Alliance: 3.25.12

Meghann Anderson
Staff writer

Alliance held its weekly meeting Sunday night in the Curris Center.

President Will Heath said the Celebrate and Support a Fair Kentucky party will be 7-9:30 p.m. on March 31. The ally of the year award will be given at the party.

The group will present Live Homosexual Acts on April 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the free speech zone. Members will tie-dye shirts, play Frisbee and other outside activities.

Pat McCuthen, sociology professor, will be speaking to Alliance on April 1 on becoming an agent of change. Public Safety will be speaking at the general assembly meeting on April 8.

The annual Day of Silence will be April 20. Alliance members will be handing out informational brochures and pamphlets about the Day of Silence from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Curris Center. The Day of Silence is the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network’s annual day of protest against bullying of LGBT students and their allies.

The White House Office of Public Engagement is inviting college students to a career pathways briefing featuring John Berry, Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management on April 13. Alliance voted to pay the way of one student to go to the conference.

The meeting closed with nominations for president and vice president for the 2012-13 school year.