Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.” Simone Weil

This Community is designed to create supplemental awareness and support for the specific individual needs of its members. The objective of this community is to establish a strong network of individuals to bolster up its members as they strive to achieve their personal, academic and professional goals. Some of the resources shared within this platform will have an educational value, whereas other resources serve to support the ways in which success can be achieved in meeting the various challenges head-on. This community network may consist of other students, staff and faculty members, mentors, alums and other community constituents who are looking to assist in navigating you on the road to success. 

Drew University’s Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR) is the sole resource for Drew students requesting accommodations in and out of the classroom. All requests of this nature will strictly be addressed through the OAR office. The Director of Accessibility Resources will guide the Launch team in expanding their internal and external resources in order to create an immersive experience for individuals within this community. These resources include assistance in student employment, career development, student leadership, study abroad, and community engagement opportunities. 

If you are interested in participating in and/or supporting this community, please feel free to share your experiences and suggest resources to community leaders, in supporting students’ pathways to development.


How To Get Your iPhone Read To You

How To Get Your iPhone Read To You

Did you know that your iPhone can read to you?  It’s true!  The iPhone has a read aloud feature and this article by Fernette Eide on the Dyslexic Advantage website tells you how to do it (with photos!).  Read the …

Posted by Sari Pascoe
Sari Pascoe Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Sari Pascoe
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Student Built Service Aggregates Remote Internships With Status Updates

Student Built Service Aggregates Remote Internships With Status Updates

It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention and in the wake of Covid-19, many students are in need of remote internship opportunities.  Wade Fletcher, a student at Indiana University, saw this need and created COVINTERN, a …

Posted by Daniel Pascoe
Daniel Pascoe Associate Provost Daniel Pascoe
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The Corona Virus Underscores Inequality In The College Student Experience

The Corona Virus Underscores Inequality In The College Student Experience

For students, regardless of circumstances, the college experience often had the ability to level the field and add an element of equality.  Now that the corona virus has forced students out of the on campus environment, it is underscoring how …

Posted by Sari Pascoe
Sari Pascoe Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Sari Pascoe
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Student Spotlight: Interview with Olivia Busby T’21

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Olivia Busby T’21
Major: Master of Divinity with a specialization in Social Justice and Advocacy
Launch Career Community: Religion, Theology & Ministry
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities:
Ethnic/Racial Heritage
Faith, Religion and Spirituality
Gender & Sexuality
Limited Resources
Visible/Invisible Disabilities
 Clubs: Black …

Posted by Yasmin Acosta
Yasmin Acosta Launch Catalyst Yasmin Acosta
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