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Access Awareness Days begin

January 13, 2014 — 

Access Awareness Day, an annual U of M event that promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities on the University of Manitoba campus, begun its 2014 session on Jan. 13.

The Student Accessibility Services (SAS) office aims to bring awareness to the U of M community of the challenges faced by people with disabilities.

SAS will be hosting Access Awareness Days throughout the month of January. Events kick off with the Celebrating Abilities art show running from January 13-17 in the GoSA gallery on the main floor of University Centre. Please join them for the opening reception from 3:00 – 5:00 pm on Monday, January 13.

On Friday, January 24, SAS will be hosting campus and Winnipeg community disability groups on the main floor of University Centre. Please stop by to try a game and win a prize.

SAS is still accepting nominations for the Faculty and Staff Access Awards. If you would like to nominate a faculty or staff who has gone above and beyond for access on campus, please send your nomination to student_accessibility [at] umanitoba [dot] ca.

 

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