Nominations are now being sought for the 2021 Coppler
Disability Awareness Award.
The annual Ray Coppler Disability Awareness Award reflects the mission and vision of the Department for Disability Access and Advising (D2A2). This
includes D2A2’s mission to enhance the inclusion
of IUP’s students with disabilities, and the vision of a university that
accessibility compliance—one that enhances the integration and success of persons with disabilities, and a campus-wide culture of access.
The Coppler Award honors and gives recognition to an IUP student (undergraduate or graduate) who has displayed exemplary and creative contributions within the past academic year (beyond the requisites of their major) toward disability awareness,
advocacy, accessibility, support, and/or education. Special consideration will be given to students whose efforts have impacted the inclusion of people with disabilities within the IUP community.
Examples of exemplary contributions could include, but are not limited to:
(A list of past years’ recipients can be found at Coppler
This year’s award will be presented in late April 2021 during the Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society’s spring ceremony.
The nomination form can be completed online at Coppler
Award nomination form.