MAILED: Oct. 13, 1997|
EAU CLAIRE -- Soma Pierce, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior music major from Marine on St. Croix, Minn., will be among those honored at a women's studies conference this month.
Pierce will be honored during the UW System's fourth annual reception to celebrate and recognize women of color. The event is slated for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at UW-La Crosse.
The reception is held in conjunction with the 22nd annual women's studies conference titled "Making Environmental Connections: Women, Communities and Land." The conference is sponsored by the UW System Office of Multicultural Affairs, the UW System Women's Studies consortium and UW-La Crosse.
Program and registration information is available from UW-Eau Claire's Women's Studies Office, (715) 836-5717.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: Oct. 13, 1997