Announcing the 2021-22 CSW Award Winners


Congratulations to the winners of the 2021-2022 Commission on the Status of Women Awards!
Commission on the Status of Women Excellence Award: Dr. Sandi Smith-Andrews

Alison Piepmeier Outstanding Student Award: Hannah Eitzen
About the Awards

The CSW Excellence Award: This award is presented annually to an individual employed by Tennessee Tech University who has contributed significantly to gender equity. The award honors three qualities that characterize the tradition of women’s leadership at Tech: perseverance, generosity, and mentorship. The award celebrates the efforts of Tennessee Tech employees to provide ongoing leadership and mentoring for the campus community and work towards gender equity for all.

The Alison Piepmeier Outstanding Student Award: This award celebrates Piepmeier’s legacy of fierce feminism by recognizing an exceptional Tennessee Tech student whose research, activism and/or outreach advances gender equity. It acknowledges a student who shows a passion for learning, goes the extra mile to assist others, and contributes significantly to campus and/or the local community.