BC to celebrate 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Date posted: July 15, 2014

The Bellevue College Disability Resource Center, Student Services, and the Office of Equity and Pluralism will host a reception July 24th on the eastside campus to mark the 24th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The law, which grants people with disabilities their full civil rights, is a key component as our country continues to move towards a more full and representative participation in higher education and helps to guide many of the inclusive actions and initiatives at Bellevue College.

WHAT: Celebrating 24 years of the ADA in higher education.  The event will include messages from BC President, Dr. David Rule, and BC staff, faculty and students on the ADA’s societal and educational impacts. Computer and eLearning specialists will share best practices and teach attendees how to use Microsoft Word to create accessible documents and handouts.

WHEN: Thursday, July 24th, Noon to 3 p.m.

WHERE: The Bellevue College Art Gallery, room D271 on the Bellevue College campus, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE.  Hourly parking is available in lot 12 and on the 5th floor of the BC parking garage.

COST: Event is free and open to the public.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact AJ Duxbury at aj.duxbury@bellevuecollege.edu or (206) 564-2658