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The Seated Nurse | Andrea Dalzell, who is also known as The Seated Nurse, gave a talk on Feb. 21 hosted by Georgetown University’s Disability Cultural Center on her path to becoming the first registered nurse in the state of New York, and her mission to provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

“The Seated Nurse” Discusses Healthcare Career as a Disabled Person

By Devansh Gandhi, Science Writer February 28, 2024

Andrea Dalzell, known across social media as “The Seated Nurse,” spoke to Georgetown University students about how she uses her platform to advocate for better opportunities for disabled people in...

Music Artist Discusses Disability Culture During Intersectionality Series Finale

Music Artist Discusses Disability Culture During Intersectionality Series Finale

By Olga Rocio Rivas, Special to The Hoya February 9, 2024

An award-winning music artist and advocate for the disability community performed her songs and discussed disability culture at a Feb. 6 event.  Lachi showcased her songs “Far,” “Dis Education”...

Student Reports ADA Violations on GUTS Bus

Student Reports ADA Violations on GUTS Bus

By Evie Steele October 13, 2023

A Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) bus driver asked illegal questions to a student boarding a bus with her guide dog, according to student reports. Marissa Nissley (MSB ’24), who...

Disability Cultural Center Collaborates with Diversability to Host Advocacy Panel

Disability Cultural Center Collaborates with Diversability to Host Advocacy Panel

By Paulina Inglima September 29, 2023

Georgetown’s Disability Cultural Center collaborated with Diversability, a community business dedicated to uplifting disabled voices , to host the Diversability Unplugged: Disability and Student Advocacy...

Georgetown Establishes New Disability Cultural Center

By Hayley Young September 14, 2023

Georgetown University will launch the Disability Cultural Center (DCC) this fall to support the disability community and culture on campus after a decade of campaigning by students, faculty, staff and...

DC Faces Lawsuit for Denying Access to Disabled Incarcerated Students

DC Faces Lawsuit for Denying Access to Disabled Incarcerated Students

By Olivia Macaulay March 3, 2023

Two incarcerated students filed complaints against Washington, D.C., on Feb. 22 for failing to provide adequate special education accommodations for imprisoned students. The School Justice Project,...

Disability Groups Sue DC Over Bike Lanes

Disability Groups Sue DC Over Bike Lanes

By Evie Steele December 2, 2022

Disabled individuals sued Washington, D.C., on Nov. 21 for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with the construction of new protected bike lanes. The Nov. 21 lawsuit filed...

JONES: Find Compassion On Campus

By Savannah Jones November 18, 2022

As a result of Georgetown University’s unfulfilled promise to serve its disabled community, students at Georgetown face unnecessary shortcomings in physical accessibility, which I detailed in my previous...

JONES: Improve Campus Accessibility

JONES: Improve Campus Accessibility

By Savannah Jones October 28, 2022

Georgetown University offers a plethora of opportunities for disability education, but when it comes to taking action to make campus accessible for those living with physical disabilities, Georgetown...

Disability Studies: Curating An Inclusive Perspective

Disability Studies: Curating An Inclusive Perspective

By Anna Kummelstedt and Neala Sweeney October 20, 2022

On Oct. 13, disability studies took center stage in Red Square at Ramping Up for Access, an event hosted by the Disability Cultural Initiative.  Amy Kenny, inaugural director of the initiative,...

VIEWPOINT: Fight For Accessible Housing

VIEWPOINT: Fight For Accessible Housing

By Shreya Dudeja September 9, 2022

I’ve never had to fight this hard for my basic needs to be met.  On legal paper, Georgetown University’s “i’s” and “t’s” are appropriately dotted and crossed. Despite broken cobblestone...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protect Disabled Students

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protect Disabled Students

By Georgetown Disability Alliance April 8, 2022

To the Editor: As the Georgetown Disability Alliance Board, we are writing in response to Liam Jodrey’s “Respect Georgetown Mask-Optional Policy” to urge the student body to consider the immense...

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