Latest News from NCI

March 28th, 2016
Earn commissions as an NCI agent You can now earn commissions by helping the University of Arizona’s National Center for Interpretation (NCI) to recruit more participants to its popular Court Interpreter Training Program (CITI). The details for the 2016 summer course are now ready: http://nci.arizona.edu/citi Commissions For each student placement, University-NCI agrees to pay Consultant as follows, based on tuition paid (less any discounts), after the student has completed the CITI Program:
March 23rd, 2016
In 2011, the University of Arizona National Center for Interpretation (NCI) received a grant to meet a special and pressing need for language access by developing a valid and reliable two-part certification test for deaf interpreters.  The project was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). 
March 2nd, 2016
Please click here: http://www.slideshare.net/TridIndiain/why-language-translation-is-important-for-entrepreneurs
March 2nd, 2016
A recent report (9/2015) from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, “Guide to Preventing Readmissions among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Medicare Beneficiaries.” Language barriers figure centrally as a contributing factor, and language access is a potential solution. https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-information/OMH/Downloads/OMH_Readmissions_Guide.pdf
March 2nd, 2016
Click here to see the story published in NPR: http://www.npr.org/2016/02/16/466827490/for-nyc-firefighters-learning-mandarin-service-starts-with-ni-hao
November 23rd, 2015
NCI's summer institutes have been approved by the Arizona Job Connection, which is a government program that helps people who are unemployed. For more information visit:https://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/services/schools/school_detail.cfm?rand=653966&provider=14498&choice=3
November 23rd, 2015
In just three years over 100 TMC English-Spanish bilingual employees have received specialized training in medical interpretation skills through a partnership between the UA National Center for Interpretation (NCI) and Tucson Medical Center (TMC). “We recently completed the 7th Medical Interpretation Training (MIT) Workshop at TMC,” said Monica Frisbie-Garcia, manager of TMC International & Language Services.
November 23rd, 2015
This year NCI’s Tony Rivas represented us recently on Saturday, November 7, in Miami, Florida, at the 56th Annual ATA Convention. He gave a presentation entitled “Issues in Recorded Media Translation of Colombian Spanish.”

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