‘We all have work to do’: Mother and son receive honorary degree

During his life, the late William Robert “Billy” Schulz showed his mother, Jane B. Schulz, again and again that he and others with Down syndrome were capable of far more than many realized, spurring her to seek better educational, vocational and social opportunities for him and others with special needs.

In honor of what they achieved together, WCU in December presented an honorary doctorate to Jane Schulz and posthumously to her son.

Read the full story in the new spring issue of The Magazine of Western Carolina University.