University Hosts 14th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disABILITY

Dec 11, 2015

The University of Scranton’s 14th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disABILITY focused on hiring and keeping employees with disabilities. Hosted recently on campus by the University’s Panuska College of Professional Studies with the support of the Edward R. Leahy Jr. Endowment, the conference included presentations by national experts, policy makers, employers and motivational speakers. This year’s conference sponsors were Prudential Retirement, Allied Integrated Health System and the Society for Human Resource Management. From left: Ralph N. Pacinelli, D.Ed., conference planning member; conference co-chair Rebecca Spirito Dalgin, Ph.D., associate professor of counseling and human services; Gary Olsen, vice president for development; Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs; Edward Leahy, honorary conference chair; Lori A. Bruch, associate professor and chair of the Department of Counseling and Human Services; and Debra Pellegrino, Ph.D., dean of the Panuska College of Professional Studies.

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