News & Events 2017-12-13T14:43:14+00:00

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Excerpt from Slator.com: Language Industry Hires at Celer Solutions, ULG, Vocalink, Andovar, and Akorbi

Nestor Colon – Vocalink Language Services: As a Dayton, Ohio native growing up in a Puerto Rican family, there weren’t many multicultural resources and opportunities for Nestor Colon, Vocalink Language Services’ new Director of Sales. But he says he has always had a passion for learning about different languages and cultures and this influenced his decision to work for a language services provider.

“There is so much room for growth and innovation in this industry, and I am thrilled to have a front seat with Vocalink on this journey,” – Nestor Colon

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https://slator.com/people-moves/language-industry-hires-celer-soluciones-ulg-vocalink-andovar-akorbi/

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Excerpt from Dayton Daily News Article
Faced with an influx of immigrants and refugees into the region, Dayton’s municipal court system and some legal departments plan to translate vital documents into other common languages.

“Our goal for 2016 is to tackle some of the language issues we have,” said Ann Murray, the Dayton Municipal Court administrator.

The need for services is growing and language mixes are growing, We’re not just a Spanish community anymore. – Christina Brownlee

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http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/crime-law/city-courts-to-translate-for-immigrants-refugees/npdx8/

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Excerpt from Goodcall.com “Indifference toward Foreign Languages Could Cost Americans”

Census Bureau data represent the most comprehensive evaluation ever of languages spoken in the United States. Previous data sets only included information on 39 languages, while the latest results gathered information on 350 languages.

“Biliteracy and bilingualism have a profound effect on the brain, improving cognitive skills not related to language.” – Mirta Desir

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https://www.goodcall.com/news/foriegn-languages-010001

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Excerpt from Dayton Business Journal, “New event to link up minority-owned suppliers with big Dayton companies

[The event was] organized by Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council, whose function is to certify, connect and enhance the relationships of corporations run by minorities, to help connect them with major names where they want to do business. It is a part of the National Minority Supplier Development Council and has a Dayton chapter where Amelia Rodriguez, of downtown-based Vocalink, helps coordinate efforts.

“A lot of companies and entities have supplier diversity metrics. But those companies can have a hard time finding suppliers sometimes.” – Amelia Rodriguez

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https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2017/07/12/new-event-to-link-up-minority-owned-suppliers-with.html

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