Inclusive Learning Environments: LGBTQ Issues in Education
Students and professors at Chapman explore sexual and gender identity issues as well as plans to create an affirming college environment where all students can reach their fullest potential.
Unseasonal humidity blanketed Chapman University’s Wilson Field. But nothing could stifle the spirits of the 183 Special Olympics athletes on campus today, July 22, for their pre-games training. Especially for Nick Kellof, a basketball player who’s part of the Canadian delegation. Sweat beaded Kellof’s forehead after he finished an obstacle course arranged on the field by students from Chapman’s athletic training program. But he was all smiles.
“I love the heat. I hate Vancouver rain,” Kellof said.
Kellof and about 7,000 fellow Special Olympics athletes are in the right place then. The Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles officially begin on Saturday, July 25, with Opening Ceremonies in the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
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