SYRACUSE, NY – Aurora of CNY, Inc. presented its Excellence Awards recently at its annual meeting at the Mulroy Civic Center in Syracuse. Nasser Fitwi: Blind since he was eight years old, Fitwi came to Syracuse almost two years ago from a refugee camp in Ethiopia. Without the help of any vision at all, he […]
Fulton, N.Y. — The best game of Tim Conners’ senior year at G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton was one his football team lost. Conners – six- feet- two -inches tall and 220 pounds – played center, snapping the ball only three times. Fulton drove 60 yards on those plays. “You could just hear […]
The Ithaca College Student Government Association elected two new senators, junior Tate Dremstedt for transfer student senator and sophomore Timothy Conners for the senator-at-large seat Feb. 9. Dremstedt’s position was never filled last semester, and the previous senator-at-large, sophomore Lexa Pennell, stepped down because of academic commitments, SGA President Crystal Kayiza said. Candidate platforms included […]
The darkness began to settle in, seeping into the left periphery of his vision like a rolling fog, resembling a crescent slowly travelling across his view. He grasped his mother’s face, clinging onto the last straws of cloudy vision. “If I lose my vision completely, I want your face to be the last beautiful thing […]
A short documentary that premiered in December 2014 introducing Timothy Conners. Tim was diagnosed with cancer when he was 15 years old and it took his vision from him, but not his heart, his drive, or his enthusiasm for life.
A short doc exploring the obstacles a student at Ithaca College had to overcome after battling Leukemia and losing his eyesight. This story delves into the life of Tim Conners, a man who has persevered and has created a new perspective on life and his future. He may have lost his sight, but he states […]
As a teenager, Timothy Conners was diagnosed with cancer, and as a result, lost his eye sight. But he’s not letting that stop him from living life to the fullest. Make-A-Wish Central New York granted his wish to meet blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, and since then, Timothy has graduated from high school, started his studies […]
www.MounTimPossible.com – I’m tackling Kilimanjaro in 2017!
Tim Conner is a 17-year-old leukemia survivor who lost his eyesight as a result of the disease. His wish was to spend a few days with Erik Weihenmayer, the only blind person who has climbed Everest. The Make-A-Wish Foundation brought Tim and his parents to Colorado for three days of adventure with Erik.
College student. Communications studies major. Motivational speaker. Now a first-time author. Soon-to-be summiteer of Kilimanjaro. The list of descriptors applicable to Timothy Conners is all the more impressive when two more are considered: blind cancer survivor. At 15, he was diagnosed with a blood cancer known as T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia that eventually robbed him […]
FULTON, NY – Sometimes, when the message is just right, a little inspiration can go a long way. That was the case when local author, inspirational speaker, and entrepreneur Tim Conners came in to speak to a room of students at the Fulton Junior High School in May, just days before embarking on a quest […]