Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

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October 2014
Mon
6

Winter break shuttle schedule

The university shuttle will operate on the alternative continuous schedule Monday, January 6 through Friday, January 17.

Mon
6

Position profile available for Provost search

Gallaudet University is currently conducting a search for a new University Provost. A description of the position is now available online.

Mon
6

New mileage rate January 2014

Effective January 1, 2014, the standard mileage rate for the use of a vehicle for business will be 56 cents per mile.

Mon
6

The Office of the Ombuds is now temporarily closed

The Office of the Ombuds is now temporarily closed until further notice. Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information about policies and procedures. Faculty should consult the Faculty Guidelines and staff should contact Human Resource Services.

Mon
6

Booz Allen Hamilton Strategic Plan Assessment report available

Booz Allen Hamilton Strategic Plan Assessment report is available to Gallaudet faculty and staff.

Mon
6

Booz Allen Hamilton Strategic Plan Assessment report available

Booz Allen Hamilton Strategic Plan Assessment report is available to Gallaudet faculty and staff.

Tue
7

Special program at the Spy Museum

The International Spy Museum is hosting a special deaf community accessibility night on Sunday, January 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. Interpreters will be stationed throughout the exhibit space. Admission is free, register now!

Tue
7

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.

Tue
7

Teaching and Learning Development Day

The theme of Teaching and Learning Development Day, Monday, January 13, is "Bilingualism Across the Curriculum: What Does it Mean for ME?" The day begins at 8:30 a.m. for coffee and tea in JSAC, Room 1011.

Wed
8

Young Deaf ASL signers are invited to participate in an iPad eyetracking project

This experiment visual attention in Deaf children; your child will be asked to use an iPad app while an eyetracking machine tracks your child’s eye gaze.

Thu
9

Faculty asked to verify book orders

Faculty are asked to go online and verify that your textbook orders for spring 2014 are correct. If there are any problems, please contact textbook@gallaudet.edu as soon as posible. No book orders will be accepted after January 15.

Thu
9

Online business registration for students

Spring 2014 online business registration for all U.S. and international graduate, undergraduate and ELI students is now available through Bison Student Self-Service until January 24.

Thu
9

Faculty and staff tuition waivers deadline

Tuition waivers for faculty and staff are due by close of business on Wednesday, January 22 and should be submitted to Student Financial Services in College Hall B04.

Wed
1

Gallaudet represented on panel at American University's Public Anthropology Conference

Panelists draw from research in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania to provide concrete examples of linguistic displacement and linguistic advocacy, giving particular attention to discussion of research ethics in working with local deaf and signed language communities. Saturday, October 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. in American University's Mary Graydon Center, Room 200. Interpreters provided.

Wed
1

Workshop: Hands on child driven project for educators

The campus is invited to a workshop entitled, "Hunters and Other Games: How One Child's Idea Sparked a Semester-Long, Class-wide Project" on Monday, October 13 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m LLRH6. Please RSVP by Friday, October 3.

Wed
1

Chiller replacement at JSAC

Please use caution when walking and driving near the JSAC loading dock area from noon on Friday, October 3 through Monday, October 6.

Wed
1

GURC-Pacific is Closed

GURC-Pacific has closed as of September 30, 2014

Wed
1

Woman Donates Artwork to Archives

The Deaf Collections and Archives recently received a significant donation of art by a deaf Cape Cod artist, Alice Lucy Ware Armstrong.

Thu
2

Pool closed for open swim on Saturday

The pool is closed on Saturday, October 4 for open swim hours due to a swim meet. The pool will resume normal hours on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Thu
2

Call for nominations: The Rachel Hartig Award for Research Excellence

A prize of $750 will be awarded annually to a Gallaudet undergraduate faculty member or a graduate student in the field of International Deaf Cultural Studies with preference given to work related to Francophone areas and Hispanic Deaf Studies. The period for submitting nominations and products for the competition is now open until the deadline of January 31.

Fri
3

Workshop Series: What The Best Teachers Do

Michael Janger, marketing instructor, will lead the first installment of our "What the Best Teachers Do" workshop series. His presentation, "Old and New Approaches to Learning" will take place on Tuesday, October 14 from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. in SLCC, Room 1302.

Fri
3

Interpretation Colloquium Series Lecture

Dr. Kim Brown Kurz will be the presenter at the Department of Interpretation Colloquim Series Lecture on Friday, October 10, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in MLC, Room B-111.

