Submission Purpose

Main Conference

Type of Proposal

Paper: Empirical

Abstract

Community colleges serve diverse populations including LGB emerging adults who are attempting to find their place within society. Through a thematic analysis of narrative interviews and a focus group we found on one, rural campus there is a culture of isolation, which may limit individuals growth both personally and academically.

Keywords

LGB, Identity, Isolation, Rural Community Colleges

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Isolated Identities: The Storied Lives of LGB Emerging Adults on a Rural, Community College Campus

Community colleges serve diverse populations including LGB emerging adults who are attempting to find their place within society. Through a thematic analysis of narrative interviews and a focus group we found on one, rural campus there is a culture of isolation, which may limit individuals growth both personally and academically.