NTID Adds New Staff Members

Follow RITNEWS on Twitter The National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology announced three recent appointments to its Office of Admissions.

Tara Moore, of Brockport, was named staff assistant. She most recently was program coordinator for the Georgia Hospital Association. She has a bachelor's degree in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University.

Ann Plutino, of Rochester, was named program assistant. She has worked at NTID for six years, most recently in the Outreach and Technical Assistance area. She will be responsible for developing communication between NTID admissions and schools with deaf student populations. She has a bachelor's degree in Organizational Development and an associate degree in Educational Interpreting, both from RIT.

Mark Sommer, of Pittsford, was named assistant director of Admissions. He comes to RIT from Sprint, where he was director of Outreach and Customer Relations. He has a bachelor's degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge and a master's degree in Educational Administration from the University of Massachusetts.

NTID is the first and largest technological college in the world for students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. One of eight colleges of RIT, NTID offers educational programs and access and support services to 1,100 students from around the world who study, live and socialize with 14,400 hearing students on the RIT campus.

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