Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

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February 2016
Mon
1

Applications being accepted for Department of Counseling degree programs

Department of Counseling offers master of arts degrees in school counseling and clinical mental health counseling.

Mon
1

February FAFSA frenzy

It is time to file your 2016-2017 free application for Federal Student Aid.

Mon
1

Tell us what you think: focus group discussions

We need students 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!

Mon
1

Film screening and facilitated discussion of The Mask You Live In

A screening of the film, The Mask You Live In will be held on Monday, March 28, 2016, 4:30-7 p.m., in JSAC 1011. Discussion will follow the viewing of this award-winning film that explores the gender-stereotyping experiences faced by young boys and men.

Mon
1

Gallaudet University receives grant award funding from the University of California, Davis through the National Institutes for Health (NIH)

The Office of Sponsored Programs wishes to congratulate Dr. Pilar Pinar, principal investigator, on her award in the amount of $64,909 for her project titled, "Literacy Skills in Deaf Readers." This grant comes from the University of California, Davis through the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Mon
1

Blackboard Workshop: Engaging Students with Video

Would you like to make your video lectures more exciting and keep your audience actively engaged? Would you like to use discussion in ASL? Attend this workshop to learn how to use video resources. This workshop will take place on February 3, 2016, from 2 to 3 p.m., at MLC B220 (eLearning Lab).

Mon
1

Blackboard Workshop: Engaging Students with Video (Online)

Would you like to make your video lectures more exciting and keep your audience actively engaged? Would you like to use discussion in ASL? Attend this workshop to learn how to use video resources. The workshop will take place on February 2, 2016, online, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Mon
1

eLearning Workshop: Managing Google Sites

Learn how to use Google Sites to create and manage websites.

Mon
1

Blackboard Workshop: Assignments and Tests (Online)

Blackboard offers a variety of ways to assess your students. This 60 minute workshop will primarily cover how to create assignments and develop tests that make the best of both your time and your students' efforts. Participants will also discuss test settings and how they impact the student experience of taking a test online. This workshop will be provided online, on February 3 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Mon
1

Blackboard Workshop: assignments and tests

Blackboard offers a variety of ways to assess your students. This 50-minute workshop will primarily cover how to create assignments and develop tests that make the best of both your time and your students' efforts. Participants will also discuss test settings and how they impact the student experience of taking a test online. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, from 10 to 11 a.m., at MLC B220 (eLearning Lab).

Mon
1

Shakespeare Behind Bars screening

There will be a screening of the film, Shakespeare Behind Bars on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in JSAC, Room 1011, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Mon
1

Shakespeare and Diversity actors panel

As part of the Shakespeare and Diversity series, a panel of local Deaf and hearing actors of color will discuss their experiences with and perspectives on Shakespeare.

Tue
2

Meditation: No Barriers Zen Meditation Club

Join us for Zen Meditation, hosted by a deaf Buddhist monk, Rev. Oshin Jennings. The gatherings meet every first and third Saturday of the month.

Tue
2

Black History Month 2016: Youth, Gifted and Unemployment Panel

This event is for young black deaf people who don't have access to networking or resourses that may help them find jobs. This panel will help you to find better tools and resources to use in your job hunt.

Tue
2

Free basic Japanese Sign Language workshop

Want to learn Japanese Sign Language? Come to our free three-hour basic Japanese Sign Language workshop, sponsored by the Linguistics Department, on Saturday, February 27, which will be taught by three graduate students from Japan. Reservation by email is required as seats are limited.

Tue
2

eLearning Workshop: Managing Google Emails, Calendar, and Drive

Learn how to use Google E-mail, Calendar, and Drive to manage emails, rooms, events, and groups. This workshop will cover the features of these Google applications, plus an overview of Google+ and Google Hangouts. The workshop will take place at the MLS B220 (eLearning Lab), on February 4, 2016, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Tue
2

Gallaudet University and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Campus Walk

Gallaudet University and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will host the 2nd Annual Campus Walk at Gallaudet on April 21, 2016. Anyone interested in speaking to the community about personal experiences concerning suicide or would like more information about the walk may contact Ruth Schilling (Ruth.schilling@gallaudet.edu).

