Diagnosed with autism at 3, now he's a TU alum

May 27, 2019

The Washington Post came to TU Commencement on Friday to see Montel Medley cross the stage.

Montel Medley graduates from TU

When Montel Medley graduated from high school as the valedictorian, The Washington Post's Ovetta Wiggins wrote about his triumph.

On Friday morning, The Post reporter and a photographer were on hand at SECU Arena to see Montel graduate as part of the Fisher College of Math and Science commencement ceremony.

Medley, who is autistic, graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA. On Friday, he became a TU alum with his family in attendance.

Read the full story in the Washington Post.

One of TU President Kim Schatzel’s presidential priorities is promoting a diverse and inclusive campus that is welcoming to all. The Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) is part of that commitment.

In addition, TU exclusively offers the Hussman Center for Adults with Autism. The center provides cutting-edge programming, training and resources for adults on the autism spectrum, Towson University students, professionals and others in the community.

This story is one of several related to President Kim Schatzel’s priorities for Towson University: Diverse and Inclusive Campus.