Real World - Special Olympics

Professor: Jon Schwartz
Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:20pm - 8:50pm (May 23 - July 11, 2023)
Credits: 3-credit course



The challenge:

Develop a comprehensive marketing and communications plan to promote the Global Virtual University, which is scheduled to launch in Spring/Summer 2024 and aims to equip health professional students to provide inclusive health services for people with intellectual disabilities (ID) in their future practices.


About the organization:

Founded in 1968, Special Olympics is a global movement to end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities. We foster acceptance of all people through the power of sport and programming in education, health, and leadership. With more than six million athletes and Unified Sports partners and one million coaches and volunteers in over 200 accredited Programs, Special Olympics delivers more than 30 Olympic-type sports and over 100,000 games and competitions every year. Learn more at

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