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Pride Center to Host Lavender Graduation

Categories: Faculty, Staff, Students

Pride gears up to recognize LGBTQ+ graduates and Pride Award Recipients The Pride Center will be hosting UND’s Lavender Graduation and Pride Awards on April 15 in the Henry Family Ballroom from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. The Lavender Graduation is an annual recognition ceremony hosted at over 200 colleges and universities across the nation […]

Educational Resources offered through the Pride Center

Categories: Faculty, Staff, Students

Introducing the Critical Conversations and Q-Chat Learning Series In Spring 2023, the Pride Center and the Teaching Transformation and Development Academy partnered to offer an educational series for faculty and staff called “Critical Conversations” to discuss topics that impact the queer and trans community. The series has continued into the 2023-2024 with conversations covering topics […]

Pride Center Staff Attends MBLGTACC

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Students attend the oldest and largest continuously running conference for queer and trans college students. More than 600 queer and trans students, faculty, and staff came together at the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC). Dr. Jeff Maliskey, director of the UND Pride Center has been taking students to the conference since […]

Coming Out Week and Center Awareness Day

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The Pride Center celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of events. In 1990, the first Coming Out Week was held at the University of North Dakota and was hosted by the Organization for Alternative Lifestyles, known today as the Queer and Trans Alliance. The goal was to bring visibility and education about LGBTQ+ student […]

More than a hangout space

Categories: Faculty, Staff, Students

The Pride Center has a new look with new support resources for students     When you step foot into the Pride Center this fall, you may notice that it looks a little different than before. Over the summer the Pride Center director’s office and a reception desk were added in the space. “Having an […]

Pride Center expands learning opportunities

Categories: Faculty, Staff, Students

Pride Center director, Dr. Jeff Maliksey discusses upcoming changes to LGBTQ+ education and training opportunities this coming fall semester. The fall semester is bringing some new changes with Pride Center offerings of educational opportunities. One noticeable change will be moving away from LGBTQ+ Ally Training. “This was an intentional decision to better align with best […]

UND to host lgbtq+ in higher education day-long institute

Categories: Faculty, Public, Staff, Students

  A small group of LGBTQ+ faculty and staff at the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University, and North Dakota State College of Science saw a need to discuss issues pertaining to LGBTQ+ issues and inclusion in higher education and formed the LGBTQ+ in Higher Education Day-long Institute. The institute, taking place at […]

Maliskey Elected to National LGBTQ Higher Education Consortium

Categories: Staff

  Pride Center director, Dr. Jeff Maliskey was elected to serve on the board for the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, officially seated in July. Maliskey is returning to the Consortium as the advocacy & outreach coordinator, having previously served as a regional representative for the yellow region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, […]

Campus Pride Month

Campus Pride Month

Categories: Faculty, Staff, Students

Campus Pride Month

April is Campus Pride Month You might be asking yourself, why is April Campus Pride Month when we celebrate Pride in June? Across the nation, many colleges and universities celebrate Pride Month in April since a majority of students leave campus during the summer months. Some people refer to the month as GAYpril and others […]

Women in history

Women’s History Month

Categories: Faculty, Staff, Students

Women in history

Changing the Narrative This Women’s History Month, we are centering the voices and history of LGBTQ+ women. Throughout different movements, women have held significant roles in creating effective change. At a time where you could be arrested for your sexuality and gender identity, trans women were leading the fight for equality in moments such as […]