Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

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

July 2014
Tue
1

Friends of the Buea School for the Deaf 10 year Anniversary Celebration

Friends of the Buea School for the Deaf announce a 10 year Anniversary Celebration on behalf of the Buea School for the Deaf (BSD) located in the Southwest region of Cameroon. Margaret Bibum, Gallaudet graduate and Director of Education at the school, will be a keynote speaker.

Tue
1

Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled

On Friday, July 4, Blackboard will be offline between 12:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for a system upgrade.

Wed
2

No lunch service at Bistro on July 7

There will be no lunch service at the Bistro in GUKCH on July 7.

Wed
2

GUKCH Bistro closed July 7

The Bistro at GUKCH will be closed on Monday, July 7.

Thu
3

Bistro Closed, Meals served in Breaklounge

The Bistro is closed and meals will be served in the Breaklounge located on the second floor of the GUKCH. The newly renovated Bistro opens on July 8.

Fri
4

Deaf America Reads!

Information on how to purchase FOLDA Kits.

Mon
7

PeopleTools Upgrade on July 13

PeopleSoft (bison.gallaudet.edu) will be offline Sunday, July 13, between 6 a.m. and noon.

Tue
8

Gallaudet Reunion information for the campus community

Updates about evening events, road closures, and registration.

Tue
8

Online business registration for fall

Fall online business registration for all U.S. and international graduate, undergraduate, and ELI students is now available until August 29 through the Bison Student Self-Service portal.

Wed
9

G. "Bummy" Burstein courses offered July 13-19

The G. “Bummy” Burstein Leadership Institute, a unit within the Center for Continuing Studies (CCS) in Research, Graduate School, Continuing Studies, and International Affairs at Gallaudet University, will offer three leadership courses the week of July 13-19, 2014. The courses are: Grassroots Advocacy and Leadership Training; PST 602: Deaf Women's Leadership Seminar; and PST 612: Theater Arts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People of Color.

Wed
9

New summer pool hours

Pool hours for Summer 2014 have changed.

Thu
10

Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Users wanted to participate in a study of speech comprehension on a cell phone.

The Technology Access Program at Gallaudet University is conducting a study to investigate the degree of audio quality that will lead to effective use of wireless telephones (cell phones) by people with hearing loss.

Thu
10

Area sign interpreted and captioned events announced

A list is provided of sign interpreted and captioned events at the Kennedy Center and other venues throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area in the upcoming month.

Fri
11

Smithsonian Natural History Museum interpreted events

The Smithsonian Natural History Museum will be hosting three programs with ASL interpretation on Friday, July 25. The programs will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and include a children's musical program, a tarantula feeding demonstration, and a story time session.

Mon
14

Gallaudet makes the news! LGBTQA Resource Center mentioned in The Washington Blade

LGBTQA Resource Center garners a mention in The Washington Blade

Tue
15

Fundraiser to benefit deaf kids in Guatemala

A fund raiser will be held at the New Deal Café in Greenbelt, Md. on Sunday, July 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to benefit a deaf youth camp at the deaf school, Las Voces de Silencio (LAVOSI), in Guatemala in November.

Tue
15

Staff outing at Nationals Park

The Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) is hosting a staff outing at Nationals Park on Wednesday, August 6. The Nationals are playing the New York Mets at 7:05 p.m.

Tue
15

VM host server maintenance scheduled

On Wednesday, July 16, the Data Center Operations (DCO) team will perform maintenance on the electrical infrastructure supporting the virtualized server environment (VMWare hosts). This work is scheduled to start Wednesday at 5 a.m. and will be completed by 8 a.m.

Tue
15

Help Desk upgrade scheduled

On Monday, July 28, the Gallaudet Technology Help Desk will be offline between 6 and 10 a.m. for a system upgrade.

Tue
15

DC Scoop at Union Market

Union Market will host DC Scoop on July 19

Tue
15

National Alliance of Black Interpreters-DC Chapter "It's a Family Affair" Cookout!

Join NAOBI-DC for their 2014 Family Cookout on Saturday, July 19 from 1-5 p.m. in Takoma Park, Md.

