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USAID Launches New Activity to Empower Deaf in Nigeria Through Sign Language Based Education

Abuja  — On September 23, 2021, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Mission Director Katie Donohoe, together with officials from Gallaudet University, the Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD), and other partners launched a new activity to empower deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind children and youth through education, employment, and life...

September 30, 2021

Office of the Ombuds Expands: Navigating Conflict Resolution Through a Diverse Cultural Lens

In the September 17 issue of Hi5, we reported that the Office of the Ombuds had welcomed two new staff members. For today’s issue, we sat down with Elizabeth Stone, University Ombuds, and Norma Morán, Associate Ombuds, who together took us through the history of the office, the evolution of its role and function, and...

September 30, 2021

Philosophy professor Teresa Blankmeyer Burke to chair American Philosophical Association Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Teresa Blankmeyer Burke, a professor in the Philosophy and Religion program in the School of Arts and Humanities, has been named chair of the Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion for the American Philosophical Association.  According to the APA, “The Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion was established in 2014 to develop a set...

September 30, 2021

Fire Captain Andrea Hall visits Gallaudet

It all started with a message on Facebook.  Reggie Bess, a doctoral student in the School of Language, Education, and Culture and an adjunct mathematics faculty member, was about to go to sleep for the evening when he received a Facebook notification.  The notification was a direct message from one of his Facebook friends: Fire...

September 30, 2021

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child Resilience Center Established

On July 9, Gallaudet announced that Dr. Lori Day, G-’08 & PhD ’10, a professor in the Department of Psychology in the School of Human Services and Sciences, was awarded a five-year, $2.9 million grant. The grant monies will go into the creation of a treatment center geared towards improving outcomes for traumatized deaf children...

September 30, 2021

Gallaudet and GADRA to Host Webinar on Deaf-Led Disaster Action

Gallaudet University, in collaboration with the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration (GADRA), is pleased to announce an upcoming three-part series of programs, collectively known as “Deaf-Led Disaster Resilience.” The first of three events will be a webinar — Deaf-Led Disaster Action, on Friday, September 24 at 1 p.m. UTC 9 a.m. ET/8 p.m. ITC/10...

September 20, 2021

Announcing the Graduate Student Resource Center

The Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC) has recently launched. GSRC is a one-stop center for graduate students to access the resources they need to succeed in their programs, as mentioned in President Cordano’s Welcome Home address. The Center’s offerings include academic support services, career and professional development, well-being resources, and much more!  The Center can...

September 16, 2021

University Communications and Undergraduate Admissions: Working Together to Elevate Gallaudet University

Gallaudet’s presence on the global stage requires a strong marketing team that not only supports growing enrollment, but also elevates the Gallaudet brand and mission. To achieve this, Brandi Rarus, Chief Marketing and Undergraduate Admissions Officer, has expanded and realigned the departments within University Communications and Undergraduate Admissions. Recognizing this growth, Elise Nye, ’94, has...

September 16, 2021

Connected Gallaudet Update

Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) is changing how it distributes technology tools to its community at Gallaudet University and the Clerc Center. Each community member will receive a device, such as an iPad, laptop, or smartphone (determined as the best fit for their roles on campus), that they can use for their academic studies or work-related...

September 16, 2021

The Office of the Ombuds has expanded!

The Office of the Ombuds welcomes two new staff members: Norma Morán, Associate Ombuds, and SooHyun Tak, Ombuds Facilitator. Both will report to Elizabeth Stone, University Ombuds and Director, Ombuds Programs.  Ms. Morán, as the Associate Ombuds, will be responsible for undergraduate and graduate student visits, conflict resolution and competence training, and data visualization, management,...

September 16, 2021

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