In accordance with the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania, we have resumed limited university operations effective June 8, 2020.
CPPD intends to use virtual communication to maintain the structure of their current schedule.
Three students in Salus University’s Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) programs have received this year’s Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Service Foundation (NEPALSF) scholarships to support their careers in the field of education and rehabilitation of individuals with visual impairments.
One of the many things the pandemic has taught Sheri Hoffert ’20O&M, an Orientation and Mobility (O&M) student in the Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) program at Salus University, is that she can be quick on her feet when it comes to helping her students.
Faye Miller, O&M ’14, earned her certificate in Orientation and Mobility (O&M) in 2014 from Salus University. Devoted to her work at the Oklahoma School for the Blind (OSB), she serves as a full-time O&M instructor and also as the coordinator of the Oklahoma Regional Braille Challenge and Oklahoma Regional Cane Quest.
When William Hanuschock ‘20BLVS, who has been visually impaired since birth, landed an internship six hours away from his home in Uniontown, Pa., he said goodbye to his family and girlfriend, packed his belongings and secured housing and transportation – all within 24 hours of receiving the news.
Emily Vasile, MS ‘16, spends her days teaching others how to teach students with visual impairments and being an instructor in the Educators of Children and Youth with Visual Impairments program and the Low Vision Rehabilitation program at Salus University.