UNI PROUD is a student organization at the University of Northern Iowa, which is founded on the principles of promoting an inclusive and accepting campus environment for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Ally individuals (LGBTIA). The easiest way to get involved is by attending our weekly meetings, Tuesdays at 7pm in the Presidential Room of the Maucker Union (lower level). We also organize and host several events throughout the school year.

May 6: David Levithan visits Cedar Falls Public Library

Location: Cedar Falls Public Library
Date: May 4, 2011
Time: 6pm

UNI Proud encourages anyone interested to see David Levithan speak. Here is the Cedar Falls Public Library's information on the event: "In May, the Cedar Falls Public Library will be hosting author David Levithan.

Event Date and Time: 
Wed, 2011-05-04 18:00 - 20:00

April 28: Take Back the Night

Location: Meet in front of Maucker Union by the Fountain
Date: April 28, 2011
Time: 7:30pm

Women's and Gender Studies is hosting Take Back the Night. Join us in front of Maucker Union by the fountain to shatter the silence about violence. Here you can read aboutTake Back the Night's History.

UNI Proud supports this event and encourages all of you to participate if you are able. It's bound to be a powerful event.

Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2011-04-28 19:30 - 22:00

April 26: BBQueer

Location: Park or CME if it rains
Date: April 26, 2011
Time: 6pm

Come and join us for the last event for the Spring Semester! We plan on ending this semester with food, fun activities, and lots of chatting and laughing. Make sure to sign up for an item at the April 19 meeting and help contribute to the food and necessities to make this event fun! Feel free to bring a friend, for there'll be food and activities plenty.

In case of rain, please come to the CME for our BBQueer!

Event Date and Time: 
Tue, 2011-04-26 18:00 - 21:00

April 21: Coalition for Change We Can Believe In

Location: Maucker Union
Date: April 21, 2011
Time: 8:00pm

UNI Proud supports the Change Coalition, whose goals include LGBT needs as well as the needs of racial minorities, international students, and other minority groups. Join the discussion about how to invoke change on campus to create a more tolerant, inclusive, and supportive environment for all minority groups!

Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2011-04-21 20:00 - 21:00

April 15: Day of Silence

Location: UNI Campus
Date: April 15, 2011
Time: All Day

This event is in honor of all LGBT individuals that have been killed, discriminated against, or hated upon because of who they are. Visit this website for details: Day of Silence

Event Date and Time: 
Fri, 2011-04-15 00:01 - 23:59

April 19: Proud Meeting: Elections

Location: Presidential Room (lower level of Maucker Union)
Date: April 19, 2011
Time: 7pm

Elections for a new executive board will take place on April 19. If you are on our listserv through this website, then you will have received a list of the candidates. Each of these candidates will give a short speech on why they want their position and how they would benefit Proud in that position. So come on down and cast your ballots. If you have been at 2/3rds of the meetings for the semester, than you can vote in the elections.

Event Date and Time: 
Tue, 2011-04-19 19:00 - 20:00

April 12: Coalition for Change We Can Believe In

Location: Maucker Union
Time: after Proud meeting
Date: April 12, 2011

Event Date and Time: 
Tue, 2011-04-12 19:00 - 21:00

April 12: Proud Meeting

Location: Presidential Room (lower level of Maucker Union)
Date: April 12, 2011
Time: 7pm

We are having Executive Board nominations today, so if you would like to run, feel free to nominate yourself or have a friend nominate you. Remember to comprise a brief speech on why you think you'd be good for a particular position.

After nominations we will have some interesting discussions and activities. It'll be great fun. ;)

Event Date and Time: 
Tue, 2011-04-12 19:00 - 20:00

Proud Meeting: April 5, 2011

Location: IPPA (by Mohair Pear on College Street)
Date: April 5, 2011
Time: 6pm

Come join us for a marvelous Asian dinner at Ippa. We'll be meeting at the Union by Chats and will walk down to Ippa on College street at six pm. Bring some current news, for we'll be discussing current events and your thoughts on how Pride Week went. It'll be a blast so join us for some great fun!

Event Date and Time: 
Tue, 2011-04-05 18:00 - 19:30

March 22: Proud Meeting

Location: Presidential Room (lower level of Maucker Union)
Date: March 8, 2011
Time: 7pm

Join us for a night of fun. Talk about your awesome Spring Break and help design T-shirts!

Next week is Pride Week, so now is the time to get excited! Check out the event list on the home page and head on over to our great events next week!

Event Date and Time: 
Tue, 2011-03-22 19:00 - 20:00
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