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June 2014

Gallaudet Implements EmergenSee, a Personal Safety Smartphone AppGallaudet Implements EmergenSee, a Personal Safety Smartphone App
EmergenSee allows users to stream video, audio, and text messages to Department of Public Safety.
[ 5 Jun 2014]
Gallaudet recognized for efforts to combat sexual misconduct on campusGallaudet recognized for efforts to combat sexual misconduct on campus
Department of Justice grant helps fund sexual assault awareness education, support services
[ 4 Jun 2014]

May 2014

Notes from Human Resources Services
The Office of Human Resources Services announces faculty and staff members who reached employment milestones in April.
[ 20 May 2014]
Gallaudet Celebrates Sesquicentennial CommencementGallaudet Celebrates Sesquicentennial Commencement
University confers 209 undergraduate, 198 graduate degrees
[ 17 May 2014]
Gallaudet Names Dr. Carol J. Erting as ProvostGallaudet Names Dr. Carol J. Erting as Provost
Dr. Erting officially becomes provost in July 2014 replacing Dr. Stephen Weiner, who has served as provost since 2007.
[ 14 May 2014]
KDES wins national Battle of the Books competitionKDES wins national Battle of the Books competition
Students at Kendall Demonstration Elementary School had a storybook ending, winning the Buff Division competition at the second annual national Battle of the Books competition for middle school students hosted by Gallaudet.
[ 10 May 2014]
Notes from Human Resources Services
The Office of Human Resources Services announces faculty and staff members who reached employment milestones in March.
[ 9 May 2014]
Gallaudet Partners with Office of Personnel Management to Expand Career Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Federal EmployeesGallaudet Partners with Office of Personnel Management to Expand Career Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Federal Employees
Partnership also supports Gallaudet Masters of Public Administration students in accessing Federal employment
[ 1 May 2014]

April 2014

MSSD wins National Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School StudentsMSSD wins National Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students
MSSD won the 18th Annual National Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students hosted by Gallaudet University April 5 through 7. The school has now won a total of three National Championship Titles in 2000, 2001, and 2014 and five regional titles in 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2014.
[ 14 Apr 2014]
Dr. Clifton Langdon Selected as New Faculty Member for Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience ProgramDr. Clifton Langdon Selected as New Faculty Member for Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience Program
Langdon brings years of expertise from Gallaudet’s renowned research labs to this new position.
[ 1 Apr 2014]

March 2014

VL2 Releases Second Bilingual Storybook App for iPadVL2 Releases Second Bilingual Storybook App for iPad
"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" app helps deaf children learn ASL and English
[ 26 Mar 2014]
Renowned deaf environmental scientist warns of consequences of climate changeRenowned deaf environmental scientist warns of consequences of climate change
Dr. Andrew Manning, a deaf internationally-recognized environmental scientist from Wellington, New Zealand, came to campus on February 4 to talk about the effects on the environment of mankind's over-dependence on fossil fuels. His presentation was part of Gallaudet's 150th Anniversary Sesquicentennial Lecture Series.
[ 19 Mar 2014]
Notes from Human Resources Services
The Office of Human Resources Services announces faculty and staff members who reached employment milestones in January and February.
[ 18 Mar 2014]
Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) Appointed to Board of TrusteesCongressman G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) Appointed to Board of Trustees
Rep. Butterfield’s district includes the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf
[ 1 Mar 2014]

February 2014

Gallaudet interns contribute to political system while helping Congress learn about deaf communityGallaudet interns contribute to political system while helping Congress learn about deaf community
Alumni and students who have held congressional internships led a panel discussion on February 26 that was sponsored by the Career Center.
[ 28 Feb 2014]
Board of Trustees Elects Incoming Chair, Vice ChairBoard of Trustees Elects Incoming Chair, Vice Chair
Gallaudet University announced on February 12 it has selected Heather Harker as Chair and Duane Halliburton as Vice Chair of its Board of Trustees effective October 1, 2014.
[ 13 Feb 2014]
VL2 Student Scholar Recognition CeremonyVL2 Student Scholar Recognition Ceremony
A team of Gallaudet University students was celebrated at a November 5, 2013 ceremony that recognized their selection as 2014-2015 National Science Foundation (NSF), Science of Learning Student Scholars.
[ 12 Feb 2014]
Gallaudet representatives provide input to FCC on expanding text-to-911Gallaudet representatives provide input to FCC on expanding text-to-911
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler invited several members of the deaf community to a January 29 FCC meeting to discuss the importance of expanding text-to-911 service across the nation.
[ 3 Feb 2014]
When disaster strikes, will you be prepared? A Gallaudet student makes sure you are!When disaster strikes, will you be prepared? A Gallaudet student makes sure you are!
If a national disaster strikes, people who are deaf or hard of hearing may not have access to potentially life-saving information. Fortunately, that may change soon, thanks to Richard Spiecker of Rochester, N.Y., a senior majoring in business administration with a focus on human resources and marketing.
[ 3 Feb 2014]

January 2014

President Hurwitz addresses challenges ahead in reshaping the UniversityPresident Hurwitz addresses challenges ahead in reshaping the University
In his January 28 State of the University address, "Reshaping the University," President T. Alan Hurwitz congratulated the University community for the many achievements they have worked on together that have benefited Gallaudet students, but he urged them "not to be lulled into a false sense of security, the kind that results in mediocrity."
[ 30 Jan 2014]
Gallaudet alumna helps set course for deaf education in BhutanGallaudet alumna helps set course for deaf education in Bhutan
Sarah Houge, '10, is one of the first deaf individuals to work as a consultant for UNICEF in Bhutan.
[ 29 Jan 2014]
Notes from Human Resources ServicesNotes from Human Resources Services
The Office of Human Resources Services announces faculty and staff members who reached employment milestones in October, November, and December.
[ 28 Jan 2014]
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