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February 12, 2018

William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center Launched To Increase Employment, Workplace Inclusivity For People With Vision Loss

Envision announced today that it has partnered with sister agency LC Industries and launched the William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center, its most extensive employment-centered program to date.

November 03, 2017

Envision To Host November 7 Summit To Discuss Strategies For Making Wichita A ‘Smart City’

Working With a $100K National Science Foundation Planning Grant, Group of Collaborators Will Gather Stakeholders to Discuss How to Use Technology to Optimize Accessibility for All

October 25, 2017

Envision Launches Global Search For Researchers In Applied Vision Science And Health Policy

Postdoctoral Fellows and Mentors Will Benefit From Up To Two Years of Funding for Research Into Areas Affecting the Lives and Livelihood of Individuals who are Blind and Visually Impaired

March 23, 2017

Envision Names Third Incoming Class Of Fellows To Conduct Post-Doctoral Research At ERI

Program part of ERI's continuing goal to train new pool of researchers focused on low vision rehabilitation

May 06, 2016

Envision, City of Wichita and Gimbal announce partnership to put Beacon technology in City Bus Stops

Envision, the City of Wichita Transit Department and Gimbal, Inc. announced a partnership today that marks the first step toward revolutionizing mass transit within Wichita for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. As part of the joint pilot project, Gimbal beacons will be installed at 1,200 Wichita Transit bus stops and Envision’s two Wichita locations on Main and Water Streets. Gimbal, a California-based technology company, will supply the beacons and the tools needed to effectively manage the solution.

February 02, 2016

Envision Raises $3.1 Million During Research Institute Capital Campaign; Successfully Meets Deadline For $300,000 Mabee Challenge Grant

New State-of-the-Art Research Facility, Now Under Construction, Will Put Greater Emphasis on Strategies for Low Vision Rehabilitation

November 24, 2015

Envision Celebrates Those Making A Daily Difference In The Lives Of The Blind And Visually Impaired

At the annual Gala, Envision honored those making a difference in the lives of those who are blind or visually impaired.

September 10, 2015

Envision Opens 10th Annual Conference on Low Vision

Multidisciplinary Program Honors Outstanding Achievements By Those Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired and The Professionals Who Support Them and Brings Unparalleled Opportunity To Discuss New Approaches to Rehabilitation

August 31, 2015

Envision receives $300k Wallace Foundation gift for Envision Research Institute

Organization established by former Cessna president and wife, longtime benefactors of the Wichita community, supports facility pursuing advances in low-vision rehabilitation.

August 05, 2015

Envision Receives $75k Gift from the Fidelity Bank Foundation

Local Support Continues to Flow in for Completion of Facility Devoted to Studies of Blind Issues and Solutions


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