Blog Posts in: ASL/English Interpreting

Graduation 2019

UNH Manchester Celebrates Class of 2019 at 34th Annual Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 17, 2019
Geneia President Heather Staples Lavoie delivered the keynote address at UNH Manchester's 34th annual commencement ceremony, which celebrated the achievements of 288 anticipated graduates on Thursday. Congratulations, Class of 2019! Read More
ASL/English Interpreting alumna Shayla Radcliffe, center, at UNH Manchester's commencement ceremony in 2015.

Wildcats in the World: Shayla Radcliffe ’15 at The Children’s Center for Communication-Beverly School for the Deaf

Friday, April 12, 2019
After a year and a half in a teacher preparation program, it was an introductory American Sign Language (ASL) course that inspired Shayla Radcliffe (Gannon) '15 to change her career path. Now, the ASL/English Interpreting alumna brings her passion to her work as a staff interpreter at The Children’s Center for Communication – Beverly School for the Deaf. Read More
Dr. Laurie Shaffer

Faculty Friday: Meet Dr. Laurie Shaffer

Friday, April 12, 2019
Faculty Friday introduces you to some of UNH Manchester’s exceptional professors and lecturers. This week’s feature is Dr. Laurie Shaffer, lecturer and program director of ASL/English Interpreting. Read More
UNH Manchester

Congratulations to Fall 2018 Dean's List

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The University of New Hampshire at Manchester has named 286 students to the Dean's List for superior scholastic performance during the fall semester of the 2018-2019 academic year. Read More
UNH Manchester to Host Fall Open House on Oct. 20

UNH Manchester to Host Fall Open House on Oct. 20

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The University of New Hampshire at Manchester invites high school juniors and seniors, transfer students and guests to campus for Open House on Saturday, October 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More
Students in the ASL/Interpreting program at UNH Manchester

UNH Manchester, Northern Essex Community College Announce Partnership

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The University of New Hampshire at Manchester is partnering with Northern Essex Community College to offer NECC students a pathway to a Bachelor of Science in American Sign Language/English Interpreting at UNH Manchester. Read More
Meet this week's Peer Assistant Leader: ASL/English interpreting major Mekalia Mason-Rollins '20.

Meet Your PALs Series: Mekalia Mason-Rollins '20

Monday, July 30, 2018
The Meet Your PALs Series introduces you to UNH Manchester's Peer Assistant Leaders (PALs), who help first-year students adjust to campus life. Meet this week's PAL: ASL/English Interpreting major Mekalia Mason-Rollins '20. Read More
Meet Peer Assistant Leader Jasmine Huffman '19, a psychology major with a minor in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies

Meet Your PALs Series: Jasmine Huffman '19

Monday, July 16, 2018
The Meet Your PALs Series introduces you to UNH Manchester's Peer Assistant Leaders (PALs), who help first-year students adjust to campus life. Meet this week's PAL: Psychology major Jasmine Huffman '19. Read More
Kaitlyn Mastacouris interpretting for a member of Krempels Center as part of her senior Field Experience

Field Study in American Sign Language

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Kaitlyn Mastacouris and Ari Nadeau have spent several hours each week of their senior year at Krempels Center, a community program in Portsmouth, N.H., for adults living with acquired brain injury. The ASL/English Interpreting students are paired with Claire, a member of the community who is Deaf but had been communicating via lip reading. The pair have provided interpreting while also learning from Claire as they go. Read More
Christopher Watts is pursuing a degree in ASL/English Interpreting at UNH Manchester and is attending tuition-free thanks to UNH's Granite Guarantee financial aid program.

Renewed Optimism

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Christopher Watts has his hands full. He works full time, and he’s a full-time student at UNH Manchester, pursuing a degree in American Sign Language/English Interpreting. He was one of about 400 freshmen who entered UNH this fall under the new Granite Guarantee financial aid program that helps eligible New Hampshire residents attend UNH tuition-free. Read More