Category: American Sign Language

Sign language student follows her heart #SPCinspires

When Holli Tempe was child, she loved to watch Linda Bove, the deaf actress who played Linda the Librarian on the PBS children’s show Sesame Street. She was fascinated when Bove would pop up in a little interpreting bubble during the show. Years later, when Tempe started her studies at St. Petersburg College, she jumped … Continue reading Sign language student follows her heart #SPCinspires

DC trip for SPC Sign Language Interpretation graduates

DC trip for SPC Sign Language Interpretation graduates

Graduates from St. Petersburg College’s Sign Language Interpretation program recently traveled to Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., the first college established for the Deaf in the United States. Graduates learned about the history of the university, now celebrating its 150th anniversary. Read about the trip and get more information about SPC’s  Sign Language Interpretation program … Continue reading DC trip for SPC Sign Language Interpretation graduates

Sign Language Interpretation program has largest intern class ever

Eighteen students in the St. Petersburg College Sign Language Interpretation program are working in the community as interns in the Fall semester, the largest number since the program began more than 20 years ago. Dedicated, certified faculty help prepare students in the program for this 240-hour, four-credit internship course, which is the culmination of one … Continue reading Sign Language Interpretation program has largest intern class ever