When Spectrum, the undergraduate LGBTQ student group at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, launched in 1983, it became a resource not just for those on campus but for queer people living in that part of the South.
For many students, arriving at college is a first taste of independence. Upon graduation, students are thrust into the adult world with little more than a degree to help them move forward. Administrators at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) weren’t satisfied with that, so the school’s alumni association was founded.
The Friends of Fourth Ward are hosting their annual Garden Tour, Time Out Youth has opened its Tonda Taylor Scholarship season, UNCC’s Joshua Burford has taken a summer internship, Campus Pride has a volunteer event and anti-hate training, a Selena tribute band is heading to Charlotte and a film project is gearing up.