Ms. Mercedes Hunter
  • Associate’s in Deaf Studies and Interpreting, John A. Logan Community College, 2009
  • Bachelor’s in Interpreting, Gallaudet University, 2012
  • Master's in Public Administration, Gallaudet University, Expected 2014
Short Biography

Mercedes is a native of East Saint Louis, Illinois. She became interested in American Sign Language after moving to Jacksonville, Illinois where the Illinois School for the Deaf is located. After socializing with the Jacksonville deaf community, she decided to enroll in the Interpreter Preparation Program at John A. Logan Community College and graduated in 2009 with an Associate of Arts Degree in Interpreting and Deaf Studies.

She continued her education by applying for and getting accepted into the Interpreting Program at Gallaudet. While at Gallaudet, she was extensively involved and submersed with the community by becoming a Peer Leader, Resident Advisor, serving on the Student Advisory Board, by being involved with the Deaf Bilingual Coalition, and by becoming a member of NBDA, Potomac Chapter Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Black Deaf Student Union, Keeping the Promise and NAOBI-DC.

About Gallaudet
Campus Photos
Clerc Center
Contact Us
Employment Opportunities
Fast Facts
Make an Online Gift
Maps & Directions
Public Relations
Visitors Center
English Language Institute
Financial Aid
Graduate Admissions
Graduate Orientation
International Admissions
Professional Studies
Test Center
Undergraduate Admissions
Academics & Research
Archives/Deaf Collections
Career Center
Catalog & Course Info
General Studies
Graduate Programs
Honors Program
Professional Studies
Research Support and International Affairs
Undergraduate Majors
Campus Life
Bison Shop (bookstore)
Campus Activities
Food Services
Public Safety
Residence Life and Housing
Washington, D.C.
Tools & Resources
Campus Directory
Daily Digest
Help Desk
Gallaudet Alert-subscribe
GU Press
Kellogg Conference Hotel
Maps & Directions
People @ Gallaudet
Shuttle Bus
Gallaudet University | 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002
Copyright © 2014 Gallaudet University