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Rainbow stethoscopes
NIU’s Health Services recently engaged in additional training to ensure that staff are best-in-class and sensitive to the needs of NIU’s diverse population. Health Services staff received training on sensitivity for LGBTQ student needs at their spring staff development meeting. “NIU Health Services strives to provide quality care to LGBTQ students on campus through staff...
LGBTQ Awareness Month
Over the past academic year, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center and the Women’s Resource Center underwent a merger process, culminating with a new name and mission to reflect a unified center, inclusive of the diverse NIU campus. The center will now be known as the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center. The merger transition...
Top: Steve Estes and Dana Gautcher. Bottom: Kathryn Maley and Jeanne Meyer
Four members of the Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) have been chosen to receive the university’s Presidential Awards for Excellence. The recipients are Steve Estes, acting director of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Office; Dana Gautcher, director of the Office of Student Academic Success; Kathryn Maley, assistant director of the History and Social...
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Maybe it was a roommate who stood up for a member of the LGBT community. Maybe it was a faculty member who incorporated LGBT topics in his or her class. The NIU LGBT & Women’s Resource Center is gearing up for the 10th annual Ally Awards ceremony, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in...
Romeo Jackson
NIU junior Romeo Jackson, a contract major with an emphasis in intersectionality and social justice, traveled Feb. 21 to Washington, D.C. to take part in the Black LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Emerging Leaders Day. The event was sponsored by National Black Justice Coalition, in partnership with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and...
Fruitvale Station
NIU’s College of Education invites students, faculty, staff and community members to attend its ongoing Diversity in Film series. The free series of contemporary films covers topics depicting race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, ability and their intersections. All movies will be shown in Faraday 144 from 3 to 5:45 p.m. Faculty will moderate discussions following...
LGBT and Women's Resource Center
NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center has a new address. Staff spent Thursday moving to the center’s new digs at 105 Normal Road – the building known at the Women’s Resource Center – and will officially open the doors Monday. Throughout the spring semester, the department will operate under the working name of “LGBT...
Molly Holmes
Molly Holmes is assuming the role of the director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center and Women’s Resource Center (WRC). Over the next nine months, Holmes will lead the staffs of both centers in a strategic planning process that will include opportunities for key stakeholders to contribute to shaping this new department. The...
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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....