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Beyond Disabilities Schedule

Monday February 17th 
Accepted Students Day

  • 10:25–11:15 a.m. Beyond Disabilities Chapel: “It’s a Gift” Mike Dennehy
  • 3 p.m. Academic Support Center: "Planning to Succeed: Stories from Alumni,"
    Alumni Reading Room
  • 5 p.m. Movie Showing: I am Sam with Discussion, KOSC 104
  • 8–9 p.m. An Evening with President Lindsay: "Sharing from My Heart: Reflections from a Father with a Special Child," Chairman's Room

Tuesday February 18th

  • 12–5 p.m. Experiencing Disabilities
  • 4:30 p.m. “Social Etiquette: The How To's” Emily Fink, Maddy Ullman, Sarah Halle, and Chrissy Bongiorni, Jenks 406
  • 7 p.m. “Disability, Public Health, and e-Sports” Matthew Fink, KOSC 104

Wednesday February 19th

  • 10:25–11:15 a.m. Chapel: “Beyond Dis/abilities: Toward a Redemptive Kingdom” Amos Yong
  • 4:30 p.m. Faculty Forum: “A Season in Hell’s Palace: My Journey to Randall Deihl’s Painting, ‘The Belchertown State School,’” Dr. Trent, Jenks 406
  • 7 p.m “Strength in Weakness: Examining the Mess Under the Carpet” Brett Olson, Jenks 237

Thursday February 20th

  • 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Exhibits on Progressive Technology and Project Forum, Chairman's Room
  • 4:30 p.m. “What Makes us Human” Panel Discussion with Dr. Glenney, Dr. Darko, Dan Harris, Lead Serao and Cynthia Bauer, KOSC 104
  • 6:30 p.m. "From Art to Advocacy: The Accessible Icon Project" Dr. Glenney, Leah Serao, Tim Ferguson-Sauder, Sara Hendren and Jeff Gentry, Jenks 112
  • 8 p.m. Biopic Movie Showing: "Temple Grandin," KOSC 104

Friday February 21st

  • 10:25–11:15 a.m. Convocation: Temple Grandin “Thinking in Pictures: The Ability in Disability”, A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
  • 11:15–11:45 a.m.Temple Grandin Meet and Greet, A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
  • 4:30 p.m. Dr. Plosker: “The Difference Makers: Impacting the life of a child”, Tavilla Conference Room
  • 7:30 p.m. My Story Event (with ALANA), Jenks 237

Ongoing Events

  • 12:30–1:30 T-F, Informal Reflection Lunches with Team members, Lions Den
  • “Experiencing Disabilities” Sign ups around campus
  • Connect with Triangle, EPIC, and Bridgewell OCE, Tuesday-Thursday


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