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CREST Fest begins next week!

CREST Fest, a six-week virtual festival, begins on June 14. It celebrates sign language technologies and advance equity and deaf representation in the field. Hosted by Gallaudet’s CREST Network, a National Science Foundation-funded initiative, CREST Fest is free to students, researchers, academics and developers throughout the world.

June 10, 2021

Gallaudet Marks Juneteenth With Educational and Recreational Events

In June 2020, Gallaudet University officially recognized Juneteenth (June 19) as a permanent holiday for the first time. Since Juneteenth falls on Saturday, all employees will receive paid time off on Friday, June 18.  Juneteenth is an annual celebration of emancipation from slavery in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on...

June 10, 2021

Pride 2021

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people celebrate pride annually in June, to commemorate the Stonewall riots in June 1969. Gallaudet takes pride in its support of the LGBTQ+ community.

June 10, 2021

World Deaf Leadership scholarship recipients announced

Phieter Angdika, of Jakarta, Indonesia, and Kwadwo Addo, of Mampong-Akuapem, Ghana, have been selected from a field of 425 applicants as the 2021 recipients of Gallaudet-Nippon World Deaf Leadership (WDL) scholarships, and will begin their studies at Gallaudet this fall.

June 10, 2021

Nick Gould wins CASE award for Macfadden Legacy Campaign

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has announced its 2021 Circle of Excellence Awards. Nick Gould, ’09, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, received a Bronze Award in the Fundraising category.

June 10, 2021

Gallaudet University to Host First CREST Fest to Advance Equity and Deaf Representation in the Field of Sign Language Technology

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) JUNE 04, 2021 Gallaudet University will host the first-ever CREST Fest June 14 through July 23, 2021. The purpose of this six-week virtual festival is to celebrate sign language technologies and advance equity and deaf representation in the field. Hosted by Gallaudet’s CREST Network, a National Science Foundation-funded initiative, CREST Fest is free to...

June 4, 2021

USAID Grant Community Announcement

Gallaudet University Awarded $2 Million USAID Grant Deaf-E3 Project to Advance Education and Employment Opportunities for Deaf Children and Youth in Nigeria Gallaudet University has been awarded a three-year, $2.05 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support initiatives to advance education, employment, and life opportunities toward the empowerment of...

June 3, 2021

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