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Celebrating 50 Years of Trailblazers!

NU Women Kicking Glass - Celebrating 50 Years of Trailblazers

Women Kicking Glass Archive


Learn About the History and Women of Norwich
Each week through Homecoming 2024 we will share profiles and photos highlighting 50 years of NU trailblazers via email and social media. 

Here are the archived weekly emails (from October 14, 2023):

October 14, 2023 - Title IX Opens Doors for Women to Attend Norwich
Issue #1: Title IX Opens Doors For Women to Attend Norwich

Issue #2: The VC-NU Bus Society

Issue #3: A History Gone Right

Issue #4: First to Letter: Roberta Moskos ’76

Issue #5: First to Commission: Diane Gionet ’75

Issue #6: Blazing Her Own Trail: Nancy Young ’76

Issue #7: Accepting the Challenge: Vicki Hippard ’78

December 30, 2023 - From Cadets to Commanders - The Evolution of Inclusive LeadershipIssue #8: White Glove Inspections: Karen Brown ’77

Issue #9: Tehran to Vermont: Sussan (Shahin) Coley ’83

Issue #10: Entrepreneur and Problem Solver: Tina Christiano ’83

Issue #11: Taking Chances: Linnea Peterson ’78

Issue #12: From Cadets to Commanders: The Evolution of Inclusive Leadership

Issue #13: Pioneering NU Women's Athletics: Coach Joan Mussmacher

Issue #14: Finding Her Voice: June Donahue ’81

January 20, 2024 - A Life of Service: Karen Broadmeadow '83Issue #15: A Life of Service: Karen Rowe Broadmeadow ’83

Issue #16: Semper Fi on The Hill: Adrienne Evertson ’90 and Meg Reardon ’85

Issue #17: Norwich Women Securing the Future: Kim Baumann ’87 and Cheri Caddy ’90

Issue #18: Breaking Ice: Norwich Women in Mountain Cold Weather

Issue #19: First in Combat: Jana Hurst Raymond ’90

Issue #20: Senior Executive Service: Annette Redmond ’83 and Susan Fertig-Dykes M’09

March 2, 2024 - First All-American Carolyn (Cunniff) Mullaney ’84Issue #21: First All-American: Carolyn (Cunniff) Mullaney ’84

Issue #22: A Cold War Education: The Russian School

Issue #23: Luck and Destiny: Beth Veach ’92

Issue #24: Carol Todd: Norwich’s Peace Corps Preparatory Program

Issue #25: Building Bridges to the Future: Patty (Romano) Leavenworth ’87

Issue #26: Evolution and Excellence: Norwich University’s Nursing Program

May 4, 2024 - Proving Herself: Irene (Nadeau) Mills ’78Issue #27: From Club Sport to Champions: Norwich Women’s Hockey

Issue #28: Building Resiliency: Michele Turner M’12

Issue #29: Making the Grade: Tracey (Jones) Poirier ’96 

Issue #30: Proving Herself: Irene (Nadeau) Mills ’78

Issue #31: From Love Affair to Legendary: NU Women’s Rugby Program

Issue #32: Sisters on the Hill: Mary and Ellen Van Orden ’79

Issue #33: A Force to Be Reckoned With: Wendy Sampson Bluemmert ’89

Issue #34: A Trailblazer in Philanthropy and Leadership: Jennifer Pritzker H’07

Issue #35: A Literary Legacy: Celebrating Norwich’s Women Writers

Issue #36: First Female Olympian: Emily Caruso ’00