The Department of Gender & Women’s Studies is proud to announce that the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center (GSCC) has chosen Dr. Sami Schalk as their 2022 Honorary Rainbow Degree recipient. This award was created to honor a faculty, staff, or community member for their strong partnership to the GSCC and/or their mission. Dr. Schalk’s advocate work with and on behalf of LGBTQ+ students in Open House Gender and Sexuality Learning community, as well as the courses she teaches within GWS, and in the greater Madison Community earned her this nomination, and ultimately the award.
The 2022 Rainbow Graduation ceremony will take place Thursday, May 12, at 5:30pm CST in a hybrid format: In person at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery on the UW-Madison Campus, and via Zoom. Stay tuned for more information on this celebration, and join us in congratulating Dr. Sami Schalk on her achievement!