FOR MORE INFORMATION:
N. Kathryn Clark (402) 280- 2864
For Immediate Release: Sept. 29, 2008
OMAHA, Neb. – Creighton University students, faculty and staff can learn more about the challenges facing people with disabilities as well as the resources available to help meet those challenges during a 2-4 p.m. event on Friday, Oct. 3, at the Skutt Student Center Ballroom.
The event, titled “Discovery Day,” is sponsored by the Creighton University Americans with Disabilities Act Committee in conjunction with the Student Empowerment Network. October is National Disability Awareness Month.
There will be information booths and computer-based activities related to disabilities that affect vision, hearing, learning, mobility and more. There will be free ice cream and a drawing for prizes.
About Creighton University: Creighton University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic institution located in Omaha, Neb., has embarked on the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the school’s history with a goal of raising $350 million. The Willing to Lead campaign reflects Creighton’s commitment to prepare and inspire tomorrow’s leaders. The freshman class profile consistently ranks in the top five among Midwestern universities of our size and the top 10 Catholic universities nationwide. We enroll more than 4,000 undergraduate and 2,900 professional school and graduate students in its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, Graduate School, and Schools of Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy and Health Professions. For more information visit our website at: