Success Stories

Within one year of graduation, 89 percent of recent department alumni are employed or in graduate school.

Recent Alumni Positions
  • Roberta Dunlap, '14, parent educator at the Utah School for the Deaf
  • Heidi McNulty, '14, senior photographer and instructor for international photography training company Remember Forever
  • Sandra Frank, '13, actress, in Deaf West Theatre's production of "Spring Awakening" in Beverly Hills and on Broadway
  • Krystal Johnson, '13, human resources specialist with the National Institutes of Health
  • Michael Sprouse, '13, on the ASL translation team at Deaf West Theatre
  • Leila Hanaumi, '12, content specialist for Convo Relay
  • Thomas Koch, '12, founder and owner of aquatic adventure company Aqua Hands
  • Tiffany Saccente, '12, professional photographer
  • Bradley Gantt, '10, cinematographer and editor for Communication Services for the Deaf, Inc.
  • Bregitt Jimenez, '10, advocate coordinator for Deaf Abused Women's Network
  • April Bottoms, '09, and Daniel DiDonna '09, on staff with Deaf World Teach in the Marshall Islands
  • Travis Dougherty, '09, CEO of DeafTV
  • Russell Harvard, '07, actor, most recently in seven episodes of FX's Golden Globe-winning miniseries "Fargo"
  • Socorro Moore, '07, operations manager at Seattle's Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center
Recent Communication Studies Internship Sites
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • National Association of the Deaf
  • Guide Star USA
  • Deaf Abused Women's Network
  • DC Breeze
  • Gallaudet Admissions
  • Rubber Stamp Plantation, Honolulu, Hawaii
Recent Arts Internship Sites
  • Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, Md.
  • Chinese Cultural Arts and Community Service, Gaithersburg, Md.
  • DeafTV, Washington, D.C.
  • Deaf West Theatre, North Hollywood, Calif.
  • Faction of Fools, Washington, D.C.
  • National Children's Museum, Washington, D.C.
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Imagination Stage, Washington, D.C.
  • World Changers Church, New York, N.Y.
  • Brentwood Baptist Church, Brentwood, Tenn.