Student Life

Spectrum Center 40th Anniversay Celebration

The Spectrum Center has come a long way since the closet-turned-office in which the center was born 40 years ago.  Their vision of an inclusive campus community free of discrimination in all forms where social justice inspires community engagement and equality is closer than it has ever been.  The work of Spectrum Center empoyees, student leaders, and volunteers over the past 40 years deserve gratitutde and celebration for their efforts in making U-M the safe and welcoming campus that it is today.

Join in the celebration of the history and progress that Spectrum Center has made over these last 40 years by attending one of many events scheduled for this weekend, November 17-20, 2011.  Event highlights include:

Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series Presents: Mx. Justin Vivian Bond, singer/songwriter
Thursday, November 17th, 5:10pm
Michigan Theater, FREE

Friday, November 18th, 2:00-3:30pm
Wolverine Room, Michigan Union, First Floor

Pink Carpet Gala Event - Celebratory Performances
Friday, November 19th, 8pm
Rackham Auditorium

Rainbow Tailgate
Saturday, November 19th, 9am -12pm
U-M Golf Course Main Entrance off Stadium, between Holes 1 and 9

University Premiere of "8": a new play by Dustin Lance Black (Milk)
Saturday, November 19th, 7:30pm
Stamps Auditorium, Walgreen Center, North Campus

Explore more information about the Spectrum Center's 40th Anniversary, or visit the Spectrum Center website for more detailed information about the celebration.