April 25, 2016

Lavender Graduation 2016

Lavender Graduation Sends Off Class of 2016's GLBT and Ally Grads

Lavender Graduation took place on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 in Talley Student Union. Speakers Amy Circosta, interim vice provost for institutional equity and diversity, Ian Pike, a current student, and NC State staff member Brian Mathis, associate director in the Center for Leadership, Ethics and Public Service, celebrated, honored and inspired.

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Diversity Video 2016

New Video: Diversity at NC State

Why is diversity critical to the academic mission of NC State? Hear diversity practitioners from the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs explain how and why NC State benefits from a diverse student body as well as diverse staff and faculty who bring varied backgrounds and perspectives.

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Three Students Featured on Talley Stairwell Boards

Take a look at the electronic billboards on the spiral staircase that connects three of NC State's campus community centers in Talley Student Union. Three students who are active in the centers are currently featured.

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Lauren Frey
Do you have questions about House Bill 2 and/or Executive Order 93?

Join the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) at a forum on April 28, 2016 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in Talley 4140 to discuss HB2, Executive Order 93, their impact and how we can support our students, faculty and staff at NC State.

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Natalie Nguyen Appointed to National Advisory Council

Natalie Nguyen, assistant director in the GLBT Center, has been offered a position on the National Advisory Council (NAC) for the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). NCORE is housed in the Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies under Outreach at the University of Oklahoma. Natalie's committee assignment is Student Affairs and Affiliated Professionals. The appointment is for three years and will begin at NCORE 2016 and end after NCORE 2019. Council members are expected to attend the annual conference and NAC meetings at the conference as well as volunteer their time to improve the conference. Congratulations, Natalie!

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GLBT Center Seeks Transgender, Genderqueer, and Gender-Nonconforming Students for Research Study

NC State students are invited to take part in a research study about the impact of housing policies and practices on their experience at NC State. If you identify as transgender, genderqueer or gender-nonconforming, are over the age of 18 and are currently living or have lived in University Housing in the last three years, we would appreciate the opportunity to interview you. This audio-recorded, semi-structured interview will be used to gather information on your perspective as a transgender-identified student with recent experience living in University Housing. The findings of this study will assist in producing recommendations to create a more positive, empowering campus community. Please note that your participation will be voluntary, anonymous and will take a maximum of 1-1.25 hours to complete.

To participate in the study, please contact Andy DeRoin, 919-513-3563.

Justice Theater Project to Stage "Still... Life, an Exploration of a Killing State, North Carolina"

The Justice Theater Project will Stage "Still... Life, an Exploration of a Killing State, North Carolina" on April 28 & 29, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. and May 1, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Two of the "Still… Life" performances will feature discussion panels: on Friday, April 29: “The State of the Death Penalty in North Carolina” – Experts in the field discuss the current state of the death penalty. On Sunday, May 1: “The Death Penalty: Faith Perspectives” – Representatives from different faiths will come together and discuss their faith perspective regarding the death penalty.

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Peer Mentor Program Still Accepting Applications

Students are encouraged to apply to serve as peer mentors in the Peer Mentor Program, a program within Multicultural Student Affairs. Applications will be accepted through May 5, 2016.

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Quiet Zone Study Hall
Mon, April 25 - Thu, May 5
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Witherspoon 356
University Diversity Advisory Committee (UDAC)
Mon, April 25
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Talley 3222
Monday Movies & Mingling
Mon, April 25
5:00-7:00 p.m.
GLBT Center Lounge, Talley 5230
Students Advocating Gender Equality (SAGE)
Mon, April 25
7:15-8:30 p.m.
Riddick 325
GLBT Drop-In Counseling
Tue, April 26
2:00-4:00 p.m.
GLBT Center Lounge, Talley 5230
Lunchboxes & Lemonade
Tue, April 26
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Talley 5210
MSA Volunteer Meeting
Tue, April 26
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Talley 4261
GLBT Faculty and Staff Network Social
Tue, April 26
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Talley 5210
Please RSVP to Renee Wells.
Equal Opportunity Institute (EOI) Graduation
Wed, April 27
10:00-12:00 a.m.
Hunt Library, Duke Energy Hall
By invitation only.
Mi Placita
Wed, April 27
12:00-2:00 p.m.
Outside Talley or Cultural Hearth
Free and Confidential HIV/STI Testing
Wed, April 27
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Talley 4132
HB 2 & EO 93 Open Forum
Thu, April 28
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Talley 4140
MSA Counseling Hours
Thu, April 28
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Talley 4261
Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Bystander Behavior
Thu, April 28
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Talley 5210
Registration not required.
GLBTCA Study Hours
Thu, April 28
7:00-9:00 p.m.
GLBT Center Lounge, Talley 5230
Annual Ebony Harlem Awards of Excellence
Sun May 1
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Talley Ballrooom
Please see the full OIED calendar for more events!