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Colorful CCB Alum Doing Color Commentary for Penn Women’s Ice Hockey Broadcasts

Matt Wallace graduated from CCB in October of 2016. None of his contemporary students would be at all surprised to hear that Matt is doing color commentary for the Penn Women’s Ice Hockey team broadcasts. Matt loves sports. Matt knows sports. Matt talks sports. And talks and talks sports. Hey, savvy broadcast execs, recognize value… Continue Reading Colorful CCB Alum Doing Color Commentary for Penn Women’s Ice Hockey Broadcasts

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Recent Newspaper Articles Highlight CCB Partnerships

We wanted to bring your attention to a couple of newspaper articles that appeared in November and brought attention to the Center. Both reflect great partnerships that help us ensure that our students can, as our tag line says, learn to “Take Charge with Confidence and Self-reliance!” The first, from November 5, appeared in the… Continue Reading Recent Newspaper Articles Highlight CCB Partnerships

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Check out the BBC video on Poonam

Our alum Poonam Vaidya of Bangalore was recently part of a BBC World Service radio episode of “The Conversation.” She spoke about blindness with another guest, a blind attorney from Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia. Shortly afterward, the BBC posted this short video of Poonam. Check it out: I'm blind and I'm not begging Poonam Vaidya is… Continue Reading Check out the BBC video on Poonam

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CCB Alum @vi_poonam Guest on @bbcworldservice “The Conversation” w/ @KimChakanetsa

In this part of the world, the BBC’s World Service can be heard during normal sleeping hours on one of our public radio stations. This week our volunteer photographer/videographer Mike Thompson had the BBC World Service on while falling back to sleep in the wee hours when he heard a familiar voice and a familiar… Continue Reading CCB Alum @vi_poonam Guest on @bbcworldservice “The Conversation” w/ @KimChakanetsa

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Read a CCB Alum’s Contribution to the NY Times #Disability Series

We want to call your attention to this excellent article by Catherine Kudlick, a 2000 CCB grad, The Price of Disability Denial It was published in the New york Times on May 24 as part of its Disability series. The Times says: “Disability is a weekly series of essays, art and opinion by and about… Continue Reading Read a CCB Alum’s Contribution to the NY Times #Disability Series

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Reblog: Grafton’s Chaz Davis has a surprising finish

Editor’s Note: We thought this hometown article about our student Chaz and his American record in his first-ever marathon last month well worth the read. Needless to say, we’re excited for him and proud of his achievements! By John Conceison It’s always fine when a competitor thrives during an Olympic year. For Grafton’s Chaz Davis,… Continue Reading Reblog: Grafton’s Chaz Davis has a surprising finish

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Wrapping It Up on the Downhill Slope

Students and staff wrapped it up on the downhill side of the year, putting final touches on Secret Santa gifts before our traditional holiday brunch. This year, we fed on breakfast burritos from Littleton’s GraceFull Cafe, a community cafe whose mission is “to provide a home in the Littleton community where people of all backgrounds… Continue Reading Wrapping It Up on the Downhill Slope

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We’re Excited – Thanks for a Successful #COGivesDay 2016!

Our 2016 Colorado Gives Day was our most successful ever, and we want to thank all of our friends and new acquaintances who helped make it so! In all, we received $15,230 via the online Colorado Gives web site, and all of that counts toward a share of the $1 million Incentive Fund offered by… Continue Reading We’re Excited – Thanks for a Successful #COGivesDay 2016!

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Friday’s Fish Flaying

Okay, it wasn’t that gruesome! But it was the 11th year that Professor Terry Harrison has led a shark dissection at the Colorado Center for the Blind. The idea was, and still is, to give blind youth a chance to get really hands-on with science. In this case, anatomy. Every year, Professor Harrison arrives about… Continue Reading Friday’s Fish Flaying

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See What Graham’s Doing Here

You hear from us all the time about what’s going on at the Center, so here’s a chance to get a student’s story from the very first. Graham arrived in Denver from Brooklyn in mid-October, and he’s been blogging each week about his time at the Center for his friends back home and wherever. Check… Continue Reading See What Graham’s Doing Here

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