Event Archive

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December 2014
Tue
2

Sixth Street Development Open House Workshop

You are invited to an open house workshop on the Sixth Street Development at JSAC MPR, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. (Attendees can arrive at any point during either session)

Wed
3

Webinar: How to Implement an Accelerated Course to Increase Retention

3:00 PM

The Office of Academic Quality is hosting this first of a two-part webinar on Developmental Education Reform open to administration, all faculty (full- and part-time), and staff.

Wed
3

Support deaf people in Uganda

11:30 AM

Stop by the Deaf Link Uganda/US booth on Wednesday, December 3 from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the JSAC Java Corner. Learn about deaf people in Uganda. Make a contribution. Enjoy a homemade treat.

Wed
3

Organizing and Managing your Emails, Calendars, and Drives

11:00 AM

Learn how to organize your emails, calendars, and drives.

Thu
4

Students present their experiences as international interns at the LAVOSI school for the deaf in Guatemala on Thursday, December 4.

12:30 PM

Two undergraduate students from the Spanish and International Studies programs will give a presentation about their experiences last summer working as interns at the LAVOSI school for the deaf in Guatemala on Thursday, December 4, during common time. Location: JSAC Java Corner.

Thu
4

Visible Language Community Discussion

12:30 PM

Join us on December 4, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., as we discuss the innovative show, "Visible Language" with some those involved in the production.

Thu
4

GSR 240 Ethical Evaluations and Actions - Final Class Presentations

4:15 PM

This class will visit the ways in which empirical psychological research can inform questions about how legal institutions and practices encourage ethical behaviors, as well as the expressive function of laws and policies in shaping attitudes about morality in society.

Thu
4

"Visible Language" campus discussion

12:30 PM

Did "Visible Language" leave you with mixed feelings or unsettled? This is your opportunity to take a break and share your perspective on the play. Join those who were involved in the play as we discuss the issues raised. Light refreshments will be provided. 12:30-2 p.m., JSAC, Room 1010.

Thu
4

ODES Multicultural Holiday Celebration

11:00 AM

Multicultural Holiday observance of various faith celebrationS from Christmas to Diwali from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Thu
4

Web Community Forum

12:30 PM

Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) is hosting a forum for the campus community from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in MLC B111.

Thu
4

Bb Video Anywhere Workshop

11:00 AM

Learn how to record yourself directly inside Bb using Bb Video tool.

Fri
5

GU Holiday Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament

The Gallaudet University men's and women's basketball teams host their annual two-day tournament at the Field House on Friday and Saturday.

Fri
5

Presentation: Gestures to Grammar in a Child Homesigner: Looking at Handshape

12:00 PM

Join us on Friday, December 5, in MLCB112, from noon to 1 p.m. to hear a lecture by Diane Brentari and Marie Coppola as they will look at a longitudinal study of the emergence of phonology and morphology in a Nicaraguan home signer between the ages of 7 years, 4 months and 12 years, 8 months.

Fri
5

Holiday Market

10:00 AM

Annual Holiday Market with 40+ Vendors

Fri
5

LIBRAS (Brazilian Sign Language) seminar

2:00 PM

Come join us and learn some more about Brazilian Deaf culture and LIBRAS with our exchange students from Brazil from 2 to 5 p.m. in HMB, Room 1001 A/B.

Sun
7

Memorial for Betty G. Miller

10:00 AM

Betty, also known as Bettigee, was a well-known deaf artist who taught in the Art Department at Gallaudet for 17 years, leaving to help establish Spectrum, Focus on Deaf Artists in Austin, Texas in the mid-70s. A memorial will be held for Betty G. Miller this Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the Washburn Art Building from 10 a.m. to noon. All are invited, but space is limited.

Sun
7

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

This day honors those who died in the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 which caused the United States to enter World War II. Gallaudet is open.

Mon
8

GSR 300.02 Interfaith and Secular Understanding Storytelling and Sharing

10:00 AM

Join us for our sharing of digital stories of interfaith and secular cooperation!

