Renee Wells

Apr 18, 2019

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.

Apr 26, 2018

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.

Feb 15, 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.

Sep 1, 2017

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.

May 4, 2017

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.

Apr 20, 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.

Apr 7, 2017

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.

Feb 16, 2017

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.

Feb 2, 2017

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...

Apr 21, 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.