Schedule of events for the 150th anniversary celebration
Gallaudet is kicking off a year-long celebration of its sesquincentennial anniversary in a variety of ways. Check out the website at www.gallaudet.edu/150.html for the schedule of events and more information!
The Sesquicentennial Lecture Series begins with a lecture from author Andrew Solomon on Tuesday, September 10 at 12:30 p.m. in Swindells Auditorium, Kellogg Conference Hotel.
President Alan Hurwitz's welcome back address to campus on Thursday, September 12 at 12:30 p.m. in Elstad Auditorium, entitled "The Years Behind - The Years Ahead," will be a reflection on the university's past and a glimpse of the future.
September also kicks off a recognition of 15 visionary leaders. One leader will be highlighted each month over the course of the celebration. This month's honoree is Jack R. Gannon, '59 & H-'88. Gannon is a well-known author, educator, historian, and museum curator. Read more about Jack Gannon.
On the site you'll also find information about Gallaudet's history; a diploma gallery of the diplomas issued throughout the past 150 years, signed by U.S. presidents; information about the symposium in April 2014 and the reunion in July 2014; a list of other upcoming events; and more.
Find out how you can get involved and keep checking the site as new events and activities are added!