“Pursuing a Dream and Beating the Odds”“Persistence and Inspiration

“Pursuing a Dream and Beating the Odds”

Jordyn was an intern at Goldman Sachs in NYC, thanks to MSU's Women in Engineering Program. Watch Jordyn become “Wall Street Ready” as she transforms an RCPD scholarship into career opportunities.

“Persistence and Inspiration"

Dr. Daehee Lee (2014 Outstanding Alumnus), shares insights on selecting MSU, moving to America, earning dual advanced degrees, and leading in his career.

Michael Hudson

Welcome to Michigan State University and the RCPD, where inclusive world-class education advances knowledge and transforms lives. The Director's perspective on ability...

I have had to struggle to overcome feelings of inadequacy and hyper-vigilance in an effort to be the best student I can be.
Veteran, Samaritan Scholar

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Together we create a welcoming environment, fortify capacity, and compassionately challenge people to redefine disability. We grow ambition into personal and professional success by fostering self-advocacy, connected knowledge, innovative technology, and community partnerships.

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  • Tower Guard Gives to the Community for the Holidays

    The end of the year calls for holiday cheer, and Tower Guard students prepared for the mission. This fall semester wrapped up with a never-been-done-before fundraiser aimed to raise funds to create gift baskets for children at Sparrow Hospital, located in the Lansing community.

  • Partnerships Empower Alex’s Great State Race

    This year's Alex's Great State Race came with a mix of continued tradition and new partnerships, furthering the RCPD mission.

  • Independence in STEM Technology for All

    The purpose of the RCPD is firmly centered on maximizing the opportunities at Michigan State for students of all abilities. In this spirit, we are working ardently to produce results with the help of a new grant. “The 2017-18 Creative Excellence Grant” supports our “Enhancing the Accessibility of Mathematics and Symbolic Content” initiative.

  • A Transformational Gift from One Family to Another

    Thanks to the Gilbert family, we've added three new full-time positions to enhance our vision of making MSU accessible to all.