SU hosts inclusive postsecondary education speakers

NeuvilleArticleSU will host an interactive program on higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities on March 28. The program begins at 5 p.m. in Old Main chapel and is free and open to the public.

Dr. Thomas Neuville, professor of special education at Millersville University, will discuss their Career and Life Studies program. This four-semester postsecondary initiative is for young adults with an intellectual disability who are interested in participating in an academic, vocational and social university experience.

Additional speakers include Dr. Ann Marie Licata, director of Pennsylvania Inclusive Higher Education Consortium, and Dr. Clare Papay, consultant for THINKCollege and founder of The Real Certificate program at Arcadia University.

Following the program, speakers and faculty from Shippensburg University will be available to talk to any interested potential students and family members about Millersville’s program and/or the possibility of creating programming at Shippensburg University.

This program is sponsored by Disability Studies, the Departments of Social Work and Gerontology, Educational Leadership and Special Education and Sociology/Anthropology. For more information, contact Dr. Allison Carey at accare@ship.edu or (717) 477-1582.


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