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 Funded by the United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).

Celebrating Successful Sustaining Grant Award

Smiling group of 11 people on steps to Industrial Education building.

MSU's Center on Blindness and Low Vision is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) as the federally-designated Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment Outcomes for Individuals Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired. This highly competitive award (effective date 10/01/2010) will provide MSU-RRTC with $850,000 yearly from 2010-2015 to support new research on systems change, education, training, and dissemination activities to foster employment of persons who are blind or visually impaired.

MSU's full press release about this grant award is located here: http://www.msstate.edu/web/media/detail.php?id=5074