Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

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

September 2014
Mon
8

ASL Gatherings!

Fall 2014 ASL Gatherings for Faculty and Staff!

Fri
12

Deaf-Blind Paraprofessionals Program open house

The Department of Interpretation and Gallaudet Interpreting Service invite students, faculty and staff to join us for an Open House for the Deaf-Blind Paraprofessionals Pilot Program. As we kick-off the fall semester, we want to share program updates with the campus community, as we are making our visual campus a tactile campus!

Tue
23

TNA Community Meeting

Members of Gallaudet community are invited to the TNA community meeting on Tuesday, September 23, at 7:00 p.m.

Mon
1

APIA open house

Join us for our Asian and Pacific Islanders Association (APIA) open house on Thursday, September 4 at 7 p.m. in JSAC, Multipurpose Room!

Mon
1

Women's basketball team meeting on Friday, September 5

The women's basketball program will hold a team meeting on Friday, September 5, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Field House, room G-41. The meeting is required for all returning players from last year's team and new students interested in participating in the 2014-15 season.

Tue
2

New directors named in the Office of Academic Quality

The two new directors in the Office of Academic Quality are Ms. Lindsay Buchko, director of Institutional Research and Dr. Helen Thumann, director of Accreditation, Certification and Licensure.

Tue
2

A Student's Guide to the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)

Watch a captioned video to learn about the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) and how it can be an employment resource for you.

Tue
2

DDOT ADA Transition Plan: your input needed

The District of Columbia's Department of Transportation (DDOT) is in the process of developing its ADA Transition Plan aimed at making the D.C.'s public rights-of-way accessible to individuals with disabilities by remedying barriers. Through the process, D.C. residents have a chance to express their concerns and make suggestions. DDOT will host two public meetings to gather input for their transition plan.

Wed
3

Are You Sure

The Office of Student Affairs is hosting a forum "Are You Sure?" scheduled on Thursday, September 4 from 12:30 - 1:50 p.m. at the JSAC. The forum will contain informative booths and interactive activities from on-campus and off-campus resources that address sexual assault, sexual misconduct, safety in general, alcohol and other drug abuse.

Wed
3

Dissertation defense by Anna Crisologo

Ms. Anna Crisologo, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Psychology, will defend her dissertation on Friday, September 5, at 1 p.m. in the College Hall Lyceum. The first forty minutes of the dissertation defense are open to the Gallaudet community.

Wed
3

Hillel at Gallaudet invites you to a free bagel brunch

Hillel at Gallaudet invites members of the Gallaudet Jewish community to a free bagel brunch on Sunday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in SLCC, Room 1103.

Wed
3

Student Ambassadors for Academic Bowl and Battle of the Books!

We are seeking mature students who enjoy working with high school and middle school students and want to represent Gallaudet University at the upcoming Academic Bowl and Battle of the Books competitions.

Wed
3

Jewish High Holiday services in ASL

Jewish High Holiday services (for Rosh Hashana eve) will be held on Wednesday, September 24 in Foster Auditorium. A holiday dinner will be held for the Gallaudet Jewish community at 5:30 p.m.

Wed
3

Yoga in ASL classes at Eastern Market

Breathing Space Yoga is offering an all-levels yoga class in ASL (taught by a local deaf yoga instructor) on Monday nights beginning September 8.

Wed
3

MWADB needs volunteers for Tactile Carnival

Metro Washington Association of the Deafblind (MWADB) is hosting the Tactile Carnival on Saturday, September 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus. Volunteers are needed as SSPs, to help run booths, and to provide transportation.

Wed
3

ASL Films: "Beyond the Embers" Vol. 1

Deaf Women of Color presents ASL Films: "Beyond The Embers Vol.1" at Gallaudet University on Friday, September 5 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 6 at 7 p.m. in MSSD's Theatre Malz.

