April 07, 2015
The University of Virginia’s ultra-secret Seven Society recently announced gifts totaling $115,554 to U.Va.’s Counseling and Psychological Services and the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center to “more broadly encourage the kind of action and attention necessary to realize the empathy and understanding that must lie at the heart of this place.” The gifts came after the society
February 11, 2015
As someone who has been a long-time supporter to the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, Sara Cary is one of the Center’s most esteemed donors. In its 25th anniversary year, the Women’s Center would like to recognize Cary’s generosity by highlighting her here on our website.
January 20, 2015
The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center is honored to be selected as the Inter-Sorority Council’s community service partner for the 2014-2015 school year. Based on fundraising efforts during the fall semester, the ISC plans to donate $1,000 to the Center.
The ISC is the largest organization of women on Grounds, with more than 2,400 members in 15 sororities in Spring 2015.
December 15, 2014
The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center is proud and grateful to have continuous support from the U.Va. Parents Fund.
November 03, 2014
Jill Tietsort Rinehart of Charlottesville died on Saturday, October 18, 2014.
The only child of John D. Tietsort and Edith Brisben Tietsort, she was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 14, 1920.
A trailblazer for women's opportunities and leadership, a dedicated public servant, supporter of the arts, realtor and avid gardener, Jill met each phase of her life with a strong and principled enthusiasm.
October 15, 2014
As someone who has given to the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center for the most consecutive amount of years, Nesta Ramazani is one of the Center’s most esteemed donors. In its 25th anniversary year, the Women’s Center would like to recognize Ramazani’s continuous support by highlighting her here on our website.
Ramazani first found out about the Women’s Center at a social event in which she met Director Sharon Davie.
September 27, 2014
When U.Va. alumna Maxine Platzer Lynn (Curry ’51) asked for tips on how to handle some off-color comments from young men in her undergrad classes, she got “[…] the best advice for that day and time: ‘Ignore it!’”
Lynn recognizes how much has changed at U.Va. since then: “Today, I feel that the University is more egalitarian, particularly in that it gives women, as well as men, the ability to pursue their dreams. […] If you have the desire to do something, go for it!”