Indiana University East has been awarded a five-year federal grant from the United States Department of Education for its Student Support Services (SSS) program, which provides individualized support and comprehensive programming to promote students’ academic success and personal growth.
Traci Taylor has been an advocate for people with disabilities since her childhood. She hopes to continue advocating through her participation in a film being released this fall, “The Movement: One Man Joins an Uprising.”
The Indiana University East Office of Student Support Services has received a $1.39 million grant from the United States Department of Education. IU East will receive $278,000 a year over the next five years under the grant.
Indiana University East Student Support Services and Fifth Freedom Network is sponsoring is sponsoring several activities on the Richmond campus during the annual Disabilities Awareness Week beginning Monday, March 24. The purpose of the event is to highlight the progress made since the passage of civil rights protections for people with disabilities and some of the barriers still remaining to quality education.