SUDBURY – To celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQ2S community, Cambrian College is flying the rainbow flag, and its rainbow crosswalk has been given a fresh coat of paint.
A flag-raising ceremony was held at the entrance to the College’s main campus in Greater Sudbury. The ceremony was organized by Cambrian’s diversity committee and included a teaching about Two Spirit from Kelly Senecal, the Cultural Facilitator at the Wabnode Centre for Indigenous Student Services at Cambrian.
It is the first year Cambrian has raised the rainbow flag, and the second year for the rainbow crosswalk.
“Celebrate today by looking at everybody as one, and by learning from one another,” said Bill Best to the crowd of more than 100 people attending the ceremony.
Flag Photo (left to right): Carla John, Manager of Equity and Human Rights Alison De Luisa, Associate Vice-President, Human Resources and Student Services Leisha Neuman, Representative, Cambrian Indigenous Student Circle Kelly Senecal, Cultural Facilitator, Wabnode Centre for Indigenous Student Services Bill Best, President
Crosswalk photo (left to right): Kelleen Schonfeldt, a Career Advisor at Cambrian College, and Catherine Poulton, Cambrian’s Wellness Coordinator, celebrate the freshly painted crosswalk at Cambrian’s main campus in Sudbury.
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Cambrian College is Northern Ontario’s largest college, with more than 80 programs. Cambrian’s main campus is in Greater Sudbury, with satellite centres in Espanola and Little Current. For more information about Cambrian College, visit www.cambrianinternational.ca
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