It’s Monday, and that means it’s time for the Office of Accessibility Services’
media-focused blog post. This week, we take a look at a
June 2016 New York Times article about actors with disabilities
. We consider the catalytic role that actors with disabilities have in diversity
and inclusion initiatives in the creative arts – and in our society at large.
We have all had our struggles overcoming embarrassment and loneliness growing up. Entering public primary school with a hearing aid strapped to your chest generates a unique set of challenges. Cece Bell, author of El Deafo, recounts her experiences as a Hard of Hearing student in public school: fielding questions about the cords framing her face, and her inability to clearly hear her instructors the way she used to.
Written by Colleen Good, M.A.
It’s Monday, which means it’s time for #MotivationInTheMedia, where we at Office of Accessibility Services share stories about how disability-related issues are featured in media, such as books, movies, the news and music.
WVU juniors, seniors, and some sophomores have the opportunity to apply to 10-week summer internships with United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture that provides space launch services for the U.S. government. Internships are available in engineering, supply chain, and finance.
It is preferred that candidates are interested in a long-term career in the field.
To apply, students should visit Bender Consulting Services website
here, and complete the electronic form provided.
Students who join this rotational program will gain familiarity with and contribute to different business units with three nine-month rotations in areas like: