“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 always had the dream of pursuing a college education and without your help I know this would not happen.
Daniel, Samaritan & Giampalmi 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.

Featured News

  • State News Features RCPD Student with Visual Impairment

    Matthew Miller is an RCPD student with a visual impairment with a love for the game of ice hockey. Despite his disability, Matthew is able to enjoy watching the game due to the lighting and sounds that allow him to follow the plays.

  • Donor Tree Redesign: More Than Decor

    Complete with rocks, acorns, and leaves, this intriguing piece of decor includes the names of the donors who have made a significant impact on the lives of RCPD students, staff, and operations.

  • Defying Disabilities: RCPD Student Pushes Boundaries Through Unique Internship

    Nikaela Losievski, a junior neuroscience major, is redefining boundaries in field research.. . During Summer 2017, Losievski traveled to Kansas and participated in an internship program at Baker University, which provided field research experience for students with varying abilities.

  • 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.