CCIDS Celebrates the Achievements of 15 Interdisciplinary Disability Studies’ Honorees

Fifteen University of Maine students were honored on April 25th during the 2023 Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Celebration of Achievement at Wells Conference Center. Dr. Alan Cobo-Lewis, Director of the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies and Associate Professor of Psychology, delivered the opening welcome.

One student was recognized for completing the 9-credit Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies. Fourteen undergraduates were recognized for completing the 24-credit Minor in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies.

Students completing the Minor represented eight academic disciplines: Child Development & Family Relations; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Elementary Education; Kinesiology and Physical Education; Psychology; Social Work; Sociology; and University Studies.

Group photo caption: (In the front row) Dr. Elizabeth DePoy, Hannah Lindstrom, Sarah Mansfield, Donna Morin and Ashley Tillson. (Second row curving left to right): Audrey Buzzell, Jennifer Prior, Dr. Stephen Gilson, Julie Tschirhart, Alexa Varnum, Lily Watson and Catherine Sabourin. Not pictured: Rebecca Babb-Brott, Savannah Beard, Lydia Bradfield, and Graduate Certificate honoree Keyleigh Kern.

Group photo courtesy of the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies.