Each October, faculty, staff and students from the Blindness and Low Vision Studies department commemorate National Blindness Awareness Month by hosting an engaging activity for the Salus community. Earlier this month, they set up a photo booth, complete with props and facts about blindness and visual impairments so the Salus community could learn more about their profession.
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.