October 1, 1999 Volume 7, Number 3


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Disabilities Awareness Week activities set to go



The U of S issued a news release Sept. 17 saying it will building on the success of last year's first Disabilities Awareness Week, and will hold a second one on Oct. 4-8.

The week will host a variety of events and activities and provide information about resources for students with disabilities.

Oct. 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Arts Tunnel will display several information booths set up by university departments and community organizations.

Oct. 5 features guest speaker, CFL Hall-of-Famer Terry Evanshen, who will appear in Place Riel Theatre from noon to 1:30 p.m..

The highlight Oct. 6 is a fast-paced exhibition basketball game between the Saskatchewan Wheelchair Basketball Association and U of S students to be held in Parking Lot 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Disabilities Awareness Week is an effort to raise awareness, provide support and help identify the issues that concern students with disabilities.

The week also recognizes changes in service and accessibility on campus, while determining what further improvements need to be made.

Sponsored largely by the U of S President's Office and the Senior Employment Equity Working Committee, all activities are free-of-charge and everyone is invited to attend.

For more information, contact: Heather Kuttai, Director of Services for Students with Disabilities, 966-5673.



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