Photo: Danilo Torres
President Hurwitz is shown with Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa, who is wearing a Gallaudet Bison baseball shirt and cap and holding a baseball autographed by head coach Curtis Pride, who also is a member of President Obama’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. Dr. Hurwitz and Vice President for Development, Alumni, and International Relations Lynne Murray met with Sasakawa during a recent trip to Japan, and Hurwitz presented him with the gifts in appreciation for his many years of support to Gallaudet University with the Sasakawa International Fund and World Deaf Leadership Fund.
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- Crane work at Elstad Auditorium
Facilities will have a crane set up at the loading dock behind Elstad Auditorium on Thursday, June 20 from 6 to 11 a.m. Please use caution when in this area.
- Fire alarm testing being conducted in residence halls
Access Control will be conducting fire alarm testing in the residence halls beginning Monday, June 17 through Saturday, June 22 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. During this time, alarms will be activated periodically.
- National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Support
The Office of Sponsored Programs announces that the National Endowment for the Humanities is offering summer stipend support for those pursuing advance research of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.
- Solar panels to be installed on the Jordan Student Academic Center
Facilities will be installing solar panels on the roof of the JSAC building in the morning on Wednesday, June 19 starting at 6 a.m. Please use caution in the loading dock area. If you have questions, please contact the Service Center at x5180.
- Summer construction project updates
Renovations of the Fay and Ballard historic buildings are underway and HMB renovations and department relocations continue.
- HIV Testing at Gallaudet
Deaf-REACH will provide HIV testing at Gallaudet on Wednesday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Ely, Room 100. Services are open to all. Deaf-REACH will be back weekly starting on July 17.
- Deaf Abused Women's Network (DAWN) back on campus Wednesday
DAWN provides support and advocacy services for faculty, staff and students at Gallaudet. Services are open to all including men, women, and LGBTQAI individuals. DAWN will be on campus Wednesday, June 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Ely, Room 103. DAWN resumes regular weekly Wednesday visits on July 17.
- Alcohol and Other Drug Education Summit
Health and Wellness Programs will host an Alcohol and Other Drug Education Summit on Thursday, August 1.