Date and Time
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:00 PM
Kirkhof Center » RM 2204 Pere Marquette
Join the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center as we celebrate and honor the people who have made a significant and positive impact on the LGBTQIA+ community at GVSU this academic year.
We will recognize participants, student facilitators, and emerging leaders from our student-led programs including First-Year Queer Alliance, Loud & Queer, Queer and Trans Study Collective, Ace of Clubs, and T2. Campus and community partners will be recognized for the following awards:
Milton E. Ford LGBT Leadership Award
The Milton E. Ford LGBT Leadership Award is awarded to an individual who demonstrates exceptional leadership in support of the LGBTQIA+ community. The recipient of this award has had a lasting, positive impact on the LGBTQIA+ community both within and beyond Grand Valley State University.
The Solidarity Award is awarded to an individual who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to supporting and advocating for the LGBTQIA+ community. The individual who receives this award has demonstrated sustained advocacy at the intersection of identities for the personal, cultural, and systemic inclusion of LGBTQIA+ people.
Faculty Engagement Award
The Faculty Engagement Award is awarded to a faculty member who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to and enthusiasm for engaging with LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, and staff. This award recognizes the recipient’s support for the personal, academic, and professional success of LGBTQIA+ campus community members through scholarship, service, and/or teaching.
Outstanding Student Leader Award
The Outstanding Student Leader Award is awarded to a student who demonstrates exceptional initiative, enthusiasm, and dedication to the LGBTQIA+ community at Grand Valley State University. The student receiving this award has promoted the success, inclusion, and well-being of current and future LGBTQIA+ people on campus and beyond.
Service to Community Award
The Service to Community Award is awarded to an individual who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to improving the lives of LGBTQIA+ people. The recipient of this award has made a substantial contribution toward advancing the interests, health, and well-being of the LGBTQIA+ community.