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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:00 AM

Inclusive Excellence:
Ensuring Inclusive Campuses for LGBTQ Students, Staff, and Faculty

Friday, June 26, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
University at Albany - SUNY

 

Check out our institute guide now!

altThe Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, in conjunction with the University at Albany - SUNY, is proud to offer this opportunity to higher education professionals as an opportunity to connect with colleagues across the region & country, discuss emerging trends in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) student services, and share knowledge and struggles regarding specific campus policies. 

This day-long event is a fabulous opportunity to engage with current trends in higher education for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. We will discuss the needs of LGBTQA students, staff, and faculty. Sessions will highlight emerging practices in gender identity inclusion, policy, research, and student support. The institute is appropriate for all experience levels and professional roles. 

Please join the event on Twitter by following @LGBTcampus and checking out #lgbtqAlbany.

Sponsored by the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, the University at Albany - SUNY, and the SUNY Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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Monday, April 06, 2015 02:17 PM

Record Number of Reported LGBT Homicides So Far In 2015

In the last two years, the transgender community has seen some historic gains. A series of legal victories made it easier for transgender people to receive health care and find jobs. A transgender actress made the cover of Time Magazine, paired with an article called “The Transgender Tipping Point.”

But a haunting reality persists, untouched by the good news: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people continue to be killed because of who they are. A record 14 homicides of LGBT people have been reported so far in 2015, according to an open letter released Thursday by the Anti-Violence Project, an advocacy group that publishes an annual report on LGBT violence.

Half of the victims were transgender women of color, the AVP reported.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015 01:23 PM

Creating Change 2015

CC 2014 photos

Join us for the Consortium's fabulous activities at Creating Change 2015. We are grateful to the support of the National LGBTQ Task Force in helping us be so visible at this event!

Our full program guide is available for download here. Be sure to check the Creating Change program for specifics and locations.

And join us on Twitter by following @LGBTcampus and contributing to #LGBTcampusCC15

 

Wednesday, February 4

  • Racial Justice Institute: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm. Examine the connection between racial justice and LGBT liberation in contemporary social justice movements.
  • Business Meeting - Directors Row H: 8:00 pm. Connect with colleagues, hear about the Consortium’s work, and celebrate a great year. We’ll also discuss our Annual Report.
  • Social: After the business meeting, and every night at 10 pm, join us to socialize and unwind.

 

Thursday, February 5

  •  LGBT Campus Resource Professionals Institute: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Develop your work and meet colleagues. Don’t forget to bring swag and brochures you would like to share.
  • Opening Plenary: 8:00 pm. The Consortium kicks off the conference by presenting an award on stage. Come early and sit near the front to cheer us on!
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014 05:08 PM

Points of Influence: LGBT Students, Social Change, and You

Day-Long Institute
Friday, July 11, 2014
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Vermont, Davis Center

 

 
2014 Consortium Institute PosterRegistration is now closed for this institute.

 

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, in conjunction with the University of Vermont, is proud to offer a unique educational opportunity to higher education professionals in the Northeast region. At our day-long institute, professionals are invited to connect with colleagues across the region, discuss emerging trends in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) student services, and share knowledge and struggles regarding specific campus policies.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe relevant and emerging information on trends in LGBTQ student services
  • Develop collaborative structures for networking across the Northeast region
  • Engage in critical discussions and problem-solving about regional, local, and campus-specific policies
  • Define strategies for creating and maintaining durable and sustainable campus partnerships

 

Who should attend?

  • Higher education professionals and administrators seeking to better serve LGBTQ campus communities
  • Student affairs graduate students seeking to increase skills and knowledge to better serve LGBTQ students

 

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 09:40 AM

2013 Annual Report

2013 was a spectacular year for the Consortium! Read all about our year in our annual report.

 

 

 
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