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Giving to Ghana

Published: March 01, 2012

CHENEY, Wash. - An Eastern Washington University professor is partnering with Syracuse University to better the lives of disabled people half a world away.

Romel Mackelprang, a professor and director of disability studies in EWU's school of social work, and his counterpart, Gary Shaheen, the senior vice president of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse, have laid the groundwork to educate and put the disabled peoples of Ghana, Africa, to work.

To read this amazing story, and for more information about what Mackelprang has in mind, visit EWU 24/7.


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