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GALLAU D E T U NIVE R S ITY R E GIONAL CE NTE R Exciting seasonal news from Gallaudet University Regional Center - Southwest GURC Annual Meeting From November 10-12, 2014, the Interim Director flew to Washington, DC for the GURC Annual Meeting.
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A.C.C. and Gallaudet Plan 2+2 Articulation Agreement for ASL&IT Greetings e-Readers,
Gallaudet University is the only university in the
We have some exciting news to share! Austin
world that offers both undergraduate (B.A.) and
Community College and Gallaudet University
graduate degrees (M.A. & Ph.D) in interpretation
are in the process of developing a 2+2
studies within a sign language immersive
Articulation Agreement for the ASL &
environment. Gallaudet’s recently renovated and
Interpreter training program.
award-winning interactive interpretation laboratories prepare students for a high-demand career through
What is a 2+2 Articulation Agreement? This is
hands-on training in a variety of medical, business,
where the Community College and University
education and government settings.
determine what credits are transferable to the University, so that the Community College can
For more information on Gallaudet University's
prepare their students accordingly with eligible
Department of Interpretation, go to:
This is exciting news for the ASL & Interpreter
To learn about Austin Community College’s
Training program at A.C.C., because it means
Interpreter Training Program, go to:
that students who take courses here, can pursue http://aslit.weebly.com a B.A. degree or higher at Gallaudet University, and potentially become highly qualified interpreters.
Sincerely, JoAnn Benfield, M.Ed GURC-SW Interim Director