A Shining Beacon - Fifty Years of the National Institute for the Deaf


A Shining Beacon highlights the first fifty years of the world’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students: the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. From its early days in 1968 to its fiftieth anniversary, NTID has graduated more than 8,000 alumni and has transformed the education of deaf and hard-of-hearing students forever. Seen through the perspectives of selected contributors, A Shining Beacon illuminates the multifaceted experiences of NTID’s students, faculty and staff.

  • Publisher: RIT Press (06/2018)
  • ISBN-13: 9781939125491
  • Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 256
  • Illustrations: 114
  • Size: 9 x 11 in.
  • Shipping Weight: 2lb