Are you a student with a disability (junior, senior, or graduate student) and interested in a summer internship with the federal government?
The Workforce Recruitment Program is for students and recent graduates with disabilities and serves as a primary pipeline for bringing new talent into the federal government. SAAS will have a recruiter from WRP conducting interviews in late October/November for students who have applied. To apply and for more information, contact your SAAS Coordinator at email@example.com and/or check out the WRP website at www.wrp.gov. The deadline for SAAS students to apply is October 13, 2017.
The Student Disability Network (SDN) is a registered student organization on campus that welcomes all students to join a fun and friendly environment to learn and grow. The goal of SDN is to enhance advocacy, encourage disability awareness, and to bring together students with and without disabilities to form relationships and connect. More information on general assembly meeting times can be found here. All meetings take place in Fell Hall 176 at 7pm. Look out for more details about upcoming events!
BOWLING NIGHT - Come join Student Disability Network, ACE, and the Student Nurses Association for a fun night of pizza and bowling at the Bowling and Billiards Center. Pizza and bowling fees will be provided, and drinks will be available for purchase. The event will take place on Monday, October 23rd from 6pm - 8pm. For more information or accommodation, contact Jenny Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org or Audrey ACEAccess@ilstu.edu
Academic & Campus-Community Empowerment (A.C.E)
ACE offers ways to meet new friends, become involved with campus activities, and have fun! Any person who is eligible for services can participate. Each month ACE will host a dinner on campus that will allow you to build connections. If you are interested and would like to know more, contact Audrey our ACE GA at ACEAccess@ilstu.edu or set up a time to meet with her in person! If you would like to come to our third dinner, it will be Friday October 6th at 5:00pm at McAlister's Deli. We would love to see you there!
ACE also offers a mentorship program. If you’re interested in learning more or would like to become a mentor or mentee, contact Audrey at ACEAccess@ilstu.edu
Adaptive Climbing - October 19th from 1pm-3:30pm!
Have you always wanted to try the rock wall at the recreation center? If so, stop by on October 19th from 1pm-3:30pm. No experience is necessary. Climbing wall staff will be on hand to provide assistance, personal equipment, adaptive equipment, side climbers, and instruction. ANY ability level is welcome! Contact SAAS at 309-438-5853 for more information or to walk over together the day of the event.
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