The purpose of the Bakersfield College ASL Club shall be to enhance the learning experience of all students involved in or interested in sign language; to provide both ASL and Deaf students with a way to represent Deaf issues and foster Deaf awareness through support of campus activities; to provide practice opportunities and interaction with members of the Deaf community and thus, encouraging proficient use of the language as well as cultivation appreciation and deep respect for Deaf culture.
Our 2014-15 ASL Club Officers
and our 2015-16 ASL Club Officers.
President - Viridiana Alverez
Vice President - Gabriela Mendoza
Secretary - Rebekah Blaisdell
Treasurer - Karen Harper
ICC Rep - Allison Guzman
Hello, my name is Virdiana Alvarez. I am your ASL Club president for this year!
I am so excited to see what this year will bring us! I have a good feeling about this year.
I’m Deaf and very proud. My major is sociology. I love to be involved with the community.
Any questions, please feel free to ask us about ASL Club.
Hello! My name is Gabriela Mendoza Calderon and also I'm your ASL Club Vice President for next fall.
Also, I'm a student at Bakersfield College for my first semester now.
I'm really hoping to see you all next fall semester. Our officers and I will try our best to make ASL Club as fun as possible and show how proud we are.
Hi, my name is Rebekah Blaisdell and I am the fall 2015 ASL Club Secretary.
I have successfully completed ASL 1, 2 and 3 and will be taking ASL 4 in the fall.
I hope to become a certified ASL interpreter and/or teach ASL.
I’m really looking forward to interacting more and more with the Deaf Community.
Hi, my name is Karen Harper and I am the ASL Club Treasurer.
I am currently a student at Bakersfield College pursing degree in Administrative Office Assistance.
My goal is to be able to help our ASL community grow, as well as being involved with ASL Club and Deaf community.
I love meeting new people; I am here to help and willing to answer any questions. Come and support our ASL Club.
Please feel free to approach me with any questions, I am always willing to meet new people and make new friends
Hi my name is Allison Guzman and I am the ASL Club's ICC Rep! I've been a student here at BC for three years and have just completed ASL 4 after studying and majoring in ASL for 2 years.
In BC's ASL program, I found my love and passion for the language and the Deaf community.
My goals for the future are to transfer, become an interpreter and/or a college teacher, so I can be able to give to students as the teachers here have done for me.
I hope to see the ASL Club grow and flourish here at BC and become more involved with the Deaf Community here in Bakersfield.
Go ASL Go!
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