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Lavender Graduation

Fri, 9 May 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

May 9 | 10am-1pm | Festival Highlands Room

Lavender Graduation is a separate graduation ceremony and celebration to honor the success and achievements of JMU LGBTQA+ students, as well as thank them for everything they've done here at JMU.

It is hosted by the LGBT & Ally Education Program and will be held 10am-1pm, May 9, in the Festival Highlands room. Brunch will be served at 10am, with a ceremony to follow at 10:30.

This event is open to all and in addition to honoring graduates, the LGBT & Ally Education Program will also present two awards to individuals who have gone above and beyond to positively impact the LGBT and ally community.

  • Chris L. Gatesman Service Award: Given in recognition of outstanding dedication and support of James Madison University's LGBT & Ally Education Program.
  • LGBT & Ally Education Award: Presented to an individual in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the LGBT community during the past year. Their actions contributed to the creation or improvement of an inclusive, respectful and safe climate for the LGBT community.

Please register by April 18 to:

Please contact with any questions.