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“Safe/Unsafe” is a project designed to collect people’s personal stories about feeling safe and/or unsafe in different spaces. “Safe Space” has become a common phrase used to describe spaces where a person can feel safe expressing and being themselves, without fear of being violated, harassed or judged, no matter their gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religious...
NIU’s seventh annual Lavender Graduation will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. Honoring students with diverse sexual and gender identities, this ceremony celebrates the achievements and persistence of individuals graduating in December 2015, May 2016 and August 2016. Graduates will receive rainbow...
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NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) seek assistance with reviewing its women’s programming. To begin the process, GSRC staff members are distributing a quick survey asking for input from the entire campus. Constructive feedback, information and supportive suggestions for potential GSRC women’s programming/services and partnerships that will benefit current and future women students of...
NIU Gender & Sexuality Resource Center
NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) has planned several events in celebration of 2016 LGBTQIA Awareness Month. Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public. The GSRC is located at 105 Normal Road, in the Arndt house. For more information, or to request accommodations, call (815) 753-GSRC (4772). Transgender Day of...
NIU will participate Wednesday, March 23, in the largest health service learning initiative in the nation: the National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge. Founded in 2009 with initially 42 college campuses, more than 300 campuses and 100,000 college students have participated since then. The Latino Resource Center, the Asian American Center, the Center for...
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center
NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center is planning several events in October to celebrate LGBTQIA History Month. For more information about any event, call (815) 753-4772 or email [email protected] Whose Story? The Impact of Privilege in Queer History Wednesday, Oct. 7 Join the GSRC and special guests to discuss what is known about the modern...
Vernese Edghill-Walden
It’s been a little over a month since Vernese Edghill-Walden joined Northern Illinois University as the first chief diversity officer and senior associate vice president for academic diversity. As the former provost and chief academic officer of the City Colleges of Chicago, Edghill-Walden has a wealth of higher education experience and is a recognized leader...
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