[blindkid] College Mentoring

Diane.Brauner at Perkins.org Diane.Brauner at Perkins.org
Wed Mar 22 01:54:36 UTC 2017

Alan, would you like me to post this on Paths to Technology?


Sent from my iPhone

> On Mar 21, 2017, at 9:52 PM, Alan Chase via blindkid <blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm Dr. Alan Chase and I wanted to extend to you a great opportunity for
> mentors and mentees.  The EYE Retreat is a week-long summer camp in
> Raleigh, NC geared toward helping students with visual impairments
> successfully transition to college.  If you attend as a group leader or
> participant, we cover all your meals for the week, travel within Raleigh
> for the program, and sleeping accommodations.  This is a value of about
> $300.00!  You do need to provide your own transportation to and from
> Raleigh, NC.
> Our program is based on research based best practices.  We pair current
> college students with visual impairments with other students with visual
> impairments who are aspiring to attend college.  We have big plans in the
> future too!  We are seeking grant funding to provide year-long mentoring
> opportunities.  2018 will be our tenth year of service.
> Slots for 2017 are filling up.  Don't miss your chance to join us as a
> participant or a mentor.
> Check our website at www.eyeretreat.org for more information.  Like our
> facebook page at www.facebook.com/eyeretreat.  Follow us on Twitter at
> www.twitter.com/eyeretreat.
> Thanks!
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