Wed
3

Library of Congress internship

Apply to intern at the Office of the Librarian of Congress this fall. Selected intern will receive a stipend of $13/hour. Flexible work hours. This internship is for Gallaudet students only.

Thu
4

Poster Sale

A wide variety of posters will be on display for sale on Wednesday, September 10 and Thursday, September 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in JSAC, Multipurpose Room.

Thu
4

Stress Proof Life workshop in Frederick, Md.

There will be a workshop for women on how to create a stress proof life on Saturday, September 6 in Frederick, Md. An anonymous donor has provided 25 tickets at the discounted price of $5 (normally $47) for women affiliated with either Gallaudet University or the Maryland School for the Deaf. The event will be ASL interpreted.

Thu
4

Support Quest Visual Theatre

Quest Visual Theatre is teaming with Barnes & Noble to conduct the Quest Book Fair. The Book Fair highlights Quest's TheatreBridge Program, which focuses on the use of visual theatre to enhance learning readiness and literacy. The Book Fair will also raise funds for Quest. On Saturday, September 6, a purchase at any Barnes & Noble, including online, counts toward Quest's support.

Fri
5

REDCap at Gallaudet

The Office of Research Support and International Affairs has implemented a web-based REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) system for use by Gallaudet faculty, staff, and students. REDCap is free, secure, and easy to use.

Fri
5

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Opportunities

Do you want to meet, work, live with, and learn from people overseas? The 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Program has three types of grants and several other special programs that can make it possible. Submit your application by Tuesday, September 23.

Sun
7

Sunset cruise in Lewes, Delaware to support deaf camp

Sign up for a sunset cruise to support deaf camp in Guatemala, leaving from Lewes, Delaware at 6 p.m. on Wednesday September 17.

Mon
8

ASL Gatherings!

Fall 2014 ASL Gatherings for Faculty and Staff!

Mon
8

Commuter Program open house

The Commuter Program will be hosting an open house on Tuesday September 9 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Ely Center, Room B02. The purpose of the event is to spread the word about the wide range of services that the Commuter Program provides for students who live off campus. Refreshments will be provided. Stop by to meet our staff and see what we’re about!

Mon
8

ASL summaries of VL2 research briefs

Via a student workshop last August, VL2's 10 research briefs are now available as short video summaries presented in ASL and closed-captioned for parents and educators nationwide.

Mon
8

Elstad parking restrictions - September 10-12

There will be several large events being held at Elstad Auditorium from Wednesday, September 10 through 12. Cars parked in the vicinity may need to be moved.

Mon
8

Turn A Page Together

Free book, free lunch, free discussion! Join us every Wednesday from October 1 through November 19 for our Turn A Page Together book discussion.

Mon
8

Important Bookstore Information: Fall 2014 Semester

Important Bookstore Information for the Fall 2014 Semester

Mon
8

Advancing Institutional Equity through Multicultural Transformation

The President's Office has announced that the university will be hosting a series of events, September 16-19, focusing on transforming Gallaudet in terms of multicultural awareness and integration into our academic curriculum and community dialogues.

Tue
9

GSC hosts Winery Party

The Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) will host a Winery Party on September 13 at the Barrel Oak Winery.

Tue
9

Deaf-Blind Paraprofessionals Program Open House

The Department of Interpretation and Gallaudet Interpreting Service invite students, faculty and staff to join us for an Open House for the Deaf-Blind Paraprofessionals Pilot Program. As we kick-off the fall semester, we want to share program updates with the campus community, as we are making our visual campus a tactile campus!

Tue
9

MSCHE Task Force Seeks Input on Progress

MSCHE Periodic Review Task Force members are currently seeking input on progress on recommendations made in Gallaudet's 2013 Self-Study.

Tue
9

Handchime Clinics AAMHL

The Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL) is establishing handchime clinics in the Metropolitan Washington DC area.

Wed
10

Piñata-Making Workshop

COME AND MAKE YOUR OWN PINATA! September 30, 2014 12:30-1:30 p.m. JSAC MPR

Wed
10

Interested in Joining VL2? Apply now!

