Gallaudet Selects New Director of Regional Center-East...
Gallaudet News Todd Higgins brings 20 years of experience working with the deaf community and as an advocate for accessibility.
Fri, Feb 03 2017
Endowed Fund Supports Documentary Work
Gallaudet News Gallaudet University received a major gift from Dr. John S. Schuchman and his wife Dr. Betty J. Schuchman to create an endowed fund supporting documentary study, production and presentation. In their honor, the Center for Deaf Documentary Studies is now renamed the Drs. John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center.
Thu, Jan 12 2017
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Federal Communications Commission makes landmark decision,...
Gallaudet News Gallaudet University played a pivotal role in a recent landmark decision by the FCC to phase out TTYs in order to transition to a new, internet-based, real-time text standard (RTT) compatible with future smartphones.
Wed, Jan 04 2017
The National Endowment for the Arts gives $25,000 to...
Gallaudet News The endowment is part of a $30 million grant effort by the NEA, awarded to nonprofit organizations and individuals across the country in the areas of Art Works, Art Works: Creativity Connects, Challenge America, and Creative Writing Fellowships.
Mon, Dec 19 2016
Gallaudet hosts White House LCA2.0 Disability and Media...
Gallaudet News Gallaudet University hosted the White House Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0: Disability & Media Summit, at the Jordan Student Academic Center Multi-Purpose Room on December 12, 2016.
Wed, Dec 14 2016
Sean Maiwald, ’16, tackles JBG internship, contributes to...
Gallaudet News After graduating, Sean Maiwald, '16, spent his summer months interning with The JBG Companies, the development company selected as Gallaudet's partner in its 6th Street development project, as part of the University's 2022 Campus Plan.
Tue, Dec 13 2016
Dr. Caroline Solomon to receive 2017 Ramón Margalef Award...
Gallaudet News The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography will present the award to Dr. Solomon at the Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, February 26-March 3, 2017.
Tue, Dec 13 2016
President Emeritus T. Alan Hurwitz portrait hung during...
Gallaudet News The portrait hanging of President Emeritus T. Alan Hurwitz, painted by famed portraitist Cedric Egeli, took place immediately following the Alumni Emeriti Club induction ceremony on October 28, 2016.
Fri, Dec 09 2016
Gallaudet and USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Form...
Gallaudet News Partnership aims to increase the number of qualified college graduates who apply for full-time employment and internship positions at the USDA.
Thu, Dec 08 2016
Deaf pioneer Dr. Robert Panara honored in US Postal Service...
Gallaudet News The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced the honorees who will be featured on Forever stamps in the new year, including deaf trailblazer, Dr. Robert Panara, '45 & H-'85.
Thu, Dec 01 2016
Presentation and preservation provided during Capturing...
Gallaudet News The Center for Deaf Documentary Studies, in close collaboration with Gallaudet University Archives and with support from the Office of Alumni Relations, hosted the event on October 28, 2016.
Wed, Nov 30 2016
Presentation by Tony Remis to wrap up Gallaudet’s...
Gallaudet News Remis will give his presentation on December 1, 2016 in the Merrill Learning Center, Room B111.
Wed, Nov 23 2016
Gallaudet’s Office of Academic Quality wins Consortium...
Gallaudet News The Office of Academic Quality received the Director's Award, for the paper that "best addressed an issue of current interest and need in the field of student retention and success" from the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) at the University of Oklahoma.
Wed, Nov 23 2016
Gallaudet keeps Priscilla’s Promise
Gallaudet News A domestic violence awareness event, "Priscilla's Promise," named after Priscilla Vinci, '76, a victim of domestic violence, was presented by the Master's of Social Work (MSW) program, DAWN-an organization that provides support services for deaf people that have experienced or are experiencing abusive relationships-and the Office of the President at House One on Novem...
Fri, Nov 18 2016
Deaf community gets free crisis hotline of its own
Gallaudet News Crisis Text Line, a free, 24/7 text-messaging support line for people in crisis, announces the launch of a partnership with Gallaudet University and the deaf community. Effective November 14, Deaf people will be able to text the word DEAF to 741741 and be connected with a Crisis Counselor.
Wed, Nov 16 2016
Sorenson Communications exclusive interview with President...
Gallaudet News Sorenson Communications held an exclusive interview with President Roberta J. Cordano on February 10, 2016, which focused on her leadership style and her dedication on the students of Gallaudet.
Wed, Nov 16 2016
Gallaudet University announces Hall McKnight as the winner...
Gallaudet News Gallaudet University, and its development partner, The JBG Companies, announced November 15, 2016 that Hall McKnight, an award-winning architectural practice from Belfast, Ireland, has won the Gallaudet University International Design Competition.
