In Their Own Words: Lavender Grads
In advance of NC State's annual Lavender Graduation, the Digest stopped by the GLBT Center in Talley Student Union to speak to a few of this year's graduates.
Lavender Graduation Celebrates 52 Graduates in Milestone Year
The GLBT Center’s annual Lavender Graduation, the first of five year-end celebrations hosted by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, filled the Piedmont-Mountains Ballroom of Talley Student Union on the evening of Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
GLBT Center 10-Year Anniversary Brings Community Together
After a rescheduling due to January snow, the GLBT Center celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Monday, February 12, 2018 in the Talley Student Union Ballroom. Over 150 students, alumni, staff, faculty and administrators came to celebrate this historic achievement.
Women’s Equality: A Work in Progress
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences hosted its second annual Women’s Equality Day Luncheon in the Coastal Ballroom of Talley Student Union on Monday, August 28, 2017. Since 1971, August 26th has been designated as Women’s Equality Day in the U.S. The day commemorates the certification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that granted women the right to vote in 1920.
End-of-Year Events Celebrate Diverse Achievements
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity closes the academic year with old and new traditions. Read the recaps of Equal Opportunity Institute Graduation, Ebony Harlem Awards of Excellence and Lavender Graduation. Attend the Multicultural Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 11, 2017.
NC State Students Reflect on Social Justice at Appalachian State
As part of their ongoing commitment to engaging students in high-impact learning opportunities related to social justice, the GLBT Center took five students to the annual student-led Equity in Action conference hosted by Appalachian State University during the first weekend in April.
New Diversity Workshops Keep Training Program Current
Concepts of diversity and inclusion are evolving rapidly in North Carolina due to population shifts, changing demographics, politics and newly-identified needs. Conversations about diversity from 15, 10 or even 5 years ago may no longer apply to today’s realities.
Making a Difference at NC State: Renee Wells
It takes a super-involved and passionate person to lead an NC State community center, and Renee Wells exhibits those qualities and more in her role as GLBT Center director.
Community Centers Host Social Justice January
On Saturday, January 28, 2017, OIED's campus community centers (the GLBT Center, Women’s Center, Multicultural Student Affairs and African American Cultural Center) hosted the third annual Social Justice January. This year’s event was a day-long student activism workshop facilitated by two representatives from Training for Change...
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.