Auburn to host national 'Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit' Dec. 1-2

Published: November 18, 2022

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All members of the campus community are invited to attend The Ability Exhibit on Thursday, Dec. 1, and Friday, Dec. 2, from 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Forestry, Wildlife and Environment Building, Room 1101. Sponsored by the Offices of Accessibility and Inclusion and Diversity, or OID, the two-day, interactive exhibit focuses on awareness and inclusion issues for of people with disabilities and promotes disability identity and universal design.

As part of the exhibition, OID will be hosting a free Lunch & Learn on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the Melton Student Center, Room 2222-2223 in honor of International Persons with Disabilities Day. The event will include a presentation on Universal Design in Higher Education led by Ability Exhibit Director Mark Pousson. 

Attendees must register for the lunch at Those planning to attend the Lunch & Learn, are asked to kindly consider bringing pasta, rice or hygiene products to be donated to the Auburn University Food Pantry for the holiday season. 

For questions, please contact Barclay Bentley, director of the Office of Accessibility, at

Submitted by: Julie Huff