Tag Archives: SPAWAR

My journey to the Toastmasters District 58 Table Topics Contest

I can’t believe I won third place at the Toastmasters District 58 Table Topics Contest! I wasn’t supposed to compete at this level, but, by a turn of events, I had the opportunity to represent my club and area in the competition in … Continue reading

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SPAWAR hosts students for ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ event

Students from Charleston-area middle schools spent the day at the Space and Naval Warfare Command (SPAWAR) to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and math — also known as STEM. My Brother’s Keeper was created by President Obama to … Continue reading

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Employing people with disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and people of all abilities have hopes and dreams of becoming employed. Regardless of their disability, everyone has skills and talents that can be useful on the job. Individuals with intellectual disabilities, for … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Alex Jackson

I was excited when the Longevity After Injury Project at MUSC wanted to feature me in a mini documentary about living with a spinal cord injury. The group at MUSC focuses on promoting health, longevity and quality of life after … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Public Affairs Professional

Working in the Public Affairs Office for the Space and Naval Warfare Command (SPAWAR) always presents exciting opportunities. SPAWAR provides IT solutions for the Department of the Navy and other agencies. I’ve enjoyed being able to put my communication skills … Continue reading

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Employing People With Disabilities

The disability population is considered the largest minority group in the country. Even with such a large population, we are still trying to provide equal access to buildings, programs, and employment. Throughout the month of October, our nation acknowledges and … Continue reading

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