Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) students participating in the “ASL (American Sign Language) Numbers and Fingerspelling” class recently presented their original sign language stories for North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD) students.
The project, part of the ongoing collaboration between WPCC Interpreter Education students and NCSD, was presented by WPCC students (l-r) Kim Davis, Nichole Mitchell, Linda Bohm and Sadie Abdel-Razek. The NCSD students are taught by Irlanda Mayo and Rene’ Skelton.
The College offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Interpreter Education, a curriculum that prepares individuals to work as entry-level Sign Language Interpreters who will provide communication access in interview and interactive settings. In addition, this curriculum provides in-service training for working interpreters who want to upgrade their skills. To learn more about the Interpreter Education program, contact Danette Steelman-Bridges at 828-448-6028 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Western Piedmont Community College enrolls approximately 4,000 students annually in pursuit of college transfer degrees, two year associate degrees and diplomas. More than 10,000 students enroll each year in continuing education courses for professional development and personal enrichment. The College also provides programs for high school completion. Western Piedmont received recognition for Exceptional Institutional Performance based on standards established by the North Carolina General Assembly.
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1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655