Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

This is the Announcement Archive. Here you can browse through past Announcements.

July 2015
Wed
1

'Deaf People in Havana' documentary viewing at JSAC

Joel Barish film to be shown July 2 and July 16 at 7 p.m.

Wed
1

Residence Life and Housing wants you!

Want to gain more work expierence? Want personal growth? Apply for the Resident Assistant position for the Academic Year 2015-2016!

Wed
1

New faculty/staff parking permits now available

Information provided on how to replace your current permit

Wed
1

Human Resources Services notes for March 2015

Service awards, promotions, and new hires listed for March 2015

Thu
2

Need ASL actors for video shoots July 6-10! Paid work!

The ASL Connect team with the Department of ASL and Deaf Studies are looking for ASL-fluent actors (deaf or hearing) for video work during the week of July 6-10. There is pay! Contact tyrone.giordano@gallaudet.edu for details!

Thu
2

Update on campus trees

To counteract the declining health of ash trees on campus, due to an invasive beetle from China that has decimated trees across the US, Gallaudet will partner with Casey Trees this fall to re-establish native trees to campus.

Thu
2

Ben's Chili Bowl on H Street grand opening

Ben's Chili Bowl is opening a new location on H Street. The Gallaudet community is invited to attend the grand opening on Wednesday, July 8 at 11 a.m.

Sat
4

Deaf participants needed for research study on legal knowledge

Participate in a study about legal knowledge in the deaf community.

Sun
5

Human Resources Services notes for April 2015

Provided are service awards, promotions, and new hires for April 2015

Mon
6

New summer pool hours for July 6 to Aug 21

Summer pool hours are announced.

Mon
6

Starfish® Early Availability and General Availability updates scheduled

Starfish® will be offline between midnight–6 a.m. on July 11 for system updates.

Mon
6

Discontinuation of the Online Management System (OMS) support

Effective immediately, GTS has decided to cease support of the OMS system due to high security risks. Departments will have the opportunity to migrate their data to a different solution.

Mon
6

ASL Tour Info- National Gallery of Art

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

Tue
7

DC "Vision Zero" map provides opportunity to mark traffic safety problem spots in DC

An interactive map created by the DC Department of Transportation allows input of problems with traffic safety on DC streets

Wed
8

College Hall shuttle stop moved to Kellogg Conference Hotel for Thursday, July 9

Shuttle stop returns to Kellogg Conference Hotel for one day, Thursday, July 9. Shuttle will continue its temporary stop location at College Hall on Friday, JUly 10.

Wed
8

Electrical outage planned for KDES

Outage scheduled for Friday, July 10 between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Wed
8

Fulbright Scholar Program announces Global Flex Award

U.S. scholars can engage in advanced research and/or teaching scholarly activities in two or three countries in one or more regions, thanks to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program’s new Global Flex Award.

Thu
9

Purchase order deadlines for FY15

In preparation for the fiscal year-end, the Contracts and Purchasing Office and the Finance Office would like to make you aware of upcoming deadlines and guidelines regarding purchase orders.

Thu
9

New vlog from the Presidential Search Advisory Committee

PSAC2014 chair Duane Halliburton,’85, shares updates on the presidential search process. A visual description and transcript are provided in the video summary.

Fri
10

Metro Red Line stations between Farragut North and NoMa-Gallaudet U. will be closed Saturday, July 11

The Red Line between Farragut North and NoMa-Gallaudet U. will close on Saturday, July 11 at 12:01 a.m. Buses will run between these stations. The Red Line will resume its regular weekend schedule on Sunday, July 12 at 7 a.m.

Fri
10

Deadline approaches for 2016-2017 Core Fulbright Scholar Program application; archived webinar facilitates application process

There are 575 opportunities being offered in the Fulbriht Scholar Program for the 2016-17 academic year, with grants in more than 45 disciplines to 125-plus countries. However, scholars will need to act fast: Monday, August 3 is the deadline to apply.

Mon
13

Gallaudet to participate in celebrations for the ADA 25th Anniversary

Members of the Gallaudet University community will participate in celebrations this month for the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a national declaration of equality.

