Austin Whitney Raises Awareness for Accessibility in the Music Industry
Swim With Mike Scholarship Alumni Austin Whitney (UC Berkeley JD '16) is the founder and Board President of Accessible Festivals and the President of Ten Fifty Entertainment where he works to ensure ADA compliance at some of the nation's largest festivals and events. A native of Orange County, Austin was paralyzed from the waist down following a car accident after his high school graduation. Austin was instrumental in organizing the first Swim With Mike satellite event at Cal in partnership with the water polo team. Austin's work with Accessible Festivals has been featured in nationwide publications including Forbes, Billboard, and MusicWeek. Recently, Accessible Festivals launched the Dan Grover Memorial Ticket Grant program to provide free access tickets to recreational experiences for physically challenged music fans. Austin found music when he was recovering from his accident, and is hoping to share his experience with others who are seeking positive outlets for healing through the healing power of music.
Regan Linton Debuts Documentary Imperfect
Swim With Mike Scholarship Alumni Regan Linton (UCSD MFA '13) debuts a film, Imperfect, she co-directed with features at the ReelAbilities Film Festival and Downtown LA Film Festival.
Catch The Wave Summer Edition 2022
The Wave Summer Edition 2022 is here! Take a deep dive into learning about our recent graduates and see what impact they are having on the world following their graduation.
Dillon Connolly Launches Zuk Fitness
Dillon Connolly launched Zuk Fitness in 2019. Zuk, short for Zero limitations and Unity through Kinesthetics, goes beyond fitness. It offers a sense of community for individuals with mobility impairments filled with positivity, motivation, and support. Check out Zuk Fitness' website: https://www.zukfitness.com