Wed, Nov 16 2016
11th annual “Intricate Identities: DMV-Area Gender and...
Gallaudet News On Saturday, November 12, 2016, Gallaudet University will host the 11th annual "Intricate Identities: DMV-Area Gender and Sexuality Student Conference." This conference will focus on LGBTQ+ identities, advocacy, and intersectionality.
Fri, Nov 11 2016
Gallaudet students complete nanotechnology internships at...
Gallaudet News Over the summer, Christopher Mbochwa interned at both Howard University and Gallaudet University; Brandt Marceaux and Mandy Houghton performed their nanotechnology research at Harvard University.
Mon, Nov 07 2016
Gallaudet and Northern Virginia Community College establish...
Gallaudet News Agreement allows NOVA students to easily transfer credits to Gallaudet’s Bachelor of Arts in Interpretation program.
Wed, Nov 02 2016
Gallaudet alumni trio part of dog & pony dc production...
Gallaudet News Amelia R. Hensley, '13, James "Joey" Caverly, '11, and Kala Granger, '16, are involved in the production which runs until November 7, 2016, at the Thurgood Marshall Center for Service and Heritage in Washington, D.C.
Mon, Oct 31 2016
Casey Trees planting event set; 30 trees to be planted on...
Gallaudet News On Friday, October 21, 2016, registered volunteers from the Gallaudet community will assemble on campus for a tree planting event.
Wed, Oct 19 2016
Visual Shakespeare comes alive; three presenters share...
Gallaudet News On October 13, 2016, three proclaimed presenters came to Gallaudet and participated in the First Folio! lecture series activities by explaining the visual nature of Shakespeare's works and offering different perspectives.
Fri, Oct 14 2016
“Titus Andronicus” to be translated by Howard Seago and...
Gallaudet News Howard Seago, current William H. and Ruth Crane Schaefer Distinguished Faculty who is teaching in the theater program during the 2016 fall semester, is working with students to translate William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus into ASL. Their work will be showcased on Saturday, October 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at JSAC 1011 as part of the First Folio! Month activities.
Tue, Oct 11 2016
President Roberta J. Cordano officially installed on...
Gallaudet News The highly anticipated installation of President Roberta J. Cordano took place in front of a huge, enthusiastic crowd at the Field House.
Fri, Oct 07 2016
Pigmental Studios opens new animation headquarters at...
Gallaudet News The ribbon-cutting event was part of the "Mayor Muriel Bowser Presents: 202Creates Initiative."
Wed, Oct 05 2016
Minnesota Governor Dayton Recognized “Roberta J. Cordano...
Gallaudet News Governor Mark Dayton declared September 30, 2016 to be "Roberta J. Cordano Day" at the request of the Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind & Hard of Hearing Minnesotans, the same day President Cordano was officially inaugurated as the 11th president of Gallaudet University, the nation's only liberal arts college for students who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing.
Tue, Oct 04 2016
Ron Burdett, ’70, honored at Sorenson naming ceremony
Gallaudet News On September 29, 2016, Gallaudet honored the many contributions of Ron Burdett, '70, as vice president of Community Relations at Sorenson, at a Sorenson naming ceremony. A room in the Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC) building was named after him during the ceremony.
Mon, Oct 03 2016
“The Daily Moth” to cover President Cordano’s...
Gallaudet News Gallaudet is thrilled to welcome Alex Abenchuchan, '10, producer of The Daily Moth, to join the campus for President Roberta J. Cordano's inauguration ceremonies. Abenchuchan will be covering the installation with Thinaja Nadarajah (Mississauga, Ontario), who will represent Gallaudet's student body.
Thu, Sep 29 2016
New deaf and deaf-blind retirement community opens;...
Gallaudet News A non-profit and private independent-living retirement community, Alder Springs Deaf & Blind Community, has recently opened in its first phase in Morganton, North Carolina. Barbara Palmento, '72, digitally covered the construction and opening of Alder Springs as a representative on its Board of Directors.
Wed, Sep 28 2016
Sixth President’s Challenge Campus Gathering Commences at...
Gallaudet News Leaders, educators, and college students of interfaith and community service from across the nation and from countries throughout the world are gathered at Gallaudet University for the sixth annual President's Interfaith and and Community Service Campus Challenge.
Thu, Sep 22 2016
Dr. Ronald J. Stern, ’73, becomes vice president of ...
Gallaudet News Stern, who brings 40 years of experience in deaf education to the position, will serve as part of President Roberta J. Cordano's executive team.
Tue, Sep 13 2016
Russell Harvard, ’07, cast as lead of upcoming “Who’s...
Gallaudet News Open Circle Theatre (OCT) announces the casting of Russell Harvard, '07, Broadway, film, and TV star, to play the lead in its upcoming production of "Who's Tommy".
