Deaf educator is commencement speaker

NORWALK - Dr. Roz Rosen, director of the National Center of Deafness at Cal State Northridge, has been named keynote speaker at Cerritos College's commencement ceremony May 12.Graduation ceremonies start at 5 p.m. in Falcon Stadium. The National Center of Deafness provides support services to post-secondary students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Rosen supervises the center and is responsible for strategic planning, budget issues, restructuring and program enhancements. A frequent presenter, her presentations and publications have included, "Harnessing the Future: Getting Our Act Together," which was the keynote address at the Conference of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association, and "Human Rights for All: The World Federation of the Deaf." Rosen has held additional positions of national prominence, including president of the National Association of the Deaf, and she was a member of the Clinton Transition Ad Hoc Task Force on Persons with Disabilities. No tickets are required for the ceremony. The entrance gates are located on both the northeast and northwest sides of Falcon Stadium and will open at 3:30 p.m. No strollers are permitted inside the stadium.

********** Published: March 29, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 50