Tag Archives: Disability Resource Center

Disability Resource Center not utilizing student note takers


Tamonda Griffiths — Editor-in-Chief  Jessica Guerrucci — Managing Editor Southern’s need for student note-takers has been eliminated with the introduction of a new system called Note Taker Express. The issue with the previous system, said Disability Resource Center director Goldie Adele, is student note-takers were not providing quality notes “Our main goal is the student,” said Adele. “That’s our focus, helping

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Student with Intellectual Needs: Southern Experience


Haroon Chaudhry—Contributor Millions of people around the world have intellectual disabilities, many of whom are born with it, while others become disabled intellectually during their lifetimes due to accident, infirmity, age and disease. Nobody wishes to be born with the disability, everybody wants to be born healthy. But humans have little control over this even with advances in diagnostic technologies

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Southern’s Unsung Hero: Goldie Adele


Melissa Nuñez – Opinions & Features Editor The Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides students, faculty and staff with disabilities information and accommodations to ensure their experience at Southern is enjoyable. The DRC director, Goldie Adele, has been the head of the DRC for over five years and said their office strives to ensure students with disabilities can access the tools

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Residents learn about disabilities at “I Am Me” hall program


Katherine G. Krajcik – Special to the Southern News  The Disability Resource Center, also known as the DRC, is always looking for ways to spread awareness and promote educational equality for students with disabilities on campus. Last Tuesday in the West Campus lobby, resident advisor Josh Rascati put on an event titled “I Am Me.” Rascati invited Deb Fairchild and

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Disability Resource Center hosts first Stuff-A-Shuttle Kickoff Party


Jessica Pellegrino  – General Assignment Reporter  The Farnham Programming Space was alive with holiday spirit as the Disability Resource Center held their first ever Stuff-A-Shuttle Kickoff Party. The ugly sweater-themed event involved various activities including raffles, Jeopardy and holiday card making stations. In order to get into the event, students had to donate. The more donations the student made, the

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