Founded in 1974, the Women’s Center was established to:
Dismantle, from a feminist perspective, all forms of oppression, including but not limited to those based on ability, age, class, ethnicity, gender, race, and sexual orientation.
Advocate for an equitable environment free from violence and harassment based on gender, race, and sexual orientation.
Create an anti-racist, non-sexist, queer-affirmative space where all people can feel valued and safe.
Facilitate and strengthen connections among people across lines of difference through programming and educational campaigns.
Integrate an appreciation of Women's Gender and Multicultural Studies across the disciplines.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Meet the Women's Center: Corey and Shane

Name: Corey Chichizola
Position: Program Coordinator
Major: Literature Minor: Theatre
Year: Junior

Corey’s favorite ice cream flavor is cookie dough!

The upcoming event that he is looking forward to most is National Coming Out Day because he says, “It’s an incredibly empowering and outstanding event that’s done year after year.” This year’s National Coming Out Day will take place on Monday, October 4th from 1-2:30pm under the Arch.

One fun fact about Corey is that this summer he filmed a flashmob sequence for a movie with Justin Timberlake. Corey’s favorite youtube video is The Christmas Tree, a video starring John Roberts:

Name: Shane Hoff
Position: Queer Peer Services Coordinator
Major: Communications w/ a Concentration in Writing
Year: Senior

Shane’s favorite ice cream flavor is Cookies & Cream or Chocolate Chip Mint.

The upcoming event he is most excited for is Queer History Month Keynote Speaker Lt. Dan Choi, who is coming to Friend’s Hall on Wednesday, October 20th to discuss Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and homophobia in our military.

One fun fact about Shane is that his secret ambition is to be a radio personality and have his own show. His favorite youtube video is The Phone Call which also stars John Roberts:

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