News by Topic: Deaf Community
August 5, 2020
Clear masks help the hard of hearing, but they could benefit everybody
Popular Science talks to Bernard Hurwitz, associate vice president for NTID Administration, about the benefits of see-through masks.
July 31, 2020
New scholarship for underrepresented students honors former RIT/NTID Diversity and Inclusion director
Friends and family of a beloved former staff member at NTID are honoring her memory with a new scholarship. The Stephanie Smith Albert Memorial Endowed Scholarship was created in memory of the college’s first director of Diversity and Inclusion, who passed away in 2018.
July 29, 2020
Accommodating People with Disabilities as Part of Reopening Strategies
The Museum Association of New York talks to Tabitha Jacques, director of NTID's Dyer Arts Center, about how museums can accommodate people with disabilities as part of their reopening strategies.
July 24, 2020
The ADA isn’t just about ramps – over 30 years, it has profoundly changed the deaf community
Essay by Gerard Buckley, president of NTID and RIT vice president and dean, published by The Conversation.
July 23, 2020
‘Respeck Our Black Deaf Arts’ webinar sponsored by RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center July 25
The roles of some of the country’s leading Black Deaf artists will be discussed in a Zoom webinar on Saturday, July 25, sponsored by the Dyer Arts Center at NTID. The virtual panel discussion, “Respeck Our Black Deaf Arts,” will explore Black Deaf artists’ roles in the arts, what inspires them to create in response to the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and the national conversation about race, the future of the Black Deaf arts, and more.
July 22, 2020
Groundbreaking study of binary star evolution is focus of new NSF grant
A new grant will help researchers at NTID learn more about “one of the most challenging phases in stellar astrophysics,” according to the National Science Foundation.
July 21, 2020
9 New York Attractions That Offer Programs for Visitors Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
The I Love NY site highlights NTID's Dyer Arts Center.
June 25, 2020
New Student Government leaders set for 2020-2021 year
More than 20 RIT students have been seated for senators and representative student organization positions in Student Government for the 2020-2021 academic year.
June 25, 2020
RIT theater production receives Kennedy Center award
I and You, a collaborative production between NTID's Department of Performing Arts and the College of Liberal Arts Theatre Arts Program, has won a 2020 Outstanding Production Ensemble award from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
June 11, 2020
RIT to host virtual town hall discussion on Black Lives Matter movement tonight
RIT is hosting an interactive virtual town hall at 7 p.m. today, June 11, to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and ways to address issues of social justice on a local and national level. The event will begin with brief remarks from RIT President David Munson and then the floor will be yielded to participants who wish to ask questions and make comments.
May 11, 2020
NTID names Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Alesia Allen, an alumna and NTID faculty member, has been named NTID Director of Diversity and Inclusion. She begins her new duties July 1.
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.