Pride Alliance Dinner Party Tonight!
Just a reminder that tonight at 7:00pm at the Lutheran Campus Center we will be baking pizza and cookies during our Pride Alliance Dinner Party. Games and snacks to share are welcome. We hope to see you there!
IUP Pride Alliance’s first official meeting will take place Thursday, February 6th at 7:30pm in the Allegheny Room of the HUB. During this meeting we will discuss the goals and mission of Pride Alliance on campus and brainstorm ideas for programming during meetings this semester. Bring any ideas you may have about how to make IUP and Indiana a safe and supportive campus! Afterwards, we have planned a series of fast-passed games to help us get to know each other.
Events to look for:
The Students Advocating for Gender Equality meet every Thursday at 7pm in the HUB Conemaugh Room.
Winter White Dance Party:
Iam Icandy Pittsburgh, also known as CRUZE Bar, is hosting a 18+ dance party to raise funds and awareness for the PSEC, the Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition. The group is 501(c)3 working on anti-bullying of LGBTQ youth. The Winter White Party will feature DJ Steph, and an evening of non-stop excitement, dancing, and drinks while surrounded by all the beautiful people in Pittsburgh.
This will be the sexiest GLBTQ dance party gathering of the year. $5Cover
The Center for Student Life and The Pulse are co-sponsoring a spring recognized student organization fair (an IUP Day in the Spring!) on Saturday, February 1st from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm in the Memorial Field House. Local community businesses are also invited to participate in this event. Stop by the Pride Alliance table to say hi and check out all the other clubs that you can get involved with on campus!
The Pennsylvania Youth Action Conference:
PSEC is hosting a Youth Action Conference February 14th-16th at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and the theme this year is Igniting a Youth Movement for Trans* Justice and Equality. A group of officers and Pride Alliance members will be attending and a few students from IUP have the opportunity to speak at the conference. If you are considering attending, check out the website and register online by January 31th. A car with an extra seat is leaving for Philadelphia from Indiana at 1pm for anyone who has yet to find a ride.
1st Pride Alliance Meeting of the Semester!
Thursday, February 6th at 7:30pm in the Allegheny Room of the HUB
ICC’s Annual Bowling Bash:
The Indiana Cares Campaign is hosting a bowling night Feb 8th. from 8-10pm at The Elks. Tickets are $5 student. $10 Regular.
There will be a cash bar for students 21+, a 50/50 raffle, and a chance to win Pens tickets. The night will be a fun way to get to know LGBT identifying and supportive people from the Indiana community!
7th Annual GSA Leadership Summit:
This Summit is an opportunity for students and professionals to participate in workshops designed to help everyone better understand and advocate for LGBTQA youth in central PA and beyond. The GSA Leadership Summit is the only event of its kind in central PA, where LGBTQA students and professionals have day-long safe spaces to network, learn new skills, and work toward making central PA a more welcoming place for all people.
The Summit takes place over the course of two days: Friday, February 21 will be for high school students and staff, and Saturday, February 22 will be for college students and staff at Dickinson College’s campus in Carlisle. Read about workshops and find registration materials HERE: http://bit.ly/1dCuKhV, and submit the registration page by Friday, February 15, 2014 for the early-bird rate. (Information taken from the Summit’s official Facebook event)