ECPI University has a long history of supporting and helping students with disabilities achieve their educational goals whether that’s a degree, diploma or certificate. This particular story is also featured in the Virginia Pilot and is posted on Hampton Roads.com.
Thomas Cevora has always been a man of action. An Army veteran, he went to work on tug boats after leaving the service. From there, he moved to rail cars. Fourteen years ago, a clock started ticking and he knew at some point that a physically active life would no longer be his to enjoy.
Thomas has Multiple Sclerosis (MS). That fateful day he long feared arrived three years ago. “When I resigned from the railroad, I just didn’t know what to do with myself,” says Thomas. “Everybody said I should go on disability but that just wasn’t for me. I have to be doing something.” [Read more...]