Colleen Lewis

Colleen Lewis  joined Columbia Health in 2004. In her current role as Director of Disability Services (DS), Colleen does the following:

  • Serves on Disability Services leadership team
  • Provides vision and leadership to the design, organization, development, and implementation of services and programs offered through Disability Services
  • Oversight of student case-management, accommodations, services, and training needed to support students with disabilities at Columbia
  • Serves as a liaison to the faculty and greater campus community on issues related to a range of disabilities, accessibility, classroom and curricular accommodations, and laws related to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Serves as campus expert for the provision and coordination of academic and campus accommodations for students with disabilities

Colleen enjoys baking-her specialties are cakes and rustic fruit desserts! She is also an avid baseball fan and tries to visit at least one new baseball stadium each season.

Education:

·M.S., University of Illinois, Rehabilitation Counseling

·B.A., University of Illinois, Sociology