The Gender & LGBTQIA Center advances educational programs, support, and advocacy for students, employees, and alumni
to succeed at Elon and beyond. We aim to engage LGBTQIA students and allies in creating intentionally inclusive communities around gender, sexuality, and intersections of identity. As a result, our students will feel:
Validated, Valued, & Victorious : The 3 V's of the GLC
. Validated in their identities
. Valued for their contributions and who they will become
. Victorious in their academic and social life at Elon
By accomplishing our mission, vision, and core pillars, students can participate in the full array of academic, co-curricular, and leadership experiences offered at Elon University.
CampusPride is a non-profit organization dedicated to making higher education safer and more inclusive across LGBTQIA identities and communities. On their CampusPride Index benchmarking assessment tool, Elon University earns 5 out of 5 possible stars and the highest ranking among Southern schools! Here's a recent article about our progress: https://www.elon.edu/E-Net/Article/152083
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, university departments, academic courses, student organizations and community partners have come together to create events to raise awareness about gender-based violence, engage in prevention and support survivors.
Student Raechel Brunson ’19 connects her award-winning experience in a cappella to her experience building community on campus.
Elon’s LGBTQIA Alumni Network recognizes five members of the Elon community for their advocacy work during Homecoming weekend.
During a Nov. 1 lecture in Turner Theatre, award-winning photographer Daniella Zalcman, whose work is funded by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, explained her path to long-form journalism and her ongoing coverage of marginalized communities across the globe.
Award-winning photojournalist Daniella Zalcman, whose reporting is funded by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, will host a talk in Turner Theatre.
Learn how various departments and student organizations at Elon are working towards a campus free from gender-based violence through education, events and services.