Welcome to the American Sign Language Program

The American Sign Language (ASL) Program curriculum is an intensive program of study dedicated to preparing individuals to interact in a positive and supportive manner with members of the American Deaf Community. This Program is designed to assist students in acquiring competence in American Sign Language, developing an understanding of the American Deaf Community and its culture, and applying their linguistic and cultural skills and knowledge to a particular academic area of study. Read More >>

04/17/2015

18th Annual ASL Festival

The 18th Annual ASL Festival will be held on April 17, 2015 at the Marriot Newton in conjunction with Street Leverage Live – 2015! The address is 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466. Click above for more information!. . .
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04/17/2015

18th Annual MJP ASL Poetry, Storytelling, and Deaf Art Competition

This year’s MJP Competition will be held at the Marriott in Newton, MA. Click above for more details!. . .
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18th Annual ASL Festival

The 18th Annual ASL Festival will be held on April 17, 2015 at the Marriot Newton in conjunction with Street Leverage Live – 2015! Click above for more details!. . .
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Pictures from the 17th ASL Festival!

Check out the video to the left for some pictures from the 17th Annual ASL Festival (2014).

Jenna Eckenrode, Class of 2015

Senior, American Sign Language Program

"My growth as an aspiring Interpreter and as a whole person has been encouraged and supported since day one, and I know that support will continue well after graduation."

Jackie Emmart, Class of 2005

Staff Interpreter, Boston Children's Hospital

Jackie graduated from the NU interpreter education program in 2005 and hit the ground running in the leadership arena.