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in science and research are invited to apply for VL2 student membership.

Wed
10

Get "Our Story" from the Gallaudet University Museum

Did you know that the Gallaudet University Museum celebrated the one-year anniversary of our bi-monthly newsletter "Our Story" last month? If you haven't yet signed up for a free subscription, please visit our website and sign up now!

Wed
10

Berry Blossom is HERE!

Kick-off the school year at the Berry Blossom Welcome Festival on Thursday, September 11 from noon to 2 p.m. on the Gallaudet Mall.

Wed
10

Like and follow the Department on Education on Facebook and Twitter!

Want to know what's happening with Department of Education at Gallaudet? Like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates!

Wed
10

Trinidad Neighborhood Association (TNA) community meeting

Members of the Gallaudet community are invited to the TNA community meeting on Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.

Wed
10

Free showings of "No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie"

Two free showings of "No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie" are being offered to the Gallaudet community and public on the evenings of September 17 and 18.

Wed
10

Passing of Professor Cristina Berdichevsky

Dr. Cristina Berdichevsky, professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, passed away on September 4, 2014.

Wed
10

LGBTQA Students of Color Dinner/Discussion

Safe space for students of color to gather & discuss race, ethnicity, class, LGBTQA identity

Wed
10

LGBTQA Grad Student Meet Up/Safe Space

LGBTQA grad students can meet up, hang out, chat, and give and receive support from each other.

Wed
10

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled

Blackboard (My.Gallaudet) will be unavailable from Midnight - 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13 for system maintenance.

Thu
11

Metro Washington Association for the Deaf-Blind (MWADB) Tactile Carnival 2014

Come out to the MWADB Tactile Carnival on September 13 for fun, games and prizes!

Thu
11

ASL interpreted performances of "Toast"

dog & pony dc premieres an interactive play, "Toast," a participatory-performance-meets-science fair, that explores technological innovation, invention and the networks that weave us together. Gallaudet's Tyrone Giordano and Lindsay Snyder are part of the ensemble of actors. Several of the performances are ASL interpreted.

Fri
12

Rally to support allowing deaf people to serve in the military

The community is invited to a rally at the White House and in front of the U.S. Capitol today, September 12, in support of deaf persons serving in the U.S. military.

Fri
12

Mr. Ronald Edward 'Ed' Rush passes away

Mr. Ronald Edward 'Ed' Rush, father of Dr. Lauri Rush, director of Counseling and Psychological Services, passed away on Friday, September 5.

Fri
12

VL2 Educational Neuroscience Series begins with Dr. Daniel Ansari

Dr. Daniel Ansari will be presenting “Number Symbols in the Brain and Mind” on Thursday, September 25, in MLC, Room B111 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. It will also be shown via live webcast. Come and bring your friends!

Fri
12

Constitution Day Panel: Voting, ID laws & People with Disabilities

Karen Terhune and David Penna will discuss their research on the Constitution, voters with disabilities and voter identification laws. The discussion will take place on Constitution Day, Wednesday, September 17 at noon in the JSAC Java Corner.

Fri
12

National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) is an opportunity to learn more about depression, treatment, and how to help a friend. During the event you will be able to get more information, view “A Reason to Live”, and/or take a free anonymous screening with a trained counselor.

Fri
12

Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) forums

The university will host a series of forums, September 16-19, guided by professional facilitators, to give the community an opportunity to explore various options as to the charge of the CDO such as areas of responsibility, oversight, and organizational structure within the Office of the CDO.

Fri
12

Elizabeth Benson honored by the U.S. Army

Fort Sam Houston in Texas recently rededicated a barracks named in honor of Gallaudet's Elizabeth Benson.

Fri
12

President Hurwitz's Welcome Back Address available online

A video of President Hurwitz's Welcome Back Address from Tuesday, September 2 is available online along with a PDF of the presentation. Visit the President's Office website to find both.

