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Deaf culture celebration hosts their own ‘Saturday Night Live’

Fresno State on April 28 commemorated the 200-year anniversary of the opening of the first American School for the Deaf in Hartford, Connecticut. A community event was held in the North Gym, which included a “Saturday Night Live”-inspired performance. In ...

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A student’s guide to deaf culture on campus

By: Ariana Bibb Special to the Collegian Several how-to-guides circulate in our world of diversity. This happens to highlight the interaction with a person who is deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). It is important to note that people who ...

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Fresno State Talks: Professor advocates for deaf awareness, equality

Fresno State professor Rosemary W. Diaz hoped the audience went home with a central message Wednesday night: there are proactive ways to communicate with people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Interpreting and Understanding: Fresno Deaf culture

The chilly weather did not stop the flurry of hand-shapes and gestures at a local Starbucks, where a group of Fresno State students put its American Sign Language (ASL) skills to work Tuesday night. The event, otherwise known as a ...

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Deaf studies program inspires donation

A $1.5 million gift has been given to Fresno State to establish the Joseph S. Slotnick Distinguished Professorship in the Silent Garden. This professorship will be part of the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies within the College of Health and Human Services.

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Fresno State welcomes two honorary guests

President T. Alan Hurwitz of Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., and first lady Vicki T. Hurwitz made their way to Fresno for the fourth time yesterday afternoon. The Satellite Student Union on campus was filled with members of the Deaf Community, faculty, staff, students and supporters

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