NTID Announces Appointments to Student Services Departments




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The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), a college of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), is furthering its mission to educate students who are deaf and hard of hearing with the recent appointment of Denise Hampton of Rochester as student financial services coordinator. She comes to NTID from Merrill Lynch in Jacksonville, Fla. with more than 10 years accounting, financial reporting and financial aid experience. Hampton graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Rochester.

Denise Wellin of Churchville was recently promoted to associate director of admissions in NTIDís Office of Recruitment and Enrollment from senior admissions counselor. Previously, Wellin held posts at Monroe Community College and Alfred University, most recently as career assessment and development counselor at MCC. She received her master of science degree in education from Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y.

Kathleen Garlinghouse of Rochester has been hired as admissions counselor in the Office of Recruitment and Enrollment. Garlinghouse joined NTID in 1997 serving in various administrative support roles since then and also as an adjunct instructor since 1999. Garlinghouse earned her master of science in secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing at NTID/RIT.

Karen Downs of Webster and Dawn Lucas of Avon have joined NTID as employment advisors in the Center on Employment.

Downs previously worked for the City of Rochester as program coordinator of summer employment and college intern programs. She holds a masterís degree in public administration from the State University of New York at Brockport.

Lucasí background is in staffing management, banking, marketing and human resources, working most recently with Concentrix Corporation in Pittsford as client services account executive. She earned her bachelor of science degree in management/business administration from Nazareth College.

The first and largest technological college in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, NTID offers educational programs and access and support services to the 1,100 deaf and hard-of-hearing students on RITís Rochester, N.Y., campus. For further information, visit our web page at http://www.rit.edu/NTID.

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