Weatherford’s branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will have its first meeting of the 2016-17 year this Saturday, September 17, at the SWOSU Conference Center. 

The meeting will start with a brunch at 10 a.m. followed by a general informational session on plans for the upcoming year. Jordyn Richey, a student in the SWOSU College of Pharmacy, will speak about her recent experience at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCWSSL) conference.  The general public is invited to attend.

AAUW membership is open to all individuals who have completed a college/university degree (associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate). Current college students are eligible for a free student e-affiliate membership.

The AAUW Weatherford Branch meets once each month, September through April, to conduct educational, community service and social activities.  Branch activities include funding college scholarships, supporting at least one SWOSU student to attend the NCWSSL conference, breast cancer awareness activities, Tech Trek math & science camp for girls, and the annual branch luncheon.

Branch officers include: President Lori Gwyn (SWOSU Chemistry); President-elect Karen Sweeney (SWOSU Computer Science); Vice President-Membership and Past President-Lisa Appeddu (SWOSU Pharmacy); Vice President-Programs Cindi Albrightson (SWOSU Engineering Technology) and Faye Henson (SWOSU Health Information ret.);  Secretary Jorie Edwards (SWOSU Psychology), Treasurer Kathy O’Neal (SWOSU Mathematics); and Social Media chair Holly McKee (SWOSU School of Business and Technology).

For more information about AAUW, call Gwyn at (580) 774-3744 or Appeddu at (580) 774-3148.  Special rates for new members are available.  Additionally, the AAUW Weatherford branch has a website (http://weatherford-ok.aauw.net/) and can be found on Facebook.