Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Physics and Engineering Department is pleased to present Access Granted: Science Education and Research Achievements while Overcoming Limitations, a discussion of scientific access for students facing health and educational challenges and limitations. The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 6:30pm in the Umpqua Hall 184 lecture room on the Coos Campus (1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay).

Our presentation is timed to coincide with March being National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and will feature a presentation from our own Dr. Aaron Coyner, Associate Professor of Physics and Engineering at Southwestern. Dr. Coyner will be showcasing achievements and discoveries by notable scientists like Stephen Hawking and Annie Jump Cannon, among others, while discussing changes that can be made to increase the accessibility of scientific opportunities.

The talk will be streamed live for those who cannot come to campus. Access the live stream via our website (www.socc.edu) or at this link:

For students and community members in Curry County (and beyond) a Zoom link will be available so that you may participate in both the lecture and Q and A following the talk. For zoom participation information contact Dr. Aaron Coyner at aaron.coyner@socc.edu.

For more information about the lecture series contact Dr. Aaron Coyner, Associate Professor of Physics, at 541-888-7244, aaron.coyner@socc.edu.

To learn more about physics and engineering degrees at Southwestern visit https://www.socc.edu/physics/.


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