The S.A.G.E. Center in collaboration with other campus and community partners offer support services as well as many fun and engaging educational programs and events specific to LGBTQIA students, staff, faculty, friends and family. Come check out what we have to offer.
The S.A.G.E. Center provides service provision to students, faculty and staff who are in need of support. Call or email to schedule an appointment with an advocate today. Below are additional support services available.
Programs and Events
Plymouth State University strives to engage LGBTQ+ and their allies both socially and academically throughout their time here. To do this we offer a number of diverse programs and events designed to increase a students 1)understanding and appreciation of cultural and human differences; 2) global perspective; 3) social responsibility; and 4) civic responsibility…ALL WHILE HAVING FUN!
LGBTQ+ Welcome Back Pizza Party (September)
Lavender Libations (October)
Queer Awareness Month (October)
National Coming Out Day (October)
Gender Awareness Week (November)
Lavender Graduation (May)
Trainings, Workshops and Panels
Plymouth State University students who identify as lesbian women, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, queer identified individuals and LGBTQ+ allies seek to educate others about the LGBTQ+ community by sharing personal experiences, working very hard to dismantel existing stereotypes, create an awareness of issues LGBTQ+ students face, educate against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia and enahnce visibility both on our campus and off.
SAFE ZONE TRAINING
The purpose of the Plymouth State University Safe Zone program is to add to a campus climate that values and supports diversity, equity and inclusiveness. Additionally, Module #1 is an educational program that is designed to raise awareness regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally issues, and prepare faculty, staff and students to take active steps towards reducing harassment, discrimination and violence based upon sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.