Associate professor to discuss disabilities etiquette

Carolyn Reid-Brown

This presentation seeks to expand that knowledge base and hone skills that will allow for the cultivation of excellence and better engagement across diverse communities.

BLOOMSBURG— As part of its Black History Month programming, Bloomsburg University presents Carolyn Reid-Brown, associate professor of exceptionality programs for a lecture titled “Disabilities Etiquette: Advancing Cultural Competence Across Communities” on Monday, Feb. 18, at 5 p.m. in the Kehr Union Building, Multicultural Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Reid-Brown will speak about the much-needed push for the inclusion of persons with disabilities taking place in schools, the workplace and the community at large. With that effort, it is imperative that young community leaders and community stakeholders build their cultural competence and be equipped with the requisite skills for how to respectfully engage persons with disabilities and to teach others to do the same.

This presentation seeks to expand that knowledge base and hone skills that will allow for the cultivation of excellence and better engagement across diverse communities.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,900 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.