Fri
3

Understanding your eBills

Student Financial Services invites students to this Student Seminar about how to utilize your student accounts including your VR authorizations and making payments on Friday, October 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Library, Room B111.

Fri
3

Psychology Colloquium

The Department of Psychology's first colloquium session of the semester will be held on Friday, October 10, at 1:00 p.m. in HMB 1001. After the presentation, please join us in HMB S141 at 2:00 p.m. for a reception sponsored by the LGBTQA Resource Center!

Sun
5

Update on memorial service for Yvonne Green

The Celebration of Life service for Yvonne Green has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 8 at the Marshall-March Funeral Home, 4308 Suitland Rd, Suitland, MD 20746. The viewing will start at 10 a.m. followed by services at 11.

Mon
6

Call for proposals for DC LGBTQA Symposium

The 9th Annual DC LGBTQA Symposium, held on November 8 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., is now accepting program submissions. The Symposium aims to create a communal space for education and reflection on leadership, campus organizing, and research on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* issues and topics for undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff.

Mon
6

The Chabad Student Club hosts Sukkot

The Chabad Student Club will host a BBQ for Sukkot on Sunday, October 12.

Mon
6

New hours for fitness complex

Starting Monday, October 13, the fitness complex will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. The weekend schedule will remain the same: closed on Saturday and open 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. The hours will remain in effect through the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year. Summer hours will be announced in the spring 2015.

Mon
6

Flu Shots Available

Student Health Service is offering flu shots for students--$15, and faculty, staff, and visitors--$20.

Mon
6

Fire Prevention Week

It’s Fire Prevention Week! (October 5 through 11) Help us sound the alarm that working smoke alarms save lives.

Mon
6

Congratulations Dr. Mary Hufnell on your award from the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $100,000.

The Office of Sponsored Programs wishes to congratulate Dr. Mary Hufnell, Principal Director, on her award from the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $100,000. Long-Term Training of Mental Health Counselors Working with Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Rehabilitation Clients.

Mon
6

Tutorial & Instructional Programs (TIP) announces change in services

TIP services for students requesting writing feedback will be provided differently now. Students requesting service will need to meet with an English coach. Students are encouraged to bring a copy of their assignment and draft or notes printed out. English coaches will work with students on any project from argument essays and research, to lab reports and application essays.

Mon
6

Gallaudet University receives grant award funding from the U.S. Department of Education

The Office of Sponsored Programs wishes to congratulate Dr. Lynda Lytle, Principal Investigator on her award from the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $193,762. The award is for the dual certification program through a hybrid program of studies: a Masters of Arts Degree in School Counseling combined with a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and their Families Collaboration and Leadership Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate.

Tue
7

Gallaudet celebrates National Coming Out Day

Wear purple and show your support on Friday, October 10 of National Coming Out Day and to celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or as an ally. Because violence and harassment and institutional oppression of LGBTQA people still exists, coming out is important and STILL MATTERS. Come join us for a celebratory event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the LLRH6 Atrium.

Tue
7

ASL Gatherings for October

ASL Gatherings continues to meet in October with various workshops on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Tue
7

Deaf Women Studies hosts movie fundraiser event

"Roulette" by director Storm Smith is back! Buy your tickets now showings at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. on October 14 and 16 in JSAC, Room 1011.

Tue
7

Elstad parking restrictions for October 8 and 9

Metropolitan Police Department will be hosting an event at Elstad Auditorium on Thursday, October 9. Parking in front of Elstad will be restricted beginning at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

Tue
7

Homecoming booth application form available

Application forms are now available at Campus Activities. The deadline to submit an application for the October 25 Homecoming is by noon on Friday, October 10.

Tue
7

Baby Signing for Hearing Babies: Different Perspectives

Brown Bag presentation, hosted by the Department of Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences, will address three different perspectives on Baby Signing for hearing babies on Wednesday, October 8 from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in SLCC, Room 2300. Interpreters will be provided.

Tue
7

Lunch and Learn: Travel Workshop

Join us to learn about Gallaudet's travel policy and how to submit travel requests on Tuesday, October 28 from noon to 1 p.m. in College Hall, Room 406.

Wed
8

Light staffing for Gallaudet Help Desk on the morning of October 8

Most of the staff in GTS will be leaving campus to attend the Celebration of Life service for Yvonne Green; however, the Help Desk will remain operational.

