Beverly Quillin, assistant director of the Disability Resource Center at Henderson State University, received the Teresa Haven Distinguished Professional Award for providing access and success for students with disabilities at the higher education level. The award was presented at the ArkAhead conference in April.
Quillin also presented at a workshop entitled “Beep the Change, Lessions from a ’67 Volkswagen” which focused on being leaders of change.
At Henderson, Quillin teaches Intro to Human Services, Intro to Sociology, Minorities, and Social Problems,and has begun teaching Social Welfare Policy.
The Disability Resource Center provides a variety of resources that help to promote academic access for students with disabilities. From individual sessions or academic workshops to student-supported groups, along with participation in cultural events, DRC participants are encouraged and challenged to meet their full potential.