First Year Experience
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Purple Pride

This learning community is designed for new first-year students who identify as, or are interested in LGBTQ+Allies issues.

This learning community is designed for first-year students who are interested in learning more about gender and sexuality, and who identify within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or ally community. Learning Community offerings will include a class in LGBTQ Studies, opportunities to attend social and educational events sponsored by UW-Whitewater's PB Poorman Pride Center, as well as personal and academic support from the Learning Community Coordinator, LGBTQ Coordinator, and Pride Center Graduate Assistant.

Available For:

  • Any first-year student who identifies as, or is interested in LGBTQ+Allies issues.


  • Tutt Hall

Learning Community Coordinator

Ashley Barnes-Gilbert



First Year Experience Office
UC 245
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Us

Phone: (262) 472-3205
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