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2014 June - Kevin Bright

Shining Bright: Meet the Hollywood showman behind Perkins' Gala

The executive producer of the TV sitcom "Friends" turns students into stars at the annual fundraiser

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Score: The music was in his head. Braille let the world tune in

Braille was second string when it came to music – until it came time to write the tunes down


Blind Date: Perkins students practice the art of making a connection

Dating is one way students practice the art of making a connection


The Education of a President: To enlighten others about blindness, Perkins’ leader started with himself

The earliest days of President Steven M. Rothstein’s tenure began with lessons to better understand blindness

Q and A

Perkins Job Developer Karen McCormack confronts a sobering statistic every day – the 75 percent unemployment rate for people with visual impairments. To help students develop the skills and confidence they’ll need to find a job after graduation, McCormack encourages their exploration of career options, and works with local companies to develop new vocational training opportunities, internships and part-time jobs. Perspectives sat down with McCormack to discuss why workplace experience is an increasingly essential part of a Perkins education.

Meet Karen McCormack 

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