You can now register for the 2016 NFB of Pennsylvania Convention. Special discounted preregistration prices are valid through midnight on October 31, and then prices will go up, so do not wait. Register Now! For all information about the 2016 convention, please visit the Convention page.
The NFB of Pennsylvania 2016 Convention will be held Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13 at The Atherton Hotel in State College, 125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801. Make your reservations now by calling the hotel directly (814) 231-2100 or 800-832-0132. To receive the special room rate, you need to mention the NFB of Pennsylvania […]
In This Bulletin:
1. Washington Seminar 2011!
2. NFB 2011 Scholarship Program Now Open!
3. Sign Up for 2011 NFB Youth Slam!
4. State Division Announcements
[From Mary Jo Thorpe-Hartle on December 2, 2010]
…As most of you may know, the third NFB Youth slam will be taking place this next summer. We are in the early days of planning for it, and would really like your ideas. WE want to know what you, the youth want to do at our next program. So, please take a moment to jot down a few suggestions and send them back to me…
[From Arielle Silverman on Monday, October 11, 2010]
Attention All Parents!
Not sure about how your blind child is going to tackle classes such as Biology or Physics? Ever been curious about what majors and specialization blind individuals have had in the past? Do you believe that careers and learning about fields such as Science, Technology, Engineering and Math- (STEM), are “too difficult” or “dangerous” for your blind child? Do alternative techniques a blind person may use in such fields just baffle you?
If any of the above apply to you-
Please attend the Membership phone call, presented by the Membership Committee of the National Association of Blind Students.
[From Helen Stevens on Friday, October 8, 2010] Hi all, Just a reminder that the Pennsylvania Association of Blind Students will be holding a student conference call this Sunday, October 10 at 7PM. Conference Dial-in Number: (712) 451-6100 Participant Access Code: 996562# We look forward to talking with you then, Helen Stevens
[From Helen Stevens on October 4, 2010]
I hope your semester is going well.
This Sunday we will be holding the first of what we hope become regular APBS student conference
National Association of Blind Students
From the Desk of the President
October 5, 2010
1. NABS Reps are Here for You!
2. This Month’s Conference Call: Science and More!
3. NABS Kicks off Pennies for Pages Fund-Raiser!
4. Announcement from Virginia!
5. Minutes from Last NABS Board Meeting!
NABS Reps are Here for You!
Are you hoping to organize a new student division at your state convention this year? Is your division looking for new ideas or planning a change of leadership? Are you looking for advice from someone who is experienced in organizing and leading student divisions? The NABS board are here to help!
At the 2010 NFB National Convention, two of the National Scholarships were awarded to Pennsylvania students.