ASL-English Interpretation BS
November 10, 2023
Veterans and their dependents seek new beginnings and awareness at RIT
The Office of Veteran Student Success was created to help veterans and their families navigate the paperwork, finances, and social adjustments that come with college.
November 3, 2023
Peer consultants at the Writing Center and Expressive Communication Center boost students’ skills and confidence
The Writing Center and the Expressive Communication Center (ECC) provide peer consultations to help students gain confidence in writing and speaking. The Writing Center is housed in the University Writing Program within the School of Individualized Study, and the ECC is part of the School of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts.
July 7, 2023
RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf offers five certificate programs in American Sign Language interpreting
To enhance the skills of interpreters in the field, NTID is now offering five certificate programs in American Sign Language specialties.
May 10, 2023
First cohort of Performing Arts Scholars prepares for last act at RIT
Many of the RIT students who received the first Performing Arts Scholarships four years ago are preparing to take the stage one last time as they graduate this week.
May 5, 2023
NTID partnership enhances accessibility at 2023 PGA Championship
NTID and the PGA of America announce a partnership to have American Sign Language interpreters throughout the weeklong 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, May 15-21. Most notably, for the first time in PGA of America’s history, ASL interpreters will also be on site at the PGA Championship Wanamaker Trophy presentation.
April 14, 2023
Students Honored for Writing Excellence by the College of Liberal Arts
Seventeen students from colleges across campus were honored at the College of Liberal Arts' 43rd annual student writing awards presentation on April 13.
March 5, 2023
Strong Museum of Play brings accessibility, inclusivity to play with Deaf Day of Play
Spectrum News features the Deaf Day of Play, held at The Strong in partnership with NTID.
March 3, 2023
RIT/NTID partners with Rochester Museum & Science Center for Deaf Night, April 12
NTID is partnering with Rochester Museum & Science Center for Deaf Night on April 12 at RMSC. The event will provide an accessible and friendly experience for deaf and hard-of-hearing people in the community.
February 18, 2023
Why didn't Buffalo have an ASL interpreter during the Christmas blizzard?
WBFO-FM talks to Danny Maffia, senior lecturer in the Department of ASL and Interpreting Education and director of the interpreting program, and Keven Poore, director of Substance and Addiction Intervention Services for the Deaf at NTID, about providing ASL interpreters during emergencies.
February 16, 2023
RIT/NTID partners with The Strong Museum for Deaf Day of Play March 5
NTID and The Strong National Museum of Play have again partnered to celebrate the richness of Rochester’s Deaf community with a Deaf Day of Play at the museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 5.
February 13, 2023
Engineering students make an impact in Guatemala’s healthcare system
When RIT students Julia LaMarra and Celina Alvarado heard about a trip to work on repairing hospital equipment in Guatemala during this past winter break, they jumped at the chance.
January 9, 2023
Preserving Black ASL
For years, Joseph Hill, assistant dean of NTID Faculty Recruitment and Retention and an associate professor in the Department of ASL and Interpreting Education, has studied how the segregation of southern Black Deaf Americans, along with their history and culture, has impacted the linguistics of today’s Black Deaf youth. Hill hopes his research will continue to uncover and preserve Black American Sign Language.