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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates

In light of Campus closure regarding COVID-19, employees in the college of Education and Behavioral Sciences are working remotely and faculty are teaching classes virtually in an effort to best support our campus community. We ask for your patience as some services may be limited and response time may increase. We appreciate your understanding as we prioritize health and safety. Updates will be published to UNC's COVID-19 information page as the situation develops.

Current Events

Celebrating Spring UNC 2020 Graduates! 

The ASLIS department would like to congratulate the graduates of both the ASLEI-BA and Teaching ASL MA degree programs. 

Virtual graduation ceremonies were held to celebrate this fantastic achievement by both groups. 

 View celebration information:  Celebrating Spring UNC 2020 Graduates

Project CLIMB: Cultivating Legal Interpreters from Minority Backgrounds is a multi-year grant which serves to increase the number of interpreters of color and/or from heritage signing backgrounds by creating career paths for specialization in legal interpreting for practitioners from these underrepresented communities.

Congratulations to the 83 participants in LIT Cohort One!               
Click here to learn more about Project CLIMB

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In 2018, the Colorado General Assembly appropriated funding to the Colorado Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind (CCDHHDB) to address shortages in the availability of qualified American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in rural areas of the state.

Rural Interpreter Services Project (RISP) Certification Readiness Training participants gathered in Colorado Springs over the first weekend of September 2019 to kick off the year-long training.  Amazing group of participants!