Gender and Women's Studies Student Awards

Gender and women's studies cupcakesSusan J. Rose '62 Prize

The Susan J. Rose '62 Prize is awarded to a student for excellence and dedication in Women's Studies in honor of Susan J. Rose. Susan J. Rose has worked all her life both professionally and personally to advance the status of women. She has served as a commissioner on the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission and currently is District Supervisor for the County of Santa Barbara.

Jane W. Torrey Prize

The Jane W. Torrey Prize is awarded to a senior in Gender and Women's Studies for outstanding work in that field, given in honor of Jane W. Torrey, Professor Emeritus of Psychology. Professor Torrey taught in the Department of Psychology for over 35 years and was instrumental in the formation of the Program in Gender and Women's Studies at Connecticut College.

The Feminist Collective Action Award

This award goes to a campus group that has proved effective in organizing in support of women's issues. In 2008, the award was given to the GWS Senior Seminar for its groundbreaking work on human rights and campus sexual assault.

Gender and Women's Studies Excellence Award

Contact Information:
Email Shubhra Sharma,

Department of Gender & Women's Studies
Connecticut College
Box 5266
740 Williams Street
New London, CT 06320