The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success annually recognizes students, faculty, staff, and community members who have contributed to aspects of LGBTQIA+ student success at Iowa State University.


W. Houston Dougharty Ally Award

The W. Houston Dougharty Ally Award is presented annually to an individual or organization that practices allyship by enhancing LGBTQIA+ student lives, challenging instituional barriers, and demonstrating self education about LGBTQIA+ identities, communities, and issues.

The award is named after W. Houston Dougharty, the associate Dean of Students at Iowa State University from 1997-1999.