A History of Firsts

US Secretary of Education visits DRES
March 15, 2016

US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin visited the University of Illinois campus on their Ready for Success Education Tour.  They attended a practice for the Illinois wheelchair basketball program and hosted a round table discussion with University of Illinois/DRES students with disabilities.  Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin stayed for the rest of the day to tour the Beckwith Residential Support Program at Nugent Hall, eat lunch with the Nugent Hall residents, tour Disability Services and Educational Services (DRES), tour the Chez Family Center for Wounded Veterans, and meet with College of Education faculty.  For pictures of the event, please go to https://www.flickr.com/photos/departmentofed/sets/72157658553052549.  For more details about the discussion, please go to http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2015-09-16/education-secretary-visits-ui-part-national-tour.html.