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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

From 2010 - 2016, the VRSII created and directed the School-to-Work Program, and in 2016, St. Kate’s University instituted a new and innovative program similar to the School-to-Work concept – the Graduation to Certification program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration.

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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