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Disability Awareness Week at OSU

Wheelchair Basketball Exhibition/Game

Monday, October 18

10:00 AM -12:00 PM Colvin Recreation Center Court 8

Come experience basketball in an exciting, new way and meet the OSU wheelchair basketball team. Watch as they demonstrate their skills. RSVP for a chance to win an OSU Spokes t-shirt and for the Opportunity to participate in a game (due to equipment limitations, RSVP will he required).  

Stillwater Council “2010 by 2010”

Monday, October 18

5:30 PM. Stillwater Municipal Building-Council Room

Join the Stillwater Council as they reaffirm their commitment to ensuring ADA standards are met in our community. More information about this national effort can be found here.  

Silent Dinner

Monday, October 18

5:30 PM.-7:00 PM Salem Lutheran Church, 101 S. Duck

Bring an item to share and join us for a fun evening! The main course for the night will be a delicious Stew. All are welcome: Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Interpreters, faculty, staff, friends and anyone in the community interested in signing. (Please bring a side dish to share or bring a dollar). 

Sign and Learn

Tuesday, October 19

Time 10:30 AM-12:30 PM Starlight Terrace (465 SU)

If you ever had a question about Deaf/Hard of Hearing people or the Deaf community, now is the time to come and ask! Deaf individuals, a graduate from RIT and a graduate from Gallaudet, will be on hand to talk about their experiences, teach some signs, show Deaf games/jokes, and provide an inside look at Deaf Culture.  

Student Panel and Resource Fair

Wednesday, October 20

3:30 PM- 7:00 PM Student Union Ballroom (2’ Floor)

OSU students will be talking about their experiences as college students with disabilities. Then learn about the different resources available for people with disabilities from groups like OKDRS, ABLE-Tech, OSU Assistive Tech, OSU Students Disability Services, etc.

Accessibility Walk 

Friday, October 22

1:00 PM-3:00 PM 015 University Health Services

Come join as we explore accessibility at OSU and look for ways to make our campus a more accessible and disability friendly campus! Come prepared to travel outside in any weather. Contact Student Disability Services at (405) 744-7116 with any questions. E-mail for RSVP is Allen.sheffield@okstate.edu


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Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Can you “Bear” to take the plunge?

A Polar Plunge is a “plunge” into icy waters to raise money to benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma athletes. Stillwater’s Polar Plunge is Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at Boomer Lake.

10 a.m. – Registration

11 a.m. – Plunge

Who can register?

  • Individuals
  • Groups
  • Businesses
  • Challenges
  • And more!

To Register…

  • Mail in the pre-registration form or
  • Register online at ww.sook.org

Information for Plungers

  • Must raise a “bear” minimum of $50.
  • Costumes are encouraged, but not required.
  • Registrations are accepted the day of the week, but your T-shirt is not guaranteed.

Plunge Incentives

  • $50-$249 T-shirt
  • $250-$499 Coffee mug or tote bag
  • $500-$999 Beach towel or blanket
  • $1,000+ Jacket

Plunge for a Prize

  • Best costume
  • Top fundraiser
  • Top fundraising group
  • Youngest plunger
  • Oldest plunger

 More Information

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