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Mark Davis

Personal Info
Head and shoulders shot of man in front of motorcycle. Man is squinting into the sun, has dark receding hair, goatee, red button-down shirt and dark tie.
Speaker Bio: 

Mark Davis is a computer numerical control (CNC) machinist at East Side Machine, Inc. in Webster, New York. He earned his associate degree in Computer Integrated Machining Technology (CIMT) from RIT/NTID in 2004 and got his dream job at West Coast Choppers custom motorcycle shop in Long Beach, California. Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in applied arts and sciences from RIT in 2017 and resides with his family in Greece, New York.

Presentation Info

Life in a Silent World is No Obstacle!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Presentation: 6-7 p.m.
Q and A: 7-7:30 p.m.
CSD Student Development Center 1300/1310

Mark will share his experiences working as a deaf machinist in a predominantly hearing industry. He has learned to face obstacles and he continues to shock and surprise his hearing counterparts with his skills and abilities. Mark has not allowed communication differences to be a barrier. He readily adapts to many different communication styles and knows the importance of being patient!

For more information, contact Dino Laury (Lauria) at djlnet@rit.edu.

Interpreters have been requested. Refreshments will be available.