Bow Valley College Pride Committee
The Bow Valley College Pride Committee is responsible for creating event and connection opportunities for the College's 2SLGBTQIA+ community including the annual Pride Week and Queer First Friday. Pride Week is a collaborative effort by Learner Success Services, SABVC, students, and employees from diverse Schools. The week is a collective celebration of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals and communities at Bow Valley College.
Queer First Friday presents: Gender and Sexual Diversity 101 Workshop (Part Two)
This is Part Twoof the workshop facilitated by Melia Wyle (they/them) from the Centre for Sexuality. This interactive discussion will help participants understand the vast spectrum of Gender and Sexuality Diversity. We will also discuss and provide tools on how to practice active allyship to the 2SLGBTQIA+ communities. Join this one-hour session on 2SLGBTQIA+ terms and definitions, sexuality fluidity, allyship and more. You do not have to have attended part one to join this workshop. This workshop is open to everyone.
When: Friday, April 14 @ 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Intercultural Centre N322 (3rd Floor North Campus) or virtually on MS Teams (link available via registration)
Facilitator: Melia Wylie (they/them)
In-person space is limited, so please register your attendance by Wednesday, April 12, 2023.
Register for in-person or virtual attendance here.
Personal vs. Professional values
How to navigate personal and professional values when it comes to sexual diversity.
Personal gender pronouns
Bow Valley College is committed to respecting and validating gender identity and gender expression.
Gender identity expression
Understanding the differences between gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.
Upcoming Pride Events
1. PROMOTION AND PROMOTIONAL PERIOD: To celebrate BVC Pride 2023, we will be running a social media contest during Pride Week. For this contest, students will be asked to take photos with the #BVCPride art piece on campus and share the photo with us on social media platforms using #BVCPride and #BVCNow. This promotion will be open and running from Monday, February 6 – Friday, February 10, 2023.
2. ELIGIBILITY: The promotion is open to all current domestic and international students at Bow Valley College (herein referred to as the “College” or “BVC”) actively enrolled in a program during the Winter 2023 term.
3. PRIZE: The College will provide five (5) chosen winners each with a tuition credit award worth $100 (one hundred dollars). The College will waive the cost of $100 of tuition and mandatory non-instructional fees for each winner.
4. QUALIFYING TO WIN: On or around February 13, 2023, BVC will draw, at random, five individuals from a pool of eligible contestants who enter the 2023 BVC Pride Social Media Photo Contest.
The College will confirm each drawee’s eligibility as defined in this document.. If a drawee is ineligible, their name will be discarded, and new draw conducted. If a drawee is eligible, they will be considered a Winner.
Winners will be asked to share their BVC email with the College Instagram account (Instagram.com/bowvalley) through an Instagram direct message. The College will not reach out with any other Instagram account. The College will then attempt to contact each Winner twice each via student email. If BVC cannot reach a Winner within five (5) calendar days of the drawing, receives no response from the Winner within five (5) calendar days, or the Winner declines the Prize, their eligibility will be canceled, and a new drawing will take place immediately.
5. ADDITIONAL TERMS:
a. By accepting the Prize, the Winner holds harmless and indemnifies the College, its employees, board, and third-party service providers of all liability related to the awarding and use of the Prize.
b. The Prize must be accepted as defined above. It is not available as a cash sum nor as a refund from the learner’s account. The Prize cannot be transferred to another program, or post-secondary institution.
c. The College retains the right to disqualify individual entrants if, in The College’s sole opinion, the entrant is suspected of attempting to manipulate the drawing or unfairly increase their chances of winning.
d. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible applicants who complete the survey.
e. The College is not liable for technological or connectivity issues should an applicant have trouble accessing the online survey.
f. The College reserves the right to revise these terms and conditions or to cancel the promotion at its sole discretion.
g. The administrative contact for this promotion is:
Bow Valley College
Senior Communication Specialist
Office of the President and Communications
345 6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4V1