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Today's Announcements

Only new announcements appear here. Announcements that are rerun, appear below in Previous Postings.

International Deaf Partnerships to sponsor fundraising booth

A new student organization on international human rights will sponsor a Valentine's Day sale booth on Friday, February 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in JSAC Flex A and B. Proceeds from the sale of indigenous crafts from Guatemala will benefit International Deaf Partnerships, a nonprofit organization that seeks to support education for deaf youth in developing countries.

Amnesty International visits Gallaudet

Savannah Fox, field organizer for Amnesty International, comes to our campus on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 to discuss human rights, Amnesty's work, and how we can get involved in advancing human rights worldwide. The presentation will be held at JSAC, G-Area from 12:30-2 p.m.

Deaf WorldTeach presentation and information, February 10-12

Looking for an international experience teaching deaf children? Two former Deaf WorldTeach volunteers in the Marshall Islands will share highlights of the Deaf WorldTeach program.

Hamilton Relay 2016 Better Hearing & Speech Month Award - Request for Nominations

Hamilton Relay, the contracted service provider of District of Columbia Relay, is seeking your assistance in identifying candidates for the Hamilton Relay 2016 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award.

Transgender Support Group

Looking for support? To find people like yourself? For a safe place to talk about your journey? Need more information? Join us!

Tell Us What You Think: Focus Group Discussions

Students are needed to participate in a focus group discussion that will help us evaluate results from a student engagement survey. You get to discuss about your college experiences with your fellow students and a research professional, and enjoy a delicious meal on us!

Department of Interpretation Colloquium Lecture Series

Jack Hoza, Ph.D., will be providing the third 2015-2016 Department of Interpretation Colloquium Lecture Series on Friday, March 4, from 10:00-11:30 a.m., located at the Merrill Learning Center, B111. His topic will be: "Interpreting in the Zone: Research on How Interpreters Achieve Their Best Work", presented in ASL.

Chinese New Year celebration at the Bistro

Come and help us celebrate Chinese New Year (this year being the year of the monkey) at the bistro on Tuesday, February 9, from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Deaf and hearing babies needed: how do babies learn language?

How do babies learn language? Gallaudet University's Brain and Language Laboratory (BL2) for Neuroimaging (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, Director) need your help to tackle groundbreaking research!

Gallaudet Research EXPO

The Office of the Provost is excited to announce that Academic Affairs will host the first Gallaudet University Research Expo on Thursday, March 24, at the Living and Learning Residence Hall 6 and Foster Auditorium.

Professional Development: Risk Management workshop

Managers and Supervisors play a significant role in risk management, an important aspect of protecting Gallaudet from lawsuits and financial settlements. This course will cover issues such as civil rights laws, environmental laws, student protections, workplace injury, travel safety, ADA, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. It will also teach strategies for managing interactions so that issues get resolved before they become significant problems with risk ramifications.

Free books for D.C. kids

Register today to get a free book every month for your child!

Free Game Night: Bison Games Club

Free Game night: bring your video games, board games, and socialize with other people.

The Advocacy Project's Summer 2016 Peace Fellow Program recruitment presentation

The Advocacy Project (AP) is recruiting graduate students to serve with AP’s partner organizations for 10 weeks in the summer of 2016. All fellows will be provided a $1,000 stipend.

JumpStart 2016: applications for peer counselors and interns

JumpStart 2016 is now accepting applications for peer counselors and interns.

Counseling and Psychological Services to offer eating awareness and empowerment support group

The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is offering a six-week support group for students which will focus on ways to prevent overeating, focus on well being, and reframe negative thinking.

Today's Events

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Swimming lessons for children ages 1-17

Gallaudet University Physical Education & Recreation Department will provide swimming lessons at all levels that help children develop confidence and competency in the water.

Swim lessons for adults, ages 17 and up

Gallaudet University Physical Education & Recreation Department will provide swimming lessons at all levels that will help adults develop confidence and competency in the water.

Rathskeller Super Bowl viewing party

Watch the big game and enjoy a special menu for purchase.

Previous Postings
If you missed an announcement the first time it appeared, you can find it here.

Open Captioned (OC) screenings for February 2016

Need a break from studying? Here's a list of open captioned (OC) screenings off-campus.

President Cordano honored by DeafPeople.com

President Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano was recognized as the November 2015 Deaf Person of the Month by DeafPeople.com. Read the story at http://www.deafpeople.com/dp_of_month/CordanoRobertaJD.html.

Blackbaud NetCommunity upgrade scheduled

On Tuesday, February 9, between 9 and 11 a.m., Blackbaud NetCommunity will be upgraded to the latest version. During this time, Raisers Edge (http://giving.gallaudet.edu/) will not be accessible.

ASL Gatherings February 8-12: Adverbial NMS

How do I use adverbs and adjectives in ASL? These are important questions for a faculty member in a bilingual University when we need to engage our audiences! In this video Debi Duren invites you to join us for a week of discussion of adverbial NMS from February 8-12 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) from noon to 1 p.m. in LLRH6.

American Youth Leadership Program: Cyprus, July 2016

Here is a great scholarship opportunity for youth and adults to explore the world!

Rathskeller Super Bowl viewing party

Watch the big game and enjoy a special menu for purchase.

Black History Month 2016: Phenomenal Black Deaf Men Night

Phenomenal Black Deaf Men Night, presented by Leyland Lyken, a.k.a. D.J. Supalee, and Geoffrey Moore, will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016, from 7 to 11 p.m., in the JSAC Multipurpose Room. The event, cosponsored by the D.C. Area Black Deaf Advocates, Inc., the Department of Education, and Purple VRS, will talk about the struggles, obstacles and tribulations of young black, deaf men, as they embark on their journey to become successful men.

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