Rice Alumni PRIDE (RAP) is Rice's unified gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and allies alumni group. RAP supports and promotes the interests of Rice University and its alumni with an emphasis on issues specific to the GLBTQI community. Membership is open to Rice alumni and ally friends.RAP hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including:
• Networking programs with other universities and GLBTQI groups.
• Houston Pride Parade float.
• Happy hours and mixers.
• An annual business meeting during Rice Homecoming and Reunion.
If you are interested in a making a donation to the GLBTQI Award, which provides current students with school funding, please visit giving.rice.edu and be sure to indicate that your gift should go to "E21770 RGLAA Endowed Award" in the "Special Instructions" field of the giving form.
If you are interested in supporting RAP's programming by making a financial contribution, which helps fund special projects such as the Rice Houston Pride Parade float, select happy hours and other fun events and programs, please visit giving.rice.edu and be sure to indicate that your gift should go to "Rice Alumni PRIDE G84038-057000-52100" in the "Special Instructions" field of the giving form.
Members of the RAP governance hold two-year terms. There is an annual business meeting during homecoming. Prior to that meeting, we issue a call inviting those who are interested in open positions to learn more. A vote during the meeting will determine who is selected for open positions.
Co-Chairs: Scott Brasher '95 and Felicia Martin '99
Awards Chair: Corey Devine '03
Communications Chair: Kendall Toarmina '10
Student Outreach Chair: Tamara Siler '86
For more information about this group, please contact us at RAP@ricealumni.net.