Wed
8

NoMa Underpass Design Competition Community Meeting

Join the NoMa community to give your feedback on the final underpass submissions! A community meeting will be held Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Lobby Project, 1200 First Street, NE. ** The deadline to request an interpreter is Monday, October 13.

Wed
8

Taste of H

The campus is invited to the Taste of H--a community-backed event featuring an auction of H Street culinary items. The event will be held on October 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. Tickets are now on sale; proceeds go to J.O. Wilson Elementary School.

Wed
8

Seeking faculty research participants

Gallaudet faculty are invited to participate in a research study about motivation to learn and apply newly acquired knowledge from training to the workplace.

Wed
8

VL2 Student Network Lecture Series: Jordan Fenlon

Dr. Jordan Fenlon, a postdoc at the University of Chicago's Department of Linguistics, will be presenting "Building a Sign Language Corpus: Where Do We Start?" on Friday, October 10 at 2 p.m. in SLCC, Room 1103.

Thu
9

Holiday Market booths available

The Holiday Market will be held on December 5. Venders who want to participate should sign up by November 21.

Thu
9

Theatre production: VISIBLE LANGUAGE

A world premiere musical about the 1890s culture war that changed the life of every Deaf person in America.

Thu
9

Pool Hours Update

The pool will be closed due to home football games several times throughout the fall season including this Saturday, October 11.

Thu
9

2014-2015 BISONpass available

Get your BISONpass by October 11 for all athletics games for the 2014-2015 season.

Thu
9

National Security Agency/Central Security Service Information Session

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) will conduct an information session Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., in the I. King Jordan Student Academic Center, G Area. Deaf employees will discuss internships, co-op, and full-time opportunities.

Fri
10

Union Market drive-In movies

Gallaudet students are welcome to attend Union Market's drive in movies on Fridays. Movies will be open captioned.

Fri
10

Peet Hall Renovation

The 4th and 5th floors of Pete Hall will soon undergo renovations.

Fri
10

GUAA chapters join forces to fully endow Garretson Scholarship Fund

Three GUAA chapters in Florida are seeking alumni support to help raise the remaining $10,000 to fully endow the Mervin D., '47 & Carol J.,'47 Garretson Scholarship Fund. To date, $15,000 of the $25,000 needed has been raised; the remainder is needed before time runs out in three years.

Fri
10

Dining room furniture for sale

Dining room set including table, chairs, and huntboard for sale. Contact Scott Carollo.

Fri
10

Trick or Treasure for Kids

Trick or Treasure for Kids will be held on on October 31 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in JSAC, Flex A/B.

Fri
10

Graduate School Open House

The Graduate Admissions Office is hosting a Graduate School Open House for all prospective graduate students. Friday, October 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the first floor of LLRH6.

Sat
11

CMS down for upgrade

On Wednesday, October 15, the CMS will be taken off-line in order to enable mobile support for our website including an interactive campus map. During this upgrade, the WWW (live pages) will still be up and available.

Sat
11

Remembering Cara Gordon Bosso

A Celebration of Life service for KDES teacher Cara Gordon Bosso will be held on Sunday, October 12, at 4 p.m. in Elstad Auditorium. Reception to follow in Chapel Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Sat
11

Bison with Attitude (BWA) seeing male dancers

Calling all male dancers to try out for BWA! Think you can dance? Time to show your attitude! Try-outs are Monday and Tuesday, October 13-14.

Sat
11

Meditation Class in Bethesda

Interested in meditation? The Insight Meditation Community of Washington will hold an ASL-interpreted meditation class in Bethesda on Wednesday, October 15. Newcomers to meditation are welcome!

Mon
13

DC Streetcar Safety Outreach

The District Department of Transportation and the DC Streetcar Communications Team will have a booth at the JSAC Marketplace from noon to 2 p.m. to talk about the new H/Benning Streetcar line.

Mon
13

Utility excavation near Peikoff Alumni House

Please use caution in the areas near the Peikoff Alumni House on Tuesday, October 14. Heavy equipment will be in use that may, at times, impeded the sidewalk.

Mon
13

Gallaudet receives grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women

The Office of Sponsored Programs wishes to congratulate Ms. Christine Gannon, principal director, on her award from U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women in the amount of $96,061.

