Monday, July 3, 2017
Pat Tetreault honored as K-State Distinguished Alumnus
Pat Tetreault, director of the LGBTQA Resource Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus at the Kansas State University Lavender Graduation in May.
Monday, June 12, 2017
LGBTQA+ Resource Center accepts ACPA award
The LGBTQA+ Resource Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently accepted the Commitment to Social Justice Education award from the ACPA, an international organization for college student educators.
Selected by the ACPA Commission for Social Justice Educators, this award honors a department, campus, ACPA committee or commission that demonstrates a commitment to social justice education and development, training or programming.
Nebraska faculty member Stephanie Bondi nominated the LGBTQA+ Resource Center for this honor.
Friday, April 21, 2017
14 grads honored at Lavender Graduation
Eight undergraduates, five graduate students and one doctoral student participated in the Ninth Annual Lavender Graduation hosted by the LGBTQA+ Resource Center on Thursday, April 20. The ceremony honored graduates as well as individuals whose outstanding contributions have positively impacted the LGBTQA+ community.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Survey and Slices creates fun environment for Campus Climate Survey
On Feb. 28, the LGBTQA+ Resource Center hosted Survey and Slices, a fun, low-stress event where 30 students enjoyed free pizza as they completed the Center’s online Campus Climate Survey.
The survey, which consists of 150 questions and takes 30 minutes to complete, gives university staff and faculty a better understanding of how the campus climate affects LGBTQA+ students.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Q&A with Dr. Jean Amoura
In January 2017, the University Health Center will begin offering a Transgender Care Clinic. Dr. Jean Amoura, who brings 10 years of experience in transgender care and hormone treatment, will be the primary care provider for the clinic. On Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 4-5 p.m., the LGBTQA+ Resource Center is hosting a meet and greet with Dr. Amoura in the Nebraska Union, room 346.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
LGBTQA+ Workshops Teach Advocacy and Inclusivity
Throughout November the LGBTQA+ Resource Center is hosting workshops for students, staff and faculty to learn how to create inclusive environments.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Week Without Violence Builds Awareness
Since Oct. 8, the Women’s Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been celebrating the UNL Week Without Violence. The center joined efforts with both on- and off-campus organizations to spread awareness of different forms of violence and make a stand against abuse.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Drag Workshop Teaches Performance Art to Students
More than 100 students gathered in the Unity Room at the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on Thurs., Sept. 29, for the How to Do Drag Workshop. The LGBTQA+ Resource Center and the UNL Spectrum student organization hosted the event in place of a regular UNL Spectrum meeting. At the event, Michael Johnson and Trent Battershaw, experienced drag performers, taught attendees different types of drag and gave tips for on stage performance and how to choose the right name, music, makeup and clothes.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Taking Action to Save Lives
Students dominated an audience of more than 80 members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community who completed training for the QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program on Sept. 20-21. Sponsored by the Women’s Center and the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, the voluntary training provided education on the warning signs and situational clues to take action in saving a life.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals Visits UNL
On July 22 the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals in partnership with the UNL LGBTQA+ Resource Center hosted a one-day national conference at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. More than one hundred attendees from as far as Massachusetts, California and Georgia joined together to discuss best practices for serving LGBTQ student populations.