Writing Minor student receives award from U-M Council for Disablity Concerns
Congratulations to Meredith Fox who was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the U-M Council for Disability Concerns at the 2016 James Neubacher Award Ceremony on October 26th.
Meredith's book project "How to Survive Middle School on Wheels," created in T Hetzel's Minor in Writing Gateway course, chronicles her own experiences as a wheelchair-bound middle-schooler and offers advice to students on how to make it through daily school life. You can view the project and read more about Meredith's creative process at http://merefox95.wixsite.com/eportfolio under "Project III."
Formed in 1982, the Council for Disability Concerns' mission is to promote the development of a physical and social environment that provides full access of programs, services, and facilities to every person in the University community (students, faculty, staff, guests); advance the University’s commitment to the quality of experience for all persons, including those with disabilities; act in an advisory capacity to recommend University programs and policies that assure full opportunity and access to qualified individuals with disabilities; advocate for the concerns of members of the University community who have disabilities; and educate the University community by increasing our awareness of and sensitivity to all issues related to individuals who have disabilities.