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Davi Kallman, awareness coordinator and access adviser at the WSU Access Center, said there are several categories of awards recognizing undergraduate, graduate, staff, faculty members and alumna.

Nominations for awards recognizing women close March 19

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter March 15, 2021

The deadline to submit nominations for the WSU Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year Awards is 5 p.m. March 19.  The WSU President's Commission on the Status of Women is in charge of the event....

Sara Minkara went blind at 7 years old, and her mom, family and peers supported her. Now, she focuses on empowering people with disabilities.

Activist pushes to eliminate disability stigma

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

The founder of a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating the stigma surrounding people with disabilities spoke about normalizing disabilities and being an ally Wednesday during the last event of the Access...

Services and Activities Fee committee members heard presentations from on-campus groups on Sept. 13 and 15.

Services and Activities fee committee to decide allocation reductions, receive student feedback

JAYCE CARRAL and EMMA LEDBETTER October 20, 2020

Services and Activities Fee Committee members will decide if on-campus groups will receive a reduction in their allocations for the 2020-2021 fiscal year because of overall budget cuts caused by the COVID-19...

Women with disabilities experience high rates of personal violence, said Stephanie Woodward, a crime victim attorney.

Violence against women with disabilities is not romantic, speaker says

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2020

The Coalition for Women Students hosted an event featuring Stephanie Woodward to discuss the increased adversity people with disabilities face daily during the pandemic.  Woodward is a crime victim...

Anita Cameron, activist and director of minority outreach for Not Dead Yet, will speak during the second event of WSU Access Center's series.

Second speaker in event series to discuss racial, disability justice

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2020

In collaboration with the Disabled Students and Allies Club, the WSU Access Center will host its second event in a series that highlights the viewpoints of people with disabilities.  The event “We...

Access Center Director Meredyth Goodwin said the center’s employees will still be working in-person, but appointments will be over phone and Zoom.

Access Center open for some on-site testing

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter August 27, 2020

The WSU Access Center reopened for students who need specific on-site testing accommodations. The accommodations are due to the nature of their disability, said Access Center Director Meredyth Goodwin. Students...

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