CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Campus Pride has announced that its LGBTQ-Friendly College Fair Program will be visiting the Queen City on Aug. 15 in partnership with Charlotte Pride from 1-4 p.m.

Its founder Shane Windmeyer said that the near-decade-old national college fair program was designed to address the concerns of LGBT and ally students related to academics, student life and campus safety.

Any prospective student and their families are welcome at no charge.

Sign up is now available online.

Campus representatives may register for the Southeast Campus Pride College Fair. Deadline is Aug. 5 for a discounted fee of $225. Cost afterward is $285.

In other news, Campus Pride is seeking sponsors for its Camp Pride and Advisor Bootcamp on July 14 in Charlotte, N.C. Businesses, organizations and individuals may become a sponsor from $100-$5,000.

“This is an excellent way to show support for LGBTQ youth, as well as create awareness and exposure for your business/organization during the week-long events/activities,” said Summer Fellow Tyler Elits.

Deadline is July 6. Email Eilts for a packet at


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