When was TBI Raiders created? January 2002 Who created TBI Raiders? Alicia (Payne) Murie Is Mrs. Murie a Traumatic Brain Injury survivor? Yes, she sustained a Left-Right Traumatic Brain Injury. When did she sustain it? November 22, 1997 What was the initial goal for TBI Raiders when it was created? To be an online club for students who had sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury. What went behind creating TBI Raiders when she was doing this? You can go read an article Director Murie wrote here. When did it become a volunteer service? August 2004 Is the volunteer service just for Traumatic Brain Injury survivors? No, it is also for students living with and without disabilities as well as young adults who have sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury.
What was the reason behind opening it up to students who didn't have a Traumatic Brain Injury? The reason behind it was to give those students a chance to really get involved and see past the misconceptions that they hold about one another and to really see what those with disabilities are capable of. What was the reason behind opening it up to young adults with a Traumatic Brain Injury? I did so because not all TBI survivors go to college, whether it be because they aren't able to or are too scared to or don't want to. They need something as well that will not just help them out but provide an outlet for them to connect with others who are like them. Is TBI Raiders looking to eventually become a non-profit organization? Yes What process is TBI Raiders looking at taking to become one? student organizations > chapters > non-profit organization Does TBI Raiders host any events? Yes, volunteer training, TBI Raiders Awareness Day, Raiders Explosion, TBI Raiders Week, Raiders Experience What are some of the outcomes & benefits from being involved in TBI Raiders? - Learn leadership skills - Gain job skills - Interact with state and congressional leaders for Oklahoma - Give back to their community and make a difference on their campus - Help Traumatic Brain Injury survivors - Get a resume online - Help plan/host events What are the positions with TBI Raiders? You can go here to see the multiple ones available Can you intern with TBI Raiders? Yes, you can find more information on that here. What activities does TBI Raiders have? Newsletters, YouTube postings, Website, Message Board, Advocacy, Research, Public Relations, Booths, Fundraising, Presentations, Trainings What committees are there with TBI Raiders? Volunteer Training Raiders Explosion Raiders Experience Public Outreach Newsletter Web Design Research Advocacy Online Newscast Events
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