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Lavender Graduation

Academic and Leadership Diversity Graduation Stole Nomination Form for Spring 2015

Honoring the achievements of our diverse student populations at New Mexico State University is the driving force behind the Lavender Graduation Academic and Leadership Diversity Stole. The Lavender Graduation ceremony is a tradition that was established by the Sexual and Gender Diversity Resource Center in the spring of 2010.

Rainbow-colored Academic and Leadership Diversity Stoles are awarded to graduating students (Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral) who are in the GLBTQ and Ally community, and who have excelled academically and/or have displayed exemplary leadership qualities on campus or in the community.

A special stole will be given to the Outstanding Graduating Student, who has gone above and beyond in their role as a student and community member on campus.

All nominees receiving a stole will be recognized at the Lavender Graduation Ceremony being held on May 2, 2015 at 5 p.m. at the NMSU Golf Course Club House. Nominators will be required to purchase their nominees ticket to the banquet. Tickets will be on sale starting March 31 , 2015 online through Shop Cart. To purchase tickets or Diversity Stoles by cash or check, please contact any of the staff members in Garcia Annex Room 235.

For a student to be fully considered for this honor, the nomination form  must be completed in full and submitted. Nominees will be notified via email if awarded an Academic and Leadership Diversity Stole.

This event is alcohol free and children over the age of 5 are welcome.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Nomination Form

Nomination Deadline: 12 noon, April 24, 2015

Late or incomplete nominations will not be considered.

For more information concerning the nomination process, or to request a paper copy of the nomination form, contact the Sexual and Gender Diversity Resource Center at 575-646-7031 or sgdrc@nmsu.edu