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Monday: October 3rd
Opening Session; Tomas Rivera Conference Center; 3rd. Fl., Union East, 8:30 – 11 am
Wheelchair Basketball Game; 6 – 8 pm, Memorial Gymnasium
Invitational wheelchair basketball game between the El Paso “Air Wheelers” and the Las Cruces “Rollers” Food is available on site; Admission is free.
Sponsor: Hospitals of Providence.
Tuesday: October 4th
Educational Seminars: 9 – 2:30 p.m.; UTEP Union East, Acacia, Room 102
Wednesday, October 5th
Resource Fair; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Centennial Plaza,
Health and disability-related vendor and service provider exhibition. Career fair of employers that are invested in hiring people with disabilities.
Download Exhibitor Registration Form (DOC)
Photovoice Presentation & Reception; 3 – 5pm, Tomas Rivera Conference Center; 3rd. Fl., Union East
Student presenters will showcase their photographic images and narratives. The seminar and reception will bring together advocates and policymakers to provoke awareness and action on issues of concern such as health, housing, transportation, parking, accessible and restroom gender designations for improving quality of life, and access to services for students with disabilities.
Thursday, October 6th
Educational Seminar: 9 – 10:20 a.m. | UTEP Union East, Acacia 102
Friday, October 7
Student Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium : 12:00pm – 4:30pm | 3rd Floor – UTEP Union East
Registration opens at 11:30am – Lunch served at 12:00pm
This year’s theme, “How UTEP Students’ Actions Improve Lives: Highlighting Advancements in General Health Promotion and Service to the Disability Community” is the fourth in a series of annual events designed to promote research and outreach activities, by students, who are making a difference in the promotion of health and the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Flu Clinic: The annual flu clinic will be held on various campus locations in conjunction with Ability Awareness Week; Oct. 3 – 7.