Meaning: a ivy league university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dominant-handed handshape "C" from passive-sided shoulder to dominant-sided hip. [Video contributed by Carrie Solomon, December 2020.]

Related signs: UNIVERSITY.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Deaf Bragging Rights

"Carrie Solomon was a four year varsity swimmer for Harvard University. She won the 100 and 200 butterfly at the 1995 Ivy League Championships. She still is one of the top 10 best performers in Harvard Swimming history in the 100 and 200 butterfly and 200 IM." -- USA Deaf Sports Federation, December 16, 2020.

USA Deaf Sports Federation Hall of Fame
Photo by USA Deaf Sports Federation. Dec. 2020.

"Carrie Solomon is one of the most decorated and accomplished US deaf female swimmers in the last two decades. At the 1993 Deaflympics, she won 4 gold medals, 3 silver medals and one bronze. At the 1989 Deaflympics, she won 9 gold medals and one bronze medal." -- USA Deaf Sports Federation, December 16, 2020.

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