Mon
13

Gallaudet receives National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research grant

The Office of Sponsored Programs wishes to congratulate Dr. Christian Vogler on his award from the Department of Education's National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) in the amount of $950,000 for the project entitled, "Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Improving the Accessibility, Usability and Performance of Technology for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH-RERC)."

Mon
13

Undergraduate Open House

The Office of Admissions invites the Gallaudet campus community to join us in welcoming visitors to the university for our open house on October 13!

Mon
13

Text book order for spring 2015

Spring 2015 - Text Book Order

Mon
13

Holiday Market booths available

The Holiday Market will be held on December 5. Venders who want to participate should sign up by November 21.

Tue
14

Sixth Street development update

Fred Weiner, assistant vice president, administration, will present an update on the development of the Gallaudet-owned property alongside Sixth Street on Wednesday, October 15 at 12:30 p.m. in the JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Tue
14

Adobe EchoSign Maintenance Scheduled

Adobe EchoSign will be offline on October 17 and October 24 for scheduled system maintenance.

Wed
15

Student Success Seminar Series: LGBTQA Inside Out

The Student Success Seminar Series will feature a presentation about the lives, experiences, and issues facing LGBTQA people on Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. and again on Friday, October 17 at 1 p.m. in MLC, Room B111.

Wed
15

Staff gathering

Gallaudet staff are invited to the first Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) social gathering on Wednesday, October 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in JSAC, Multipurpose Room. Come out and meet your GSC representatives!

Wed
15

Sixth Street garage parking closure

The SBG will be hosting an event on the evening of Thursday, October 16. The first level of the Sixth Street garage will be closed from 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 15 until 11 p.m. on Thursday, October 16. Vehicles remaining in the area after 7 p.m. on Wednesday will be relocated.

Wed
15

Nepali Cultural Festival

The Asian Pacific Islander Association is hosting a Deaf Nepali Cultural Festival on Friday, October 17 from 5:30 to 11 p.m. in JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Wed
15

Campus-wide dialogue on bullying

The campus is invited to a dialogue on bullying on Tuesday, October 21 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Wed
15

VL2 Student Network Lecture Series

Dr. Matt Dye will discuss his recently completed study which uses optical imaging to examine brain changes that support enhanced peripheral visual localization performance in profoundly deaf adults. Friday, October 17 from noon to 1 p.m. in SLCC, Room 1103.

Wed
15

Two EDU online courses offered spring semester

Both EDU 772: Classroom management and EDU773: Home-School Continuum will be offered next spring at Gallaudet.

Wed
15

VISIBLE LANGUAGE - tickets for Gallaudet students

Information about student tickets for this world premiere musical about the 1890s culture war that changed the life of every Deaf person in America.

Wed
15

Sign up for WMATA Riders' Advisory Council

Represent the Gallaudet community on WMATA Riders' Advisory Council and provide feedback to improve Metro's transit experience. Applications to this voluntary council must be received by Friday, November 7.

Thu
16

Community Members Invited to View NoMa Underpass Finalist Designs

Community members can view the designs online and provide feedback; or view a presentation of the proposed designs in the Lobby at 1200 First Street, NE, from October 14 - 17, 2014 during business hours, and provide your feedback through a paper form.

Thu
16

DistrictCreate Meet

Video Services will host the October meeting of the District Digital Creative Users Group featuring filmmaker Cirina Catania, colorist Robbie Carman, and demonstrations from Flanders Scientific, on Thursday, October 23 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the MLC TV Studio.

Fri
17

Purple Thursday, October 23rd: DAWN organization

DAWN organization: Purple Thursday: Domestic Violence Awareness Day.

Fri
17

Student Financial Appeals

Student Financial Appeals

Fri
17

Participants Needed for Research

Participants who are graduates of CSD Fremont and Riverside are needed for research that is being conducted for a course paper on language planning and experiences.

Fri
17

Undergraduate open house

The Office of Admissions will host an undergraduate open house for prospective students on Monday, November 10.

Fri
17

Flu Shots Available at SHS

Flu Shots Available at SHS

Sat
18

LGBTQA Students of Color Dinner & Discussion

LGBTQA students of color are invited to join us for our second monthly LGBTQA Students of Color Dinner & Discussion. This is a safe space for students who live and identify as persons of color to discuss and address bias and prejudice within our LGBTQA community, and how to honor our multiple identities.

