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"On the 20th Anniversary of the Program for Deaf Adults"

This is the text of a presentation given by Fern Khan, former director of LaGuardia Community College's community service programs, on November 8, 1996. Delivered in commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the college's Programs for Deaf Adults, Khan's speech recalls the formative years of the program, including initial hirings, outreach efforts, and funding initiatives. Remarking fondly on the collaboration between "college leadership, staff, the Deaf community, and supporters," Khan's presentation is equally a reflection of her own experiences with the program.

Prior to leaving LaGuardia in 1989, Khan played a large role in shaping the college's community outreach efforts within its Continuing Education division. The college's commitment to educating the Deaf began in the early 1970s and was just one of several of the division's initiatives.

Source | Khan, Fern
Creator | Khan, Fern
Date Created | November 8, 1996
Rights | Obtain From Khan, Fern
Item Type | Text (Report / Paper / Proposal)
Cite This document | Khan, Fern, “"On the 20th Anniversary of the Program for Deaf Adults",” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 11, 2019,

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