Chapter 9 Higher Education:Higher Expectations and More Complex Roles for Interpreters. Tawny Holmes

I’m Tawny Holmes, and I have two professional roles. First, I work for the National Association of the Deaf as an educational policy attorney. I also am an assistant professor in the ASL/Deaf Studies department at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. My chapter is entitled, “Higher Education: Higher Expectations and Complex Roles for Interpreters.” The…

Pa. governor pledges steady funding for higher education, including Temple

>>Announcer This is a production of Temple University.>>Corbett Our message to college students today is that a young man or a young woman’s future should not begin with a mountain of debt. Our young people appreciate the investment Pennsylvania taxpayers make towards their education. Education is an investment that pays dividends for generations to come….

Ryerson Graduate Student: Kittie Pang

Ryerson really opened up my eyes to broader system-level thinking. It made me critically think about what makes a good healthcare system. The ideal healthcare system is where a patient has integrated and coordinated care throughout their care journey the continuum should be seamless between home, their family doctor, as well as hospital. What really…

Support new undergraduates transitioning to higher education

Starting higher education is often challenging. The UK’s Student Union states that one in five students experience some form of mental health issue, often increasing dropouts and so adequate preparation is vital. Epigeum’s online course ‘Academic Success: Skills for Learning, Skills for Life’ prepares and equips all students new to higher education. The ‘Academic Success’…