Wed, Sep 07 2016
Budding inventors attend unique camp at MSSD
Gallaudet News Camp Invention, intended for children ages 6-11 who communicate in American Sign Language, welcomed campers from across the nation, including North Carolina, New York, Maine, and Texas.
Tue, Aug 30 2016
"Play the Knave" at Gallaudet during First Folio!
Gallaudet News Gallaudet University will have an installation of "Play the Knave" at the Washburn Arts Building during the month of October 2016, coinciding with the exhibition of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare and Homecoming 2016.
Thu, Aug 25 2016
New students welcomed to Kendall Green
Gallaudet News President Roberta J. Cordano, beginning her first full academic year at Gallaudet, opened the 2016 New Student Orientation's University Welcome to a packed, enthusiastic audience at Elstad Auditorium on August 25, 2016.
Thu, Aug 25 2016
Newest chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma to be established at...
Gallaudet News Gallaudet University's Gamma Iota Sigmia chapter will be advised by James Bruner, executive director of the Maguire Academy of Risk Management and Insurance.
Wed, Aug 24 2016
Eric Raff, ’90, hired as Deputy Director for Virginia’s...
Gallaudet News Eric Raff, '90, newly hired as deputy director of the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) in July 2016, brings twelve years of directing experience from the Washington State Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Mon, Aug 22 2016
Gallaudet welcomes three new Board of Trustees members
Gallaudet News Gallaudet University's Board of Trustees announced the appointment of three new members on August 17: Linda Campbell, Ph.D., Jose “Pepe” Cervantes, ’05, and Gregory J. Hlibok, Esq. ’90.
Fri, Aug 19 2016
Sixth President’s Interfaith Community Service Campus...
Gallaudet News Gallaudet will host the 6th Gathering of the President’s Interfaith Community Service Campus Challenge this Sept. 22-23.
Thu, Aug 11 2016
RMI student Jake Grindstaff earns internship with D.C....
Gallaudet News Jake Grindstaff earned a summer internship with the D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB). Grindstaff is the first Gallaudet student to declare Risk Management and Insurance as a major and earn an internship with DISB.
Thu, Aug 04 2016
Nine Gallaudet students to attend the 2016 Democratic...
Gallaudet News Laurel Peterson and Kerie Scurry-Burns will intern with cable news outlet CNN; Doris Alcantara, Maggie Kopp, and Ethan Sonnenstrahl will work with Fox News; and Jehanne McCullough, Irisa MacAulay, Michael Snyder, and Mary Harman will intern with the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC).
Fri, Jul 22 2016
Lynn Ray Boren, ’96, leads USA deaf women’s volleyball...
Gallaudet News Team USA defeated two-time defending champion Ukraine in straight sets, 25-19, 25-11, and 25-21 to clinch its first gold medal since 1993.
Thu, Jul 21 2016
Suzy Rosen Singleton, E-’88, becomes chief of Disability...
Gallaudet News As of June 26, 2016, Suzy Rosen Singleton serves as the Chief of the Disability Rights Office of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission.
Mon, Jul 18 2016
Biology student Kiel Callahan participates in inaugural...
Gallaudet News Kiel Callahan was one of nine students selected from nearly 900 applicants to participate in the STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships (STEMSEAS) experience.
Fri, Jul 15 2016
Gallaudet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Holds...
Gallaudet News On June 10, 2016, the Gallaudet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program (GIEP) held its inaugural business pitch competition for deaf and hard-of-hearing entrepreneurs, with eight teams of deaf entrepreneurs presenting their business proposals to a panel of judges.
Thu, Jul 14 2016
Department of Interpretation to host symposium, summit on...
Gallaudet News The Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research will be held at Gallaudet University, March 31-April 2, 2017, preceded by the Signed Language Translation Global Summit, March 29-30.
Mon, Jul 11 2016
Cynthia Weitzel, E-’88, establishes first American deaf...
Gallaudet News This year, the month-long residency accepted five deaf students for the summer of 2016, including Gallaudet English professor, Dr. Jennifer Nelson.
Mon, Jul 11 2016
Kat Brockway, ’93, publishes second book
Gallaudet News Kat Brockway, ’93, author of "Baltimore's Deaf Heritage," released June 2014, wrote a second book, "Detroit's Deaf Heritage," released June 20, 2016. Both are part of the "Images of America" series, books that focus on America’s regional histories.
Tue, Jul 05 2016
Five common questions about Ramadan and fasting
Gallaudet News Over 1.6 billion Muslims come together to fast during the month of Ramadan. Here are answers to some common questions about Ramadan and the etiquette of fasting in Islam.
Fri, Jul 01 2016
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