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About the Elon LGBTQIA Alumni Network

Mission

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and ally (LGBTQIA) Alumni Network is an official branch of the Office of Alumni Engagement. This affinity group unites and represents the interests of Elon University's LGBTQIA alumni, undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and families. We strive to improve the campus climate for future members of the Elon community by advocating on behalf of LGBTQIA issues, partnering with others, and promoting the university’s commitment to an inclusive and respectful community.

Purposes

  • To build and maintain community between the university, faculty, staff, students and fellow LGBTQIA alumni and their families
  • To educate the university community on LGBTQIA identities and issues
  • To promote multiculturalism and diversity on campus
  • To promote the LGBTQIA presence on campus
  • To promote the investment of time, talent, and finances in the alumni network and the university
  • To aid in LGBTQIA student recruitment and retention
  • To support LGBTQIA faculty and staff
  • To promote the professional development of Elon's LGBTQIA undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni
  • To foster relationships with communities of diverse identities, cultures and affinities both within and beyond Elon

Membership

Becoming a member of the Elon LGBTQIA Alumni Network is easy. All lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and ally graduates of Elon can become members. Simply contact Hillary Bruce ’08, Coordinator of Alumni Engagement – Affinity Programs, at hbruce@elon.edu to be added to the membership list. There are no dues to join. But don't stop there! We invite you to join a committee or the LGBTQIA leadership team. Also, don't forget to join our Facebook group for updated information about events and programs.

Interested in becoming part of the LGBTQIA leadership team? Contact Hillary at hbruce@elon.edu. To learn more about the LGBTQIA Alumni Network’s committees, visit our volunteer webpage.

Events

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