PCCC’s First Graduates of the American Sign Language Programs

PCCC student reading his book in the Library

CLASS OF 2013
Spotlight on our Graduates



PCCC’s First Graduates of the
American Sign Language Programs

 

The Passaic County Community College Class of 2013 will include the first graduates to receive the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree in the American Sign Language – English Interpreter Training Program and/or a Certificate of Achievement in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies.

 
This historic group of ten graduates includes two students who earned both the A.A.S. degree and a Certificate of Achievement as well as eight who received a Certificate of Achievement.

Degree and Certificate Recipients
Monique Lebron and  Gabrielle Gil

Certificate of Achievement Recipients
Natalie De La Cruz, Franchesca Francisco, Amy Garcia, Linda Miller, Virginia Maria Peña, Linda Marie Swanson, Ivette Santiago, Iyamilee Vasquez
 
Professor Lisa Hines, coordinator of the ASL program at PCCC commented, “As their instructor and coordinator of the program, I’m proud of their accomplishments and success within the program.” 

 
She added, “They have been through some challenging times throughout the semesters, and they made it.  Based on their success, I have no doubt that they will begin a career in American Sign Language- English Interpretation.”

 
The  ASL program at PCCC awards both the A.A.S. Degree and  a Certificate of Achievement in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies.

 
Read more about PCCC’s first ASL degree recipients and one graduate who is also a member of the Class of 1991.
 

Gabrielle Gil Monique Lebron Linda Miller