Center Hours/Contact Info

 

Fall 2018 Hours

Monday – Thursday, 9am – 4pm

Friday, 9am – 1pm

 

MSUB Liberal Arts Building, 201

wgsc@msubillings.edu

406.657.2873

 

Women’s and Gender Studies supports programs and research which examine the status, expectations and achievements of women on a local, regional and national level. The program is also committed to working closely with community members to provide support, programs and resources related to women's health, career opportunities, elevating the image and self-esteem of women and advancing the status of women. Through close cooperation with faculty, staff, students and the larger community, women’s and gender studies is dedicated to promoting equality and social justice in all forms while focusing on the needs of women at MSU Billings and the community.

 

The program supports the end of all discrimination based on gender, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, race, sexuality and socioeconomic class. In support of these goals, the program promotes cooperation with faculty and students across campus as well as community members to share their concerns, experiences and expertise to promote equality through seminars, special speakers, panel discussions and referral services and works closely with faculty and students involved in the Women’s Studies minor. 

 

Center Resources

  • Education & Career Information
  • Volunteer Opportunities (on campus and within the community)
  • Women’s Health
  • Status of Women: Regional & National Reports
  • Gender Studies Club
  • Comfortable Study & Discussion Space                
  • LGBTQ+

Work Study Opportunities

Work study position open for Fall 2018. Approximately 8 hours per week. Duties including administrative work and project planning for the center, developing projects with the community and supporting students. Contact us at wgsc@msubillings.edu.

 

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Fall 2018 Events

 

Monday, September 10

Welcome Back Tabling

LA Lobby, 10:00 – 2:00, Celebrate the beginning of a Fall 2018!

 

Thursday, September 13

“For Freedoms,” WGSC participation in the Native American Race

Relations and Healing Series ~ Billings Public Library, 6:30 – 8:30pm

 

Saturday, September 15

“Free to Be Me: Diversity on Campus” (WGSC support “For Freedoms”)

Student Union Building A & B and Free Speech Lawn, 2:30 – 4:30 pm

 

Friday, September 21

International Day of Peace: Standing up for Human Rights

WGSC (LA 201), Open House, 10:00 – 2:00, treats, prizes, and 1000 paper cranes project

 

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Tuesday, October 9

MSUB Jacket Giving Day ~ Women’s and Gender Studies Center

 

Monday, October 15

One in Five Film Festival: The Hunting Ground

Co-hosted with the MSUB Phoenix Center
Art House Cinema and Pub: The Hunting Ground, doors open at 6pm, film at 6:30

 

Monday, October 22

One in Five Film Festival: I am Evidence

MSUB, LA 205, 6pm, prizes & popcorn, co-hosted with the MSUB Phoenix Center

 

Monday, October 29

One in Five Film Festival: The Mask You Live In

MSUB, LA 205, 6pm, prizes & popcorn, co-hosted with the MSUB Phoenix Center

 

Wednesday, October 31

Pizza Advising Lunch for Women’s Studies Minors

WGSC (LA 201), 11:30 – 1:30, Come check out our upcoming classes and meet your professors!

 

November (date TBA)

Giving Back: Volunteer Work at Angela’s Piazza

Keep your eye out for more information about our November Giving Back Activities!

 

Tuesday, November 27

A Path Appears: Ending the Cycle of Violence  (Co-hosted with Global Village)

Art House Cinema and Pub, doors open at 6pm, film begins at 6:30pm

 

Wednesday, December 5

Art & Activism: 1000 Paper Cranes

WGSC (LA 201), 2 – 4pm, open house ~ treats and all supplies included

 

All events are free and open to the campus and community.

 

»»  Get print-friendly list of Fall 2018 events

 


Weekly Events  


Social Justice Mondays: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Every Monday, WGSC, 1 – 4pm (open house), all supplies provided, drop-in anytime!


1000 Paper Cranes Project
Semester Long - Drop by the WGSC for more information & supplies

 

»» See also: Past Events