Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

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

May 2015
Fri
1

May is Asian and Pacific Islander Month

Museum Box Exhibit presents Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Join us on Thursday, May 7 from 8-10 a.m. in JSAC Subflex A/B (near the post office).

Fri
1

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Opportunity!!!!!!

The 2015/2016 scholarship application for the Hilda E. Bretzlaff Foundation is available.

Fri
1

4th Annual Lavender Graduation

The Gallaudet University LGBTQA Resource Center is proud to announce the fourth annual Lavender Graduation ceremony to recognize and celebrate the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and ally students who have contributed to the rich tapestry of our campus. The deadline for LGBTQ and ally students to register to participate is Friday, May 1.

Fri
1

Holi Festival

Holi is about filling in fun with color powders, delicious food, and celebrating with our friends and the community. See the flyer for general admission.

Fri
1

May Birthday Wishes from Gallaudet Staff Council

Gallaudet Staff Council would like to celebrate all University staff whose birthdays are in May!

Fri
1

Presentation: Embedded with the Bison

Award-winning writer Matthew Davis will share his writing experience, including a season embedded with the Bison football team on Tuesday, April 7, at 9:30 a.m. in JSAC, Room 1010.

Sat
2

ASL music video by KDES middle school students

Enjoy (and please share!) this performance of Michael Jackson's "Heal the World" by KDES students in grades 6-8.

Mon
4

Scampi Action Station

Chef Decko and the culinary team present a scampi action station in the Bistro on Wednesday, May 6 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mon
4

Office Events - Call KCH for Drop off and Off Premise Catering

KCH can cater all your in-office events. We're just a phone call or email away! We look forward to serving you!

Mon
4

Native Deaf Signers Wanted

Native deaf signers needed for a short 30-minute research study

Mon
4

DPS Officers and Dispatchers

The Department of Public Safety is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The DPS officers and dispatchers complete training through local and national organizations in order to obtain the skills required for their positions. More details regarding their training and their position responsibilities are attached.

Tue
5

Class Presentations on Asian-American and Pacific Islander Cultures for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Students will give presentations about Asian-American and Pacific Islander cultures on Wednesday, May 6 from 1-3 p.m. in the MPR Sub Flex A/B.

Tue
5

Deaf Nepal Earthquake Relief

Deaf Nepal Earthquake Relief

Tue
5

Info-session: Deaf Women's Experiences at Michigan Women's Music Festival

Deaf women have long attended the Michigan Women's Music Festival, described as an "amazing, deaf/ASL aware, progressive" women's event. MichFest is in its 40th and final year this summer. A long-time attendee will share her stories and experiences from the land.

Tue
5

Licensing contract expires soon for Campus Pack; any important content must be saved in advance

On May 14, our licensing contract for the Campus Pack suite of interactive learning tools will expire. All content must be exported from Blackboard Learn prior to May 13.

Tue
5

National Gallery of Art tour in ASL

The first monthly ASL tour at the National Gallery of Art is this Sunday, May 10 starting at 1 p.m.

Tue
5

Learn how to design a personalized calendar!

Summer Fun Class: Art & Media Design Program. This course introduces students to the Macintosh computer system, digital camera basics, and Adobe software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Digital imaging, illustration, layout, and other digital art techniques will be introduced. This course is intended to prepare students for intermediate classes in graphic design, web design, photography, and digital art.

Tue
5

Commuter Programs summer hours and information

The Commuter Lounge will be closed Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15. It will reopen for the first session of summer school from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday, May 18 through Friday, June 1. The Commuter Lounge will then be closed Monday, June 15 through Friday, August 28 and resume its normal schedule on Monday, August 31 at 7:30 a.m.

Wed
6

Honors Capstone Poster Presentations

Honors students who have completed capstones this academic year will present posters of their projects on Thursday, May 7 between noon and 3 p.m. in the SLCC Atrium.

Wed
6

Lifeguard jobs available at the Gallaudet pool

The Physical Education & Recreation Department is seeking to fill lifeguard positions.

Wed
6

Upcoming Shuttle Bus Changes

Summer Shuttle Schedule

Fri
8

DPS Hosting Police Cadets from London

DPS will be hosting a contingency of Police Cadets from The Metropolitan Police Department of London. The Cadets and their chaperones will be in DC to attend the Police Week activities beginning on Saturday, May 9. They will be staying on campus during the week and departing on May 16.

