The Presidential Commission on LGBT+ Concerns is to ensure and strengthen a visible, safe, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming community for students and employees of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions at Clarion University through education, advocacy, assessment, community engagement and activism. Please review some of our greatest Points of Pride for the 2016-17 year.

 For more information on the Presidential Commissions, please contact the Social Equity Office at:

The Office of Social Equity
210 Carrier Administration Building
Clarion, Pa.  16214
Telephone: (814) 393-2109
Fax: (814) 393-1618

Co-Chairs: Robert Levy, ext. 2285, and Corey Negley, ext. 2355
Secretary: Jessica Thomas, ext. 1905
Treasurer: TBA


Lavender Graduation

 Lavender graduation

Photo by Ron Radaker
Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on behalf of the Presidential Commission on LGBT+ Concerns and Clarion Allies in acknowledgement of those students graduating from Clarion University who identify as LGBT+ and/or are allies. The May 2018 Lavender Graduation included (front row, from left to right) Maxwell Dibble, Coralie Compere, Morgan Woodin, Emily Felcht and Noelle Fretts and (second row from left to right) Andrew Skubisz, Franklin Markle, Brady Karg and Bradley Brummitt.


Last Updated 1/16/19