Purdue University Northwest celebrates LGBTQ+ community with Pride Fest

July 3, 2024
A student holds up a completed bingo card and smiles. They are wearing a rainbow shirt that reads "Proud"

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Cultural Heritage Celebration Committee and the Office of Student Life hosted PNW Pride Fest on July 26 in recognition and celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Around 130 attendees, including PNW students, faculty, and staff and community members, gathered in PNW’s Alumni Hall.

Activities included bingo mixed with LGBTQ+ history and trivia, tie-dyeing and painting. Pride Month recognizes the history, legacies, struggles and activism in the LGBTQ+ community.

See Photos of the Fun

A student holds up double peace signs and smiles. They are wearing a black PNW Pride shirt
Two students pose together with pride flag
Two people are sitting and painting. One person is standing off to the side wearing a mask
Two students stand together during pride fest
Two students hug. They are standing behind a rainbow display
Four students pose together. They are all smiling
A "Be Kind" sticker sits on a pile of other pride themed stickers