Fri
8

Steam Pipe Replacement on Lincoln Circle/Olmsted Green

Steam Pipe Replacement on Lincoln Circle/Olmsted Green will begin Monday, May 18 and continue for 8-10 weeks. Please use caution when in the area.

Fri
8

Seeking ASL Instructors for Summer Immersion Program

The Youth Programs & Outreach department is looking for ASL instructors to teach from July 10-14. Instructors are generously compensated.

Sat
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.

Mon
11

Gallaudet Technology Help Desk support information

Requests for technology assistance must be submitted online via the Help Desk. We now offer 24/7 support for all Blackboard and password-related tickets.

Mon
11

New software library self-service feature

Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) would like to announce our new Kace Software Library, which contains a collection of GTS supported software readily available for download and installation on managed computers.

Mon
11

Survey for Adult Children of Incarcerated Parents

A new survey has been posted for adults (age 18 and over) who experienced the incarceration (jail or prison) of a parent (biological, adopted, social).

Mon
11

Submit your orders for new computers and replace old equipment

Departments needing to replace aging equipment or purchase new computers should submit their orders by May 22.

Mon
11

New Grant Opportunity for 2015

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) announces a new grant opportunity for 2015.

Mon
11

Licensing contract expires for Campus Pack

On May 14, our licensing contract for the Campus Pack suite of interactive learning tools will expire. All content must be exported from Blackboard Learn prior to May 13.

Mon
11

Macaroni & Cheese station in the Bistro

Macaroni & Cheese station in the Bistro on Wednesday May 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mon
11

Lunch and Learn for Health with BLUE (Migraines)

BCBS Lunch and Learn for your Health seminar on "Migraines" will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 12-1 pm in JSAC, Room 1011.

Tue
12

Open Zone Parking

Open zone parking in effect beginning Monday, May 18

Tue
12

HIV Screenings at Gallaudet

The Health and Wellness Programs will continue to host HIV screenings with Deaf Reach on campus on Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Ely Center, Room 100.

Tue
12

Riesling Tasting in the Breaklounge

Riesling tasting at the breaklounge in the Kellogg Conference Hotel on Thursday May 21 starting at 5:30 p.m.

Wed
13

Green Dot Training

Want to know what all of the "green" is about? Want to become a "Green Dot" on campus? Join Gallaudet's efforts to make campus a safer place by participating in this training and becoming an effective bystander on Thursday, May 28 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Wed
13

Patricia A. Lintner, Mother of Dr. Teresa Crowe, Passes Away

Patricia A. Lintner, mother of Dr. Teresa Crowe, chairperson of the Department of Social Work, passed away on Friday, May 8.

Wed
13

Have Your Pictures Taken Inside the Tower Clock During Graduation

Come to the Tower Clock by the Gallaudet Museum for a photo shoot.

Wed
13

Summer 2015 Online Business Registration

Summer 2015 online business registration for all U.S. and international graduates, undergraduates and ELI students are now available through Bison Student Self-Service until June 26, 2015.

Wed
13

Audree Norton passes away

Audree Norton has passed away at the age of 88. Summary and more details inside.

Thu
14

Badminton in Summertime

Summertime badminton starting Wednesday, May 20 from 12-1 p.m. at the Field House Gym.

Thu
14

Gallaudet Students Attend the 2015 Maguire College Scholars Luncheon

About 400 students, parents, faculty, staff, and administrators attended the Maguire College Scholars Annual Luncheon on April 17 at Philadelphia University. Seven students from Gallaudet University who have received scholarships through the Maguire College Scholars program traveled to Philadelphia to participate.

Thu
14

Summer 2015 Important Bookstore Information

Student Financial Services announces that students will be able to purchase and charge books to their student accounts from Friday, May 15 to Monday, June 15.

Fri
15

Gallaudet Commencement Night at Capital Fringe

Graduation Friday night at capital fringe, come one come all!

Fri
15

Seeking ASL Instructors for Summer Immersion Program

The Youth Programs & Outreach department is looking for ASL instructors to teach from July 10-14. Instructors are generously compensated.

Mon
18

How to Access Adobe Document Cloud (Formerly EchoSign)

The EchoSign icon was recently removed from the App Launcher (9-square grid), however, your forms are still intact and you can access them by following the attached instruction.

Mon
18

Lunch and Learn for Health with BLUE (Migraines)

BCBS Lunch and Learn for your Health seminar on "Migraines" will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 12-1 pm in JSAC, Room 1011.

