Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.22
Liaison Jessica Russell
Submission Date Oct. 17, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Mount Royal University
IN-27: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Courtney Stange
Administrative Assistant
Institute for Environmental Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
SAMRU - Campus Pride Centre

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The Students Association of Mount Royal University runs the Pride Centre. The Pride Centre is dedicated to fostering a safe, inclusive, and celebratory environment for people of all genders and sexual orientations. Services include community support resources, library, free prophylactics, referrals, and expertise on topics related to relationships, identity and sexual health.

In August 2018, the City of Calgary's first permanent Pride crosswalk was unveiled on the Mount Royal campus.
https://www.mtroyal.ca/AboutMountRoyal/MediaRoom/Newsroom/pride-permanent-crosswalk.htm

In 2019 programming included a resource fair and workshops that explored sexual health, relationships, and expression.

Mount Royal participates in the annual Calgary Pride Parade as well as offers a Pride Scholarship to a full-time second- or third-year student based on academic achievement and positive contributions to the LGBTQ2+ community.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Campus Engagement
Diversity & Affordability
Wellbeing & Work

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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