U.S. House Sponsors Establish National Women’s Colleges & Universities Day

Post date: 4/16/2024

Representatives of the Women’s College Coalition (WCC) marked U.S. House Resolution 1091 creating and honoring National Women’s Colleges & Universities Day, to be celebrated on March 5 annually, last month.

Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi Holds Discussion with Students from America’s Women’s Colleges

Post date: 3/25/2024

The Women’s College Coalition (WCC) hosted Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, nineteen-term Congresswoman and alumna of Trinity Washington University, for a student-led discussion on “A Woman’s Path to Leadership” with Trinity student leaders on March 19.

White House & Women’s College Coalition Mark Historic NASA Federal Investment in STEM Pathways for Female Students

Post date: 11/3/2023

Presidents of the Women’s College Coalition (WCC) met with the White House Office of Public Engagement, White House Gender Policy Council, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the National Space Council and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to mark the historic start of the first federal partnership with women’s colleges and universities.

Under Secretary of Defense Joins Women’s College Presidents in Announcing Strategic Partnership to Address Federal Workforce Needs

Post date: 11/3/2023

Presidents representing the Women’s College Coalition (WCC) met with Under Secretary of Defense for Engineering and Research, Heidi Shyu at the Pentagon to announce a strategic partnership to recruit women’s college STEM students for the Department’s SMART Scholarship program. The October 26, 2023 meeting launched the first ever Department of Defense initiative with the WCC, who represents 30 women’s colleges in the U.S.

Sister Simone Campbell (MSMU ’69) Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Post date: 7/20/2022

We are excited to share that Sister Simone Campbell, an alumna of Mount Saint Mary's University, a proud WCC member institution, has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. Read on to learn more about Sister Campbell's work.