Rainbow Graduation

Please join us for the first annual Rainbow Graduation and LGBTQAwards Ceremony!

Honoring Our Graduates, Celebrating Our Community!
April 19, 2012, 5:00 PM
McLeod Suites, Curry Student Center
Light refreshments will be served 


As the year comes to a close, we would like to take some time to honor several LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff and their allies who have positively impacted the campus and celebrate their achievements. Below are the award descriptions that will be presented to several community members. While nominations are officially closed, we still invite you to come by and take part in honoring our community.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask Johnny Hurley via email at hurley.j@husky.neu.edu!

Distinguished Service Award: This award recognizes two individuals who make a significant and sustained contribution to the LGBTQA campus and broader communities. Whether it is the work that they do through an organization, in academics, or in a coop, these individuals have made great strides to improving the LGBTQA community of Northeastern and the Boston area.

Our 2012 Recipients Are: Cecilia Johnson and Anastasia Zankowsky

Ally Award: This award recognizes a member of the faculty, staff, or student body who provides support to the LGBTQA campus community by advocating, serving on committees, mentoring or providing ally development.

Our 2012 Recipient is: Colleen Fritze

Catalyst Award: This award recognizes a Northeastern student of the LGBTQA campus community who provides impetus for change by promoting social justice both on campus and in the broader community. Through their advocating for student rights on campus or in the Boston Community, these student's actions many have re-examined the policies and ideals that affect the LGBTQA population everyday.

Our 2012 Recipient is: Frank Marino