Mon
13

Split This Rock to host an ASL interpreted poetry event Sunday, July 19

Split This Rock (a non-profit organization that cultivates, teaches, and celebrates poetry that bears witness to injustice and provokes social change) is having an ASL interpreted poetry reading to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act as part of its Sunday Kind of Love monthly poetry reading series.

Mon
13

'Ma Vie En Rose' film screening hosted by SAGE Metro DC

Join us on July 27 at 6:30 p.m. for a film screening of this lovely film about a transgender girl, hosted by SAGE Metro DC. This is a French-language film with English subtitles.

Mon
13

Gallaudet University receives grant award funding

Gallaudet University’s Office of Sponsored Programs congratulates Dr. Paul Sabila, principal investigator, on his award from Howard University through NSF in the amount of $44,523 for the project titled “Center for Reduced Dimensional Systems."

Tue
14

JumpStart 2015 newsletter available

JumpStart 2015 Newsletter #0 has important information about the program. JumpStart students and families are strongly encouraged to read it prior to July 26, the program's first day.

Tue
14

Important health insurance information for returing students

Student health insurance is required by full-time students. Communication from Student Financial Services on policy and procedural changes is attached.

Tue
14

GIS deaf interpreter training seminars offered for August 2015

Gallaudet Interpreting Service is offering six deaf interpreter training seminars for August. Seminar flyers and registration forms are available.

Tue
14

GIS announces legal seminar offerings for August 2015

Gallaudet Interpreting Service will provide three legal seminars: Foundations of Legal ASL Interpreting, Questioning and Interrogation, and After Hours Emergency Interpreting.

Tue
14

Bistro closed for lunch July 16 and 17

Bistro will be closed in order to finish kitchen maintenance; continental breakfast will be served both days from 7-9:30 a.m.

Wed
15

New faculty candidate presentation for Department of Education to be held July 20

New faculty candidate Dr. Yinzi Nairouz will present "Diversity, Culture and Language in Mathematics Education" on Monday, July 20, from 10-11 a.m. in Fowler Hall, Room 306. All are welcome to attend.

Wed
15

Former men's basketball coach featured in Orange County (Calif.) DOE online publication

Brendan Stern, former Gallaudet head basketball coach who begins work with the Department of Government and Public Affairs in mid-August, was featured in OCDE Newsroom, the online publication for the Orange County Department of Education.

Wed
15

Electrical outages planned campuswide on July 18

Facilities will perform emergency maintenance to the campus main electrical feeders on Saturday, July 18. Some buildings may experience brief outages; some buildings may experience an outage lasting 2-4 hours. Maintenance should start at 4:30 a.m.

Wed
15

Fall 2015 online business registration now available

Registration is available through Bison Student Self-Service until August 31.

Thu
16

2015 Capital Fringe comes to Eastman Studio Theatre: Fringe shuttle service provided

Ten Capital Fringe performances will be accessible to the D.C. deaf and hard of hearing community; for the first time, shows will take place at Gallaudet's Eastman Studio Theatre.

Fri
17

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities training offered

The Office of Disability Rights and the DC Commission on Persons with Disabilities will host an emergency preparedness training for people with disabilities. The training will be held on Saturday, August 1 from 1-4 p.m. ASL interpreters may be requested at least seven days in advance.

Fri
17

Hall Memorial Building weekly renovation update

The south side of the 4th floor will be substantially completed and ready for occupants to move in Monday, July 20; the north side will be completed on Monday, July 27. The contractor will be working both Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19. Relocation to 4th floor south will take place July 20-24. Relocation to 4th floor north will take place from July 27-31.

Sat
18

Kevin Kovacs named new men's basketball head coach

Gallaudet University alum and former Bison student-athlete Kevin Kovacs has been selected as the new men’s basketball head coach as announced by Athletic Director Michael Weinstock. Kovacs will begin his new duties on August 17.

Mon
20

Gallaudet's Sam Atkinson elected to CoSIDA Board of Directors

Gallaudet University Assistant Athletic Director for Communications Sam Atkinson was elected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Board of Directors during its annual convention held here June 14-17. Atkinson is one of 16 sports information directors on the board and will serve a three-year term.

