AAUW hosts Sept. 10 open house, fundraiser for university women

As a new academic year begins, female college students, faculty and staff are being invited to join other academic women to help each other advance in the university environment.

The American Association of University Women’s Murfreesboro branch, which includes MTSU members, will host “Busking at the Boulevard” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at The Boulevard Bar & Grille, 2154 Middle Tennessee Blvd. in Murfreesboro.

AAUW Mboro logo webAlong with a chance for fellowship, the open house and fundraiser will give new members an opportunity to join AAUW at half-price dues.

The September branch meeting will precede the open house at 5 p.m. in Room 101 of the Sam Ingram Building at 2269 Middle Tennessee Blvd.

Donations also are welcome to support nationwide AAUW programs such as “$mart $tart,” which funds workshops to help college women entering the job market negotiate salaries and benefits, and the National College Conference for Women Student Leaders. All donations are tax-deductible.

The cover charge for the Sept. 10 gathering is $10 for professionals and branch members and $5 for students. For more information, contact AAUW-Murfreesboro at AAUWMurfreesboro@gmail.com.

— Gina K. Logue (gina.logue@mtsu.edu)