Lydia Callis, RIT/NTID alumna and member of the NTID Alumni Association Board of Directors, recently was featured on the CNN series "Where Are They Now?" After gaining national attention for her interpreting skills during Hurricaine Sandy, Callis has formed her own interpreting services company in New York City.
Talila A. Lewis, a faculty member in liberal studies at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, was one of nine disability advocates from across the United States selected as “Champions of Change” by the White House. A recognition event—which coincides with the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act—was held in Washington, D.C., earlier this summer.
Enjoy the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre; Tribes, an off-broadway play revolving around a family with a deaf child; Godspell, a musical; NTID's own Sean Forbes with his Deaf and Loud Tour, and much more. Save the dates!
The dedication of the Jan Strine Memorial Labyrinth is scheduled for Thursday, September 17, 3 – 5 p.m. (ribbon cutting at 3:30) in the RIT/NTID Frisina Quad. Please RSVP to Jeannette Vargas. Interpreting services will be provided.
Rochester Institute of Technology students seeking calm in the midst of homework, tests and other college-life stressors have a new sacred place to meditate.