KEEP DREAMING

DREAM Partnership

Slippery Rock University President Cheryl Norton accepted a check in the amount of $60,000 from the DREAM Partnership today to support SRU's new Transition Achievement Program for students with intellectual disabilities.

TAP, under the direction of Robert Arnhold, professor of physical and health education, is an extension of SRU's transition services that provide job training, educational, health and life-skills training to more than 25 students with intellectual disability

Participating in the ceremony were: (from left) Mike and Suzanne Fenello, parents of Nicholette Fenello; Norton, Nicholette Fenello, the first student admitted to the program; Sherri Landis, DREAM executive director; Robert Arnhold, professor of physical and health education and TAP program director; Jordan Knab, DREAM consultant and Keith Dils, dean of the College of Education.

The DREAM Partnership, a subsidiary of UCP of Central Pennsylvania is a non-profit whose mission is to develop inclusive postsecondary programs for students with intellectual disabilities.