News by Topic: Deaf Community
July 15, 2021
RIT/NTID Executive Assistant Lin Hoke retires after 49 years of service
During her tenure, Lin Hoke made her mark throughout various NTID departments.
July 13, 2021
RIT/NTID to offer fully online business administration associate degree
A fully online degree program designed to prepare students for careers in business operations and provide the fundamentals of business planning, communication, and critical decision-making skills offered by NTID is accepting students for the spring 2022 semester.
July 12, 2021
Expanding American Sign Language’s scientific vocabulary
Chemical and Engineering News interviews Asma Sheikh '20 (biomedical sciences) about ASLCore, a group of interpreters and deaf students based out of NTID that has developed advanced ASL signs in several disciplines.
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.
June 23, 2021
RIT/NTID names Jill Bradbury chair of performing arts department
The Department of Performing Arts at NTID has named Jill Bradbury as chairperson and professor. Prior to her role, Bradbury was a member of the English department faculty at Gallaudet University. She also taught at RIT/NTID in both the Department of Liberal Studies and Department of Cultural and Creative Studies.
June 15, 2021
Former RIT/NTID women’s soccer standout Mia White to play in Europe
Mia White, former standout player and captain of RIT’s women’s soccer team, has accepted an invitation to play in Europe for the Primera Regional Madrid league’s Sporting Club Madrid team, a pre-developmental professional academy formerly known as Football Academy Madrid. White will be the only Deaf player on the team.
June 15, 2021
Rochester's Black deaf community speaks up about barriers to healthcare
WXXI features Kristi Love, interpreter and director of the Randleman Program, and JT Reid, senior admissions counselor at NTID and a board member of the nonprofit Partners in Deaf Health.
June 10, 2021
RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center acquires collection by artist Harry R. Williams
The Dyer Arts Center at NTID has acquired a collection of works by the late Deaf artist Harry R. Williams. Williams died of AIDS in 1991, and his work has rarely been seen since.
June 9, 2021
RIT/NTID accepting applications for online educational interpreting certificate
To help meet the increasing demand for qualified ASL-English interpreters in educational settings, NTID is introducing a Certificate in Educational Interpreting. The program will be taught exclusively online and will run from September 2021 to May 2022.
June 8, 2021
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, NTID Performing Arts announce 2021-2022 theatrical season
A venue for Deaf playwrights; an interpretation of a Tony Award-winning musical; performance by talented student dancers; and New Yorkers struggling with relationships and identity during the AIDS crisis are all part of a new collaborative season by NTID’s Performing Arts Department and the College of Liberal Arts.
May 28, 2021
Researchers show deaf community needs greater guidance on COVID-19 management, care
A team of researchers, led by NTID, has discovered that improved guidance on COVID-19 management and healthcare navigation accessible to the deaf community is needed. The conclusion is based on studies that show a higher portion of deaf respondents reported challenges with accessing, understanding, and trusting COVID-19 information compared to their hearing peers.
May 24, 2021
RIT Cybersecurity Bootcamp cohort trains deaf, hard of hearing students for tech jobs
The Democrat and Chronicle interviews Justin Pelletier, director of the Cyber Range and Training Center, and Mark Jeremy, NTID lecturer, about the RIT Cybersecurity Bootcamp.