Vincennes University’s American Sign Language and Deaf Studies program unveils new name - External Relations
Vincennes University’s American Sign Language and Deaf Studies program unveils new name
December 11, 2019 / Vincennes University’s American Sign Language and
Deaf Studies program unveils new name
INDIANAPOLIS – The Vincennes University American Sign Language and
Deaf Studies program is proud to announce its name has changed to
American Sign Language & Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation.
This change reflects the University’s commitment to serving those
seeking an associate’s degree or a Certificate of Program Completion
or those going on to pursue a bachelor’s degree in ASL Interpreting.
Vincennes University is the only public university in the state of
Indiana that offers an academic program American Sign Language &
Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation in a fully immersive
educational environment located on the campus of the Indiana School
for the Deaf in Indianapolis. ASL faculty are Deaf, native signers who
provide students with learning-centered instruction,
application-to-practice to acquire ASL, and service learning
opportunities to work with Deaf people in the community.
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21
other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana
campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
Information Director 812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell,
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Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom