Update on Safe Zone and LGBTQ+ Programming

At today’s Town Hall we’ll share a little bit of this update from Dana Bisignani, but there’s so much more happening. Take a few moments to watch the full update from Dana Bisignani about Safe Zone training and programming that helps us create a welcoming environment for our LGBTQ+ students and employees. Watch Video

Employee Resource Groups Update

Since July 2020, the Office of Equity and Inclusion has been leading the effort to establish statewide Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). This effort is aimed at providing employees with an enhanced sense of community, support opportunities to network with peers, promote a stronger sense of belonging, and the ability to experience mentorship opportunities. We are in need of individuals that […]

Lavender Graduation for Graduating LGBTQ+ Students

LGBTQIA+ students who are graduating this spring, or who graduated in December 2020, are eligible to participate in our virtual quad-college Lavender Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, April 22nd from 7:00-8:00pm! Lavender Graduation is sponsored by the FM Area LGBTQ+ College Alliance and celebrates the achievements of graduating LGBTQ+ college students from quad-college institutions. Students may be from any FM area […]

Safe Zone – April Trainings

Learn how to be a better ally to the LGBTQ+ community and sign up for Safe Zone training! Facilitated by the Rainbow Dragon Center’s team of Safe Zone Peer Educators, this training introduces students to LGBTQ+ identities, experiences, and issues, providing a foundation of knowledge and skills for participants to become better allies. Topics covered include: LGBTQ+ terminology, privilege, heteronormativity, […]

Safe Zone Level II – April 9

Safe Zone Level II Safe Zone training offers an in-depth discussion of transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual identities and experiences. This training also provides information on identity development, supporting transgender and gender non-conforming students, campus and community resources, and an opportunity to apply knowledge learned to real-life scenarios. Upon completion of this training, participants will receive a certificate of completion. […]