October 16, 2018
VCU’s Transforming Accessibility Initiative hosted their inaugural event, “Entrepreneurship, ‘Way-Finding’ and the Value of Difference” on October 8. As part of the event, the university’s first-ever Champions of Accessibility awards were given to recognize faculty, staff, students and VCU departments who have made a significant contribution in the areas of accessibility or general disability support. The Department of Physics received a Digital Access Award for a medium unit.
Associate Dean Joshua Langberg received an award for his ADHD research and services. Isabelle Richman (World Studies) received the faculty award for student support. The Departments of Physics and Biology received Digital Access Awards for a medium and large unit, respectively.