Presentation on theme: "American Sign Language Club"— Presentation transcript:
1 American Sign Language Club Welcome back!Monday, January 28, 2013
2 Meet Our Officers/Advisers President: Jacob SalemVice President: Lauren HarrisTreasurer: Katie ScarlettSecretary: Kathy JacobInternal Public Affairs: Kristy GriesemerExternal Public Affairs: Angela BlountHistorian: Emily AchongTutoring Coordinator: Jay BarretoAdviser: Jason HurdichAdviser: Elena Moore
3 Mission Statement/Goals The ASL Club mission is to create a place for all students and those who seek knowledge and want to raise awareness of American Sign Language, the Deaf Community, and Deaf Culture.As the American Sign Language Club, our goals are to increase the opportunities for students to practice American Sign Language in settings outside of the classroom, host events and trips relevant to students wishing to learn about American Sign Language and the culture that surrounds it, and encourage fellowship among the Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing.
4 Semester Plan General Meetings February Events Deaf Awareness Month Social Committee ActivityTutoring ServicesChat TimeFebruary EventsView our CalendarDeaf Awareness MonthGallaudet TripGuest SpeakersEventsOrganizationsKnight-ThonRelay 4 LifeOrlando Magic ASL Team
5 General Meeting Officers Report: 15-20 minutes Social Committee Activity: minutesNew Signers: Learn New SignsExperienced Signers: Chat TimeTutoring ServicesAnnouncements
6 FREE for paid asl members! If you need a tutor, fill out the form Tutoring ServicesFREE for paid asl members!one-on-one tutorGroup studyIf you need a tutor, fill out the formIf interested in becoming a tutor, please meet the tutoring coordinator before the meeting ends
8 Deaf Awareness Month Events - Gallaudet Trip- Guest Speakers- Entertainment Week- Athletes Week- Deaf Cultural Week- Deaf Weekend
9 Gallaudet University Explore the school One-on-one with the adviser Experience the Deaf CultureVisit NADMuseums and Monuments in Washington DCNight sceneSO MUCH MORE!
10 Gallaudet Trip: Applicant Process Register Online: January 28, 2013 – February 4, 2013Sign the following forms:Deposit FormEmergency Contact/Medical ConcernLiability Release Form$100 non-refundable depositMeet the Qualifications
11 Gallaudet Trip: Qualifications Must be a UCF StudentAt least a 2.5 GPAPaid memberAttendance to at least two general meetingsAttendance to at least two eventsMUST AGREE TO TURN VOICE OFF FOR 4 DAYS!Failure to pay the non-refundable deposit of $100 may result in the applicant's placement on the waiting list.
12 Gallaudet Trip: Financial Breakdown Gallaudet Dorm: $40 per room (up to two people)Linen (one-time fee): $10Air flight Ticket: $130 - $190Fixed Cost + Variable Cost = Total CostSGA Contribution: $2700Therefore,$40 per room x 9 rooms x 3 nights = $1080. (FIXED)$10 one-time fee for linen x 18 people = $180 (FIXED)$150 air flight ticket (est.) x 18 = $2700 (VARIABLE)$3960 – $2700 = $1260/18 people = $70 per personTHE AMOUNT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
13 Guest Speakers Dack Virnig Peter cook Heather artinian Daniel michel Ashley fiolekJoshua pradoDwight collinsSean berdy
15 Heather Artinian Controversial Issue Main Actress of Sound and Furry Academy Award NominatedReflectionHeather Artinian
16 Athletes Daniel Michel: MMA Fighter Joshua Prado: Judo World Champion Ashley Fiolek: MotorcyclistDwight Collins: Former UCF Football Player
17 Current and Former College Students Jacob salemJoshua pradoRobert purdyAshley loomisMegan helockErika ticeMichael veleyMonica MishrigiHellen garcia
18 Sean Berdy Currently in process of finalizing and securing dates. More information coming soon!
19 Orlando Magic ASL Team!Sign the national anthem at Orlando Magic Arena! FREE tickets to the game!https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=iRBbl2nnq04If interested, contact Lauren Harris at
20 FSDB TRIP Experience the live instructional classroom Explore the school and its classroom settingVisit their dorms
22 What is Knight- Thon?Knight- Thon is an 18 hour dance marathon to raise awareness and money for the Children’s Miracle Network!
23 The CauseThe purpose of Knight-Thon is to raise money and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network.The Children’s Miracle Network funds medical care, research and education which saves and improves the lives of 17 million children each year. They contribute to over 170 children’s hospitals!
24 Our Team!You can join our team for free atFor more info, we also have a Facebook group titled: ASL Knights Knight-Thon Team
25 ALSO! Relay for Life March 16, 2013 Starting at 1pm at Memory Mall “This is your opportunity to honor cancer survivors, remember those we have lost to this disease, and raise funds and awareness to help end cancer forever.”March 16, 2013Starting at 1pm at Memory MallMore info coming soon!
26 Join ORLANDO Magic ASL Team See Katie after meeting Dues ONLY $20Benefits?TutoringFUN TripsDiscounted t-shirtsJoin ORLANDO Magic ASL TeamMultiple events!See Katie after meeting
27 SIGN OF THE WEEK!Sit vs. chair Eat vs. food Open book vs. book To call vs. telephone vs. cellphone Fly-to vs. airplane To-put backpack on vs. backpack