Tue
19

Deaf Bilingual Participants Needed for an NIH-funded Study

Deaf ASL/English bilinguals are invited to participate in a research study on language processing. We are currently collecting data and will continue throughout the summer.

Tue
19

Submit Your Orders for New Computers

Departments needing to replace aging equipment or purchase new computers should submit their orders by May 22.

Tue
19

GTS Phishing and Spam Alerts Website

The Phishing and Spam Alerts page was created as the one spot to check for phish and spam messages.

Tue
19

Pasta Action Station at the Bistro

Chef Decko and Sous Chef Scott are putting on their Italian hats and serving a Pasta Action Station on Wednesday, May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bistro at Kellogg Conference Hotel.

Wed
20

Summer 2015 Deadline for Faculty and Staff Tuition Waivers

Faculty/Staff Tuition Waivers for summer 2015 are due no later than close of business on Monday, May 25.

Wed
20

Odyssey Extra - Online Supplement to the Odyssey Print Issue

Odyssey doesn't stop when each magazine issue is released; there is always more information and experiences to share. Odyssey Extra, a supplement to the print issue of Odyssey magazine, keeps the conversation going by offering additional articles written on the annual theme.

Wed
20

Nowruz!

The first Persian New Year celebration was hosted at Gallaudet University by three students from Iran--Ardavan Guity, Mali Ghazanfari, and Mardjon Salehibakhsh. A planning committee comprising of Ali Sanjabi, Abbas Behmanesh, Katie Holter, and Bilal Chinoy, assisted with the implementation of this very successful event.

Thu
21

Dr. Caroline Solomon featured in NPR "50 Great Teachers" story

The story chronicles Dr. Solomon in the classroom, out on the Anacostia River during her research projects, and touches on her teaching style and how she inspires her students.

Thu
21

Second GSR 300 Class for Summer Session Two

If you want to take an exciting course, please enroll in Dr. Roberto Sanchez's GSR 300.03 this summer!

Thu
21

Deaf Interpreter Conference Scholarship from GIS

GIS scholarships for five awardees, of color or from rural areas, to attend 2015 Deaf Interpreter Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Fri
22

Free Nonprofit Policies Legal Clinic

The DC Bar Pro Bono program is having a free nonprofit policies legal clinic on May 29, from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Fri
22

Limited Interpreting Services May 26-30

Due to events requiring a large number of interpreters, there will be limited available for interpreting requests that have not already been received by Gallaudet Interpreting Service.

Fri
22

Participants Needed for Research on Legal Knowledge

you are invited to participate in a study about legal knowledge in the deaf community.

Fri
22

Call for Online/Hybrid Course Development

The Office of Distance Education invites applications from faculty who wish to use Blackboard's instructional design support to develop or convert their courses for online delivery. Course instructors must be committed to working intensely with the Blackboard instructional design team during the two to three month period of course development.

Mon
25

Gallaudet Receives Grant Award Funding

Gallaudet University’s Office of Sponsored Programs wishes to congratulate Dr. Paul Sabila, Principal Investigator, on his award from Howard University through NSF in the amount of $30,000 for the project titled Center for Integrated Quantum Materials.

Wed
27

Mayor Bowser to attend press conference on campus; limited parking at College Hall

The press conference is to announce a partnership between Gallaudet and Pigmental Studios, an animation studio relocating from Los Angeles to D.C.

Wed
27

Deaf ASL-English Bilingual Participants Needed for an NIH-Funded Study

You are invited to participate in a research study to examine language processing in Deaf ASL-English bilinguals.

Wed
27

REVISED: Summer 2015 Pool Hours

Physical Education and Recreation department announces the revised summer 2015 pool hours

Wed
27

Sope Action Station at the Bistro

The Bistro will provide a sope action station on Wednesday, May 27 from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Wed
27

Refresher Travel Reservations Using Deem’s Online Reservation System

Refresher on making travel reservations using Deem’s online reservation system for non-Gallaudet travelers. Establishing a guest profile on Deem reservation system.

Wed
27

Reminder regarding purchase of rail tickets

Gallaudet purchase cards may not be used to purchase rail tickets.

Wed
27

World Changers Church Fellowship

World Changers Fellowship Tour at Kellogg Conference Hotel on May 29 from 4-9 p.m.

Thu
28

Travel-On's Emergency Service Number Changing June 1

On June 1, Travel-On will transition to a new level of after-hours service. This service is for emergency services only. Only persons requiring assistance while traveling, or needing to travel the next day should use this number. There is a charge for the services provided.

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