Mon
8

Webinar: Reducing Remediation with Early Intervention, Accelerated Course Models & Embedded Support

1:00 PM

On Monday, December 8, (1-2:30 p.m. in JSAC 1011), the Office of Academic Quality is hosting the second of a two-part webinar on Developmental Education Reform open to all administration, faculty (full and part-time), and staff.

Mon
8

Faculty Senate meeting

3:30 PM

The Faculty Senate will meet from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in JSAC, Room 1010.

Mon
8

Last day of classes

Last day of classes for Fall Semester 2014

Tue
9

It is a Zumba Pre-Exam Party

7:00 AM

Join us in the Field House Dance Studio for a Zumba Pre-Exam Party!

Tue
9

Deaf Education Graduate Students Present Literacy Applications

12:30 PM

EDU 711 class presents the work of literacy applications in ASL-English Bilingual Classrooms-K-12

Tue
9

GSR 240 Ethical Evaluations and Actions - Final Class Presentations

4:15 PM

This class will visit the ways in which empirical psychological research can inform questions about how legal institutions and practices encourage ethical behaviors, as well as the expressive function of laws and policies in shaping attitudes about morality in society.

Tue
9

Destress: Calm Down and Don't Stress

10:00 PM

This event purpose is to keep calm from stress for exam week.

Tue
9

Bb Assessments

2:00 PM

Learn how to use Bb Assessment Tools.

Wed
10

Holiday Open House for Faculty, Staff, and Teachers

12:30 PM

President and Mrs. Hurwitz are pleased to invite all faculty, staff and teachers (Gallaudet and Clerc Center) to the annual Holiday Open House at House One, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., to celebrate the several holidays observed during this time of year. Come enjoy the holiday decorations and some holiday refreshments!

Wed
10

Holiday Open House for Students

6:00 PM

All students are invited to the annual Holiday Open House hosted by President and Mrs. Hurwitz at House One from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Come and enjoy the holiday decorations and some refreshments!

Wed
10

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet's Birthday

Along with Laurent Clerc, Gallaudet founded the first school for the deaf in 1817.

Thu
11

Ward 5 Holiday Party

6:30 PM

You are invited to a holiday party hosted by Ward 5 Council member McDuffie at SLCC on Thursday, Dec. 11 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m .

Fri
12

GSC Holiday Party

4:00 PM

This is the first GSC Holiday Party. Come and join us as we celebrate the holidays.

Fri
12

LIBRAS (Brazilian Sign Language) seminar

2:00 PM

Come join us and learn some more about Brazilian Deaf culture and LIBRAS with our exchange students from Brazil from 2 to 5 p.m. in HMB, Room 1001 A/B.

Fri
12

GSC Annual Holiday Party

4:00 PM

All Gallaudet staff are invited to join the Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) for food and drinks to celebrate the holidays from 4 to 7 p.m. at the 'Ole Jim'.

Fri
12

Bb and Rubrics

10:00 AM

Learn how to create and use Blackboard Rubrics.

Sat
13

Men's Basketball vs. Goucher

12:00 PM

The men's basketball team plays Goucher College at home.

Sun
14

Dorms close at noon

Summer break for students begins

Sun
14

Dorms close at noon

Winter break for students begins

Tue
16

Hanukkah begins

Known as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is a celebration of Jewish religious freedom.

Sun
21

Winter Solstice

Also known as the first day of the winter season, the Winter Solstice marks the time of the year when the earth's axis is tilted the furthest away from the Sun. Typically it is considered the shortest day and the longest night of the year.

Thu
25

Christmas Day

This federal holiday is the Christian holiday honoring the birth of Jesus Christ.

Thu
25

University Closed for Winter Break

Gallaudet University is closed for Winter Break from December 25 - January 2. The University will reopen for staff on January 5, 2014.

Fri
26

Kwanzaa begins

Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday celebrated in the United States honoring African heritage and culture.

Fri
26

Laurent Clerc's Birthday

Laurent Clerc, along with Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, founded the first school for the deaf in the United States in 1817.

Wed
31

New Year's Eve

Happy and prosperous coming year!

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