Sergio Suhett knows what it’s like to suffer. Growing up in Brazil, he was beaten and bullied for being gay. Those horrific attacks, even by the police, made him into what he is today: a URI student devoted to helping others. His compassion had a chance to shine on two student projects close to his heart: an HIV awareness campaign he spearheaded on campus and the #MakeYourGreenCount social media campaign to fight childhood malnutrition worldwide. Suhett helped spread the world about the deadly...
The University of Rhode Island community celebrated the grand opening of the Gender and Sexuality Center on May 6, 2015. URI became the first institution of higher education in the country to design and build a free standing LGBTQ Center. To learn more go to uri.edu/gender-sexuality.
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