Tue
2

President Cordano to give State of the University address today

President Roberta "Bobbi" Cordano will give the State of the University address to the campus community today, February 2, 2016, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the Elstad Auditorium. The campus community is invited. Boxed lunches will be provided after the address. The address will be livestreamed at http://webcast.gallaudet.edu/?id=261.

Wed
3

Donna Jo Napoli presentation

Donna Jo presents on ease of articulation and phonetics in signed languages. She will present on Thursday, February 4, at 12:30 p.m. in SAC 1011.

Wed
3

Students invited to join scientific and educational competition

For the second consecutive year, Gallaudet is being invited to participate in a scientific and educational competition that has the goal of improving the quality of life for people with disabilities. The competition is for University students and - for the first time - Model Secondary School for the Deaf students.

Wed
3

23rd Annual Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference

The Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference is a three-day conference devoted to the examination of language use in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer life, broadly defined. Sessions address multiple questions related to LGBTQAI language use and intersections with social, economic, political, affective, and embodied experiences and forces. Leti Gomez and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz present the conference plenary session, discussing their newly published collection, "Queer Brown Voices."

Wed
3

American Youth Leadership Program: Cyprus, July 2016

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

Wed
3

Grant Opportunities at the National Institutes of Health

With the passage of the 2016 federal budget signed by President Obama on December 18, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) received an increase of $2 billion to its 2015 budget, for a 2016 total budget of $32.31 billion. NIH will be able to support ongoing research projects, new research, as well as support trainees through the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSAs).

Wed
3

Pro-Tactile Wednesday lunch gatherings

Join us at lunch on Wednesdays to socialize and discuss different PT topics.

Wed
3

MSSD’s 34th Winter Dance Concert: Mirage

Explore the ethereal world of dance and experience imaginative visions on stage as seen through movement, light, music, and video at MSSD's 34th Winter Dance Concert, Mirage. Come and see the talented work of the MSSD dancers, and guest companies from Gallaudet, among others.

Wed
3

Blackboard Workshop: Using Lynda.com in your Bb courses

There will be a hands-on workshop to teach participants how to add resources gleaned from Lynda.com directly to their Blackboard courses. The workshop will take place at MLC B220 (eLearning Lab) on February 5, 2016, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Thu
4

Database provides access to research and other scholarly activities

Through the Office of Research Support and International Affairs' online database, access is available to any research submitted to the "Annual Report of Achievements" since FY 2010. Lists of scholarly publications or other artistic products are also available using the same database.

Thu
4

Extended: Self Plus One option

If you only have one dependent under your Federal Employees Health Benefits plan (FEHB), you might want to consider switching to the Self Plus One option. From now until February 29, 2016, employees can change from the family option to Self Plus One.

Thu
4

Important bookstore information for the Spring 2016 semester

Important bookstore information for the Spring 2016 semester

Thu
4

Paraprofessional and Student Employment Fair

The Office of Student Affairs and Academic Support (SAAS) will sponsor its Annual Paraprofessional and Student Employment Fair on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The fair will take place in the SAC Multipurpose Room (MPR) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thu
4
Thu
4

Graduate Assistant Position Available

A position is available with the Center for Deaf Documentary Studies and the Gallaudet University Museum.

Thu
4

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.

Fri
5

Open Captioned (OC) screenings for February 2016

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

Fri
5

Rainbow Society Open House and LGBTQA Valentine's Day Celebration

Rainbow Society and LGBTQA Resource Center are merging their events together. Rainbow Society will have an open house for those who are interested in being members or joining a committee team this semester. The LGBTQA Resource Center will host a booth related to their services and the celebration of Valentine's Day.

Fri
5

DeafBlind and Deaf Community Survey

A survey titled “Is the DeafBlind Community part of the Deaf Community?" has been distributed to the campus. This survey contains different sections for Deaf and DeafBlind participants, which means that there will be different questions for deaf people and for DeafBlind people.

