Services for Veteran Students at Witchita State U. in Kansas

August 15, 2017
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Sarah Sell, director of Veteran Student Affairs at Wichita State University in Kansas. Ms Sell will discuss The Captain Riley Leroy Pitts Military and Veteran Student Center which exists to build and maintain a community of students with military experience and to provide comprehensive support for the unique needs of veterans, military members and military dependents in an environment of respect. All students with military experience, past or present, and military dependents are welcome to visit the Military and Veteran Student Center to ask questions, find resources or to just unwind between classes. The center features veteran staff members that are ready to answer questions and connect students with resources.

Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

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