Launches The Lawrence Fleischer Scholarship for CSUN’s Deaf Studies Majors
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November 8, 2018, San Diego, CA- Media and Publishing House,
DawnSignPress launches a new scholarship opportunity, The Lawrence Fleischer
Scholarship, for Deaf Studies major students attending California State
University, Northridge. The new scholarship opportunity is named after Lawrence
Fleischer to honor his contributions to California State University,
Northridge’s Deaf Studies program.
Joe Dannis, CEO of DawnSignPress, received a
one-thousand-dollar gift when he graduated from Gallaudet University in 1978,
and Joe used the one-thousand-dollar gift to launch DawnSignPress. The company
now wants to give back to the community, and give a one-thousand gift annually
to a scholarship recipient.
DawnSignPress has agreed to a 5-year pledge, for the $1,000 annual
scholarship award from 2018 to 2022. DawnSignPress proudly supports the Deaf
community through this scholarship and is thrilled to honor
Dr. Lawrence R. Fleischer.
Dr. Flavia Fleischer, Chair and Professor of the Department of Deaf
Studies at California State University Northridge, and also the daughter of
Lawrence Fleischer says: “DawnSignPress continues to lend their never ending
and unwavering support to the Deaf community through the creation of a
scholarship for students in the field of Deaf Studies and, at the same time,
ensures the continuation of the late Dr. Lawrence R. Fleischer’s legacy and
contributions to the community. Thank you, DawnSignPress, for your wonderful
stewardship of our Deaf community!”
The required criteria to qualify for the Lawrence Fleischer
- Student must be enrolled in the Deaf Studies
- Student must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA
- Standard Michael D. Eisner College of
Education scholarship application to be applied with an extra letter of
recommendation regarding student’s capacity with ASL
An award banquet will take place in Spring 2019 where the donors
will have an opportunity to meet the award recipients.
About DawnSignPress: DawnSignPress is a media and publishing house that creates,
develops, produces, publishes and distributes quality American Sign Language
(ASL) and Deaf culture-related materials. DawnSign is on the cutting edge
of the educational, cultural, and social trends in the Deaf world. Deaf-owned
and -operated, DawnSign produces educational materials that raise standards in
ASL education, break new ground in ASL literature and the arts, and preserve
the unique and rich contributions of the Deaf and signing community.
For more information,
information available at www.dawnsign.com.
For media inquiries, contact
Susan Gold at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on CSUN’s
deaf studies program, visit https://www.csun.edu/eisner-education/deaf-studies/why-deaf-studies