Mon
20

Camping equipment rentals available

Campus Activities now offers rentals for camping. We have equipment available to make your camping trip a memorable one! We have tents ranging in size from three to eight people, sleeping pads, lanterns and coolers for rent.

Mon
20

Democracy Federal Credit Union Appreciation Day is July 22

Democracy Federal Credit Union will host its Appreciation Day from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 22, by the Mobile RV Unit parked at College Hall. There will be free giveaways as well as freshly popped popcorn. Staff will be on hand to assist you with ways to become financially fit.

Mon
20

Track and Field standout Katie Giles earns CoSIDA Academic All-America honors

The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced its 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America Women's Track & Field/Cross Country teams. Gallaudet University senior women's track and field runner Katie Giles (Gaithersburg, Md.) was named to the Division III second team.

Mon
20

Smithsonian Institution and The Kennedy Center present Festival ADA: 25 Years of Disability Rights, July 24-26

The festival will take place on the mall side terrace of the National Museum of American History from noon to 5 p.m. each day. Program listing includes ASL Storytelling, Deaf President Now, and Deaf Space and Accessible Architecture.

Mon
20

New faculty candidate presentation

Department of Education's new faculty candidate, Dr, Nancy Blue Williams, will present on Thursday, July 23.

Mon
20

Open-caption movie event hosted by JumpStart Program

Gallaudet University's JumpStart pre-orientation program will host an open-caption screening of the film Inside Out on Friday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Regal Cinemas at Gallery Place 14.

Tue
21

Stay connected through social media to Gallaudet folks traveling to the WFD conference

Members of the Gallaudet community will attend the XVII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), in Istanbul, Turkey July 28 to August 1.

Tue
21

Fuze announces new In-Meeting user interface

New In-Meeting feature is available only for Windows users at this time.

Tue
21

GLUU Identity Provider Service (IdP) system maintenance scheduled

ADP eTime, Lynda.com and other IdP services will be unavailable between 7-9 a.m. on July 22.

Tue
21

Quantitative Reasoning through Sexuality Info in the Deaf Community

In the GSR 230.08 course students learn about quantitative literature through sexuality research in the deaf community.

Tue
21

Campus-wide steam outage on July 23

There will be a campus-wide steam outage on Thursday, July 23 from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. as emergency repairs are made to the University's steam system. The outage will affect hot water and heat. However, buildings with electric and gas powered hot water tanks will be operational.

Wed
22

Call for Performers - Humanities DC Festival

Humanities DC has released a request for proposals for a Humanities, Art and Technology "HAT" Festival. Deadline is July 31; the festival will be held Saturday, September 26.

Wed
22

Bistro offers a limited lunch menu for rest of July

Chef Decko will prepare a soup of the day, a build your own salad bar, and a sandwich of the day. Desserts will also be provided. Menu items will change each day. The cost for lunch is $ 10 per person.

Thu
23

A record 61 Gallaudet student-athletes are on the 2014-15 NEAC Scholar-Athlete list

Each student-athlete was required to accumulate a 3.4 or higher grade point average for the fall and spring semesters combined. Gallaudet finished fifth overall among NEAC institutions and six associate members.

Thu
23

Dissertation defense by Danielle Hunt

Ms. Danielle Hunt, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Interpretation, will defend her dissertation on Friday, July 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Hall Memorial Building (HMB), Room 1004. The first 40 minutes of the dissertation defense are open to the Gallaudet community.

Thu
23

Open-caption movie event hosted by JumpStart Program

Gallaudet University's JumpStart pre-orientation program is hosting an open-caption movie event on Wednesday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Regal Cinemas at Gallery Place 14.

Fri
24

Gallaudet's Elena Ciccarelli selected as NEAC nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year

Gallaudet University senior Elena Ciccarelli’s (Whitesboro, N.Y.) candidacy for the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year award continued Thursday when the field of 480 candidates was narrowed down to 147 conference honorees. Ciccarelli was selected as the North Eastern Athletic Conference’s (NEAC) nominee and becomes the first Gallaudet student-athlete to receive this distinction.

