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M.S.W. alum Cynthia Marta is among this year's honorees in the 2014-15 KU Women of Distinction

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity has announced 27 honorees for the 2014-15 Women of Distinction calendar. The women were selected for their outstanding contributions to the university and community.

Cynthia Marta, of Rantoul, graduated from KU with a master's degree in social welfare in 2014. She served as president of AbleHawks and Allies during the 2013-14 school year. From 2012 to 2014, Marta was an Accessibility Ambassador. She is the 2012-13 recipient of the William Palm School of Social Welfare Scholarship.

The reception for this year’s Women of Distinction will take place from 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will say a few words at the reception, and former calendar members will provide introductions for the newest women of distinction.

The calendar will be available at the reception and also at the Student Involvement & Leadership Center in the Kansas Union.

For more information, see the Full Press Release on the KU News site.



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