Stories

Opening of the Manuel H. and Claire Barron Cochlear Implant Suite

February 21, 2020 | Stories

The Center for Hearing Health held a ribbon cutting for their new Cochlear Implant Suite.  The Cochlear Implant Suite was able to come to fruition through the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Manuel H. Barron.  They are the donors of this project.  On December 6, 2019, many gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the […]

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Language, Technology, and Media at the Deaf Education Center

February 21, 2020 | Stories

During December 9-13, Mill Neck students and staff members participated in Hour of Code — a global initiative during International Computer Science Week. The goal was for everyone to participate in one hour of coding, with a collective goal of 200 hours. Coding, like language, is a process of learning the building blocks of a […]

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Lutheran Friends of the Deaf: Report from Ethiopia

February 20, 2020 | Stories

We praise our heavenly father for all His good plans for our Deaf people of Ethiopia. The past two months brought many blessings to our Deaf people and those who are working with them. Sign language training: Many hearing churches are now being exposed to Deaf awareness. Twenty  young people from different churches asked us […]

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Mill Neck International: Training Asian Women with Disabilities to be Leaders

February 20, 2020 | Stories

An unusual but effective advocacy training for Asian Women with Disabilities used “anger, hope and action” during an Institute on Leadership and Disability in Thailand this past November. Advancing the rights of women with disabilities is a shared goal for MNI and the nonprofit, Mobility International USA (MIUSA). MNI supported MIUSA’s training of women leaders […]

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Mill Neck Board Announces New CEO

February 20, 2020 | StoriesPress Releases

I’m writing to you on behalf of the Board of Mill Neck to bring you great news! After an intensive national process for the position of Chief Executive Officer involving a Board Search Committee and a corporate search firm, Korn Ferry, the board unanimously decided that Dr. Asiah Mason is the best candidate to lead […]

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Mill Neck’s DEC Welcomes New Principal

September 13, 2019 | StoriesPress Releases

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf welcomes a new principal, Dr. Julia Silvestri. Dr. Silvestri brings with her comprehensive experience as an educator, administrator, and community organizer with a proven record of effective organizational leadership skills. Her commitment to Deaf education began with a family of Deaf educators and administrators, who instilled in her […]

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Senator Jim Gaughran makes $500K Donation to Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf

September 9, 2019 | StoriesPress Releases

New York State Senator Jim Gaughran made a $500,000 donation to Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf today. Gaughran—who stood alongside Mill Neck Mayor Peter Quick and Superintendent of Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf Fran Bogdanoff in a gymnasium full of grateful students—has always been a supporter of Mill Neck’s mission to […]

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Mill Neck Cup: Teeing Off for Children and Adults Who are Deaf

August 19, 2019 | StoriesPress Releases

The skies cleared for the Mill Neck Cup & Luxury Spa Day charity event on Monday, July 22, 2019. The exclusive Pine Hollow Country Club quickly filled with golfers and spa guests who promptly made their way to the dining room for a hearty breakfast in preparation of the day’s events.

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A Look Back in History: 1960s Classroom

August 19, 2019 | Stories

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations unveiled a special room inside of the Mill Neck Manor. Before a group of current DEC students, Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf superintendent Francine Bogdanoff cut the ceremonial ribbon and opened a doorway to our school’s past. Staged as it would have appeared in the mid-1960s, a […]

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CITI 2019 Sparks Post Presentation

August 19, 2019 | Stories

The Church Interpreter Training Institute (CITI) was a success with 23 registrants, from 8 different states, ranging in age from 14 to 70. CITI instructed American Sign Language interpreters, church members and professional church workers in church interpreting and Deaf ministry to better serve people who are Deaf with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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