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Faculty Senate looks into shade awnings for VSU campus

The Faculty Senate considered the idea of peppering VSU’s campus with shade awnings to protect the VSU community from damaging rays from the sun. This and other issues were discussed at the Faculty Senate’s monthly meeting Sept. 20 at University Center. Dr. Jennifer Beal, a professor of ASL/interpreting and deaf education, submitted a request for shade awnings at pedestrian crosswalks ...

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ASL Club educates students with Deaf Deaf World

Until you have walked in someone else’s shoes, you will never understand what they are experiencing, but on Thursday, April 5 at VSU, students had the opportunity to experience firsthand what life is like as a deaf person. The event, titled Deaf Deaf World, was held by VSU’s American Sign Language Club. The ASL Club’s mission for Deaf Deaf World ...

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Students agree ASL should be a foreign language credit

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines language as, “a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures or marks having understood meanings.” So why does VSU not offer American Sign Language as a foreign language credit? Until earlier last week, I assumed ASL was a foreign language in a sense, so why not make it ...

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