Texas A&M University-Texarkana will be providing two Safe Space training workshops this Thursday and Friday for faculty, staff, and students. The workshops will be Thursday, November 8 from 1 -5:00 p.m. and Friday, November 9, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in Room 114 of the Patterson Student Center.

The Campus Pride Safe Space Program is a nationally recognized program that provides training and signage for institutions committed to supporting LGBTQ students.  A Safe Space Program is one of the measures of a supportive campus on the Campus Pride Index. The workshops are being conducted by Shane Windmeyer of Campus Pride.

This event is for TAMUT faculty, staff, and students only, but media members are welcome to cover the event.

PLACE is a faculty-led program designed to create a community of learners comprised of A&M-Texarkana students, faculty, staff and the community at large. PLACE chooses an annual theme around which to organize a lecture series and other activities that provide focal points for learning and discussion. This year’s theme is “Gender Issues.”

For more information, contact Dr. Angie Sikorski, PLACE chair, at asikorski@tamut.edu and visit the PLACE website at www.tamut.edu/PLACE.

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