Omega Chapter honored for pioneering disability accessibility

Four pioneers of disability accessibility and diversity were honored at a reception March 1 as winners of the 2018 Focus Awards.

The awards were presented at the Disability Awareness Month reception, held in Purdue Memorial Union. Alysa Christmas Rollock, vice president for ethics and compliance, provided opening and closing remarks, and Erin Oliver, director of the Office of Institutional Equity, presented the awards. Marcelle Jones, program accessibility and compliance specialist for Digital Education at Purdue, was the keynote speaker. Awards were presented to a faculty member, a staff member, a student and an organization affiliated with Purdue in recognition of their commitment to raising awareness and furthering access to education, work and play for individuals with disabilities.