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
The annual rankings released during Pride Month combine BestColleges criteria with the Campus Pride Index score, a comprehensive national rating system that measures LGBTQ-friendly campus life.
Sponsored by the Gender and LGBTQIA Center, the Lavender Graduation & Awards Dinner 2019 was an opportunity to honor outstanding students.
Matthew Antonio Bosch has been named dean of student inclusive excellence, effective June 1.
“Trans People in Higher Education” is an edited collection recently released by SUNY Press.
Elon, which has also been recognized as among the 'best of the best' LGBTQ-friendly universities by Campus Pride, ranks 5th in the latest College Consensus list.
Winter Term 2019 will offer students a broad array of opportunities to explore these themes throughout the next month.