Proud Eagles

Support and education for students who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ and allied communities

Proud Eagles is a component of the Leadership Development Program open to all students currently enrolled in a certificate.

This program is designed to provide support and education for students who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ and allied communities. At the conclusion of the academic year, successful participants will earn the Proud Eagles Designation on their Leadership Development Program Certificate.

As a result of this program, students will be able to:

  • Explain relevant theoretical models of orientation identity development, as it relates to their own identity.
  • Recognize the importance of intersectionality and how it affects their orientation identity development.
  • Identify on and off campus resources available to assist members of the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as opportunities for community service with LGBTQIA+ focused organizations.
  • Define social justice, articulate salient turning points within the LGBTQIA+ rights movement, and understand how these contribute to the advancement of LGBTQIA+ rights.
  • Feel empowered within their orientation identity and gain the ability to influence others.

Overview of Proud Eagles

  • Participate in and complete all Leadership Development Program certificate requirements
  • Attend three workshops in addition to the required Leadership Development workshops, which will address the following topics:
    • Identity and Intersectionality
    • History of the LGBTQIA+ rights movement
    • What does social justice mean at Brockport?
  • Meet monthly with your Proud Eagles mentor
  • Complete three journal responses and discuss with your mentor
  • Participate in one community service event each semester at a local LGBTQIA+ serving organization

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