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Rainbow Recognition Award Nominations Due March 25
Rainbow Recognition Award nominations, for awards to be presented at this year’s Rainbow Banquet, are due by Sunday, March 25. The Rainbow Recognition Awards acknowledge members of the Syracuse University, SUNY-ESF and city of Syracuse communities whose contributions to LGBTQIA+ communities embody the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center’s four core values: accountability, awareness, community and social justice.
The Rainbow Banquet, scheduled for Thursday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. at Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center, celebrates LGBTQIA+ communities at Syracuse University, SUNY-ESF and the city of Syracuse. The event features a banquet dinner, a graduating keynote speaker, graduating LGBTQIA+ student recognition and the presentation of the Rainbow Recognition Awards. There are five award categories, one for each of the LGBT Resource Center’s values and one to recognize an emerging leader:
- Accountability Award
- Awareness Award
- Community-Building Award
- Emerging Leader Award
- Social Justice Award
Submit award nominations and obtain award criteria information on the award submissions page.
For questions, contact the LGBT Resource Center at 315.443.3983 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience. The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.