Thu
17

Dissertation defense by Samantha Kleindienst

Samantha J. Kleindienst, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences, will defend her dissertation on Wednesday, July 23, at 1:00 pm in the Lyceum, College Hall. The first forty minutes of the dissertation defense are open to the Gallaudet community.

Thu
17

"Butterflies" A Free Performance

You are invited to attend a free performance entitled, “Butterflies” on Friday, July 18, 2014 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Thu
17

Honorary degree nominations sought

Nominations are being accepted for 2016 honorary degrees.

Thu
17

Field House gym will close for maintenance

The Field House gym will be closed from Tuesday, July 22 to Monday, August 4 for floor maintenance.

Thu
17

Fourth Wall Gone hosts a playwriting workshop

Looking to write a play but don't know how to get started, or how to finish one? Join Fourth Wall Gone for a playwriting workshop led by playwright Gwydion Suilebhan on Wednesdays, July 23, August 6, and August 20 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Gallaudet University.

Fri
18

Dissertation defense by Carly Ostrom

Ms. Carly J. Ostrom, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Psychology, will defend her dissertation on Wednesday, July 23, at 3:00 p.m. in the Lyceum, College Hall. The first forty minutes of the dissertation defense are open to the Gallaudet community.

Fri
18

Dissertation defense by Dorri Daggett

Ms. Dorri J. Daggett, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Psychology, will defend her dissertation on Thursday, July 24, at 10:00 a.m. in the Lyceum, College Hall. The first forty minutes of the dissertation defense are open to the Gallaudet community.

Mon
21

Jumpstart 2014 Orientation Schedule

The schedule is now available for the Jumpstart 2014 Orientation.

Mon
21

JumpStart 2014 Family Orientation Program Schedule

During orientation, family members learn about campus departments and services.

Mon
21

Help Desk Upgrade Postponed

The Help Desk upgrade has been postponed to Wednesday, July 30.

Mon
21

JumpStart 2014 orientation on Monday, July 21

Orientation for JumpStart 2014 students is on Monday, July 21.

Tue
22

Visionary Leader Gertrude Galloway passed away

Longtime advocate and leader Gertrude Scott Galloway, ’51, G-’93 & H-’02, passed away Thursday, July 17, after a long battle with leukemia. She was 83 years old.

Wed
23

Gallaudet remembers Dr. Robert Panara

With the passing of Dr. Robert F. Panara on Sunday, the deaf community lost a much-loved educator, pioneer, baseball fan, and friend to many.

Wed
23

Dr. Robert Smithdas passed away

I regret to share with the campus community the passing of Dr. Robert Smithdas, H-‘70, a longtime member of and advocate for the deafblind community.

Thu
24

Blackboard Downtime - Saturday July 26, 2014

Blackboard (my.gallaudet) will be unavailable for two hours from midnight-2 a.m.

Fri
25

Staff outing at Nationals Park

The Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) welcomes all staff members to attend a baseball game at Nationals Park on Wednesday, August 6 where the Nationals take on the New York Mets at 7:05 p.m.

Fri
25

Construction at Carlin Hall

There will be construction at the Carlin Hall first floor plaza entrance from July 29-August 1

Fri
25

Sidewalk behind bleachers to close

The sidewalk behind the stadium bleachers will be closed for two days.

Fri
25

Crab Feast 2014

Deaf-REACH will be hosting a Crab Feast in September.

Sat
26

Gallaudet alum to appear on Switched at Birth TV show

Nyle DiMarco, '12, will appear on the hit ABC Family show "Switched at Birth" on Monday, July 28 at 8 p.m. DiMarco plays a character named Garrett and he will appear in two scenes with several lines.

Sat
26

KDES playground closed From July 25 to 29

The entire KDES playground area (playground, pavilion, basketball court, and surrounding grass fields) will be closed from Friday, July 25 to Tuesday, July 29. An outside contractor will patch up and resurface the asphalt in this area. The parking lot in front of the KDES playground will also be closed during that time.

Sat
26

Rally for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

There will be a rally for the CRPD on Tuesday, July 29 at 12:15 p.m. at 3rd St., NW between Pennsylvania Ave., NW and Maryland Ave., SW.

Mon
28

Area sign interpreted and captioned events announced

A list is provided of sign interpreted and captioned events at the Kennedy Center and other venues throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area in the upcoming month.

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