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Educator Empowerment Series Class Cancelled

The Sept. 25 – 27 Educators Empowerment Series (EES) class, "Infusing the History of Interpreters and Interpreter Educators into IEP Curriculum," has been cancelled.

The VRSII Welcomes its Ninth School-to-Work Program Cohort

The current School-to-Work Program (STW) will begin June 4. Including this cohort, the VRSII will have prepared more than 100 students to transition from IEP graduates to professional interpreters – a notable benchmark in the history of the VRSII. Students in the current STW class come from IEPs in Oregon, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Kansas, Georgia and Indiana. Congratulations, School-to-Work Program interns!

Press Releases

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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