Nominations are being sought for the Lavender Leadership Awards. If you know of a student, faculty member, or staff member who has “made significant contributions to improving the lives of gender, sexuality, and romantic minorities here at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay,” nominate to Loretta Rafter at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 p.m. Thursday. Awards will be presented at the Lavender Graduation on April 9. Previous recipients of the support award (and therefore ineligible) are Stacie Christian, Joanie Dovekas and Jeff Willems.
Nominate a UW-Green Bay senior, staff and/or faculty member for the Lavender Leadership Award which was instituted in 2011 to recognize those who have made significant contributions to improving the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The honorees will be honored at the Lavender Graduation in April. Once your nomination is submitted, the nominee will be contacted to complete the nomination process. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, March 1, 2013 at www.uwgb.edu/aic/lavender.asp.
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Lavender Graduation is April 11: The Lavender Graduation is a special graduation ceremony that honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students on campus. Lavender Graduation is a collaborative event supported by many different student support service offices. This spring’s event will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in the University Union’s 1965 Room.
Art exhibits, a native pow wow, various awards programs, observance of cultural traditions, the inaugural LGBTQ graduation celebration… a busy University campus can be a photographer’s delight. Continue reading →
A big congrats to two students and two faculty/staff members who received Lavender Leadership awards at the inaugural Lavender Graduation this week (Wednesday, April 18). The honorees are Stacie Christian, Human Development; Joanie Dovekas, Office of Residence Life; and graduating seniors Miranda Seitz and Jeff Mayefske. The Lavender Leadership Award is awarded to one faculty member, one staff member and graduating seniors who are making significant contributions to improving the lives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer population at UW-Green Bay. Sit tight for more on this year’s first-ever Lavender grad — we’ll have a photo gallery coming next week.
Last week we shared notice of the opportunity to nominate a candidate for the Lavender Leadership Award program. This week, we extend an invitation to any and all to show their support for the Lavender Graduation event through their attendance at the program on Wednesday, April 18. Please direct questions and RSVPs to staff member Vickie Kersten in the American Intercultural Center (before April 5 for reservations).
*** *** *** *** *** Reminder on nominations: The Lavender Leadership Awards recognize outstanding graduating seniors, staff and faculty who have made significant contributions to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people at UW-Green Bay. Nominations are requested by March 9. See our previous post.
The Lavender Leadership Awards recognize outstanding graduating seniors, staff and faculty who have made significant contributions to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Award recipients will be recognized at the Lavender Graduation on Wednesday, April 18. Submit your nominations at www.uwgb.edu/aic/lavender.asp by Friday, March 9.