Carthage participates in SafeZone, a national effort to develop, enhance, and maintain environments that are culturally competent and supportive to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

Carthage College “SafeZones” are inclusive spaces for individuals who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ communities, and where all people can feel welcome and safe to talk about LGBTQ+ issues.

LGBTQ SafeZone Representatives & Contacts

Chris Grugel 
Instructional Technology Librarian 
Hedberg Library 212

Sheryl Konrad
Laboratory Manager for the Biology Department and Neuroscience Program; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology
Straz 269

Richard LaHue
Manager of Media and Learning Services 
Hedberg Library 166

Mike Love
Director of Media and End User Services
Hedberg Library 166

Joseph Towey
Student Success Advisor
Todd Wehr Center 115

Cindy Welch
Administrative Assistant, Division of Arts and Humanities
Lentz Hall 307