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Monroe Community College’s Institute for the Humanities provides the greater Rochester community with accessible, relevant, and meaningful humanities-focused programming. Through partnerships with cultural, educational, and civic institutions—as well as local artists, scholars, and activists — the Institute exists as a platform for discovering Rochester’s rich cultural tapestry and engaging diverse audiences through high-quality public humanities programs.

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Join us on October 11th as we present

Title IX @ 50

The History and Future of Landmark Legislation


In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, this event explores and celebrates the legislation’s impact on American society through a photography exhibition and panel of experts who will speak to the ways in which Title IX has shaped women’s sports, educational opportunity, campus culture, and more.

Our panel includes the following esteemed speakers:

 Iris Zimmermann 

Olympic/World Championship fencer
Founder, Monarch Leadership Group

Bethany Gizzi

Professor, Sociology
Monroe CC

Tamar Carroll

Chair, History
Rochester Institute of Technology

Shannon Glasgow

Director, Title IX
Monroe CC (Moderator)


This event is FREE and open to the public, but all attendees must REGISTER in advance.