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CMWA News & Events

CMWA presents upcoming events for Spring 2014:

Event Date Time Location Details
Steam Tunnel Adventure Friday, January 10, 2014
2 Tour Times: 11:30AM & 12:30PM
Meet in the lobby of the University Center Back by popular demand- join the CMWA and Marty Altschul for an underground steam tunnel tour of campus!  RSVP via the google doc invitation.  Contact Alexa Hansen or 412-268-8849 with any questions.
Soup & CMU History with Holly Hippensteel
Friday, January 24, 2014
12-1PM Wright Room, University Center
From Carnegie Technical Schools to Carnegie Mellon University: historical highlights of the past 100+ years: Please join Holly Hippensteel, assistant dean of student affairs, to learn more about the history and founding of the Carnegie Technical Schools and its evolution over the past 100+ years. Holly will share stories and pictures of the campus buildings, traditions and people that have made this a unique and special institution.  Holly is quick to point out that she is not a historian but she is a self-proclaimed “history nerd” who loves to share what she has learned from reading and talking with others. Hope to see you there!
RSVP via the google doc invitation.  Contact Alexa Hansen or 412-268-8849 with any questions.
Wine Tasting
February 26, 2014
5:30-7:30PM Intelligent Workplace, 4th Floor, Margaret Morrison

CMWA is excited to partner with Dreadnaught Wines for a wine tasting experience. This year, we will host "Wine 101," a class that explores 'tasting basics' to help those just discovering wine. You will learn how to taste wine, read a label, and how wines are classified in different countries. You will also discover the classic flavor characteristics of 5 main grape varietals. Various wine-making techniques and their effect on wine will also be explored. These wines will be partnered with a variety of cheeses.

CMWA Members Only (New Members Welcome)
$25 (cash or check to CMWA at event)
Please RSVP by 5 pm, Friday, February 21st by clicking on the following form.

Please contact Kaycee Palko, Co-Vice President of Programming, with any questions.

Mardi Gras Lunch
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
12-1PM Connan Room, University Center

Cost is $10 and includes traditional Mardi Gras lunch, dessert, and beverage. All proceeds go directly to the CMWA Scholarship Fund. RSVP by clicking on this form.

March Madness Lunch
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
12-1PM
Connan Room, University Center
Come join the CMWA as we celebrate the madness! $10 per person includes lunch, dessert, and beverage!
RSVP before noon on Monday, March 24, 2014.
Cash or check to CMWA accepted at the event. All proceeds go directly to the CMWA Scholarship Fund. New Members Welcome - Join online and pay dues at event.
Questions? Contact Kaycee Palko.
Annual Scholarship Awards Presentation & Dessert Reception
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:30-6:30PM
Posner Center
Scholarships will be presented to three accomplished senior undergraduate women.
One graduating woman from each of the following colleges (Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Carnegie Institute of Technology, and Tepper School of Business) will be recognized at this year’s reception. In addition, a special scholarship will be awarded in honor of CMU's first lady, Mary Suresh, to an undergraduate woman planning a career in the Health Professions.  Please RSVP by April 24.  Please contact Kaycee Palko with any questions.
Annual Members Meeting
May TBD


The CMWA Book Club, Knit & Crochet Club, and Sewing Club will meet throughout the year.  Please join us!