Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Congratulations to the First Annual Rainbow Celebration Honorees

On Sunday the 12th of June the UC LGBTQ Center host the university's first annual Rainbow Celebration, which honored the lives and achievements of UC's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students, staff and faculty.

The keynote speaker was Dr. Amy C. Lind, Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Sociology and the School of Planning.

Along with acknowleding the 2010-11 graduates, the Rainbow Celebration committee recognized community members with the following awards:

Leadership Award- K.D. Miller
Outstanding Alum- Catherine Roma
Outstanding Faculty Award- Jim Koschoreck
Outstanding Graduate Research Award- Jayme Hughes
Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award- Erin Giwer
Collaborative Excellence Award- UC Women's Center
Outstanding Staff Award- Ken Stratman
Outstanding Program- Racial Awareness Program (RAPP)
Outstanding Student Ally- Erin Kelly
Outstanding Staff/Faculty Ally- Lanthan Camblin
Outsanding Service Award- Deb Meem & Michelle Gibson

Kimmins Southard accepts the Outstanding Program Award on behalf of RAPP

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