Fri
5

LGBTQA Brown Bag Lunch

A LGBTQA Brown Bag Lunch will be provided on Monday, February 15 from noon to 1 p.m. All community members are welcome.

Fri
5

Gallaudet research funding

Gallaudet research funding is now available. Information is provided for priority research funds (PRF) and small research grants.

Fri
5

Approval for international travel

Until further notice, approval of the president for international travel is no longer needed. Approval (signature) of the traveler's senior administrative officer is still required prior to making any travel reservations.

Fri
5

Identity Provider Service (IdP) system maintenance scheduled

On Saturday, February 6, starting at 4 a.m., GLUU will be performing minor maintenance. The maintenance window is expected to last until approximately 6 a.m. ADP eTime, GoSignMeUp, Lynda.com and other IdP services may be disrupted during this time.

Fri
5

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.

Fri
5

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.

Fri
5

Food safety workshop

Need food safety certification to prepare, cook and serve at your upcoming organization/club event? Come to one of two food safety workshops on February 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. or February 16 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at MLC B111. Contact trevor.anderson@gallaudet if you have any questions or need a replacement of your food safety certification.

Fri
5

Rathskeller Super Bowl viewing party

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

Fri
5

Free Game Night: Bison Games Club

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

Fri
5

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.

Mon
8

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.

Mon
8

Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (ANNHI) Community Members Brown Bag Gathering - CANCELLED

(This event has been cancelled.) Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island (ANNHI) community members are welcomed to a brown bag lunch gathering on Monday, February 8, noon-1 p.m., at HMB S141.

Mon
8

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.

Mon
8

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!

Mon
8

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!

Mon
8

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.

Mon
8

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.

Mon
8

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!

Mon
8

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.

Mon
8

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.

Mon
8

Free books for D.C. kids

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

Mon
8

Free Game Night: Bison Games Club

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

Mon
8

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.

Mon
8

JumpStart 2016: applications for peer counselors and interns

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

Mon
8

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.

Mon
8

Shakespeare and Race Lecture

Dr. Ayanna Thompson, Department of English at George Washington University, will present on Shakesepare and Race as part of the Shakespeare and Diversity event series. This presentation will take place on February 11, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., in JSAC 1011. ASL interpreters will be provided.

Mon
8

Intersectionality and Domestic Violence in Black Community

On Friday, February 12, from 1 to 3 p.m., a presentation on intersectionality and domestic violence in the black community will be held at the Foster Auditorium. The presenter, De'Lasha Singleton, will focus on healing from abusive relationships and reclaiming within the black community. This event is sponsored by the District of Columbia Area Black Deaf Advocates (DCABDA) in partnership with the Department of Education.

Tue
9

Department of Counseling accepting applications for fall 2016

Interested in becoming a professional counselor? Visit the Department of Counseling at Fowler Hall on the first floor to speak to a faculty member.

Tue
9

"The Central Park Five" - a discussion on race, class and human rights

The Center for Deaf Documentary Studies, the Office of Diversity and Equity for Students, and the Division of Academic Affairs will host a panel discussion on "The Central Park Five" documentary, Thursday March 10, 12:30 p.m., in the GU Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindell's Auditorium.

Tue
9

Amnesty International to visit 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 to 2 p.m.

Tue
9

Invitation: call for Faculty-Focused Multicultural Competency Building and Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCBCTI) participants

Gallaudet faculty members have been invited to participate in the May 2016 Faculty-Focused Multicultural Competency Building and Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCBCTI). The application deadline has been extended to Monday, February 15, due to snow.

Tue
9

Language and Human Rights in Ireland

This presentation provides insight into the current situation regarding Irish Sign Language and Human Rights advocacy.

Wed
10

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.

Wed
10

Art Exhibition Reception: “Visual Music from My Soundless Mind” by Dr. Paul Johnston

The Gallaudet community is invited to a free reception on Thursday, February 18, 4-6 p.m., at Washburn Arts Building - Linda K. Jordan Gallery, to celebrate Dr. Paul Johnston's art exhibition: "Visual Music from My Soundless Mind."

