Campus Scene: Nominations requested

Carolinas News Notes

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Campus Pride has announced that it is accepting applications and nominations from LGBT and ally leaders for the National Voice & Action Award.

There are four categories that honor individuals who use their voice to speak up and take action to make a difference: Student Leader, Advisor, Athlete and Fraternity/Sorority.

Deadline for the student, athlete and fraternity/sorority applications is Nov 26. Advisor’s nomination deadline is Dec. 3 and application deadline is Dec. 13.

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The Voice & Action National Leadership Award program embodies Campus Pride’s mission, values and vision for inclusion and recognition of young adult leaders. The annual awards are an honorary national recognition program highlighting the outstanding accomplishments of LGBT and ally young adult leaders and those who work to support LGBT issues at colleges and universities across the United States. The recognition program is the only honor of its kind, focused on the work of undergraduate college students who are creating positive change for LGBT and ally issues within their campus communities, local communities and region of the country.

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info: campuspride.org.

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