Sat
13

Rock Gym schedule

New schedule for the Rock Gym has been posted.

Sat
13

Pride Brown Bag Lunches

LGBTQAI students, faculty and staff are invited to gather for monthly lunches together every third Monday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. in The Hangout, HMB, Room S141. The first lunch is Monday, September 15.

Mon
15

Call for facilitators - ASL Gatherings needs leaders!

ASL Gatherings for faculty and staff have begun for fall 2014 and we are looking for new facilitators!

Mon
15

Awareness campaign about Stereotypes in Media

During the university’s “Advancing Institutional Equity through Multicultural Transformation” events this week, students in GSR 240.07: Sexism & Body Image in Advertising with Professor Amy Stevens, are hosting an awareness event about Stereotypes in Media.

Mon
15

Welcome back from eLearning and Web Authoring.

Now that the semester has started and things have begun to settle down, we wanted to take a minute to welcome you back to campus!

Mon
15

Multicultural Curriculum Transformation (MCT) Institute Report-Outs: Introductory and Advanced Groups

On Wednesday, September 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., in JSAC Multipurpose Room, there will be a series of panel sessions by full time faculty and Clerc Center teachers who were selected as Multicultural Educational Fellows for last June's Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCTI).

Tue
16

Innovative Educators Webinar: How to Increase Student Success with Intrusive Academic Advising

Faculty Advisors and Academic Advisors are invited to attend a webinar on "Intrusive Academic Advising: An Effective Strategy to Increase Student Success" on Thursday, September 18 at 3 p.m. in SLCC 1011. Captioning will be provided.

Tue
16

Early Childhood Education (ECE) Summit VI

The National American Sign Language & English Bilingual Consortium for Early Childhood Education will be held April 9-11, 2015.

Tue
16

Seminar: Religious Diversity and Tolerance

Dr. Kirk VanGilder will give a seminar on "Religious Diversity and Tolerance" as part on an ongoing series of Student Success Seminars, on Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m. in JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Tue
16

Free coffee at McDonald's for faculty, staff, and teachers

As a thank you, McDonald's restaurants in the greater Washington, D.C. area are inviting local educators, faculty, staff, and teachers to have a free (any size) coffee or tea (hot or cold) every Tuesday throughout the 2014-2015 school year. Just be sure to show your school ID.

Tue
16

Conference: "Educating for Equity and Excellence: Multicultural Transformation Across the Curriculum"

On Thursday, September 18 and Friday, September 19, the university is hosting a conference entitled "Educating for Equity and Excellence: Multicultural Transformation Across the Curriculum" featuring nationally renowned keynote speakers, workshops, and concurrent sessions focused on implementing Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) 3.

Wed
17

Fiscal Year End 2014 Process

Attention Budget Unit Heads, the end of the current fiscal year is quickly approaching, please make sure you are familiar with the year-end processes.

Wed
17

Art Signs gallery talk in ASL at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art Signs gallery guides Erikson Young and Felece Steele will discuss works in the museums Early Modernism and Folk Art galleries on Thursday, September 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Wed
17

Seeking research participants who are parents of children who are deaf with additional special needs

Parents of children who are deaf with additional special needs (e.g., ADHD, Autism) are invited to participate in a research study about social skills. This research is coordinated by Angela Turner, a predoctoral student in Gallaudet's Clinical Psychology Program.

Wed
17

Volunteers Needed at KDES

Love working with children? Come volunteer on Tuesday, October 16 at our Back-to-School Night from 6-8 p.m.

Wed
17

DistrictCreate Meeting: "What's Coming Next to Creative Cloud for Video"

Video Services hosts DistrictCreate Meeting: "What's Coming Next to Creative Cloud for Video" featuring Adobe's Dave Helmly on Thursday, September 25.

