- This year's theme is "My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am." This announcement comes as the United States celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 2015.
- Winthrop's Office of Disability Services, led by Program Director Tina Vires, will sponsor activities such as an “Impaired Perceptions” presentation, an Accessibility Fair, and a Photo Voice exhibit, complete with a student panel reception and discussion, in order to highlight campus engagement in fostering a disability-friendly work culture.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Announces Activities for National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 135.