blue butterfly over "transformations"

Disability Resource Center Plans 33rd Annual Gala Scholarship Fundraiser & Awards Ceremony

blue butterfly over "transformations"

DRC celebrates the continual change, growth, adaptability, and resilience of students with disabilities at SJSU. In honor of these traits, the concept of "Transformations" was chosen as this year's theme represented by the beautiful, transformative nature of the butterfly.

Date: April 12, 2012

Time: 3:30 – 6 p.m.

Location: Barrett Ballroom, Student Union

Summary: Save the date for the Disability Resource Center (DRC) 33rd Annual Gala Scholarship Fundraiser and Awards Ceremony, Transformations, on Thursday, April 12, 2012! This event honors the achievements of students, faculty and staff who have contributed to the success of students with disabilities at SJSU.  Scholarships and recognition awards will be presented to award winners and nominees. This event is free to SJSU community members with food, fun and festivities!

Keynote Speaker, Gary Karp: Gary is an international disability advocate, speaker and author.  Learn more about Gary Karp.

Master of Ceremonies, Sam Liccardo: Sam is San Jose City’s District 3 councilmember and faculty in the SJSU political science department.  Learn more about Sam Liccardo.

This event is wheelchair accessible.  Sign Language Interpreters will be provided.  For other accommodations, please submit a request via the online RSVP form or contact the DRC at 408-924-6000 (voice) or

— Submitted by Cindy Marota, Interim Director, Disability Resource Center