Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center


The Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center is excited to announce Washington State University’s annual Lavender Graduation ceremony. This ceremony highlights the academic and personal achievements of the LGBTQ and Allied students graduating in the spring, summer or fall of 2017. Washington State University campus. Our Lavender Graduation celebration will be hald at Banyans on the Ridge on April 14th. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for a cash bar Social Hour and Silent Auction.  Our Program will begin at 7 p.m.   All graduates are urged to register by April 10, 2017.


Join us as we celebrate the achievements of our LGBTQ and Ally students. We will also announce the annual Dlugosh-McKee Scholarship recipient and recognize our outstanding allies. This event also features our annual Silent Auction, the proceeds of which contribute to many of GIESORC's activities. Finally, we are thrilled to feature Jeff Dodge, associate dean and professor at the University of Idaho College of Law, as our keynote speaker for the evening.


Please RSVP by emailing Zach Carder at

Please email Zach even if you at NOT graduating. If you are graduating, please provide your degree level, major and a brief statement of your plans post-graduation.  

Parents, family, friends and other guests are welcome and encouraged to attend. Hearty hors d'oeuvres will be served, and a no host bar will be featured with beer and wine for purchase.


We look forward to seeing you as we celebrate our graduates!