Wed
10

The Office of the Ombuds: a place for everyone

If you're looking for a confidential, off-the-record, and neutral place to talk, the Office of Ombuds is for you.

Wed
10

Panel Discussion: "Keepin it Real: Black and Deaf at Gallaudet?"

A panel discussion called "Keepin it Real: Black and Deaf at Gallaudet?" will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 12:30-2 p.m., at JSAC 1011, with four African-American student panelists.

Wed
10

GSC Staff Happy Hour

The Gallaudet Staff Council's own Social Committee will host a Staff Happy Hour at the Breaklounge located on the second floor of the Kellogg Conference Hotel on Thursday, February 11. Specials will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Wed
10

Water Outage in SLCC

Facilities will perform water pipe work on the third floor laboratory of SLCC. This requires shutting down the water on Thursday, February 11, 6-10 a.m.

Wed
10

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Mervin Primeaux-Obryant will give a presentation on Thursday, February 18, 12:30-1:50 p.m. at JSAC Flex A/B. The purpose of this presentation will be to gain knowledge about HIV/AIDs, safe sex, percentages of HIV/AIDs in the black community, and showing a short video about HIV/AIDs.

Wed
10

Free trip to Israel opportunity

Have you always wanted to go to Israel? If you are 18-26, Jewish (have at least one Jewish parent), and have never been on a peer-group trip to Israel after the age of 18, you might be eligible to go for free for 10 days on a Hillel Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.

Wed
10

Department of Counseling graduate programs receive accreditation

CACREP has given full 8-year accreditation to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, the School Counseling program, and the Summers and Online School Counseling program.

Wed
10

Invitation: call for Staff-Focused Multicultural Competency Building and Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCTI) participants

Gallaudet staff, both support and professional, are invited to participate in the June 2016 Staff-Focused Multicultural Competency Building and Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCBCTI). The application deadline has been extended to Monday, February 15, due to snow.

Wed
10

The National Gallery of Art ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Sunday, February 14 at 1 p.m. The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.

Wed
10

Workshop: Investing in Real Estate

Human Resources Services (HRS) will provide a workshop on investing on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, from noon to 1 p.m. and 4-5 p.m., located at JSAC Room 1011.

Thu
11

GaIN to host discussion dinners

Craving something other than small talk for dinner? Join GaIN for discussion dinners every Thursday.

Thu
11

National Alcohol Screening Day

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will host National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD) on Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at JSAC MPR.

Fri
12

ASL Gatherings: Depicting and Indicating Verbs

Are you describing action in the right way? Have you ever thought how ASL incorporates verbs? In this video, Debi Duren invites faculty and staff to come see Dr. Mary Thumann present during week's ASL Gatherings as our professional development program explores depicting and indicating verbs.

Mon
15

Deaf participants needed for a research study

Deaf participants are wanted for research involving comprehension of hearing interpreters

Mon
15

Art exhibition reception: “Visual Music from My Soundless Mind” by Dr. Paul Johnston

The Gallaudet community is invited to a free reception on Thursday, February 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Washburn Arts Building to celebrate Dr. Paul Johnston's art exhibition, “Visual Music from My Soundless Mind.”

Mon
15

Free Game Night: Bison Games Club

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

Wed
17

Professional Development: Worker's Compensation workshop

Managers will learn about the differences between worker's compensation laws and OHSA, how worker's compensation, the FMLA and the ADA relate to each other, procedures for processing worker's compensation paperwork, how to manage a work related injury, and how to make Gallaudet a safe place to work.

Fri
19

Olugbenga Aina: Presentation on Dr. Andrew Foster's mission in Africa

On February 25, African-born Olugbenga Aina, director of Keeping the Promise: Equitable Outcomes for Students, an unit within the Office of Diversity and Equity for Students, will give a presentation at the University of Cincinnati. He will explain how Dr. Andrew Foster touched many deaf people's hearts during his mission in Africa to promote deaf education.

Mon
22

Free Game Night: Bison Games Club

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

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