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Several major news outlets covered Charter Day, the 150th anniversary of Gallaudet University on April 8:
Proclamation from Vincent C. Gray, Mayor, The District of ColumbiaDownload (PDF)
Congratulatory letter from Colin Allen, President, World Federation of the DeafDownload (PDF)
Congratulations from Yoshinori Marakami, President, The National University Corporation Tsukuba University of Technology, Japan Download (PDF)
Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) shares with the Senate that April 8, 2014 is the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln signing the law that authorized Gallaudet University and shares the University's connections to his home state of Iowa.Watch video/read transcript
Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) reflects on his experiences as a member of the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees and wishes the University a happy 150th birthday.Watch video/read transcript
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) reflects on his experiences as a former member of the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees.Watch video/read transcript
Gallaudet's 150th celebration is made possible by generous support from:
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