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Master’s Program Deadline Approaching

Move your career forward in the new year. Register now to earn a master’s degree in ASL/English interpreting with a concentration in interpreting pedagogy through a distance-learning format, offered by the VRSII in partnership with the University of North Florida. Click here to learn more.

School-to-Work Review

During 2017, the VRSII will hold “A Decade in Review” – a gathering of 122 School-to-Work (STW) Program graduates, to conduct research, analyze and enhance the popular STW Program. While this research is being conducted, applications for the STW Program will not be accepted. Applications will again be accepted in 2018.

Recognize Your IEP

Apply now for the SVRS® Excellence and Innovation in Interpreter Education Award. This award recognizes IEPs that demonstrate exceptional educational standards and leverage technology in its curriculum. The winning IEP will receive funds to be reinvested in the program as well as recognition among its contemporaries at an Innovator’s Showcase on the VRSII campus. Click here to learn more. Click here to learn more.

Press Releases

Jan. 25, 2017

VRS Interpreting Institute Announces Two New Faculty Members

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Oct. 23, 2016

Prestigious Award Given for Excellence in American Sign Language Interpreting Programs

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May 27, 2015

VRSII Faculty Teaches and Studies in Austria

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Sept. 2, 2014

VRSII Eighth School-to-Work Program Cohort Graduates

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Sept. 1, 2014

The VRSII Welcomes New Faculty Member Teddi von Pingel

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Feb. 8, 2012

Twelve National Applicants Chosen for the VRSII School-to-Work Program

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Sept. 2, 2011

ASL Interpreter Training Institute School-to-Work Program Graduates 2011 Class

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In the News

UNCC Grad Chosen for Sign Language Interpreter Program

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Orem Student Training In Prestigious Sign Language Program

It's like speaking a different language, even if it is unspoken. Kristy Mathisen, an Orem resident and UVU graduate, is one of only 12 in the United States to be accepted to the Video Relay Service Interpreting Institute's 2014 summer session.

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MVHS Graduate To Attend Prestigious Interpreting Program

Klaryne Quirarte's grateful she's been accepted to a program that will have such a positive impact on her career.

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Otego Woman Chosen To Study Sign Language

Studying at the VRS Interpreting Institute is "a blessing" and an "honor," Spring said from Salt Lake City on Tuesday.

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Course Completion a Sign of Accomplishment

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Connecting People Through Sign Language

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Pasadena: Local woman graduates from prestigious sign language institute

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Portland Community College Recognizes its IEP Graduates Accepted to the VRSII School-to-Work Program

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Connector Newsletter

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