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Brian Silzer Receives Inclusive Education Award at National Registrar's Conference

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Retiring UBC registrar Brian Silzer accepted a national inclusive education award today at the National Conference of the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada.

At a special awards luncheon today at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Brian Silzer accepted a National Inclusive Education award for his work as registrar at the University of British Columbia (UBC). While at UBC, Brian created a way for students with developmental disabilities to register and participate in all aspects of campus life. Read the inclusive education week press release here.

Read the UBC Announcement here.

Photo right: Brian Silzer, Judith Mosoff, (President, STEPS Forward Inclusive Post Secondary Education Society), Faith Bodnar, Hon. Moira Stillwell (Minister of Advanced Educationand Labour Market Development) and Brian Sullivan (UBC Vice President, Students).

Photo below: Brian Silzer accepts an award plaque and a copy of the book "Invisible No More" from Faith Bodnar.