Lavender Graduation and Alumni Reception Registration Open

On April 17, 2020, from 6:00-8:30 pm, the Kent State LGBTQ+ Center will be celebrating the eighth Lavender Graduation ceremony in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Lavender Graduation is a pre-commencement dinner celebration that honors the achievements of Kent State University LGBTQ+ graduates. Students that are graduating during the 2020 calendar year are encouraged to participate by walking the stage, giving thanks to individuals that helped them reach graduation and being presented a rainbow stole that can be worn at the official KSU graduation. As part of the event, KSU alumni, attorney, activist and advocate Preston Mitchum, BA ‘08 will speak. The event is offered at no cost, however registration is required.

Register now for LavGrad 2020

  • Prior to the Lavender Graduation ceremony, the LGBTQ+ Center and the KSU LGBTQ+ Alumni Chapter is hosting an alumni reception from 5:00-6:00 pm in the Kent Student Center ballroom balcony. Please email with any questions or for more information.

Upcoming Spring 2020 Programs and Events

Safe Space Ally Training: Tuesday, February 18th at 2:30-4:30 pm. Registration required, email for more information.

Battle for the Wagon Heel Drag Competition: Saturday, March 14th at 10:00 pm at the Interbelt Nite Club. $5 door cover, which benefits the LGBTQ+ Emergency Fund.

Queer Voices Art Expo: Wednesday, April 1st 5:00-7:00 pm, hosted at the KSU Museum.

Legal Name Change Overview with Student Legal Services: Wednesday, April 1st at 3:30-4:30 pm, hosted at the LGBTQ+ Center.

POSTED: Thursday, January 30, 2020 03:16 PM
Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023 03:00 PM
LGBTQ+ Center Staff