Online learning platform for American Sign Language wins award at Celebrate Princeton Invention

November 20, 2017
Anne-Marie Maman (left), executive director of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, presented the inaugural Tiger Entrepreneur Awards, given to outstanding students and alumni who’ve demonstrated entrepreneurship and innovation. Among the recipients were (left to right): Jack Hudson, Class of 2016; Colin Lualdi, Class of 2017; and (not pictured) Evan Corden, Class of 2016. The team built SignSchool, an online learning platform for American Sign Language.

Linguistics certificate alumnus and former president of the Princeton University American Sign Language Club Colin Lualdi ’17 was honored alongside his teammates Evan Corden ’16 and Jack Hudson ’16 at the annual Celebrate Princeton Invention reception. The team’s innovation, SignSchool, an online learning platform for American Sign Language was recognized with the inaugural Tiger Entrepreneur Award. The event was held on November 9 and attended by faculty, staff and student researchers together with members of the entrepreneurial community.

The event was hosted by the Office of the Dean for Research with leadership from Associate Dean for Research Karla Ewalt along with John Ritter, director of the Office of Technology Licensing, which helps connect industry investors and entrepreneurs with technologies invented at Princeton, and Coleen Burrus, director of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations, which builds collaborations with companies and foundations to support programs and research across all academic areas.

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