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Top stories from The Echo in 2012

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Let’s take a look back at 2012 and see what you read the most in The Echo and on the Clemson Alumni Homepage, plus, which alumni profile stories you found most intriguing.

Clemson’s Walk & Roll event helps students discover what makes them unique and what makes them strong

Monday, April 16th, 2012
Clemson senior Will Hall, left, shadows Parking and Transportation Services Director Dan Hofmann during the annual Walk & Roll In My Shoes: A Blended Immersion Experience for Disability Awareness event.

Every morning Clemson students wake up and begin their daily routine. But what if, just for a morning, they were forced to redefine their routine, take on a new life and discover what it means to be disabled? On March 6 several Clemson students, faculty and staff took on the challenge of walking in someone else’s shoes.

From birth defects to technology, one Clemson student is educating the state and making his own dreams come true

Monday, November 14th, 2011
As a production assistant, Clemson senior Will Hall, right, works closely with <i>Your Day</i> Production Manager Eric Rodgers on the daily radio program.

Clemson senior Will Hall uses the radio to create a difference in others’ lives by educating them on important topics, whether they are local or global. He hopes that this education will positively increase listeners’ understanding of the world around them.

Walk & Roll in My Shoes

Thursday, March 24th, 2011
Angela Nixon, left, checks out an assistive device that would speak for her during the campus event, Walk & Roll in My Shoes. She was handed a severe communication disorder and was assisted by shadows (right to left) Patty Quattlebaum, a speech/language pathologist from the South Carolina Assistive Technology Program, and Courtney Porter, a graduate assistant with Student Disability Services.

See how Clemson employees and students reacted to — and what they learned from — having a disability for a day.

A Tiger stays on course

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Beginning your college career can be as daunting as it is exciting. Like some Clemson students, Jenn England has faced some challenges — both physically and academically — during her college career.

Disability specialist Dede Norungolo counts her birthdays from the day she nearly died

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
DeDe Norungolo

Problems with her short-term memory and trouble multitasking and organizing led to a lot of job frustration. With the help of other brain injury survivors through a support group, Norungolo began working toward becoming an advocate on the road to recovery.