LGBT initiatives receive recognition from Buzzfeed and Nerd Scholar


Contributed by Estela Santos-Pape

 LGBT initiatives at Ithaca College were highlighted in articles by Buzzfeed and Nerd Scholar. Ithaca College's LGBT friendliness was recognized by Buzzfeed in "The 25 Best Colleges and Universities for LGBT Students.” It was lauded for having the "Most Innovative" LGBTQ initiatives by Nerd Scholar.

 Isabel Galupo '14 and the LGBT Center are featured in the article by Buzzfeed. Ithaca College’s top rating on the Campus Pride Index National LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate assessment tool, LGBT specific health efforts, visiting scholars, and our LGBT themed student organizations are showcased. Nerd Scholar, a website that helps students make informed decisions about their education, recognized the Ithaca College Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach and Services in its list of colleges and universities helping support a more inclusive community. It cited the LGBT Center as the most innovative for its long-established smoking cessation/prevention initiative and for its collaboration to establish the Voice and Communication Modification Program for People in the Transgender Community offered in conjunction with the Ewing Speech and Hearing Clinic, in the college’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.