Wed
17

Weight Watchers at Work Program

Human Resources Services (HRS) is offering a 2nd session of the Weight Watchers at Work Program from September 22 through December 15.

Wed
17

Gallaudet @ H Street Festival

Gallaudet will be participating in the H Street Festival in a variety of ways; come join the fun on Saturday, September 20!

Wed
17

ASP bratwurst at the H Street Festival!

The Alpha Sigma Pi fraternity will be selling their famous bratwurst at the H Street Festival on Saturday, September 20. Show your Gallaudet ID and get $1 off!

Wed
17

Boomerang Cafe

Boomerang Cafe is a student operated cafe located on the first floor of LLHR6. We sell a variety of food and beverage including hot meals, chips, snacks, frappes, coffee, and more! We are open from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day, Monday to Friday!

Wed
17

Modified Computer Order Process

After a thorough evaluation of past bulk orders and various feedback, GTS has decided to discontinue the bi-annual bulk order process in favor of an “on-demand” purchase.

Fri
19

Budget Basics Workshop

Budget Basics Workshop will be offered by the Finance Office on Friday, September 26 from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Fri
19

Gallaudet University Commuter Students Meeting

On Tuesday September 23 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in JSAC 1011, there will be a meeting for Commuter Students to meet with a panel of people from the local area.

Fri
19

Study by Gallaudet researchers appears in 'Scientific Research Publishing'

A research study by Hannah A. Joharchi, a Ph.D. student in clinical psychology, and Dr. M. Diane Clark, a professor and Ph.D. program director in the Department of Education, appears in "Scientific Research Publishing."

Fri
19

Celebration of Life: Cristina Berdichevsky

A celebration of Cristina Berdichevsky's life will be held on Monday, September 22.

Fri
19

BISONpass available for purchase

The 2014-15 BISONpass is now available for purchase for the new season of Gallaudet University athletics.

Sat
20

It Can Wait® Advocate TDI: "Please Don't Text and Drive!"

AT&T, TDI, and Gallaudet team up to warn about the dangers of texting while driving.

Sat
20

Biggest Loser at Gallaudet University

PER 490: Senior Capstone hosts the Biggest Loser at Gallaudet! It will be from September 29 to November 12.

Mon
22

Clerc Center News and Notables September Edition now available

Check out the new edition of News and Notables for updates on what is happening at the Clerc Center related to publications, webinars, and an invitation to participate in a parent advocacy study.

Mon
22

Account Spoofing & Phishing Attacks

Gallaudet Technology Services would like to take a moment to notify the community about account spoofing and phishing attacks.

Mon
22

Help Desk System Maintenance Scheduled

On Wednesday, September 24, the Help Desk system will be offline between 7 and 8 a.m. for system maintenance.

Mon
22

"Like" The Gallaudet History Program on Facebook

The Gallaudet History Program now has a Facebook page for posting news and other items about its faculty, its program, and...history.

Mon
22

Homecoming Day 2014 Booth Application Form

If your organization wants to set up a booth at this year's Homecoming on October 25, applications for booths are now available at Campus Activities.

Mon
22

Africa’s future

Andrew Philips, Esq, ’06, National Association of the Deaf (NAD) policy counsel, will introduce intern Monicah Tenai, who will speak about her work with the NAD, her work in Kenya, and advocacy efforts with parents of deaf children.

Mon
22

School Psychology Program

Graduating this spring? How about working with deaf children? How about School Psychology?

Mon
22

Board of Trustees Member Claudia Gordon ranked #55 on The Root's 100 List

Congratuations to Claudia L. Gordon, Esq., associate director in the White House Office of Public Engagement and Gallaudet Board of Trustees member for being named one of the top 100 African-American influencers of 2014 by The Root.

Thu
25
Fri
26

Rhode Island Avenue Fall Fest

The Gallaudet community is invited to come out for a day of shopping, food, and entertainment for the whole family at the 3rd Annual Rhode Island Avenue Fall Festival on Saturday, October 4.

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