Marilou Allen and Olusegun Ojewuyi Win Awards

Allen-MarilouMarilou Allen, director of the Women’s Center at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, received the Founders Award from the National Women’s Studies Association. Allen has served as director of the Women’s Center at Haverford since it was founded in 1982.

Allen grew up across the street from Haverford College and her first job on campus was cleaning the homes of faculty members.

Olesegun-Ojewuyi_smOlusegun Ojewuyi, an associate professor in the department of theater at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, was named a Fellow of Theater Arts by the National Association of Nigerian Theater Practitioners. The honor is the highest professional recognition for theater arts in Nigeria.

“I have been a tireless critic and advocate for the efficacy of theater as a defining cultural expression,” Professor Ojewuyi said. “Theater not only educates, but also provides society with the compass to navigate the most compelling issues of our social and personal human dilemmas.”

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