Fri
24

Google Impact Challenge ADA Exhibit

Board of Trustees member Claudia L. Gordon, Esq., will be featured in a unique exhibit on the front stairs of Chapel Hall to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Fri
24

Green Grow Organization to host bi-weekly farmer's market

Green Grow's summer interns will sell fresh produce from their garden every other Monday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the JSAC Market Place. The market's next two dates are July 27 and August 10.

Fri
24

Deaf and hard of hearing video relay service (VRS) users wanted for an online survey about VRS phones and software

The Technology Access Program at Gallaudet University, in partnership with the V​ideo Access Technology Reference Platform (VATRP) team, is conducting an online survey to learn about your wishes and needs for new video relay service  (VRS) software.

Fri
24

Family needed for Head Mounted Display research

Are you interested in Head Mounted Display technology? We are looking for a family who communicates via ASL to study the use of Head Mounted Display technology in a behavioral parent training program.

Fri
24

Tami Lee Santimyer featured in Kennedy Center exhibit

Gallaudet employee Tami Lee Santimyer is one of eight subjects in a Kennedy Center display commemorating the anniversaries of the ADA and Very Special Arts.

Fri
24

Human Resources Services notes for May 2015

The Office of Human Resources Services announces faculty and staff members who reached employment milestones in May.

Sat
25

Gallaudet in PBS Newshour story about the ADA 25th Anniversary

Fred Weiner, Assistant Vice President for Administration, was interviewed for a story about the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for PBS Newshour.

Sat
25

HMB STM Weekly Renovation update

Weekly renovation update for the HMB STM project

Sat
25

Germantown Library to hold ASL book discussion groups

The first book discussion is scheduled for August 22 at 10:15 a.m.

Sat
25

DDOT to host Vision Zero Initiative public meeting

DDOT is hosting public events regarding Vision Zero, an initiative to eliminate all deaths and serious injuries to users of the District’s transportation system by 2024. a meeting will be held at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station on July 30 from 5-7:30 p.m.

Mon
27

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

A lecture will be presented by Tolonda Henderson, a librarian at George Washington University. She has presented her work on the library at Hogwarts at several academic conferences and is currently researching Harry Potter and disability studies. ASL interpreting will be provided.

Mon
27

Kellogg Conference Hotel's new rates for October 2015 to September 2016

Standard room is $169 not including taxes and fees; breakfast for two at the Bistro provided in the cost.

Mon
27

Electrical outage planned in MSSD gym and pool, and Houses 100-400

Facilities will perform electrical maintenance to the campus main electrical feeders on Friday, July 31. The MSSD gym and pool, and Houses 100-400 will be without power from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mon
27

Blackboard SafeAssign system maintenance scheduled

SafeAssign functionality will not be available between 3:30-7:30 a.m. on July 29.

Mon
27

VoiceThread system maintenance scheduled

VoiceThread will be offline between midnight and 2 a.m. on August 1.

Tue
28

Construction work affecting access to Peikoff Alumni House

Due to construction work going on in front of Peikoff Alumni House this week that prevents access to the front door, please use the back door to enter the building. The back door will be open during normal operating hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tue
28

NAD Community Survey

The NAD Outreach Committee invites you to fill out a community survey to improve your NAD experience.

Tue
28

Staff outing at Nationals Park on Friday, August 7

The GSC Social Committee is pleased to invite GSC members to join the GSC at Nationals Park on Friday, August 7 to watch the Nationals take on the Colorado Rockies at 7:05 p.m.

Wed
29

Full Bistro lunch to be served as of August 3

The Bistro will serve its full buffet lunch as of Monday August 3. Chef is working on exciting menus and offerings for the buffet.

Thu
30

Announcement regarding US Airways and American Airlines loyalty programs

American Airlines and US Airways are merging and Travel On has sent an attached announcement regarding their loyalty programs.

Fri
31

Volunteer Opportunities with RSIA!

Gallaudet is fortunate to have a great deal of talent and creativity -- and a generous spirit of giving -- within its campus community. Anyone seeking the personal rewards that come from sharing their skills to advance Gallaudet’s mission is encouraged to contact the Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA).

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