JOHNSON CITY — The
East Tennessee State University student organization Silent Bucs will celebrate
Deaf Awareness Week beginning Monday, Oct. 21. All events are free and open to
Monday and Wednesday, Oct. 21 and 23: A bake
sale and T-shirt sale will be held from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. in the area between
the D.P. Culp University Center and the Amphitheatre. Silent Bucs will
disseminate information about deafness and raise funds for their organization.
Tuesday, Oct. 22: The Amphitheatre will be the
setting for an exploration of deaf culture and history through speakers and
skits from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The presentations will be both voiced and signed
to accommodate hearing and deaf members of the audience.
Friday, Oct. 25: There will be a Deaf Awareness
Week Culmination Courtyard Celebration from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the courtyard at
the Wayne G. Basler Center for Physical Activity, with old-fashioned games and
information, contact Jessica Webb of Silent Bucs at firstname.lastname@example.org or call
ETSU Disability Services at (423) 439-8346.