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Today's Announcements

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

State of the University Address by President Hurwitz

The campus community is invited to the annual State of the University Address by President Hurwitz on Tuesday, January 27, at Elstad Auditorium from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Refreshments will be available after the address.

Priority Research Grants Program: Expression of Interest to Apply.

Gallaudet faculty and staff members who are interested in applying for a grant from the Priority Research Fund should initially send an Expression of Interest to Apply.

Kellogg Conference Hotel closed to overnight guests.

During renovation, the Kellogg Conference Hotel will be closed to overnight guests from November 24 through Jan 6 (except for December 1 through 13). The breaklounge and Bistro will be closed during this time as well. The hotel IS OPEN for day events and the executive and sales offices will remain open during regular hours.

Sixth Street Development Open House Workshop

You are invited to an open house workshop on the Sixth Street Development on December 2, from12:30 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. (attendees can arrive at any point during either session) in JSAC MPR.

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Bb Getting Started

Learn how to use Bb or Bb basics.

No Classes - Thanksgiving Recess begins

There are no classes this week, the University will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday and is closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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

Fitness complex hours during Thanksgiving Break and announcing advanced conditioning class

The fitness complex will be closed several days during the Thanksgiving break and will work under a modified schedule the other days it is open. In addition, new advanced conditioning classes have begun and will run through December 12.

Do you want to perform in the upcoming Winter Signing Gospel?

If you are interested in performing in the Winter Signing Gospel on December 4, contact Elvia Guillermo.

Seeking child participants for a reading and ASL study

Children who are between ages 5 and 10 years old and who are deaf ASL users are invited to try out a fun engaging computer program for teaching basic reading skills in ASL.

Mrs. Rubye Frye Hughes passed away

Mrs. Rubye Frye Hughes, the first black teacher hired at Kendall School in 1952 after the Supreme Court decision requiring the school to admit black deaf students, passed away on November 12, 2014.

ASL Movie showing at the AMC Loews Georgetown 14

Maryland Deaf Seniors (MDSC) is hosting a movie night fundraiser at the AMC Loews Georgetown 14 IMAX on December 4 featuring the Peter Wolf production, "I Love You But...", a movie produced by and starring deaf actors. Don't miss this opportunity!

DC Public Library presents 'Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts"

In celebration of Clerc-Gallaudet Week, the DC Public Library presents "Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts", showcasing the work of Gallaudet professors Tracey Salaway, Pia Borsheim, and Tonya Stremlau. December 3, 6-8 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Library.

Call for nominations for The Rachel Hartig Award for Research Excellence

A prize of $750 will be awarded annually to a researcher in the field of International Deaf Cultural Studies with preference given toward work related to Francophone areas and Hispanic Deaf Studies. This award is designed to encourage and celebrate the production of a noteworthy work in the disciplines indicated, created by a member of the Gallaudet University undergraduate faculty or by a graduate student.

Food Services Holiday Hours of Operations

The Plaza Dining Hall will be open for brunch and dinner service (9 a.m.-7 p.m.) starting November 24; normal hours will resume on November 30. The Rathskellar will be closed November 24-29. The Marketplace and Starbucks Java Corner will be closed November 27-29. All three operations will resume regular hours on December 1.

Flu shots available at Student Health Service

Don't let the flu change your holiday or travel plans. Get your immunization now!

Bison Shop modified hours

During the week of Thanksgiving, the Bison Shop will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday; on Wednesday, the Bison Shop will close at 2:30 p.m.

Library modified schedule for Thanksgiving break

The Library will be open on a modified schedule during the Thanksgiving break. Friendly reminder: library items may come during this time; please check your library accounts and due dates before the holidays.

Donate to Martha's Table

Seeking donations of winter clothing, toys for all ages, and non-perishable food to benefit Martha's Table. Drop off at the Student Success office, JSAC, Room 2200, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every week day until December 5. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Capital Pride 2nd Annual Holiday Heatwave

You're invited to a fundraising event for Capital Pride on December 1, packed with entertainment, contests, prizes, food, and cocktails. Interpreters provided upon request.

GSC Annual Holiday Party

All Gallaudet staff are invited to join the Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) for food and drinks to celebrate the holidays on Friday, December 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the 'Ole Jim'.

Flu shots available

Flu shots are available at Student Health Service, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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