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Due to inclement weather the operating status of Gallaudet University and the Clerc Center has changed:

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Gallaudet University: Closed
KDES: Closed
MSSD: Closed

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Gallaudet University: Opening at 10 am
All classes beginning at 9:30 am will begin at 10 am.

KDES: Closed
MSSD: Opening at 10 am

Posted 3/21/2018 at 7:29 PM EST

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Siena School in Italy now offering two and three-week summer 2018 programs on Italian Sign Language

The Siena Deaf Studies Program is a study abroad opportunity directly related to sign language and deaf culture. This unique program provides ASL users a linguistic and cultural immersion into the transnational deaf world.

Summer 2018 program dates:

  • Summer Study Abroad for Signers (June 16 - July 7)
  • Summer Professionals & Graduate Students Program (June 16-30)
  • Summer Two or Three Weeks Independent Research Project (June 16– 30 or June 16-July 7)
  • Summer Two or Three Weeks Service Learning Project (June 16–30 or June 16-July 7)

Gallaudet University Application deadline:  March 1, 2018

Learn more at the Gallaudet Education Abroad Website:

How to Apply:

  • All students interested in applying must first make an advising appointment with the Coordinator of Education Abroad.
  • Students interested in applying will apply through Gallaudet here. Do not apply on the Siena Institute website.
  • Gallaudet will send completed applications to our partners at the Siena Institute.
  • The deadline to apply for summer 2018 is March 1. Students will then have 1 month to complete necessary paperwork by April 1, 2018.

Related Document:
Siena BRIEF 2018

Posted by Becca Aburakia-Einhorn | Posted February 22, 2018 at 1:29 PM


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