Mon
20

5 Questions People Always Want to Ask the Transsexual (but shouldn't) (but I'll answer some of them anyway).

Visiting lecturer, performer, and storyteller S. Bear Bergman asks the questions that trans* people constantly get asked - and then turns them inside out and upside down, showing what's behind them (and how they perpetuate certain myths), on his way to helping audiences gain some real understanding of what trans* lives and experiences are all about. Tuesday, October 28, noon-2 p.m., Foster Auditorium.

Mon
20

Call for Talent (ASL Video Work)

Seeking talent for ASL instructional videos (paid work).

Mon
20

Passing of Nancy Bowling Harrelson

Nancy Bowling Harrelson, mother of Department of Interpretation faculty member Paul Harrelson, passed away on Sepember 28, 2014 at the age of 87.

Mon
20

Sixth Annual Alumnae Panel

Gallaudet's DST402 (Deaf Women's Studies) is hosting the Sixth Annual Alumnae Panel in where panelists share their experiences as female Gallaudet students.

Mon
20

Sixth Street Development Update

Fred Weiner, assistant vice president, administration, will present an update on the development of the Gallaudet-owned property alongside Sixth Street at 12:30 p.m. in the JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Mon
20

Psychology School Program

Gallaudet's School Psychology program offers a three-year specialist degree in school psychology.

Mon
20

Adobe EchoSign Maintenance Scheduled

Adobe EchoSign will be offline on October 24 for scheduled system maintenance.

Tue
21

Trick or Treasure for Kids

Trick or Treasure for Kids on October 31, 2014.

Tue
21

Are Some ASL Lexical Signs Thousands of Years Old? - DOI Colloquium Series Lecture

2014 - 2015 Colloquium Series Lecture presents "Are Some ASL Lexical Signs Thousands of Years Old? - DOI Colloquium Series Lecture" by Dr. Keith Cagle.

Tue
21

Performance cancelled

Tonight's preview of VISIBLE LANGUAGE has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we very much appreciate your advance ticket purchase. We invite you to reschedule for any other performance (except October 24). Simply email wsc.tix@gmail.com with your name and the date you wish to attend. Your ticket will be honored.

Wed
22

Fall 2014 @ClercCenter magazine now available.

Enjoy our latest edition of @ClercCenter, with 28 full-color pages highlighting our two areas of service--one to the nation and one to our demonstration schools, Kendall Demonstration Elementary School and the Model Secondary School for the Deaf.

Wed
22

Support a deaf child in Guatemala to go to camp

A camp for deaf youth will be held in Guatemala during Thanksgiving week with volunteers from Gallaudet. Contributions are needed to support deaf youth to attend the camp.

Wed
22

VL2 Student Network Lecture Series: Dr. Regina Nuzzo

Dr. Regina Nuzzo, a professor in the Department of Mathematics, will present "Avoiding The Perils of P-Values" on Friday, October 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. in SLCC, Room 1103.

Thu
23

Presentation: Deaf Education and Policy in Peru

Holly Wissler, PhD., will discuss education for deaf children in Peru and the changing government policies impacting their experience on Wednesday, October 29 from noon to 1 p.m. in HMB 220W.

Thu
23

Campus traffic and parking modifications forHomecoming

Homecoming is Saturday, October 25. There will be temporary lifting of zone parking restrictions, gate openings, and some road closures.

Thu
23

Changes to spam filtering Gmail feature

On Monday, October 27, GTS will be working with Google to begin our transition from Postini to Google Apps spam and virus protection.

Thu
23

Memorial Service for Rebecca Sloan Layton

A memorial service for Rebecca Sloan Layton, a senior from Seymour, Tennessee will be held on Tuesday, November 11, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Thu
23

Deaf History Lecture Series

Dr. Emily Shaw will be the guest speaker in the Deaf History Lecture Series on November 5, in the SLCC Atrium at Gallaudet University from noon to 1 p.m.

Mon
27

Dance call for Gallaudet alumni dancers

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Gallaudet Dance Company, Gallaudet Alumni Dancers far and near are invited to perform in the 60th jubilee dance concert which will be held on April 3 and 4, 2015 in Elstad Auditorium.

Fri
7

Workshop Series: What The Best Teachers Do

Dr. Mark Myers, assistant professor, public admnistration, will lead the second installment of the "What the Best Teachers Do" workshop series. His presentation, "Reciprocations between motivation, feedback, and self-directed learning for adult learners in classroom environments" will take place on Tuesday, November 18 from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. in SLCC, Room 1302.

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