Victoria Cirilli Staff Writer Troy University employs people from the deaf community in the area as part of the ground crew that maintains flower beds and lawns on campus. Charlotte Wittington is one of three employees currently on staff who are deaf; she is the landscape leader for the grounds crew. Wittington had no prior experience with landscaping before coming to Troy, but was trained by her friends. Now, 12 years later, she trains the new staff members. “I’m the leader, but we have about six to eight other people…Read More
Trojan Treasures: ASL/ITP club
Jill Odom Variety Editor This week’s Trojan Treasure is the American Sign Language/Interpreter Training Program Club, which is better known as ASL/ITP Club. ASL/ITP is an organization that helps students immerse themselves in the deaf culture. The first interest meeting is Monday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. in Hawkins Hall Room 117 It may seem like a very exclusive club, but anyone can join. All levels of signers are welcome. The meetings are conducted in ASL, but it is also translated in English for students who know little to…Read More
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