A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
The Gallaudet University Hall of Fame celebrates individuals who have made outstanding contributions that align with the University's mission on a national or international scale. One of the oldest honors bestowed by the University, the Hall of Fame inducts people who are exemplars of service, stature, or achievement.
The Hall of Fame began as a small collection of memorials and grew over the years. Before 1980, 40 individuals were inducted. The Board of Trustees voted to revive the honor and inducted 14 new members in conjunction with the University's 150th anniversary in 2014. The University plans to induct up to two members each year thereafter.
Visit the links below for more details on nominating individuals to the Gallaudet University Hall of Fame.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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