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NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center is seeking applications for its annual Joseph Harry Endowed Scholarship. The endowment for the Joseph Harry Scholarship Program was established through the generosity of the namesake professor, who taught in the NIU Department of Sociology from 1977 to 1998. During that period, he conducted considerable research in the...
Daniel Hernandez Jr.
Intern-turned-hero Daniel Hernandez Jr. will visit NIU at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, to speak as part of the LGBT Resource Center’s LGBTQ History Month and the Latino Resource Center’s Latino Heritage Month. The event takes place in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. It is free and open to the public....
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October is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) History Month, and NIU’s LGBT Resource Center will celebrate by hosting and co-sponsoring several events. Events begin Tuesday, Oct. 2, with the the fourth annual “You-Are-Loved” campus-wide chalking campaign. Uplifting messages aimed at combating hateful language used to discriminate against the LGBTQ community will be displayed. “Trans...
Every fall , the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America....
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NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center announces its Fall 2012 Ally Program training, encouraging faculty, staff and students to register. The Ally Program is a campus-wide program designed to foster a welcoming and supportive campus environment for LGBTQ individuals by creating a visible network of allies. The program supports the Division of Student Affairs...
Latino Resource Center
De Mujer a Mujer: Latina Assistance Program, part of the Latino Resource Center, will host the “Latinas Rompiendo Barreras, Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders” conference from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 30. The conference, which takes place in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center, is aimed at providing young Latina students with the...
Bisexual activist Robyn Ochs will speak from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Room 405 of the Holmes Student Center. The award-winning Ochs will give a dynamic presentation highlighting the often misunderstood “B” in LGBTQ. An advocate for the rights of people of all orientations and genders, her work focuses on raising awareness...
Mack H. Lewis II
NIU senior sociology major Mack H. Lewis II attended this July’s Campus Pride’s fifth annual Campus Pride Summer Leadership Camp, aptly called “Camp Pride.” The five-day long leadership institute, the only national program of its kind, is geared toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and ally student leaders from colleges and universities across the United States....
NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center has announced the re-launch of the online peer support program Q-Connect. The Q-Connect program is for students who have questions about sexual and/or gender identity. All online interactions with trained mentors are anonymous, and users are able to ask questions related to LGBT topics. The program launch...
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The Eychaner Award, sponsored by the Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Prism, is presented annually to recognize individuals affiliated with NIU who have made outstanding contributions that enhance the lives of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT).
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NIU students are invited to submit essays to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trasngender Resource Center essay contest, held each year as part of the activities for LGBT Awareness Month in April.
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Students who will be juniors or seniors at NIU for the 2011-2012 school year and have been active in LGBT organizations or activities might be eligible to apply to receive scholarships.
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