The Texas Talking Book Program Shares their Latest News: Director’s Report Impact of President Trump’s proposed budget: On March 13, 2017, President Donald J. Trump released his preliminary federal budget for fiscal year 2018. Among the agencies slated for complete elimination is the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS is an independent federal… Read More How Important are Books to You?
Lamar University hosted an Access Transition Fair on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The Transition Fair is designed to educate students with disabilities that are transitioning from high school, to post-secondary education. The turn-out exceeded expectations and RISE, as always, was more than thrilled to take part! Check out all the fun! RISE looks forward to… Read More RISE Center Participates in Lamar Access Transition Fair
RISE Relocation Specialists and Executive Director Join ADAPT in March at State Capitol to Advocate for Community Attendants RISE Relocation Specialists and Executive Director joined forces with ADAPT of Texas to advocate and “educate the public and state officials on personal attendant work issues and economic survival.”
Texas AHEC (Area Health Education Center) is gearing up for another fun-filled educational Summer camp experience for those students who have demonstrated an interest in health professions, as well as a commitment to completing their education. In conjunction with community partners like Lamar University, Chambers Health, Beaumont Baptist Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children, and St. Luke’s Heart… Read More Texas AHEC (Area Health Education Center) Gearing up for Health Careers Summer Camp 2017