ASL-English Interpretation BS
November 8, 2021
Ceramics class employs modern fabrication processes to connect with past
Students from majors across RIT fused historical knowledge, 3D printing and various pottery practices to create replicas of ancient Greek vessels.
July 1, 2021
A new production of 'The Tempest' in ASL and English goes beyond translation
City Newspaper features Luane Davis Haggerty, principal lecturer in NTID's Department for Performing Arts; Eliza McDaniel, a fourth-year ASL-English interpretation student; and Sam Langshteyn, a fourth-year film and animation student.
March 2, 2021
Black American Sign Language gains new interest thanks to TikTok app
WGRZ-TV interviews Joseph Hill, associate professor in NTID’s Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education, about Black American Sign Language.
December 1, 2020
RIT/NTID interpreting program earns national accreditation
RIT’s ASL-English interpretation program has achieved accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education and now is one of only 16 accredited bachelor’s degree interpreting programs in the United States.
November 17, 2020
Starbucks barista uses drive-thru to communicate with deaf patron
Today.com features Brianna Roth, a second-year ASL-English interpretation student and Starbucks employee.
November 10, 2020
Starbucks barista praised after ‘amazing’ encounter with deaf customer: ‘Give this woman a raise’
Yahoo features Brianna Roth, a second-year ASL-English interpretation student and Starbucks employee.
August 10, 2020
RIT faculty look ahead to classroom instruction this fall
COVID-19 has challenged the university to consider an even more creative academic portfolio with blended, online, split A/B, and flex class options. To prepare for in-person instruction, RIT has upgraded academic buildings and classrooms. And physical distancing and face coverings, required of faculty and students in classrooms, together provide some of the greatest protection against the spread of COVID-19.
May 11, 2020
RIT/NTID students graduate with accolades
Several students at NTID were honored with academic achievement awards ahead of RIT’s virtual commencement ceremony on May 8.
April 7, 2020
RIT/NTID announces winners of Next Big Idea entrepreneurship competition
Six teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students from NTID adapted to a virtual presentation format for the annual Next Big Idea business competition. Student presenters from as far away as Dubai shared their ideas for new businesses that positively impact deaf and hard-of-hearing communities.
March 31, 2020
RIT alumni hop on the craft-beer boom
Many RIT alumni have tapped into the craft-beer boom that has swept across the country in the past 10 years.
February 2, 2020
New program addresses need and training for interpreters of color
A report from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf states that of the more than 10,000 sign-language interpreters that are registered nationally, a mere 13 percent identify as persons of color. Acknowledging this gap, a team at NTID has created a program that aims to equip interpreters of color to meet the demands of interpreting in a postsecondary environment, while boosting recruitment and retention efforts for interpreters of color.
September 26, 2019
Student Spotlight: Making discoveries abroad with NTID
Looking to learn more about the roots of American deaf culture, fourth-year student Grace Bradford went on a study abroad trip to France. From June 24 to July 4, the ASL/English interpretation and School of Individualized Study double major traveled with other NTID students to Paris, Reims, La Balme-les-Grottes and Lyon.