The Oakland Post

An Oakland Post article regarding ASL from Nov. 29, 2000.

Looking Back: ASL’s rocky road to recognition at OU

Tori Coker, Content Editor November 17, 2021

The study of American Sign Language (ASL) has been a part of OU’s communication department since the late 1970’s. Following the approachment of department founder Donald Hildum by the parent of a Deaf...

The Oakland University Communication, Journalism and Public Relations Department announced the new communication and Deaf studies minor for fall 2021. There’s expected to be a lot of interest in the minor and related classes.

Communication and Deaf studies minor introduced for fall 2021

Emily Morris, Managing Editor April 5, 2021

After a year-long approval process, Oakland University will be introducing a communication and Deaf studies minor in the fall.  American Sign Language courses have been offered at OU for nearly 30...

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