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2013-02-21: Cassie Coco – WCU Career Development Coordinator

February 21st, 2013 by Scott Baker

Cassie Coco, Career Development Coordinator with the UP Program at WCU, was the featured speaker at a recent meeting of the Sylva Rotary Club.  The UP (University Participant) Program provides a university experience and essential skills training to college-age individuals with intellectual disabilities.  The fully-inclusive program consists of 1800 hours over four semesters, and includes instruction in basic skills, vocational preparation, social and community participation, as well as university course auditing.  Graduates of the UP Program earn Certificates of Accomplishment and are provided with job placement and job coaching services.  Pictured from left are Coco and Sylva Rotary Club President, Lyn Lazar.

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