The Luann Dummer Center for Women addresses the needs and aspirations of women. The Center’s educational programs, activities, and resources are available to students, faculty and staff of the university. These services foster the intellectual, spiritual and personal development of women, and promote an open and diverse environment at St. Thomas. By enhancing academic experiences and providing developmental opportunities, the Center assists women in achieving their highest potential. As the Center fulfills this purpose, it contributes to the entire campus community. The Luann Dummer Center for Women was established in 1993 by a special bequest from Dr. Luann Dummer's estate and is located in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center, Room 103.
Luann Dummer Center for Women is happy to recognize Brenda’s years of leadership at St. Thomas!View Event Information»
Celebrate National Poetry Month with a Emily Dickinson Marathon! Sponsored by the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library, the Department of English, The Luann Dummer Center for Women, and Common Good BookView Event Information»
This year, in honor of our March 2014 Women’s History Month speaker Haleh Esfandiari, we will focus on International Feminism and Diverse Women's Life Stories. We have included in our list some classic titles and some less well-known. We are focusing on novels with female life stories.View Event Information»
Michele Berger will talk on "Sparking and Sustaining Feminist Change: Lessons learned from Writing Transforming Scholarship: Why Women's and Gender Studies Students are Changing Themselves Around the WorldView Event Information»
Empower Hour encourages women and LGBTQ members of the UST community to utilize the AARC facilities every week 10-11am in order to create a fun, community-building experience full of fitness exploration.View Event Information»
Green Dot is informed by lessons learned from interdisciplinary research and theory on violence against women, diffusion of innovation, public health, social networking, psychology, communications, bystander dynamics, perpetration, and advertising.View Event Information»
To view the video of Dr. Dummer's vision and Legacy for the Luann Dummer Center for Women, click here.
LDCW and Social Media
For information about the Women's Studies program, click here.
Child Care Resources
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