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Nomination for Ally Awards | Lavender Graduation

Deadline for nominations - April 28, 2017 by 5:00 pm (Central Standard Time - CST)

Do you know a student, faculty, staff and/or office that has been exceptional in their support of the LGBTQA+ Community? 

Please submit your nominations using the form below.  Nominations for the following awards are anonymous and can be submitted by any member of the Texas State community, including students, staff and faculty.  If you wish to nominate several individuals or offices, then please complete one nomination per submission. 

Awards will be presented during the Lavender Graduation on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom.

Three Award Categories

Michael Wilkerson Service Award: Nominee(s) must be a full-time Texas State Faculty and/or Staff member who has completed the Allies Training and has been exceptional in their support of the LGBTQIA+ Community.  One (1) faculty and one (1) staff will be awarded.

Megan Curran Advocacy Award:  Nominee(s) must be a current Texas State undergraduate and/or graduate student (masters or doctoral) who has completed the Allies Training and has been exceptional in their leadership and support of the LGBTQIA+ Community. One (1) undergraduate and one (1) graduate student will be awarded.

Safe Office Award: In order to qualify, the nominated office(s) must have at least 75% of Full-Time Employees (FTE) trained via the Allies Training and have been exceptional in their support of the LGBTQIA+ community.


Please select the appropriate award that you'd like to nominate an individual or office.