Darla Homan Wins Ally Recognition Award
by Joe Savrock (May 2007)
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Darla Homan, staff member in the Department of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology and Rehabilitation Services, has won the 2007 Ally Recognition Award from Penn State’s Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equity (CLGBTE). She received her award during ceremonies at the Penn State Rainbow Awards Night on April 13 in recognition of her efforts to improve the LGBT climate on campus.
The CLGBTE is one of three established Presidential Commissions at Penn State working to enhance the University’s diversity climate. The other two are the Commission for Women and the Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity (CORED). Homan currently serves CORED as its chair. Her one-year chairmanship runs through June 2007.
The Ally Recognition Award is presented to an individual within the University who is identified as an ally of the LGBT community and who has shown outstanding service regarding LGBT concerns.