The University’s Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) was recently awarded a $1.25 million grant from the Department of Education to be distributed over the next five years. Salus was one of only 40 institutions throughout the U.S. to receive funding.
A master’s degree or certificate in one of Salus University’s Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) programs opens the door to a variety of career options.
A special Alumni and Friends Reception for the Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) Department was held on July 6 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Hafter Student Center’s Bennett Lounge.
For the past two weeks, students could be seen navigating the University’s halls, grounds and stairways using white canes and wearing blindfolds. The immersive experience is part of the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies’ (BLVS) Orientation and Mobility (O&M) program.
Faculty and students from the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) and the department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS), participated in the inaugural Junior Summer Academy, a unique program for middle school students who are visually impaired.