Women's History Month


Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982, as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.” Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields. [https://womenshistorymonth.gov/]

St. Philip's College is celebrating Women's History Month (WHM) beginning March 1, 2024. The 2024 WHM schedule features events for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community. The programs and events strive to motivate, inspire, and enlighten the SPC community in honor of National Women's History Month.

Women's History Month Kickoff Video

Women's History Month Events