Coordinator, LGBTQ+ Programming & Initiatives
Cadence Pentheny is primarily responsible for LGBTQ+ programming and initiatives within the Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement. They hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. While attending F&M, Cadence also worked as an intern and executive board member for the campus women’s center, where they did a wide variety of work involving intersectionality, diversity, equality, and education, especially around LGBTQ+ issues and sexual and gender justice. From 2016 to 2018, Cadence returned to their home state of New Hampshire to serve two terms with the AmeriCorps organization City Year, where they supported students in an under-resourced public elementary school. Cadence is passionate about art in all its many forms, especially its roles in social justice movements. In their free time they also enjoy finding odd home decor at thrift shops, hiking, reading, and listening to podcasts.